Kristina had so much knowledge and was very passionate about Split and the Diocletian Palace. She catered to our interest in the Game of Thrones series, showing us the famous locations where they filmed and giving us fun facts. Kristinas virtual tour image quality was very clear which allowed us to enjoy the amazing structures and artifacts in the Diocletian Palace. She was pleasantly friendly, we would definitely recommend her tour of Split! Thanks Kristina!
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Thank you Anna! It was great to break the ice with you on the first virtual tour ever ;)) IRL or virtual tour, it’s always a great thing for a guide to have engaging guests that are interested in the story. I hope I’ll welcome you in Split for real as well once it’s safe to travel again, until then, sending virtual hugs and stay safe! ;)
Jerold WeberUnited States
I have traveled a lot and Kristina was one of my best ever guides. She was extremely personable, knowledgeable, and spoke excellent, almost unaccented, English. And her car allowed our group to travel in comfort. Excellent all around.
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Thank you Jerold! For the comment but also for bringing one day of sunshine in between a lot of rainy November days! Hope to see your group again ;)
Michael SipesUnited States
Kristina was full of energy and knowledge and she highlighted parts of the palace that would have been oblivious to us on our own. our time with Kristina was the highlight of our visit to split.
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Thanks Michael! I hope you enjoyed the rest of your vacation... now after 6.5, shoot for 7 ;)) See you again hopefully :)
Susan BennettUnited States
We thoroughly enjoyed our tour of Trogir and Split. Kristina was wonderful and provided a great deal of information as we did walking tours of both cities. Seeing the quieter town of Trogir was a nice respite from the crowds of Split. Upon returning to Split, she guided us through the massive site with ease. A stop for coffee gave us time to relax and enjoy conversation with a local. Being on a cruise with only limited time, this is definitely the way to get the most out of this visit.
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Thank you Susan! I hope to see you again in Split, next time we’ll find another place for coffee for the two of us and great wine for Keith ;)
Denise BadourUnited States
Harvey RubensteinUnited States
Kristina was the best tour guide that we have ever had. She was extremely knowledgeable, engaging, personable, and gave us the feeling of her being a friend. She deserves a 10 star rating rather than your maximum of five stars.
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Thank you so much Harvey! It was great having you on tour. I love when people engage in a conversation and ask questions rather than just listen ;) Wish you a great rest of your holidays in Croatia!
Gordie LehmanRaleigh, NC, United States
We can not say enough about how great our tour with Kristina was this afternoon. We booked an extended 3.5 hour tour of Split, and we spent over 4 hours together. There was nothing we saw that we could not have seen ourselves, but the deeper dive into the historical significance was much broader and better covered than we could have done ourselves. You will not regret booking a tour with Kristina!
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Thank you Gordie! It was a pleasure having you on the tour, even though, after managing to buy Pag cheese from a true local, knocking on someone’s door and getting honey from them or using side roads to experience Bura wind that even locals try to avoid, it was hard to impress you, so I am very happy that you found tour interesting enough ;) And, as for the time...well, it flies when you are having fun ;)) Hope the rest of your trip will be as exciting as the first part :)
Ellen FrankUnited States
Kristina is a fabulous tour guide. First she is very personable and we enjoyed our day with her. Second she is very knowledgeable about Croatia. Our experience with Kristina was exceptional and I highly recommend her as a guide.
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Thank you! I was really enjoying my time with you! Especially Peter’s stories and knowledge about the area! Hope to see you again someday!
Micah HerdUnited States
Kristina was an amazing tour guide! She took my wife and I on a fun-filled journey around Split, Trogir, and Klis. Along the way, she pointed out specific locations that were familiar from Game of Thrones and educated us on the historical relevance. Prior to booking, I mentioned to Kristina that I had very specific dietary restrictions which required the consumption of wine, cheese, and meat every 2 hours. Using this information, she made sure to schedule food breaks along the way. Would book again!
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Thank you Micah! I hope I’ll get more of those kind of diet restrictions as it makes every tour even more fun ;)) See you again, as I am sure you will be back to Croatia :)
Cedric De KerchoveBelgium
5 stars! We had a great visit with Kristina! She told us many interesting things. Not even we, the parents, but also our 4 young kids (between 9 and 14 years old) really enjoyed the visit. I truly recommend Kristina. She made our visit to Split unforgettable!
Perfect for our family!!! Simple but great explanation of Diocletian Palace and Croatian history and culture by Kristina.
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Thank you! Great to see such engaging family with lots of questions and interest about my city and country ;)
Jennifer SawyerUnited States
Kristina was wonderful to work with! She gave us clear directions on when and where to meet and called us to make sure we knew where to go when we ran 5 minutes late to arrive. She was friendly, knowledgeable and added local commentary that you wouldn't get from someone who hadn't grown up here. She showed us all of the highlights and we were so glad we had booked with her. She also gave us a great restaurant recommendation and help with answering questions about our itinerary the next day. Book it!
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Thank you Jennifer! I’m glad you had nice time on the tour...I actually really loved that you genuinely enjoyed walking through the palace and admired it....makes me feel even more proud of my hometown. I wish you great rest of your vacation and many more amazing ones to come! ;)
Anthony M.United States
If we could give more than 5 stars we would! We will treasure this one for a very long time.
