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Split: Dalmatian Countryside Open-Top Bus Tour with Stops

1. Split: Dalmatian Countryside Open-Top Bus Tour with Stops

Experience the charming Dalmatian Hinterland, only a short drive from Split! Starting from Split, you will ride in an open-top sightseeing bus, that will take you to 3 handpicked locations. Thanks to the on-board audio-guide available in 8 different languages, you will learn all there is to know about the local history, culture, monuments and lifestyle in your preferred language. In addition, you will be accompanied by a local English-speaking guide. Visit Stella Croatica Ethno-village where you will witness how traditional local delicacies are produced. You will have a chance to savor or purchase your selection of products at wholesale prices. Explore the olive oil museum and learn about the award-winning olive oils produced on the spot. Enjoy the rustic ambient and have a relaxing stroll in the beautiful botanical garden. Explore the 'Hidden Dalmatia Interpretation Center', where you will learn all about the natural wonders of the region. The center offers a variety of interactive multimedia presentations and realistic exhibits, all related to the nature of Dalmatian countryside. Admire the most important medieval defensive structure in Dalmatia-the Klis Fortress. See where the 3rd season of Game of Thrones was filmed! Its scenic location provides a great opportunity to take some fantastic photos, while learning about its turbulent history. After completing the half-day bus tour, feel free to join a free, fully guided walking tour of Diocletian's Palace in Split-included in your ticket.

Split: Game of Thrones Guided Tour

2. Split: Game of Thrones Guided Tour

Discover the filming sites of Game of Thrones on a guided tour of Split. Discover Diocletian's Palace, the underground areas of the city, and the nearby Klis Fortress as you recognize and reminisce about famous scenes from the show. Meet your tour guide at the southern entrance to Diocletian's Palace (The Brass Gate/Porta Aenea) and start with a scenic journey by van towards the Klis Fortress, located just outside the city. Once there, enter the city of Meereen, and follow in the steps of Daenerys “Stormborn” Targaryen. Climb the walls of the stunning fortress and admire the panoramic views of the surrounding area. See the cliffs in the distance where the dragons were seen in the show. Hear about behind-the-scenes info and fun facts about the show from your expert guide. Then, hop back in the van to head back to Split where this tour continues with a walking tour of Diocletian's Palace. Walk through the streets and cellars of this ancient city you can see where the Unsullied Army and Queen Daenerys prepared to conquer the World. After your finish, the tour, bid your guide farewell and continue to explore the old town of Split.

From Split: Hidden Gems of Dalmatia 48h Open-Top Bus Ticket

3. From Split: Hidden Gems of Dalmatia 48h Open-Top Bus Ticket

Explore Dalmatia in the most comprehensive way possible, with the 48-hour sightseeing pass! You will enjoy 3 different open-top sightseeing bus routes, plus a guided walking tour of Split. Take your time and explore at your own pace, as your pass is valid for 48 hours. Thanks to the on-board audio-guide available in 8 different languages, you will learn all there is to know about the local history, culture, monuments and lifestyle in your preferred language. In addition, you will be accompanied by a local English-speaking guide. Enjoy 'Dalmatia for nature Lovers- countryside half-day tour', first stop is interactive interpretation center, where you will admire the wonders of the Dalmatian nature through multimedia presentations and realistic exhibits. Stella Croatica a family owned Ethno-village and Olive oil musem is the second stop of the tour. Indulge yourself in the local heritage and explore the olive oil museum, the botanical garden and see how local products are made on the spot. Lastly, discover Klis fortress, with its spectacular views, and see where GOT series was filmed. The next tour included in your 48-hour pass is 'ancient Salona tour', that will satisfy all Roman history enthusiasts. Explore the ruins of the capital of the Roman province of Dalmatia and learn about its fascinating history. Continue your sightseeing adventure with Panoramic tour of the city. Taking you beyond Diocletian's Palace, and showcasing all the picturesque city spots. Relax while driving along the stunning promenade, breath the fresh air while passing by the evergreen Marjan peninsula. See all the major museum institutions and the football stadium. Learn what makes Split tick! After completing all your bus routes, join your local guide on an informative and fun walking tour of Diocletian's Palace and discover all the secrets of this late antiquity UNESCO monument. Split-the capital of Dalmatia-Split on the go! You will ride in an open-top sightseeing bus, marveling the city's major attractions. Take wonderful photos along the route. Pass by the major museum institutions. Relax and enjoy a scenic ride along the Promenade, with the stunning yacht marina. Unwind, while the bus takes you through the Marjan peninsula-the 'green lungs of Split'. After the bus tour, join the free walking tour of Emperor Diocletian's Palace and learn all about this Unesco inscribed monument from a licensed local guide.

From Split: Private Salona and Fortress of Klis Tour

4. From Split: Private Salona and Fortress of Klis Tour

Here’s a great tour combination for you, a Salona and Fortress of Klis Tour!  First, a car, van or a minibus will take you to the remains of the ancient Split suburbs, once known as Salona, where you will gaze upon the ruins of a once grand cultural hotspot. The town of Solin developed on the ancient ruins of Salona. In the late ancient times, Salona had great political and religious influence. Salona was founded after the Roman civil war under Julius Caesar and it was a striving town, three times bigger than Pompeii. Today, Solin is a beautiful town, popular with both locals and tourists. Afterwards, you will visit the Fortress of Klis, a fort with the best view of Split and the surrounding areas. The Fortress of Klis has a history of more than 2000 years, starting with the Illyrian tribe called Dalmatae that used it as a stronghold before it was occupied by the Romans. After the fall of the Roman Empire, the site became a seat for Croatian kings. The famous series Game Of Thrones was filmed there, so if you are a fan, this is a must!

