Split – excursions and nearby destinations

 

From all the settlements of the Split Riviera you can easily and quickly visit most of the central Dalmatia islands and we especially recommend

Bol on the island of Brac known for the magnificent beach Zlatni Rat – one of the most beautiful beaches worldwide:

 
 
 

Modru spilju – Blue Cave on the island of Bisevo in the vicinity of the island Vis – to reach the cavern you can use the regular line from Komiza that costs 25kn in one direction:

 
 
 

The town Hvar on the island of Hvar and many other coves and settlements on the islands. Timetables, the length of the travel and the ticket prices you can see on the pages of Jadrolinija.

From cultural and natural heritage we recommend:

Antique Salona – once the capital city of the Roman province Dalmatia and the biggest archaeological locality on the eastern coast of the Adriatic:

 
 
 

Klis fort – a medieval fort and one of the most known forts on Croatian ground. More information about the fort itself you can find out here:

 
 
 

Trogir – only 25 km away from Split this is a town of rich cultural heritage and UNESCO heritage that we recommend you visit. Find the information about Trogir here. You can reach the town in approx 30 min by car, the regular bus line 37 (timetables are available here or by boat that is active all summer long. Further information is available here.

Vranjaca cavern – located on the slopes of the middle part of Mosor. Access to the cavern from the direction of Split is possible across the asphalt road over Dugopolje until the village Kotlenica and than approx 3000m by macadam until you reach the entrance to the cavern:

 
 
 

Krka national park – beautiful natural scenery approx. 1h of driving away from Split, rich in endemic and endangered species. More information on the park and of what you can see, what can you be a part of as well as the working hours and ticket prices you can find here and also take a look:

 
 
 

Plitvicka jezera national park – a natural phenomenon comprised out of 16 lakes under the UNESCO natural heritage protection since the year 1979 approx 3,5 hours away from Split. All necessary information, working hours, ticket prices and other you can find on the pages of the national park or take a look:

 
 
 

Modro and Crveno jezero (Red and Blue lake) – both lakes are located in the area of Imotski. The first, Modro is a favourite bathing spot of local population, its depth is not constant so in the fall it dries out and there is a traditional soccer game that takes place on the bottom. Crveno jezero on the other hand is a natural phenomenon with red coloured coast and even today the depth is not known:

 
 
 

To lovers of avanturistic activity we recommend various contents on the river Cetina near Omis such as rafting, cannoning, kayak, free climbing and others. Omis is 25 km away from Split and if you are not mobile there is a regular bus line number 60 that drives until Omis – timetables are available here. You can see the atmosphere here:

 
 
 

You can also go and visit the famous Marian pilgrimage Medugorje approx 3 hours away from Split connected with regular coach lines. You can see the timetables here, and more information on the pilgrimage you can find here.