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Split: Private Walking Tour and Panoramic Cart Tour

1. Split: Private Walking Tour and Panoramic Cart Tour

Don't miss out on this unique tour! First, take a walk through Roman-era Split, medieval Split and Split today with an expert guide who will bring the past to life. See the very best of Split on this walking tour that includes the Diocletian palace, St. Duje Cathedral, Peristil, Mestrovic’s statue of Gregory of Nin, The Golden Gate, Riva, City Clock, City Hall. You will discover more about the historical highlights of Split but also find out a lot about Split today. The tour has a limited number of participants and it is a personalized kind of tour so you will be able to ask your guide to see the sights you are interested the most – Riva-promenade, the fish market, Varoš-part old town or even see how people in Split live today. Afterwards, just sit and relax on this car tour which is a fun and friendly way of discovering Split. During the tour, you will explore many interesting places in the city. You will enjoy a mix of landscapes and beautiful seaside promenades in part of the city outside of the Diocletian palace zone. Visit the site of the beautiful Marjan, Poljud Stadium, Bačvice beach, Split's Vidilica and Đardin park. Sit back and enjoy the ride while your knowledgeable and friendly, personal guide leads you through the heart of Split. Hear stories about the emperors, kings, warriors, sports, poets, and myths that have shaped this small but awe-inspiring area of the Mediterranean.

Vegan Food tour of Split with local gastronomy

2. Vegan Food tour of Split with local gastronomy

Split Vegan Tour is a fusion of history, sightseeing, secret venues and a tasty gastronomic adventure. Includes 3 gastro venue stops and profesional licenced vegan guide who will share local tips & tricks and discover historal background of the city as well. Duration is 3h. Starting point is at Strossmayer Fountain in the center of Strossmayer park AKA Đardin at 4PM. Please arrive 5-10 minutes earlier.

Experience Split History Walking Tour With Local Historian

3. Experience Split History Walking Tour With Local Historian

Experience Split History tour is personalized 2 hours city tour with maximum of 10 participants with history, culture, everyday life topics, interesting stories and legends, hidden gems and with a bit of local vibe. On this Experience Split Walking Tour, which is guided by local guide and professional historian on See, Hear & Feel way, you will discover Unesco World Heritage site &"live" historical monument Diocletian`s Palace, including other important sights in the city. Meeting point for starting the tour is at one of the most significant and popular parts of the Diocletian`s Palace, Golden Gate (northern gate). Here you will be able to hear an introduction to the tour, general information about Split and Croatia as well as history introduction of the area. You will be able to find out about name, purpose and importance of Golden Gate before you enter the palace like Roman emperor and empress used to. Also, here, you will see and hear about the greatest statue in Split and the person who is presenting, Gregory of Nin. Upon entering the palace, discovering of it is what follows. Places in the Palace like main palace square Peristyle, Mausoleum-Cathedral, Jupiter`s Temple, Vestibule, Triclinium, Central Substructures and other ones will stand out and "show" its peculiarity through their own stories, facts, legends and intrigues which you will be able to hear from your guide. While walking through the "living room" of Split, Riva promenade, connection between the Roman and Medieval period of Split history will be explanied as well as you will be introduced in "pomalo" way of life so that you could participate in it while you are in Split. That Split has, except the magical Roman history, also rich Medieval and Modern history, you will find out while you are standing on two medieval squares, Fruit Square and People`s Square. The secrets which these two squares are "hiding" in their architecture and happenings through the centuries will entice your imagination. More from the mysterious part of the tour is reserved for hidden gems like narrowest church, narrowest street, lost spfinx head & secret garden about which you will also have a chance to hear about. Even though the history of Split is a treasure chest, city is not just made of monuments & legends, so you will be also introduced with some everyday topics of locals so you could understand and immerse youself into everyday life, feel the city vibe and become a part of its "bloodstream". "History to life" on this tour will be also given by 3D reconstruction images & pictures via tablet with Wi-Fi connection. Join the tour and step into this personalized "more than a tour" experience in the See, Hear & Feel sense and take home great memories from unique Split!

Split: Best of history & culture in 90 minute walking tour

4. Split: Best of history & culture in 90 minute walking tour

This tour explores a city that lies on the Adriatic coast and has an amazing climate and majestic 1700 years old historical background which is protected as UNESCO world heritage. It was established by one of the Roman emperors himself who settled here to live in one of the most luxurious retirement palace that the world has ever seen. Side by side with local experts, our guides will point to a mix of ancient ruins, inviting Mediterranean culture and easy going locals that can guarantee a sensational and valuable experience for visitors.

Split and Salona Cultural Heritage Day Tour from Trogir

5. Split and Salona Cultural Heritage Day Tour from Trogir

When you arrive in Split on this 4-hour cultural heritage tour you’ll take a walk with a local guide to see the classic sights of the city. Virtually every major site in the city center is covered on the tour, including the Diocletian Palace, St. Duje Cathedral, Peristil, the statue of Gregory of Nin, the Golden Gate, Vestibul, Riva, the statue of Marko Marulic, and the city clock. After the tour you’ll have some free time to relax, have lunch, and do some shopping. Continue on to Salona for a journey into the ancient past. Salona, located on the Dalmatian coast, is the largest site of antiquity-era monuments in Croatia, and is often referred to as Croatia’s Pompeii. See the magnificent Roman basilica, and a number of fine marble sarcophagi in the Archaeological Museum of Split. Visit the Roman amphitheater and the coliseum as well.

Fascinating Heritage of Split - Walking Tour

6. Fascinating Heritage of Split - Walking Tour

The Fascinating Heritage of Split is a 2-hour program led by a local guide who is enthusiastic about the hometown. You will explore and discover some of the most exciting aspects and corners of Split. Why is there a black Sphynx? What was Diocletian's favorite hobby? What does the inside of the Palace hide? Why did the Romans build the secret tunnel to the center of the city? You will be charmed by the antique atmosphere of old Split. We'll walk down antique historical streets and suddenly find ourselves stepping back into ancient Roman times. Then we witness gems and heritage of Venetian history before we step foot into the modern area of the charming Split. The mix of rushing times comes together with interesting legends and stories delivered by the local guide.

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What people are saying about Peristil

Overall rating

4.9 / 5

based on 80 reviews

Perfect for sightseeing but not having to walk. The tour was very interesting and the view from Marjan was the best end of the tour. Our guide spoke perfect english so it was easy to understand everything. Also, he was very informative and shared great tips with us. We recommend the tour.

The tour was perfect for seeing all that Split has to offer. We really had a great time with our guide, he showed us all the interesting places.

Stunning city that has a very interesting story. Mario was an amazing guide, he left us with a lot of helpful tips for the rest of our stay.

We saw everything important in the old town and outside of it. Our guide spoke perfect english and we really enjoyed the tour.

Jacob was wonderful! He provided lots of information and took us to some amazing sites. We loved it!