So much to do in Split
Ellure Luxury Suites is so perfectly located that you can enjoy a leisurely walk and take in the incredible sites. A brief stroll, bike ride or drive will lead you to pristine beaches, ancient sites, charming cafes, exquisite restaurants and a vibrant nightlife. Minutes away is Zenta Marina and Split tennis Club. Enjoy a sun filled
Diocleatian’s Palace is a 4th Century Palace that graces Splits city core. Step back in time as you walk through the quaint Roman cobble stone roads in awe of the history and beauty of this landmark.
Pjaca Square is a breathtaking hall that looks over an outdoor area with marble tiles lined with cafes and humming activity. You can sip a refreshing drink under the shade or enjoy a latte in one of the many seating areas. You will be in the awe the architecture, renaissance and all-encompassing grace of the Fruit Square where the local market was held for many centuries during the Venetian era.
The palm- lined ocean front of Riva which runs the length of Old Town has numerous local cafes, bars and restaurants serving local fresh cuisine, live music and street performances daily.
St Duje’s Cathedral
St Duje’s Cathedral started out as a Diocletian Mausoleum built in 305, and was later converted to a Christian Cathedral in the 7th century and has remained untouched. It is in close proximity to Campanile which is a bell tower nearly six stores high. Split bus tours often visit these locations as part of the Game of Thrones tour which takes you through many facilitated areas that were resourced to film the award-winning television show.
If you want to sit back and absorb the incredible serenity and feel the soft powdery sand between your toes and swim in the soothing cool waters of the Adriatic Sea Bačvice Beach is the place to go
Get your selfie stick ready it’s the best panoramic view of the city, islands, mountains and sea, as far as the eye can see. Marjan is 178 m tall, it is covered in a dense Mediterranean pine forest and completely surrounded by the city and the sea, making it a unique sight. Originally used as a park by the citizens as early as the 3rd century, it is a favorite weekend excursion destination and a recreational center for the city. It is also the setting for numerous beaches and jogging trails as well as tennis courts all surrounded by the scenic forest. The tip of the peninsula houses the Institute of Oceanography and Fisheries
Grgur Ninski Statue
Sculpted by Ivan Meštrović this monumental larger than life sculpture is one the defining images of Split Croatia. This mammoth statue of the 10th century Croatian bishop sits outside the Golden Gate of the Diocletian’s Palace. He was responsible for fighting for the right of using original Croatian liturgy services as opposed to the overly adopted Latin services. It is said that if you rub his polished gold toe you will be sure to be blessed with good luck and find yourself in Split again.
Ivan Meštrović Gallery
If it isn’t enough to find yourself emerged in
Ivan Meštrović is also the sculptor of the famous Grgur Ninski statute of the Croatian Bishop. The museum that houses this collection was actually designed by Ivan Meštrović himself as a home originally and was made into a gallery of his work in 1938, Outdoor gardens and sculptors grace this beautiful location it is a must see and wonderful way to spend an afternoon in Split.
Museum of Croatian Archaeological Monuments
If it’s history that you are interested in or seeing some of the artifacts from places that you visit such as Salona listed above. The Archaeological Monument Museum will satisfy any history buff. A collection of many of the landmarks
Visit an amphitheater in Salona that held approximately 18,000 people at one time built at the end of the 3rd century. A quick bus ride from the city center of Split to see one of the Roman Empires most formidable cities in the Balkans. It was estimated that at its thriving bustling peak 60,000 people lived here. Many of the ancient treasures found in Salona are on display in Split’s Archaeological Museum
Krka National Park
Planning a day trip Krka National Park is a must on your list of adventures in Spilt. It is an