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  • Location:Split, Croatia
  • Duration:3 hours (approx.)

Split Wine Tasting and Evening Walking Tour

Combine two fun leisure activities, eating and drinking with leisurely strolling, on this early-evening guided tour of Split, Croatia's second largest city. Start the walking portion of the tour on the city's main seaside promenade, the Riva, and then head through the heart of the center, going near the amazing Diocletian's Palace, along the way. Walk up verdant Marjan Hill to the neighborhood of Veli Varoš, where you'll plop down in a local wine bar to indulge in some locally made wine and cheese. 


  • 3-hour evening walking tour of Split and wine-tasting session
  • Stroll along Riva Promenade in Split with a local guide
  • Learn about Split on a leisurely paced walk along forest trails to Marjan Hill
  • Soak up impressive views from one of Marjan Hill’s finest vantage points
  • Visit a traditional wine bar in the neighborhood of Veli Varoš for a wine tasting
  • Sample red and white Croatian wines with a platter of Dalmatian cheese and bread

Why Our Insiders Chose This Tour

As well as tasting some great local wine, the tasting session gives you an insight into wine production in the area. Learn all about the history of Croatian wine from the bar’s sommelier and get tips for bottles to take home!

What You Can Expect

Split Wine Tasting and Evening Walking Tour

Walk around Split in the evening and learn about Croatian wines from your guide

Meet up with your guide in central Split, at the Gallery of Fine Arts, to begin this exciting early-evening tour that involves strolling, history and food and wine. Start with a leisurely walk along the Riva, the main seaside promenade in Split, popular with both locals and tourists, taking in the views over the water to the nearby islands. 

After walking the entirety of the promenade, perambulate up Marjan Hill, a nature preserve where locals take refuge from the fast pace of Croatia's second most populous city. Learn about the history of the places you're passing from your expert local guide, as you stroll up the hill on a winding trail that goes through a verdant landscape. Stop for a minute to take in the great views of the city and the sea just beyond it. 

Once you reach the hill's acme, begin the stroll down hill to the neighborhood of Veli Varoš, a very local part of town and also an aesthetically pleasing swath of historical buildings. Pop into a favorite local wine bar to begin the second half of the tour: sampling some locally made wine and cheese. Sitting among locals, try the wine and discuss the chief characteristics of Dalmatian vino. 

After your wine tasting finishes, leave the bar and work off your night’s food and wine with a final stroll back to the start point.

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

Guide was enthusiast and extremely knowledgeable

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2014

Wonderful from start to finish! Our guide Nives was terrific - she covered history, architecture, food, people, could answer every question and was indefatigable, not to mention a lot of fun. The wine tasting was a perfect end to our rambling walkabout, and the Dalmatian cheese platter was delicious. If you want to put what you're seeing walking the streets of Split into any kind of context, you should book this tour.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2014

What a wonderful evening. Our guide Nieves (I hope I am spelling this correctly) took us to the top of Marjan Hill. We really got to see how people live - not just the harbor or the palace. Also some great photo ops. Then onto our wine tasting. So professional and well done. Some great Croatian wines and some wonderful snacks as well. Highly recommend this tour.

4 star rating: Recommended May 2015

Nives was a great guide - knowledgeable and flexible. Also loved Zinfandel, the wine bar and stayed several hours. Only small complaint was that the advertised cheese plate was not included. We paid for it separately.

1 star rating: I do not recommend this September 2015

Disappointing would not recommend.

1 star rating: I do not recommend this September 2014

This tour did not happen. Went to meeting place and no one met us.

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