Split (Aspalathos, named after a plant) – city on a peninsula dating back to the roman times. When in the 3rd century the great Gaius Aurelius Valerius Diocletianus, who was born in Salona near Split, decided to retire, he built an unique dual-function home: a mixture of a roman palace & roman military camp from late antiquity, the present day grand Diocletian palace. He wished to spend the final years of his life enjoying in the mediterranean climate, homemade food and to indulge in the thermal springs of sulfuric spa which are still in use today. Walking Tour Splitwith a professional licensed city guide, with a duration of 90 – 120 minutes.
During our walking tour we have a stroll through the palace, Diocletian’s Palace is one of the best preserved palaces of the late ancient Roman Empire.The center city tour gives you an opportunity to create the vision of Split throughout the centuries. We meet at our Sirena office(Manuška poljana 18, as seen on the map bellow) where our guide will lead you to the Southern Gate where our Split walking tour begins, precisely in front of the city map with a short introduction to the history of the palace – city. Having entered the Palace, we will walk around the impressive Basement of the Diocletian’s palace through which we continue towards the Peristil where we encounter the entire luxury of the emperor – architect. There is his Mausoleum – the oldest Cathedral in the world, St. Domnius, the baptistery – the temple of Jupiter, Egyptian sphinges, Vestibul, than following the Cardo street we arrive to the Golden Gate and the bishop Grgur of Nin. St. Anthony the Abbot, father of Croatian literature as well as Voćni trg (the Fruit Square) are a waiting for us.
PRICE PER PERSON
30€ min. 4 persons
DURATION : 90 – 120 minutes /depending on how large the groups are
ATTENTION : FROM JANUARY 1st 2023 ONLY 12:30h AND 17:00h WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR BOOKING!
THERE IS NO REFUND FOR WRONG BOOKING, YOU WILL BE GOING ON THE NEXT AVAILABLE TOUR.
– for children – 15€ – 9-16y
– for student – 20€ – student needs to present a valid card
PRICE INCLUDES : professional licensed tourist guide (English, German, Italian, French, Spanish languages guaranteed),Vat 25%
PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDE : entrance tickets for the Cathedral of St. Domnius (St. Duje), the Temple of Jupiter, Basement of the Diocletian’s Palace, museums, galleries…
* This tour is not available for 1 person adult (30€) or for 1-3student (20€)- contact us for availabity, please do not make the payment before contacting us (there is no refund for wrong payment)
* Requirement is 4 persons adult min./ 6 students min.
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Our agency was recommended by the travel writer Rick Steves in his book Mediterranean Cruise Ports –
‘The Red Sirena tours cost 100 kn and have a more purely historical focus…’