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1. Diocletian palace
At the end of the third century AD, the Roman Emperor Diocletian built his palace on the bay of Aspalathos. Here, after abdicating on the first of May in A.D. 305, he spent the last years of his life. The bay is located on the south side of a short peninsula running out from the Dalmatian coast into the Adriatic, four miles from the site of Salona, the capital of the Roman province of Dalmatia.
This palace is today the heart of the inner-city of Split where all the most important historical buildings can be found. The importance of Diocletian's Palace far transcends local significance because of its level of preservation and the buildings of succeeding historical periods, stretching from Roman times onwards, which form the very tissue of old Split. The Palace is one of the most famous and integral architectural and cultural constructs on the Croatian Adriatic coast and holds an outstanding place in the Mediterranean, European and world heritage.






2. The ruins of Salona
Salona was an ancient city located at the estuary of the river Jadro in present-day Solin, a suburb of Split on the Adriatic coast of Croatia. It became the capital of the Roman province of Dalmatia in 9 CE.





3. Marjan hill
Park Forest Marjan is preserved pine forest hill located on western banks of Split peninsula and it favorite recreational part of city with additional features like ZOO, beaches and various sport facilities. History of Marjan is old as much as history of Split – it was populated since ancient times with Greek colonists. When Roman Emperor Diocletian have build his palace hill Marjan was recognized as recreational zone of ancient Roman city Spalato. In next centuries Marjan was always protected by city authorities. Even in ancient and medieval times and we have various historic documents showing us that exploiting Marjan was forbidden many times in history of city.
Today Park Hill Marjan is well preserved area (about 300ha) and during weekend you can see thousands citizens and tourists alike recreating and walking in Park Forest. From two “look out points” you can have astonishing panoramic view of cities and towns like Split, Kaštela, Trogir, Solin, Klis, Podstrana, nearby islands and mountains like Kozjak, Mosor, Biokovo and even Kamešnica




4. Trogir town

Trogir is an island (connected with a mainland with a bridge) with one of the biggest historical heritage in the world, abound in beauty and history and it's protected by UNESCO. It is located in central Dalmatia, northwest part of Kaštela bay, between Split  (21 km) and  Šibenik (56 km).
Due to its location and natural protection, it's nautical port is a favourite destination.
Trogir is a lively Mediterranean town that offers numerous vacation possibilities, adventures and a lot of fun.





5. Town Omiš
Omis town is situated in the heart of Dalmatia region in Croatia, between the Riviera of Makarska and Split. Surrounded by beautiful tamarisk and pine tree forests, reaching till sea-shore, the settlment of Omis offers the contrasting richness.
Here you will find from the Roman statues, pirate fortress and sand beaches to the canyons of extraordinary beauty - such as the Canyon of the Cetina river wich, carried by the rhytm of stormy events, unites with the sea in Omis town itself. Mild mediterranean climate enriches Omis with mediterranean flora, grapevine, figs and olive groves.




6. Rafting on Cetina river
Rafting on the Cetina river is the most popular and most attended adventurous trip in Dalmatia. Rafting in the protected area of the river canyon attracts many tourists every summer. The quiet parts of the river and the second and third grade rapids enable a three hour combination of adventure and relaxation in the amazing Cetina river canyon.




7. Old village Podstrana
The cradle of what is today Podstrana is Stara Podstrana (Old Podstrana), which loyally guards a line of old houses made of rock situated beneath the hill of Perun, in whose courtyards and narrow streets the spirit of olden days pulsates uninterrupted. Stara Podstrana guards its rich history and beauty in the conserved nature, magnificent churches and historical buildings, which reveal an impressive historical culture. The oldest church dates from the 11th century.





8. Zlatni Rat beach (Bol- island Brač)
The unavoidable attraction of little town Bol is definitely the pebble beach called Zlatni rat (Golden cape), one of the most gorgeous on the Adriatic. This natural phenomenon was created by the precipitation of fine sand of the underwater reef, because of the influence of water currents and winds the point of the beach constantly changes its shape.




9.National Park Krka
National Park Krka covers the area along the flow of river Krka, which springs three kilometres northeast of Knin and it passes through the deep and vivid 75 km long canyon forming deafening falls - Krčić, Risnjak, Miljacka, the Roški slap Falls (26) and the famous Skradinski buk Falls (the Krka Falls 46m), the greatest calcareous travertine barrier in Europe. The lower Krka flows through Prukljansko jezero lake and flows into 9 km long bay - Šibenski zaljev. In NP Krka, two cultural and historic monuments stand out: the Franciscan monastery on the island of Visovac and the Krka monastery and the most important town in the group of picturesque towns on the park area is Skradin - the town protected as a cultural monument.




10. Beach Bačvice- Split
Bačvice is most famous and most popular beach in the Split. It is all from fine sand. Bačvice is also name for district of the city. Interesting thing is that beach Bačvice is located in very center of the city. The distance is about 10 to 15 minutes of walking from Diocletian Palace. Although the beach is in very center of city, still it has blue flag; award for most cleanest and organized beaches in Europe. In summer period beach is very crowded with local population and tourists also. The sea on the beach bay is very shallow. You need to walk 50m in sand before you can reach enough dept to swim. Because shallow sea you will see lot of people playing local game – Picigin. The rule is simple – few people staying in circle must maintain small ball in the air as long as possible. See around how local population plays and try it by yourself!