Split is one of those cities you just fall in love with instantly. This Croatian gem located right by the Adriatic Sea offers tourists not only amazing turquoise beaches, but also a city filled with charm and amazing historic sites to explore. You can spend the day in the city or on the water, or both! There is so much to experience and with an endless array of tours and adventures we’ve made sure to find some of the best options to fill up 72 hours of pure fun in this Croatian paradise!
When arriving in Croatia it is nice to have set up a van or shuttle to take you from the airport to your hotel, or to anywhere else you want to see during your stay in Split. There are some different options to choose from, you can go with A-Transfers who offer easy booking options online. The vans are excellent, and you are guaranteed to travel in style. You can also go with another option for high quality service which is Croatia Shuttle. It is easy to check their prices online, and you will enjoy wifi, a tablet, a bottle of water and more during your transportation.
After having arrived and gotten settled at your hotel then let’s go start the adventure. Find the perfect tour with Split Outdoor Adventure. They organize ATV, kayak and Jeep tours through the Dalmatian hinterland, and they even have scooter rental in Split centre too if you want to explore a bit yourself. The ATV tours are extremely popular, and we suggest trying one of those!
And we did say adventures both on land and the water right? So next up let’s hit the beautiful water with a tour with Sunburst Sailing which offers fully catered day sails. You can sit back and relax while enjoying the views from “Nera” which is an elegant 42ft yacht. You can book your perfect tour online and look forward to a magical time on the water.
Some other fun things you can do today on your first day to immerse yourself into the history of this wonderful place is to, for example, visit Klis Fortress. This is a great symbol and a center of the Croatian state allowing for some excellent pictures of the beautiful surroundings. If this isn’t for you maybe instead simply head down to the wonderful beaches of Split and lounge with a cold drink. And in order for you to still feel you are immersing yourself in the culture of Croatia just a little bit while relaxing, maybe catch up on the national news on Total Croatia News. When visiting a foreign country it only seems fitting to catch up on what’s going on outside the tourist centre.
If you really enjoyed the time on the water today maybe you want a little something to remind yourself of this great experience like a little souvenir? Find Nautical Bracelets to find your own little beautiful bracelet handcrafted right in Croatia to remind you of lovely times on the water. If you are searching more for some nautical equipment for your next adventure on the water, trust us there will be more, and other little souvenirs, maybe try to visit Sailor’s Store.
Yet another day of adventures lined up. Let’s start on the ocean today so you can show off your new bracelets and the equipment you might have purchased yesterday. Today you will join Adriatic Sailing on one of their wonderful tours. Adriatic Sailing has been award as one of the three best yacht charter companies in Croatia for three years, so you are guaranteed a fantastic experience with spectacular service on these unique charters. You’re in for a perfect start to your second day!
Back on the ground we suggest to book a tour with Four Seasons Travel. This is hands down one of the best tour companies offering a big variety of tours where you can really immerse yourself in the history and charm in Split. They offer tours around the beautiful town centre, to Marjan Hill, Poljud Stadium, Znjan Plateau and many more exciting places. So you can choose if you’re into learning more about Split’s history, or if you want a day relaxing at the beach. No matter what you’ll find the perfect tour with them!
After these adventures you deserve a little relaxing treat, don’t you think? Well, for this we suggest a massage. And there are two excellent options in Split. You can head to Aqua Med which is a Medical Wellness Center in Split. Here you will not only be able to enjoy a fantastic massage, but you can also receive different beauty treatments, treatments for weight loss, or if you feel like a little exercise you can do that here too. If a relaxing massage is really what you are looking for you can also head to Massage Therapy Place Templum Vitale. This is a little oasis of peace in the heart of Diocletian’s palace. Here you will receive professional therapy massage treatments with natural Mediterranean oils. They offer a variety of treatments like Mediterranean therapy massage with lavender oil, acupressure massage with rosemary and laurel oil and reflexology – foot massage with mint oil. Time to treat yourself!
One last little tour to end your second day in wonderful Split. This tour will be the delicious kind. Join Eat In Split Food Tours on one of their awesome tasty food and cultural walking tours. While walking around and exploring the charm of the city you will be introduced to local food through different food tastings with, for example, delicious seafood and wine. They have some different evening tours to choose from, so go find a tour that suits your mood and stomach!
The morning of your last day in Croatia we suggest you book a tour with Ventula Travel. With this great tour company where you can book a private and tailored tour just after your heart’s desire. This means you can explore Split and its surroundings your way! So go and create your own perfect day of exploring to see and do exactly what it is that you want. They’ve received excellent reviews from previous customers, and it is guaranteed to be a unique and individual experience!
Another option today (or maybe you can fit in both) is to join Hello Blue Cave on a tour. On the best and newest boats you can visit Blue Cave and other islands around Split allowing for yet another splendid day on the crystal clear water. You can choose between two types of tours depending on your taste and price range. Regardless of which one you choose, this will be a wonderful day.
One more place close to Split that we feel like you just cannot miss out on is to Visit Solta. Solta is only a short 1 hour ferry away, and you will manage to escape some of the cramped city beaches in Split to come explore this lovely destination, also offering crystal clear beaches and cozy restaurants and streets with less tourists.
If you are traveling with kids and feel that the trip hasn’t given them enough stimulation, or if you wish to do a little tour for just the grown-ups, a great option in Split is Kid’s Jungle. This is a kid’s playhouse that welcomes tourists as well as locals in the City Centre one of Split. Kids between ages of 3 and 12 can have fun learning, playing, socializing and even attending creative workshops several times a week. This is a great option to make the trip more kid-friendly too.
Let’s finish this trip with a little food adventure! Find Restaurant ZRNO Soli, which is an excellent restaurant with Mediterranean cuisine. This is a magical fine dining experience with plates of food not only tasting divine but looking like pieces of art. This is absolutely the best way to end your 72 hours of tours and adventures in Split, Croatia!
Wow, what an exciting time in Split! Needless to say that you will stay busy on a vacation here, but in the amazing way where you know you will leave with a suitcase filled with fun and beautiful memories. This is a place you can absolutely return to for another 72 hours in the very near future!