Split Walking Tour – Diocletian Palace Revealed
Split old city walking tour with visit to Split viewpoint on Marjan hill
Split has wowed its visitors for centuries and now it is a time for you to be amazed with rich culture and timeless beauty of this mix of modern lifestyle and ancient history. Discover this welcoming city full of contrasts and capture incredible view of the city from the Split viewpoint (belvedere). Travel back in time with our knowledgeable guide and learn more about this grandiose UNESCO protected area in best possible way.
Duration: approx 2 hours
The Places You’ll Go!
Climb the stairs to the most famous viewpoint of Split, on the Marjan hill
Our professional guide will lead you through all must see sights within the Palace. Listen to the stories and travel back in time.
|•||Climb to the top of the city with priority entrance and reward yourself with panoramic views of this amazing city and the surrounding islands|
|•||Take your vaction to the next level and climb to the new hights with our amazing tour guide|
|•||Explore further by yourself after the tour ends and take numerous pictures|
10:00 & 18:00
Things you’ll see
Diocletian’s basement Live the experience of Diocletian’s underground
Peristil square Discover the real heart of the palace
Saint Domnius cathedral the main attraction in Split that should be not missed
Vestibul ancient domed room open to the sky
Ethnographic Museum exceptional cultural and historical significance
Golden and Iron Gates main entrances to the ancient Palace
Gregory of Nin statue statue of medieval Croatian bishop
Split viewpoint panoramic view of the city
What you will experience
A visit to the Diocletian’s Palace is a must do when you come to Split. We have combined the most interesting sights within the Palace together with the walk to the most famous viewpoint of the city.
Forget the guidebook with historical insight of 1 700 years old town provided by local guide.
We will show you the most important sights, hidden inside the walled palace of the Diocletian that were influenced by Greeks, Romans, Byzantines & Venetians and take you to the exciting journey through history and lifestyle of ancient Split.
Start exploring the most fascinating Croatian town from the bronze maquette on the main promenade in Split, continue towards most fabulous historical sites and hidden alleys in the town. Gain an insight about the architecture, history and modern living of Split’s citizens while admiring glorious arhitectual scenery.
Explore basement halls and the corridors of Diocletian’s old city which are the entranceway into the palace from the south. Learn more about famous Roman emperor and take memorable pictures of famous Game of Thrones filming spot. As we pass through the basement, a huge ancient stairs will lead you directly up the Peristil square and Cathedral of St. Domnius.
Just above the stairs discover Vestibul- a formal entrance to the Diocletian’s apartment where, in some part of days you can hear multi-part harmonies from a group singing traditional music. Continue towards Etnographic Museum and medieval buildings.
Admire city’s Golden & Iron gates and hear our guide’s storytelling who will reveal many interesting facts during this walking tour. Stroll around narrow stone streets and fascinating monuments.
Touch the most famous and shiny enough not to miss it, toe in Split. Make a wish in front of 20ft high statue of Gregory of Nin. We believe it is a good luck, you can try it too. Maybe it brings you back in this gorgeous town.
For the end of this Split walking tour we will take the stairs to the Marjan viewpoint where you will have a great panoramic view of the city, Split’s islands and the coastline. This is ideal place to take pictures and stay for a drink with the amazing view surrounding you.
Price per person: € 25
For group price, please contact us.
Included in Price
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Useful Tips before 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 is by the bronze statue of Split on the main promenade (Riva). Please arrive at least 10 minutes before tour departure.
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
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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
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