Top things to do in Split

Top Choice Church in Split

Cathedral of St Domnius

Split’s octagonal cathedral is one of the best-preserved ancient Roman buildings still standing. It was built as a mausoleum for Diocletian, the last famous persecutor of the Christians, who was interred here in AD …
Top Choice Historic Site in Split

Diocletian’s Palace

Taking up a prime harbourside position, this extraordinary complex is one of the most imposing ancient Roman structures in existence today, and it's where you’ll spend most of your time while in Split. Don’t expect …
Top Choice Castle in Split

Klis Fortress

Controlling the valley leading into Split, this imposing fortress spreads along a limestone bluff, reaching 385m at its highest point. Its long and narrow form (304m by 53m) derives from constant extensions over the…
Top Choice Dalmatian in Split

Konoba Marjan

Offering great-quality Dalmatian fare, this friendly little Veli Varoš tavern features daily specials such as cuttlefish brujet (a flavour-packed seafood stew – highly recommended), gregada (fish stew with potato) a…
Top Choice Mediterranean in Split

Zoi

Accessed by a discreet door on the waterfront promenade, this upstairs restaurant serves sophisticated modern Mediterranean dishes that look as divine as they taste. The decor is simultaneously elegant and extremely…
Top Choice Dalmatian in Split

Konoba Matejuška

This cosy, rustic tavern, in an alleyway minutes from the seafront, specialises in well-prepared seafood – as epitomised in its perfectly cooked fish platter for two. The grilled squid is also excellent, served with…
Top Choice Dalmatian in Split

Konoba Fetivi

Informal and family-run, with a TV screening sports in the corner, Fetivi feels more like a tavern than most that bear the konoba name. However, that doesn't detract from the food, which is first rate. Seafood is th…
Top Choice Wine Bar in Split

Marcvs Marvlvs Spalatensis

Fittingly, the 15th-century Gothic home of the 'Dante of Croatia', Marko Marulić, now houses this wonderful little 'library jazz bar' made up of small rooms crammed with books and frequented by ageless bohemians, to…
Top Choice Wine Bar in Split

Paradox

This stylish wine and cheese bar has a fantastic rooftop terrace, a massive selection of Croatian wines (more than 120, including 40 by the glass) and a variety of local cheeses to go with them. The clued-up staff m…
Top Choice Italian in Split

Portofino

Spilling onto a surprisingly quiet square at the heart of Diocletian's Palace, Portofino will charm the pants off you with its friendly service, elegant decor, complimentary amuse-bouches and delicious pasta dishes.…