• Tour code: 6704SPLIT
  • Location: Split, Croatia
  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

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Get the most out of your time in Split with this 4-hour tour that combines history, walking and food to give you an excellent overview of Croatia's second largest city. Get an insider's tour of the UNESCO World Heritage-listd Diocletian's Palace and learn all about the eccentric life of the Roman emperor. Stroll around the ambient fish market where seafood has been sold and traded for centuries. Then end your tour at a local restaurant with a delicious indulgence of Dalmatian delicacies, such as cured ham and locally made cheese, all washed down with local Dalmatian wine. This small-group tour is limited to 12 people, ensuring an intimate experience.

Highlights

  • 4-hour walking tour of Split with a local guide
  • Explore the UNESCO-listed Diocletian’s Palace
  • Hear fascinating stories about the emperor Diocletian
  • Bask in the sights, smells and sounds at Split’s famous fish market
  • Feast on a traditional Dalmatian lunch at a local restaurant
  • Small-group tour limited to 12, ensuring personalized attention from the guide

What You Can Expect

Split Walking Tour Including Diocletian's Palace and Traditional Snack

Dine like an emperor

Meet your knowledgeable local guide at the Riva, Split's main promenade along the coastline, to start this atmospheric and delicious 4-hour tour of Split's Old Town. Head to the UNESCO World Heritage-site Diocletian's Palace, once home to the eccentric Roman emperor. Fans of the hit HBO show Game of Thrones might recognize some of the sites within the grounds of the fourth-century palace. 

Stroll some of the palace grounds, which today have become part of the fabric of the city. Starting in the seventh century, the crumbling palace became home to shops and merchants and so on. Today, it is home to boutiques, restaurants and cafes. 

Continue on ot Peskarija, the local fish market that sells daily local freshly caught seafood just off the coast of Split. Absorb the atmosphere of the market as local fishmongers yell out the day's catch for shoppers. 

If all this gawking has worked up an appetite, next you'll be treated to a traditional Dalmatian snack. The menu might change depending on what is in season but expect local specialities such as prosciutto, known as pršut here, as well as, sheep's milk cheese, octopus salad, anchovies and olives. And don't forget about the locally made wines, which are delicious. During the meal, listen to your guide regale you with stories about Split's history. 

Once you're finished with the meal, the head back to the Riva. Ask your guide for recommendations for further exploring or sit down at a cafe for a coffee or a something sweet.

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