From Sinj: 30-Minute Private Flight over Split & Solin

5. From Sinj: 30-Minute Private Flight over Split & Solin

This route starts by taking off from Sinj airport, flying over the city of Sinj and the beautiful field of Sinj. This paradise of water, fields, and stone hides some of the most endemic species of flora and fauna in Croatia. Landscapes and underground of the Cetina River are rich with everlasting, sage, heather, and thyme. You might even see the Sinj fortress which was historically a very important location. Heading on to Split where you'll be flying over Klis fortress. On the cliffs between Mosor and Kozjak stands the Klis fortress. It was built on an extraordinary strategic location that allowed military control over the Klis valley. Klis fortress has been beautifully preserved in whole. After flying past Klis fortress, you will see the city of Split, with its green oasis Marjan. You will even see the island of Brač and the island of Šolta. You will see amazing blue seas below! Split is the second biggest city in Croatia and the largest ferry port. It is the cultural and economic center of the region. Largest green surface in Split, Marjan was declared a Park Forest in 1964. According to archaeological findings, it was inhabited as early as prehistory. Pieces of prehistoric pottery were found here. Also discovered are remnants of the temple of Diana – the goddess of the hunt. Until the 15th century, Marjan was covered with forest. Due to expansions of settlements, wars, and Turkish conquests, arson, and clearing, Marjan became a barren wasteland in only two centuries. Reforestation commenced by planting the first pines in 1852. As years passed, the forest was renewed and the animals returned. The first sea aquarium was founded on Marjan in 1928. After flying over Split the end of your flight will take you over the small town of Solin. Solin was the capital of Roman providence. However, Solin (or Salona) disappeared at the end of the middle ages never to be renewed again. Today it is a town of rich cultural heritage from ancient Salona (forum with temples, amphitheater, and graveyards with Salonitan martyrs) to the Middle age, time of queen Jelena and Trpimirović dynasty, the coronation of Zvonimir as King of Dalmatia and Croatia. Located by the river Jadro, Solin today is and youngest town in Croatia. It has been visited by Pope John Paul II in 1998. Afterward, you will fly towards the western side of Split where you can see some magnificent beaches of Split. Popular sandy beaches, pebbled beaches, rocky places, all can be found in Split. The final step is heading back to the airport. This is one of a kind tour and you will see everything you have to see in only 30 minutes.

Split, Trogir and Klis Fortress: Private Tour from Dubrovnik

6. Split, Trogir and Klis Fortress: Private Tour from Dubrovnik

After your driver picks you up at your hotel, you will enjoy a three-and-a-half-hour drive in a comfortable, air-conditioned vehicle along the Dalmatian coastline. Be sure to bring your passport with you, as you will cross the border. Once arriving at Trogir, you will explore the beautiful historic city on an hour walking tour with your guide/driver, visit Saint Lawrence Cathedral and walk on the seaside promenade. The next destination is Split, only half an hour drive from Trogir. Explore Diocletian's Palace, an ancient ruin of a Roman emperor, one of the best preserved in Europe. Your guide will explain about the history of Split in an one-hour walking tour, where you will visit the most important sightseeing spots. Climb the bell tower of Saint Domnius Cathedral for a breathtaking view of the largest port in Croatia, and visit a cathedral that was built as a tomb. During your free time, you may want to relax at one of Split's famous sandy beaches. The last stop is Klis Fortress, saved for the end of the tour to finish the day with a sunset over Split and Dalmatian archipelago from the mountaintop. Afterwards, head back to Dubrovnik and enjoy a comfortable drive on the highway. Once in Dubrovnik, your driver will take you back to your hotel.

From Split: Krka National Park & Klis Fortress, Day Trip

7. From Split: Krka National Park & Klis Fortress, Day Trip

The best-known Croatian attraction and it’s not „just another waterfall“, but the largest waterfall in Europe. Escape from the city crowd and spend your day in the fresh air inside one of the most beautiful landscapes in the country.  It is a short drive from Split to the Krka National Park which you will reach in no time as we cruise over the highway in our air-conditioned bus.   Upon arrival, your guide will tell you all you need to know about this stunning park full of waterfalls, flora & fauna, and small ethno museums.  You will enjoy a few hours of free time to get lost in wooden paths all over the park. When you are done with taking a ton of selfies in the area of the largest waterfall Skraadinski buk, under the impression of all the beauty created by Nature, you will meet your guide, who will take you to the boat. Relax while the panoramic boat is taking you directly to the charming small town of Skradin.  In Skradin you will have the chance to taste one of the oldest and most unique meals, Skradinski risotto, which for some reason not many know about, and enjoy a glass of homemade wine from the grapes picked in the area of Skradin.  After your lunch, enjoy an hour-long panoramic ride until you reach the famous Klis Fortress, or as Game of Thrones fans calls it - the city of Mareen. Your guide will take you through the Fortress, teaching you all about its importance in Croatian history.  You will find yourself at the Klis Fortress at the right time, and even if you are not a history or Game of Thrones fan, with the sun setting down and with the city of Split in the palm of your hand, standing in that fortress, we promise You are going to feel like a true emperor.  PS. Make sure to charge your phone battery because these stunning areas will leave you speechless.

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