Things to do in split
A fun activity in Split is to trace the Dalmatian coast with the azure Adriatic Sea shining back at you while the coastal mountains offer a dramatic backdrop to its old fort walls and sparkling shoreline. While at this historical Croatian city, you can plan up a day trip to the Plitvice Lakes National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site lining the sea. Composed of wooded trails, picturesque cobalt lakes, murmuring brooks and cascading waterfalls, the beauty of the Plitvice Lakes is best explored on a boat ride and capping it off with a scenic train ride. Crisscrossed with hiking trails, this glorious landscape is among a preferred things to do in Split.
There are several places to visit in Split, and on a walking tour you can cover its major landmarks such as the Diocletian’s Palace, the Golden Gate, Riva Harbour, and the Cathedral of Saint Domnius, to get a sense of the city’s 1700-year-old history. Architecture lovers can spend time marveling at Split’s generous share of baroque, Romanesque and Renaissance monuments. If you have a couple of days at hand, you are recommended a day trip to the oldest Croatian town, Sibenik along the Adriatic coast, and the lush Krka National Park. Ride a boat to Skradin where you can partake in some wine and cheese tasting. There are several adventure activities in Split you can sign up for such as a speedboat ride to Croatia’s Blue Caves and the six surrounding islands where opportunities to swim and snorkel in the lagoon galore.