Split, a town on Croatia’s Dalmatian Coast, is the second-largest city of Croatia and the largest city of the region of Dalmatia. It lies on the eastern shore of the Adriatic Sea, centered on the Roman Palace of Emperor Diocletian. With enough history to warrant it’s own extended visit, many visitors use Split as a base to explore the surrounding Dalmatian Islands.
Klis is a Croatian town located around a Medieval fortress with the same name, that was popular for its use in filming. It is located in the region of Dalmatia, near Split.
Omiš is a small town and harbor in Central Dalmatian located between Split and Makarska, situated in the mouth of the Cetina river and surrounded with massive gorges. In the past, Omiš was notorious because of the pirates of Omiš whose ships were a centuries-long symbol of retaliation, courage and strength. The evidence of proud and turbulent Omiš history can be found on every corner of the Omiš Riviera. Omiš churches and Omiš fortresses are silent stone reminders of the power and the might of infamous Omiš pirates. Today, Omiš is one of the most beautiful places of Croatia’s Adriatic Coast.
Hvar is a city and port on the island of Hvar, part of Split-Dalmatia County, Croatia. The municipality has a population of 4,251 while the city itself is inhabited by 3,771 people, making it the largest settlement on the island of Hvar.
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The island of Vis was once a strategic naval Yugoslav base and closed to the public. Due to this isolation, Vis has a special charm – “the Mediterranean as it once was” – making it really interesting to visit. Situated on the northern side of the island, Vis has developed near the remains of the ancient Issa, first urban center in Croatia.
Biševo is famous for its inlets and caves, such as Modra Špilja (the Blue Cave) of the Balun Cove, accessible only by a boat.
The Pakleni islands are an archipelago, comprised of several smaller islands that offer perfect bays for swimming and snorkeling.
The island of Korčula is best known as the birthplace of Marco Polo. Korčula is an enchanting destination surrounded by walls, and one of the best preserved medieval cities in the Mediterranean. Korčula has an abundant choice of restaurants, and there are numerous bars and clubs for those looking for evening entertainment.
The town or Orebič is located on the Pelješac peninsula. The historic sea captains’ town of Orebič – with its shops, market, cafes, and restaurants is on the bottom of the Sveti Ilija Mountain. A footpath into the mountains to the summit of Sveti Ilija begins near Viganj too – Croatia’s windsurfing capital. There, seaside restaurants and pebbly beaches attract a lively crowd in summer months. The island of Korcula and Mljet are is just across the channel.
The Pelješac peninsula , located in southern Dalmatia, is well known for its excellent wine.
Walls are built to protect treasures, and, in Dubrovnik, this is particularly accurate, with 1,940 meters of stone surrounding one of the world’s most beautiful cities. As George Bernard Shaw stated: “If you want to see heaven on Earth, come to Dubrovnik”. “The Pearl of the Adriatic” has captivated and seduced kings and artists for centuries with its immaculate medieval architecture.