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Secrets of Split Walking and History Tour Including Traditional Snack

  • A small-group tour makes for an intimate way to explore the city
  • Get up close and personal with the UNESCO-listed Diocletian’s Palace
  • Learn more about Split past and present from your guide
Secrets of Split Walking and History Tour Including Traditional Snack
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Discover Split’s oldest and most evocative corners—and indulge in a tasting of traditional Croatian snacks and wines—on this introductory walking tour of the city. Pick from morning or afternoon departure times and meet your guide at a convenient location. With just a small group for company, you’ll explore the UNESCO-listed Diocletian’s Palace, spot Game of Thrones filming locations, wander down the Riva promenade, and more. Then, soak up the relaxed pace of living when you visit a local eatery and enjoy Croatian nibbles and wine.
What to Expect
Meet your knowledgeable local guide at the Riva, Split's main promenade along the coastline, to start this atmospheric and delicious 2.5 to 3-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.
Reviews (24)
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Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile
Great tour with great guide

Linda was extremely helpful in explaining in-depth the history of Diocletian's palace, and many of the surrounding areas of Split. She was also willing to help me and my girlfriend since we were not feeling well with healthy food at an amazing restaurant. I definitely...More

Thank Luca S
SplitUA, General Manager at Split Urban Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2018

Hello Luca, sorry for a late replay. I am glad that you enjoyed in our tour and that Linda helped. I hope to see you soon in the future in one of our Urban Adventures worldwide. Thank you All the best!

Reviewed 15 June 2018 via mobile
Secrets of Split

We did the walking tour with the wonderful guide VJ, he was very enthusiastic, knowledgeable and friendly. The tour was excellent, my husband and I both really enjoyed it. Another win from UrbanAdventures! These tours are always great.

Thank amberlybonython
SplitUA, General Manager at Split Urban Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2018

Hello Amber, thank you! It is nice to hear that you enjoyed in our tour . I will let let VJ now about your comments and I am sure he also had a grat time with you. take care and all the best!

Reviewed 24 May 2018
Use caution when booking with this company!

I booked a tour with Split Walking Tours before leaving for Croatia. Once there, I had an accident which was going to prevent me from participating in this tour. I immediately contacted the company at the email address provided on my reservation receipt requesting a...More

2  Thank Nancy H
Reviewed 9 April 2018
A wet walk around Split.

With a group of fellow of Fellow Rotarians our group did the walking tour of Split. We had a brilliant hostess who guided us around the wonderful site that is The Diocletian s Palace. Despite the heavy rain & cold air we kept going. She...More

1  Thank Rimell-seaford-55
Reviewed 7 April 2018
Full tour with no questions left unanswered

My tour guide arrived showing real commitment, since out of main season I was the sole customer. She did not scrimp on detail and gave me all the information and maybe more that she would have delivered to the full group with all my questions....More

1  Thank RismanNJ
SplitUA, General Manager at Split Urban Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 27 May 2018

Thank you for your kind words! All the best

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