Sightseeing Tour in Croatia, Split
Private Split: Secrets of Split Tour – Drink like an emperor, dine like a Dalmatian, and do as the Romans do on this tour of vibrant Splicani life.
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Tour Type Activity
Trip Duration 3 hours
Group Size Small Group
Languages Spoken English
Age Range 0-99
Drink like an emperor, dine like a Dalmatian, and do as the Romans do on this private tour of vibrant Splicani life. You’ll learn the secrets of Diocletian’s Palace while wandering this colossal 1,700 year old estate. Explore a traditional fish market where locals select the freshest seafood, then feast like a Roman emperor on local Dalmatian wine and traditional delicacies with a local guide by your side
This tour is priced per person for a minimum group size of two travellers. A solo traveller may still book this private experience but will be charged the base rate for two travellers.
- Uncover secrets hidden in the walls of Diocletian’s Palace
- Get the gossip on this famous rags-to-riches emperor
- Dine like an emperor on local delicacies like pršut smoked ham
- Sip a glass of the locals’ preferred lunchtime beverage
Please see full itinerary for further details.
- Local English speaking guide
- Traditional snack
- Glass of wine
- Entrance fees to cathedral of ex-Emperor mausoleum and underground of the palace
- Extra drinks
- Tips and gratuities for your guide
3.30pm - the Promenade
Beginning of the Riva (Promenade) near the mock-up model of the city, 21000 Split, Obala Hrvatskog narodnog preporoda Street No 23. (Transfers to/from your hotel are available for an additional fee – please contact us).
2.5 to 3 Hours
Begin your royal adventure in the not-so-modest home of the Roman emperor Diocletian. His colossal 1,700-year-old palace is not only a UNESCO World Heritage Monument, but also a popular hangout for locals of Split and the cast of Game of Thrones.
As we wander into the heart of the city, peristil, we’ll discover the secrets of Diocletian’s life hidden in the walls of the world’s best preserved Roman palace – find out why he loved salad so much and why a piece of the mythical White Stone can make you happy.
It is no secret, however, that the way to a Dalmatian’s heart is through the stomach. We’ll show you a traditional fish market, peskarija, where locals have been buying fresh seafood for centuries.
Your mouth will surely be watering by now, so we’ll take you for a traditional Dalmatian snack fit for a king – air-dried smoked meat, soft sheep cheese, octopus salad, anchovies and olives. During your snack, your local guide will regale you with Split tales, past and present. And of course a Dalmatian meal is never complete without a glass of wine. After all, wine is one of our oldest traditions and a staple of the Mediterranean diet, so just stay calm and do as the Romans do!
We’ll finish our tour on the Riva promenade, leaving you feeling as satisfied and pampered as the emperor Diocletian himself. Our local guides will point you to their favourite coffee shops and the best spots for an evening of Dalmatian delicacies and entertainment.
Dress standard: If we go to the cathedral, both men and women should bring modest clothing that covers your knees and shoulders.
Available all year round.