Split is the second largest city in Croatia, the largest on the Adriatic coast and is the perfect place to witness Dalmatian life. With excellent transport connections by bus, sea, air and train, it’s easy to travel to and from the city and so it is deservedly becoming a popular holiday destination. It is a buzzing, exuberant city which combines tradition with modernity. Split has some beautiful architecture, both Roman and modern, there are fabulous and varied restaurants, interesting bars and a lively nightlife. In addition, there are lots of beaches and it is a great starting point for a wide variety of day trips.
Some of Croatia’s most beautiful islands are easily accessed from Split; Brac is the largest island in central Dalmatia with several towns and villages and a dramatic landscape of steep cliffs, inky waters and pine forests. The scenery on Hvar Island is breath taking with abandoned ancient hamlets, vineyards and the lavender fields for which the island is famous, but a visit to swanky Hvar town is a must – this really is the place to see and be seen with elegant restaurants and legendary bars, Hvar is rapidly becoming the go to place for the latest generation of “Jet Setters”.