Split Walking Tour – Discover Diocletian’s Palace

    Explore the most Interesting Sights within the Palace

    Split has delighted its visitors for centuries – and now, with our Split walking tour, you get the chance to explore its vibrant culture and eternal beauty; featuring a unique blend of modern lifestyle and ancient history. Jump in our time machine to travel back to the days of Diocletian. Our expert guide will lead you on a first-class tour through this imperial UNESCO-protected area.

    Duration: approx 75 minutes
    Operates: Daily


    TICKET (75 min.):
    € 12
    TICKET (120 min.):
    € 18
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    The Places You’ll Go!

    Vestibul-waiting room the the emperors chambers-Split Old Town
    Diocletian Palace

    Our professional guide will maneuver you through the top sights within the Palace, complete with insider-knowledge of Split as it once was.

    Split Walking Tour Highlights

    Uncover interesting stories from yesteryear and enjoy a first-hand experience of the famous Palace
    Take your holiday to the next level and climb new heights with our savvy tour guide
    Delve into the depths of Diocletian’s Palace on your own once the tour ends – and keep your cameras handy

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    10:30 & 18:00

    Things you’ll see

    Diocletian’s basement Experience Diocletian’s underground layer

    Peristyle Square Explore the heart of the Palace

    Saint Domnius Cathedral Split’s main attraction and a symbol you simply cannot miss

    Vestibule An ancient dome that opens to the sky

    Ethnographic Museum exceptional Discover the exceptional cultural and historical significance of Split

    Golden and Iron Gates The main entrances to the ancient Palace

    Gregory of Nin statue A monument to the medieval Croatian bishop

    What you will experience

    Exploring Diocletian’s Palace is a bucket list item for your visit to Split. Our tour has combined the best sights within the Palace with a walk to the most famous viewpoint of the city.

    Split Walking tour

    Leave your guidebook at home and trust in the knowledge of our local guide who will captivate you with historical insight of the 1700-year-old town.

    We’ll guide you to the essential sights hidden inside Diocletian’s Palace walls that were influenced by the Greeks, Romans, Byzantines, and Venetians and navigate you on an educational journey through the history and lifestyle of ancient Split.

    Roman History

    We’ll begin by exploring this ancient Dalmatian town from the bronze model on the central waterfront promenade and continue towards Split’s famous historical sites and hidden alleyways. You’ll be enlightened by the Roman architecture and thriving modern world of Split’s citizens today while admiring the genuinely fascinating scenery around us.

    We’ll explore the basement halls and corridors of Diocletian’s old stomping grounds, uncover the nitty-gritty details of the Roman emperor, and gawk at the locations Game of Thrones used in the popular TV series. As we pass through the basement, a steep set of antique stone stairs will lead you directly to the Peristyle square and Cathedral of St. Domnius.

    Tour of the Palace

    Just above the stairs is the Vestibule, the formal entrance to Diocletian’s residence where you can hear local groups perform traditional acapella music today. From here, we’ll continue towards the Ethnographic Museum and pass by even more medieval buildings.

    You’ll have the chance to admire the palace’s Golden and Iron gates and lend your ear to our guide whose local stories and insider information will reveal fascinating facts of Split as it once was. We’ll cruise through the cobblestone streets and gaze at the monuments along the way.

    We’ll end with one of Split’s most famous figures, Gregory of Nin. We’ll visit the 20-feet-tall tribute to him, where you’ll also encounter his shiny big toe. Did you know that rubbing it grants you good luck?

    Ticket Info

    Ticket (75 min): € 12
    Ticket (120 min): € 18

    For group price, please contact us.

    Included in Price

    Professional guide
    Walking tour


    Gratuities (optional)
    Hotel pickup and drop-off



    Useful Tips before Split Walking Tour

    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Dress code is smart casual
    • A small amount of walking is involved
    • Comfortable walking shoes are recommended

    Meeting Point and Arrival Info

    Meeting point: Golden Gates of Diocletian’s Palace
    Get the directions

    Office address: Dosud ulica 4
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    Arriving by car

    July and August can get very busy, so we recommend you get clear instructions about available parking
    view nearby parking map

    Arriving by bus

    Buses that stop at Tržnica (green market) near our office
    2, 3, 5, 8, 9, 10, 11, 14, 15, 17, 18 and 60
    view bus map