Split Holidays

Holidays to Split offer a rich mix of culture, architecture splendour, atmosphere and exuberant Mediterranean style.

Croatia's second largest city with a 1,700 year history, it remains one of the Adriatic's most fascinating ports and is an important link to many of the nearby islands. It is home to a wealth of museums and other cultural assets, including one of the world's most impressive Roman monuments, the Diocletian's Palace, a dramatic UNESCO World Heritage Site. The fine standard of quality accommodation along with the reliable Dalmatian sunshine ensures a Split holiday will be a memorable experience.

Background to Split

April to October - Split offers a warm climate and enjoyed throughout the summer period. The shoulder months of Months April, May, June, September and October offer cheaper accommodation and lesser crowds. The months of July and August are hot and usually hit 30 degrees.

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Radisson Blu Resort

7 Nights from £599 pp

Spa

Beach: 100m

Outdoor Pool

Wellness

Indoor Pool

3 Restaurants

Air Con.

Beach: 1.5km

Wi-Fi

7 Nights from £549 pp

Safe

Parking

Restaurant

Hotel Marul

Hotel Le Meridien Lav

Indoor Pool

Spa

Wi-Fi

7 Nights from £589 pp

Restaurant

Fitness Suite

Wellness

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Hotel Luxe

7 Nights from £599 pp

Air Con.

Spa

Wi-Fi

Restaurant

Fitness Suite

Wellness

Hotel Atrium

Spa

Beach: 3km

Wi-Fi

7 Nights from £549 pp

Wellness

Indoor Pool

2 Restaurants

Air Con.

Beach: 1km

Wi-Fi

7 Nights from £579 pp

Safe

Lift

Room Service

Hotel Slavija

Dalmatia Discovery Cruise

7 Nights from £359 pp

Ideal for: Visiting some of Croatia’s most well-known destinations

Departure dates: Every Saturday between 16/4/16 and 15/10/16

Ports of call: Split, Makarska, Mljet, Dubrovnik, Trstenik, Korcula, Hvar, Bol, Split

Ships Available: A+, A

Dubrovnik Explorer Cruise

7 Nights from £319 pp

Ideal for: Visiting Dubrovnik and it’s beautiful neighbouring islands

Departure dates: Every Sunday between 17/4/16 and 16/10/16

Ports of call: Dubrovnik, Mljet, Korcula, Hvar, Trstenik, Sipan, Dubrovnik

Ships Available: A+, A

Deluxe Dubrovnik to Split Cruise

7 Nights from £1059 pp

Ideal for: Exploring Croatia’s hotspots in style and includes numerous excursions

Departure dates: 8 Saturday departures between 14/5/16 and 15/10/16

Ports of call: Dubrovnik, Slano/Ston, Mljet, Korcula, Vis, Blue Cave, Hvar, Bol, Split

Ships Available: Deluxe

Deluxe Split to Dubrovnik Cruise

7 Nights from £1059 pp

Ideal for: Exploring Croatia’s hotspots in style and includes numerous excursions

Departure dates: 8 Saturday departures between 7/5/16 and 18/10/16

Ports of call: Split, Bol, Hvar, Blue Cave, Vis, Korcula, Mljet, Slano/Ston, Dubrovnik

Ships Available: Deluxe

9 Nts from £1249 pp

Type: Fly/ Coach tour

Ideal for: Visiting many of Croatia’s highlights

Departure dates: Between Apr to Oct 2016

Visiting: Opatija, Zagreb, Plitvice Lakes, Zadar, Sibenik, Solin (Split), Ston, Dubrovnik

Classic Croatia Tour - Star of the Adriatic

13 Nts from £1149 pp

Dubrovnik & the Dalmatian Coast Tour - Grand Explorer

Type: Coach Tour

Ideal for: Visiting many of Croatia’s highlights without needing to fly

Departure dates: Between Apr to Oct 2016

Visiting: Mostar, Dubrovnik, Korcula (opt), Kotor (opt.), Split, Trogir, Sibenik, Krka NP, Zadar, Plitvice NP, Opatija

