After a short drive from Makarska to Split, the most charming metropolis of the Mediterranean is waiting for you. A 17-century-old palace, narrow streets, beautiful squares, and many picturesque restaurants, cafes, pastry shops are waiting for you.
Getting to know the past, which is still intertwined with reality in the most exciting way possible, will bring you closer to the authentic Mediterranean atmosphere.
Split walking tour is the best way to get to know the city up close and feel the rhythm of everyday life inside the century-old palace. The sunny waterfront ideal for walking, the mysterious basements of the palace, the multitude of galleries, museums, and the many stories from the city’s rich past will make your day fulfilled.
Split is the administrative center of Split-Dalmatia County and the second-largest city in Croatia. It has attracted many curious people from all over the world with its beauty since its inception more than 17 centuries ago. The distance from Makarska to Split is approximately 60 kilometers, one hour drive along the Adriatic highway.
The highway stretches along the beautiful coast and intersects many picturesque Dalmatian places. From the Makarska Riviera to small towns with beautiful beaches and through Omis and the beautiful river Cetina, you will admire the coast, sea, and landscapes, enjoying a pleasant ride.
From Split to Makarska, you will already feel a unique atmosphere. If you want to avoid potential crowds and get to Split as soon as possible, you can make the trip from Makarska to Split by highway.
Makarska Riviera to the Split tour will provide you unique opportunity to see how did life in an antique time looked. Split walking tour is one of the first things to do in Split.
A perfectly preserved Diocletian palace, 1700 years old, will leave you breathless, so it‘s no wonder that the palace is declared as UNESCO world heritage.
Except for well-preserved walls, you can see old basements within the palace, four city doors that include the Golden gate, main square – Peristil, St. Duje cathedral, and more.
An interesting fact is that the present population has incorporated its everyday life inside the late antique palace. When you pass through tiny streets, find a peculiar coffee place, restaurants, or shops, you’ll wish this tour never ends.
After the Split walking tour, you will surely want to take a break. In the palace itself and the surrounding streets on the waterfront, there are many excellent restaurants and cafes with a diverse offer where you will find something for everyone’s taste. We suggest you relax with a coffee or a glass of perfect wine in one of the centuries-old squares, in the shadow of the palace walls, or enjoy the sun of the Riva and the West Bank overlooking the views of the city.
After the holiday you can start new things to do in Split. You can complete your day by going to one of the museums that preserve the history and heritage of the city. You can walk to the hill Marjan from where there is the most beautiful view of Split.
If you are interested in sports and football, be sure to see the Poljud Stadium, home of the adored football club Hajduk. If you are more for shopping, in Split there is the largest shopping center in Dalmatia – Mall of Split.
Whatever you decide during your Split tour, you are sure to enjoy it. Join us on this excursion from Makarska to Split!