Average 2.3 hour flight
Time difference +1 hour(s)
Average temperature 15°C
With its stunning terracotta rooftops and palm-lined beaches, Split is the perfect getaway for holidaymakers who want to immerse themselves in new cultures and traditions. Nestled on Croatia’s Dalmatian coast, the seaside town has become the go-to holiday destination for history lovers and sunseekers alike.
Don’t forget your trainers as the town is best explored on foot. There’s something to see around every corner, from ancient churches to streets bustling with café culture. You can spend hours exploring Split’s gorgeous old town.
The Mediterranean town is an ideal destination for your summer holiday. Whether you’re planning a romantic getaway or a family trip with a difference, Split is typically only three hours away and offers great value for money.
Choose one of the coastlines many all-inclusive resorts or enjoy the flexibility of a self-catering apartment overlooking the harbour. However you choose to spend your visit to Split, one thing’s for sure - you’ll never be bored! Don’t forget to take a break from sightseeing to rest your feet and tuck into Croatia’s famous delicacies.
It’s not just history enthusiasts who will love a holiday to Split. Fans of HBO’s Game of Thrones can visit several of the show’s iconic filming destinations. See the Basement of Diocletian’s Palace, the home of the Khalessi’s famous dragons, and stride down Papalićeva Street to feel that revolutionary spirit. Why not book a tour of the show’s key locations? This way you’ll be sure to see every slice of Westeros that Croatia has to offer.
Don’t worry if you never caught the Game of Thrones, there’s still plenty to do in Split. If you’re not sure where to start then book one of Split’s many walking tours. This way, you’ll see the sights that many tourists miss and even have the chance to ask questions from a local expert about the city’s 1,700 year-old history.
If you fancy getting a sweat on this holiday then climb the 3,000+ steps to Marjan Park and be rewarded with incredible panoramic views stretching the whole of Split and across the Mediterreanean. With multiple viewpoints, the park shows Split from a whole new perspective that can’t be missed.
Venture further afield with a tour of Croatia’s surrounding islands. The crystal blue waters are abundant with colourful fish and lively reefs. Above the water, you’ll see awe-inspiring island fortresses and explore the magical blue caves. Even on a 14-night holiday to Split, you’ll struggle to explore everything the town has to offer. There’s a reason why people love coming back to Split time and time again!
Enjoy a taste of the Mediteranean waters at one of Split harbour’s many seafood restaurants. Don’t worry if seafood is not your thing, the city boasts hundreds of konobas serving local dishes you’ll be desperate to try. Dalmatian cuisine is typically full of delicious greens, fresh meats and locally sourced olive oil.
Families will love the wide choice of eateries in Split. Italian and Spanish cuisine is common, while the markets offer amazing fast-food, including sandwiches and pizzas, ideal for a quick snack between sightseeing.
Split is still a relatively hidden gem, so book a holiday to Split with Hays Travel and we’ll help you find the best place to stay to suit you. Browse Split holidays and book online or visit us in-store for more information.