Guided tour

Split: Old Town and Diocletian Palace 1.5 Hour Walking Tour

Activity provider: Split Walking Tour

Split: Old Town and Diocletian Palace 1.5 Hour Walking Tour

Activity provider: Split Walking Tour
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Discover the largest coastal town in Croatia on a walking tour of Split. Follow a local guide to the top sights like the Golden Gate, Diocletian's Palace, and the statue of Gregory of Nin.

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Duration 1.5 hours
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  • Unlock the secrets of Split with a local guide
  • See the remains of the impressive Diocletian Palace
  • Walk along the Riva promenade
  • Learn about the Bishopric of Gregory of Nin
  • Travel through time as you explore 1,700 years of history
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Travel back in time on a guided walking tour of Split and explore 1,700 years of the city’s history, from the construction of the Diocletian Palace in 305 CE, to its place as Croatia's second largest city. Uncover sights like the Saint Domnius Cathedral along the way. 

Meet your guide at the Golden Gate of the Diocletian Palace and marvel at the remains of an ancient palace from the Roman Empire which now forms about half the Old Town of Split. Stop to view its open colonnades in the palace's central Peristyle square.

Continue to the impressive Saint Domnius Cathedral, which is thought to be the oldest Catholic cathedral in the world that remains in use in its original form. Hear about the story of Gregory of Nin by his statue in Giardin Park.

Stroll along the Riva promenade to admire views of Marjan Hill and the Adriatic Sea. Finish your tour where it began at the Golden Gate.

  • Local tour guide
  • Walking tour in English
  • Hotel pick up
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

Meet at the Golden Gate of the Diocletian Palace, Split. Look for the guide with the blue umbrella.

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What to bring

  • Comfortable clothes

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  • This tour is appropriate for all ages
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Tanya was hilarious! She made the tour ‘round the Palace great fun in addition to all the great information she shared. She connected old Croatia with new Croatia and that perspective was a welcomed addition to the tour. I’d definitely recommend this tour to first time visitors to Croatia / Split.

September 25, 2022

Karla showed us the old town on a very nice tour and provided us with a lot of information. Her English was very good. If you book the tour at 10:30, it ends at 12:00 at Perisil. Then you can watch Diocletian and his Romans greeting the crowd (5min show every day).

September 19, 2022

Woah! My boyfriend and I always take historical tours for the places we visit but this one has been the best one we have had so far! Our guide Ivan was absolutely amazing, he was telling the story of Split in such a captivating way, that we fell in love with the city immediately. J recommend!

September 18, 2022

Product ID: 54976