Central Dalmatia: Places to Explore


  • Brač

    Close at hand and well-connected to Split by ferry and catamaran services, the island of Brač can be visited in an easy day trip. With extensive tourist development along the coast and a stark, wild interior... Read more

  • Hvar

    The Croatian island of Hvar bills itself as the "sunniest island in the Adriatic." Not only does it have the figures to back up this claim—an annual average of 2,724 hours of sunshine—but it also makes... Read more

  • Krka National Park

    The Krka River cuts its way through a gorge shaded by limestone cliffs and dense woodland, tumbling down toward the Adriatic in a series of spectacular pools and waterfalls. The most beautiful stretch... Read more

  • Omiš and the Cetina Valley

    An easy day trip from Split, Omiš is a pleasant seaside town with a colorful open-air market and a conglomeration of old stone houses backed by a small hilltop fortress. What makes it special is its location... Read more

  • Šibenik

    Šibenik's main monument, its Gothic-Renaissance cathedral, built of pale-gray Dalmatian stone and designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site, stands on a raised piazza close to the seafront promenade. From... Read more

  • Split

    Split's ancient core is so spectacular and unusual that a visit is more than worth your time. The heart of the city lies within the walls of Roman emperor Diocletian's retirement palace, which was built... Read more

  • Trogir

    On a small island no more than a few city blocks in length, the beautifully preserved medieval town of Trogir is connected to the mainland by one bridge and tied to the outlying island of Čiovo by a second... Read more