You are already in Split, and you fell in love with the city – but you still have a few more days of your vacation, and want to spend them in the best way possible? Fear not – here are some fun things to do in Split and some beautiful places nearby that you may have missed.
ZIP LINE OVER CETINA RIVER
If there is a place you HAVE to visit near Split, Croatia – this is it. With its source in the Dinara Mountain, for more than 100 kilometers, this river is of pivotal meaning for Croatia, and even the Balkans. At Elite, we have discovered the best way to explore the beauty of this area is by flying. Well, almost. ? Cetina River zipline is an experience that has taken sightseeing to a whole different level.
Just a short drive from Split, in Omiš, you’ll meet up with your expert zip-lining instructor – adventure is waiting, are you ready to make the best memories? If heights are not your favorite thing in the world maybe you can go on a rafting adventure on the Cetina river.
KLIS FORTRESS - GAME OF THRONES TOUR
Known for its importance through Croatian history, and for keeping the area around Split safe throughout the centuries it didn't surprise us really when it was decided that some scenes for the popular series “Game of Thrones” is going to be filmed exactly on Klis fortress.
Get a behind-the-scenes look at where Daenerys Targaryen plotted her return to power. Even if you are not a GOT fan you will surely enjoy the rich history of this place, the architecture, and the views from the fortress.
DAY TRIP TO KRKA NATIONAL PARK
Split is beautiful, but can get crowded during the summer. If you wish to visit a place that can restore some of that much-wanted peace and quiet, definitely visit Krka waterfalls. Located near Šibenik, altogether Krka river has seven breathtaking waterfalls, with Skradinski buk waterfall being the longest, and many would agree, the most beautiful of them.
Krka National Park entrance ticket and the drive are included in this tour. You will have enough time to take pictures, take a walk, or even take a swim in the crystal-clear water.
OMIŠ AND CETINA WITH LUNCH
Omiš is a picturesque city located 35 kilometers from Split. Above the town of Omiš and the Cetina River canyon, there is the Church of St. George built high up on the hill of Gradac. This is one of the most beautiful and most visited churches on the entire territory of Poljica.
Make sure to wear your comfortable shoes and clothes because you will also be taking a boat trip on Cetina a river. As the perfect ending to your day trip, you will have lunch trying exquisite local dishes and listening to the local klapa, an acapella singing group, typical in Dalmatia.
As far as experiencing something like the locals do, it doesn't get much better than this.
SMALL GROUP PLITVICE LAKES TOUR
Over a hundred reviews from our guests who took this tour say a lot – but just in case you need some more convincing, keep reading. With 16 cascading lakes and over 90 waterfalls, Plitvice lakes national park has been listed as UNESCO natural heritage since 1979. The tour starts with a pick-up in front of the selected hotels with an air-conditioned minibus. You will go on an electric boat ride with the local guide and get to explore by walking as well all that this all-time favorite spot for many visitors has to offer. The entrance fee for the National Park Plitvice is included as well.
GET TO KNOW SPLIT EVEN BETTER
But what if you are in Split already, yet simply don't have the need or the time to go on a whole day tour? Well at the Elite agency we offer a simple solution. We have Organized two types of tours: one is a hiking tour on Marjan, this green Oasis that means so much to the citizens of split offering the perfect combination of the shade under the pine trees and the crystal clear sea surrounding many beaches, hiking on Marjan will make you fall in love it as well.
They say time machines don't exist, but after a one-and-a-half-hour guided tour with us, you will truly feel like you went back in time. Learn why the emperor Diocletian chose the exact spot that is Split today for his vacation home and find out how the city developed around its core which is the Diocletian's palace.
If you want to have coffee outside of Split, but still have some time to enjoy the rest of the day, you have to visit Trogir. Small but charming, you can have some coffee near the St. Lawrence Cathedral and learn about the stunning heritage of its UNESCO-listed historic center.
As you can see, Split has a lot of interesting neighboring cities and locations – take your pick from one of our tours and start making memories that will last a lifetime.