Two great men & their heritage in Split with a private local guide
This tour is a perfect combination of history, art & culture - unique tour for those who want to experience the best of Split.
It includes visits to the UNESCO protected Diocletian's palace in the center of Split and all of its seculded corners.
Afterwards, we take a private transfer to the most peaceful and most beautiful residential area of Split to see the breathtaking Meštrović villa.
There is a reason why this location is booked for years in advance. Who wouldn't want to get married or have a private party in the spatious garden in front of the villa housing the sculptures of Croatian Michelangelo? Find out more about this world famous artist, who was given American citizenship by Einsenhower himself!
We start with the tour of Diocletian's palace - visiting the substructure, Peristyle, Jupiter's tempel, Emperor's mausoleum (nowadays the cathedral of St. Domnius) and many other hidden corners of this antique monument protected by UNESCO. You'll see all four Gates and famous Gregory of Nin, masterpiece of the artist whose villa we'll be visiting afterwards.
After walking thoruhg the medieval part of Split (Piazza, Synagogue - upon request, City Hall, Fruit sqaure, Cipriani Palace. . . ) we take a short drive to Meštrović villa, where the second part of your tour will take place.
Return to the old town of Split by private transfer.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: In the port of Split (cruise travellers) or at your hotel/apartment if located in the old town. For all other cases, as agreed.
End location: Split old town (10 min walk from the port)
Duration: 3 hours
Private mini-van/car to drive us from the Split old town to the Mestrovic Villa and back.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
110 HRK - covers Villa Meštrović admission fee - 40, 00 HRK per person and optional fees:
Substructure of Diocletian's Palace - 42, 00 HRK per person
Mausoleum & Jupiter's temple - 25,00 HRK per person
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Katja was great. She has a wonderful sense of humor that made us giggle! Her history of the palace is outstanding. We are still quoting some of her comments about the history! We loved seeing the GOT areas. She made the palace walls come alive. At the end of the tour, she gave us ideas for restaurants that we followed and were so happy. Thanks, Katja - you made our trip to split a fabulous experience.