Split is a town located in Central Dalmatia in the country of Croatia. Split is the biggest city in that region, though there are other interesting places like Bratus and Stobrec. The city became the home to the Diocletian palace which was constructed for Diocletian, a retired Roman emperor hundreds and hundreds of years ago. It this fort that the locals retreated to in times of invasions throughout the past centuries. Walking in the streets of this historic town, you will be amazed by the brilliant architecture portrayed in the existing Roman walls, temples and squares. Known for its favourable climate, the city is considered by the local people as the most beautiful metropolis in the globe – when the sun shines, it's hard to argue with them. A wide variety of Split accommodation awaits tourists in Croatia; from cozy Split apartments to world class Split villas.
If modern arts or lovely beaches - Split is a wonderful holiday destination
Art lovers really should pay a visit to the gallery of Galerija Meštrović. Here, you can enjoy a wide range of pieces created by the renowned artist Meštrović, a Croatian sculptor. North of the city lies the Archaeological Museum, home to a myriad of artifacts and monuments dating back to the times of the Roman Empire. Visitors who prefer to take it easy whilst on vacation can enjoy sunbathing and swimming on Bačvice beach. It is packed during summer holidays and you can brush shoulders with the local people. Other beaches worth visiting include Kašjuni, Kaštelet, and the stunning pine forest Bene beach. You're sure to have a nice time relaxing and enjoying the cool breeze in one of these beaches. They're also home to an abundance of restaurants - the perfect places to enjoy the local delicacies. After a long day spent exploring the city, relax at your Split apartments – offer the best accommodation Split has to offer, all at an affordable price.
Explore Central Dalmatia's history - Split
The historic town of Split is mainly influenced by the Diocletian palace, a UNESCO world heritage attraction. This Roman fortress even contains well preserved streets, namely Decumanus and Cardo. Additionally, it is home to some of the most stunning renaissance and gothic structures. After checking out the fortress, you should explore the St. Duje's cathedral, considered to be one of the oldest cathedral structure in the world! Originally established in 305 AD, the cathedral offers a beautiful combination of Catholic Church and Roman temple styles. Climb atop the bell tower and enjoy breathtaking views of the city, nearby islands as well as Marjan hill. From this great vantage point, you should also be able to sight the variety of Split accommodation options, ranging from Split apartments to the more luxurious Split villas. If you are looking for a fantastic holiday destination, you won't be let down by Split. The trip to Split has convinced you, so that you'd like to discover more cities in Croatia? Look for the suggestions below:
- Beach and sightseeing holidays are possible on Kvarner bay in Medveja
- During a trip around Croatia a stay in Rijeka apartments is obligatory
- Don't miss to visit the capital city and spend some days in a Zagreb accommodation
- Learn more about Croatia's culture in Osijek
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