Popular Accommodations in Split
Highlights in Split
- Bathing beaches with turquoise water
- significant culture and sights
- varied leisure and sports activities
- Starting point to dreamlike islands
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Apartments in Split
Along the Adriatic coast, holidaymakers will find exactly the apartment or vacation rental that suits their preferences. The choice of accommodation with a cosy atmosphere or spacious spaciousness extends on the mainland north of the Marjan peninsula. The wonderful coastal towns Katel Stari, Katel Gomilica and Katel Sucurac run south of the coastal road Ivana Pavla II. The entire south of Split also offers you a direct sea location in your apartment. Starting in the south-western parts of Marjan and Meje, nature of the wooded peninsula and the marina ACI Marina meet. Other parts of Split on the Adriatic coast are Poljud, Lovred or Bacvice, which run southeast. In the extreme southeast of the peninsula, the small holiday resort of Stobrec is very popular with bathers.Fantastic apartments in the whole harbour town
In addition to the promenades, holidaymakers can also move into a holiday apartment in the old town. The historical centre includes the districts of Grad and Varos, which are convincing due to their central location. To the north of the city centre lies the suburban district of Dobri. In Mejai, the largest district in the east of the city, travellers find a green, idyllic residential area where young families in particular live. In the vicinity of your vacation rental there are ideal transport connections and shopping facilities such as the largest shopping centre in the city "Mall of Split".
Holidays in Split
Location and orientation
In the southeast of Croatia, the country's second largest city stretches directly along the Adriatic coast. Split is unofficially called the capital of Dalmatia. The medieval port town is surrounded by sea water due to its location on the splinter peninsula Marjan in the north, west and south. The historical city is characterized by its architecture, its location on the Adriatic Sea and the adjacent Mosor, Kozyak and Marjan mountains. Split has about 167,000 inhabitants.A successful journey
The majority of holidaymakers arrive comfortably by plane. Split-Katela airport is located between Trogir and Katela. The distance to Split's city center is 25 kilometers. Travellers can use a rental car or bus transfer at the airport. The PlesoPrijevoz bus lines regularly depart from the airport building to the centre of Split, where the main railway station and connecting buses are also located. The ferry port is the direct connection to Ancona in Italy.
Travelers and Activities
Split is a fabulous destination for families. The beautiful pebble beaches of Bacvice and Kasuni in the south of the town have a high water quality and the water falls gently. This offers ideal conditions for bathing fun, even for small holidaymakers. From your apartment you will find leisure activities for children all over the city. These include playgrounds, the Magic City or the children's jungle. On Marjan Mountain there is an adventurous climbing playground and the city's zoo.Split for water sports enthusiasts
The direct location at the Adriatic Sea gives holidaymakers a paradise of water sports activities. If you would like to get to know the Croatian underwater world, you can book diving and snorkelling trips on the beaches of the town. Fishing, sailing and kayaking are very popular with holidaymakers. If you like it faster, you can join spectacular rafting groups.Split for hikers
Split has a number of hiking trails that offer a dreamlike backdrop through the nearby mountain ranges and the coast. Very popular is the hike through the Marjan Park. Past pine trees and 400 plant species you climb the 180-metre-high panoramic mountain. From here you have a spectacular view over the whole harbour. Between Split and the small town of Omis runs the Mosor mountain range with overwhelming grottos and caves to explore.
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In the middle of the old town lies the magnificent Diocletian Palace. It was built from a complex of buildings that combined an elegant summer residence and a military camp and is today one of the best-preserved architectures in Roman history. It is unusual that the imperial palace is divided by two streets (Decumanus and Cardo). The imposing complex is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.Ivan Mestrovic Gallery
South of Marjan Park, the art museum in honour of Ivan Mestrovic, an important sculptor of the 20th century, opens daily. Over two floors and the sculpture park outside the building, the collection now contains sculptures, paintings, drawings and architectural plans. The exhibits are made of bronze, marble or wood and are valuable objects of culture in Split.Unforgettable boat trips
Croatia is an island paradise and Split is the starting point for boat trips to the most beautiful places of the country. Crystal clear water, beautiful bays and beautiful vineyards await holidaymakers on the islands of Pakleni and Hvar. Another highlight is a visit to the blue grotto on the island of Bisevo.