Meet the perfect fusion of an ancient and a modern world, meet Croatia’s second capital, meet one and only city of Split! Walking in Split city center feels like Roman Empire still exists, but it’s just been enhanced with modern bars and restaurants. No wonder, since Split’s city center is an ancient Palace which was built for the Roman emperor Diocletian. Consequently, the whole place is a part of the UNESCO Heritage site and moreover it stands as one of the world’s most impressive Roman monuments. Right at first glance, really passionate locals reveal that Romans didn’t leave just the architecture behind. They strongly influenced the culture, cuisine, a strong competitive spirit proven in the number of Olympic games medals and even lifestyle.
Following the magical historical path your next stop is just half an hour away, the ancient city of Trogir. Let the little Venice of Dalmatia inspire you with it’s marble streets and over 2300 long continuous urban tradition which began around 3rd century BC. It all started when Doric Greeks founded a trading port called Tagurion, today known as Trogir.
A splendid way to refresh after historical jeopardy is to dive into the magical waterfalls of National Park Krka. River Krka, flowing through a 200m deep canyon, forming dazzling waterfalls, will be one of the most memorable spots in Croatia if you’re a nature lover. Make sure you bring your swimsuit, Krka is one of the rare National Parks where you can enjoy the swimming under the waterfalls.
Highlights of the day:
● Split waling tour, secrets only locals know about
● Split’s UNESCO site – Romans Diocletian Palace
● Ancient Greek remains UNESCO city of Trogir
● Breathtaking waterfalls of National Park Krka & Biking