Why visit Split?
Split is the second city of Croatia and is a modern and bustling port. Dating back to Roman times, it gained fame for its links with the Roman emperor Diocletian, who built a palace here.
Packed with history, the streets of Split boast ancient sites alongside relaxed cafes to while away the afternoon. In a superb location, Split is the gateway to the many nearby islands and to the beautiful Makarska coastline to the south.
Who is Split suitable for?
A holiday to Split is popular for travellers looking for a typical Mediterranean lifestyle. Split appeals to those happy to explore nearby destinations on land or by boat and the chic ambiance attracts Europeans and Americans. All the points of interest in Split can be seen on one day.
A Split holiday can cater for all budgets and from young families to 5-star luxury. A fairly low-key destination, a Split holiday won't involve clubbing.
What are the beaches like in Split?
Split offers both pebbled and sandy beaches next to the calm blue sea. Swimming in the warm water is a wonderful experience. For the more adventurous, there are plenty of watersports on offer.
If you're looking for a seaside holiday to Split, head to Bacvice, the most popular beach and the Marjan peninsula is home to two beaches. Kastelet is a pebble beach with coffee and snack bars and Kasuni is a pebble and sand beach with a coffee bar.
Nightlife in Split
From July to August the 'Split Summer Festival' includes dances and other events throughout the old town.
In the summer you'll find most of the animation around the old town, city's squares and Riva areas where there is a small range of bars and clubs. The local beaches often have open-air discos.
Eating out in Split
On your Split holiday, make sure you try the local delicacies, where the food is heavily influenced by the delicious Italian cuisine. Prsut is a dry-cured ham and fish and squid are popular. Find restaurants near the cathedral and Diocletian's palace behind the harbour.
Book a Holiday to Split
If you are looking for a holiday to Split in Croatia, look no further. We offer a range of holiday deals to Split in Croatia departing between May and October with holidays to suit a range of budgets.
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