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Thank you Anthony! I’ll mark this as 10 stars ;)
Anthony M.United States
What took us so long! We should have done this one years ago. Thank you Kristina for treating us to such an amazing experience.
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Thank you Anthony! It was my pleasure, although I also wonder what took you so long :) Looking forward to welcoming you again and introducing you to even more of Dalmatia!
Heather ShepherdUnited Kingdom
It was our good fortune to have Kristina as our guide in Split. Very informative and personal. We all thoroughly enjoyed the tour. Thanks Kristina
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Thank you Heather for your review and for sharing your travel stories with me. I really enjoyed coffee time in the palace ;)
Scott WitterUnited States
We had a fantastic 2 hour walking tour of old town Split with Kristina. She was extremely knowledgeable, articulate (very fluent English), enthusiastic and full of nuanced information I don't think you'd get elsewhere. She had a knack for pointing out small but important details you'd certainly miss on your own and maybe not get with other tour guides. Really glad we found her!
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Thank you Scott! Loved walking with you through the city and sharing stories of my hometown. Hope you had nice lunch afterwards and that Dubrovnik was not too crowded ;))
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Thank you Martin! ;)
Aaron SmithUnited States
Absolutely Splendid! Kristina will greet you with a warm friendly smile and her knowledge and passion for her city and it's history will captivate you. She graciously humored all of my whimsical questions and always with a satisfying answer. It was such a unique and in-touch experience. I can't imagine having seen the city any other way. If you're visiting Split, a tour with Kristina is A MUST.
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Its always satisfying when you get a traveler who’s interested enough to ask questions! Thank you for kind words, hope you enjoyed rest of your trip in Croatia and if you come back to the area, definitelly there are a couple more tours you might find interesting! :)
Jeanne BarbieriUnited States
Kristina was the perfect guide. She was wonderful to accommodate our very last minute request for a tour of Diocletian's Palace, and gave us an amazing tour of the highlights and history that was very captivating. She has great knowledge, and also a great sense of humor. I would absolutely recommend her .... 5 stars for sure! Thank you Kristina!
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: It was a pleasure having you on the tour. The tour is always more enjoyable when you have guests interested in what I’m saying. Thank you once again and as I’ve said during the tour, that NFL connection was the Talk of the day in my home :))
Kristina gave us a fantastic tour. We had been staying in Split for several days, so we already had a passing familiarity with the area, and it was great to have so many of our questions answered and our thoughts clarified. She moved at an appropriate pace for our group, was always clear and easy to understand, and ensured that we were in the right places at the right times for specific presentations and events. I find that most tour guides work to a high level, but Kristina exceeded all our expectations.
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Thank you Greg! Glad I could clarify some things for you. Hope the rest of your trip went well and to see you again in the area!
Mario M OronozUnited States
Kristina gave us an excellent tour of Toger and of Diocletian's Palace in Split-Dalmatia. She is a young girl with a very complete knowledge of the places she showed us, while at the same time telling us about life In Croatia now and in former times. We most definitely recommend her.
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Thank you very much for your kind words. It was my pleasure spending the day with you. I hope the Olive oil is serving you Well ;) Hope to see you again in Split!
James HurleyUnited States
Kristina was wonderful. She knows Split inside and out and explains its history in a very engaging way. She takes great photos without hesitation. She came prepared very well for our tour and had material of interest ready for us. Our 17 year old daughter was delighted too.
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Thank you for your kind words. It was a pleasure to show you around, wonderful family, felt like we’ve known each other for years. Hope you enjoyed rest of Croatia and to welcome you back again soon! P.s.: thank you for the weather too ;)
Tom SennstromUnited States
Spent a delightful afternoon with a delightful guide, that was well versed in her knowledge of Split and its people.
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: It was a pleasure having you here. I hope you enjoyed rest of your holidays here and that Rome time was as memorable as before ;)
Dan StevensUnited States
Kristina is a terrific guide and a wonderful person. She is willing to personalize everything and honor your specific requests. She really knows Split and all of Croatia.
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Thank you Dan for nice words. Some travelers make it feel less work more spending time with friends while at the same time bringing my heritage close to them. Thank you for being one of those travelers!
Dan StevensUnited States
I've been using TBL for many, many years. This is my third tour with Kristina this year and she is truly wonderful. Get her if you can.
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Thank you for your lovely review. I really enjoyed showing you the area around Split and bringing the history and heritage of Dalmatian people to someone who is really interested in exploring around! :)
Dan StevensUnited States
As I said before, Kristina is an exceptional guide. I've been using ToursByLocals for many years and she ranks at the top of the guides I've had the pleasure of working with.
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Thank you Dan! It is an understatement to say that it was a pleasure showing you around! I really hope to see you again in Split and Dalmatia and hopefully to try that crockpot ;))
David RozacUnited Kingdom
Our tour with Kristina was outstanding! We had limited time in Split but she made us fall in love with it in a very short time. She is very enthusiastic about history, culture and heritage of her city. Also what we really enjoyed was her passion about the local, everyday life in Split. We got some valuable insights about gastronomy of the region and must-try-dishes while in the area. I would highly recommend her to anyone visiting Split!
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Thank you very much! I hope you will return and explore furthermore as we agreed ;)