12 Nts from £2095 pp

Slovenia, Croatia & Montenegro Tour by Rail

Type: Rail/ Coach/ Fly tour

Ideal for: Visiting many of Croatia’s, Slovenia and Montenegro’s highlights

Departure dates: Between May to Jun 2016

Visiting: Lake Bled, Ljubljana, Zagreb, Plitvice Lakes, Split, Dubrovnik, Kotor

Things to do in Split

Explore the Diocletian Palace: How many other cities have at their heart a Roman palace that is also a World Heritage Site? The sprawling Diocletian's palace is not only one of the best-preserved Roman buildings in existence, it is a maze of delightful restaurants, bars, museums, galleries and ancient churches.

The military fortress and residence was built from gleaming white stone from the nearby island of Brac (the same material used to build The White House). No expense was spared. It covers 31,000 sq metres, contains 220 buildings within its boundaries and is currently home to around 3,000 people.

Walk the Palace's corridors and alleyways where Split's emperors once trod as you go about your shopping - stunning! Energetic souls will want to venture up the St Domnius Cathedral for breath-taking views of Split and the surrounding islands. In the evening Diocletian's Palace takes on an eerie glow, especially on moonlit nights when the marble stones shimmer and ancient Roman ruins loom out of the shadows, making it one of Croatia's most romantic midnight strolls.

Marjan: Located on the western fringe of the city is Marjan. A wooded hillside peninsula that offers utterly spectacular 360 degree views of Split and its neighbouring islands, Marjan is a must for any visitor. Locals and visitors love its walking, jogging and swimming opportunities. A range of cafes is also located on Marjan.

Split’s Museums: Split is host to a number of museums that are well worth a visit. The Ethnographic Museum of Split displays a wide range of artefacts throughout the history of the city, including pottery, traditional clothing, furniture and jewellery. It is conveniently located within the Old Town and is only around £2 to visit.

Other museums that should be visited include the City Museum of Split, Museum of Croatian Archaeological Monuments and the Gallery of Ivan Mestrovic. All the details of these museums, can be found here.

Excursions from Split

Hvar Island: Regularly voted as one of the top islands to visit in Europe, the fantastic. Hvar Town is the place to go, medieval walls surround the beautifully ornamented gothic palaces on the winding stone streets, while in the bay, luxury yachts dock near the stylish bars and cafes. Visit the Pakleni Islands, the archipelago just in front of the Hvar Town for some downtime in the sun. In the summer there’s up to four catamaran crossings per day making a day trip very easy, duration is one hour. Book your ticket in advance though! For more information on Hvar, click here.

Supetar, Brac: One of the largest and most beautiful of Croatia’s islands, Brac makes for a perfect day trip from Split. The island’s main town is Supetar, only a 50 minute ferry from Split, with departures up to 12 times a day, it’s very easily accessible. Supetar has an interesting Old Town as well as a number of excellent cafes and restaurants by the harbour. Sit, back and relax and unwind in the sun. For more information on Brac, click here.

Krka National Park: Covering 142 square metres, this is an area of outstanding natural beauty. It’s famous for its magnificent waterfalls, including the famous Skradinski Buk, a collection of 17 waterfalls that range in height of 45 metres. Unlike Plitvice National Park, you can swim here, an ideal way to cool off in the summer sun. If you haven’t a hire car, to get to Krka N.P from Split, take one of the regular buses to Sibenik (90 minutes), then take a local bus (15 minutes) to Skradin, a town where you enter the park (entrance fee payable). Alternatively there’s a wide range of organised excursions available.

Trogir: Another of Croatia’s UNESCO sites, Trogir is a very picturesque town not far from Split offering a rich history, plenty of culture and excellent food. The old town evolved within its medieval city walls, on a small island connected by bridges to both the mainland and the island of Ciovo. Trogir is very easy to get to from Split. There are regular coach services from the main bus station throughout the day and in summer there’s also a passenger ferry that takes around one hour. For more information on Trogir, click here.

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