Split walking tour


  • Split City, Croatia
  • Split walking tour

    Split walking tour

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    Split walking tour

    Split walking tour – Gecko tours with guests

ABOUT THIS TOUR

Our Split walking tour is approximately 1.5 hours in duration and our groups never exceed 12 people.

We run our walking tour 6 times a day between April 1 and October 31 – we include an early morning tour that commences at 8.00am, before the bustle of the summer crowds get in full swing, thus allowing you to easily stroll the palace. We also include an evening walking tour that commences at 7.30pm and allows you to enjoy the cool of the evening with some wonderful sunset views of Split from the Marjan Hills. That’s over and above the four tours we run during the day at 9am, 11,30am, 3pm and 5pm so there should be a time to suit all travel schedules.

Between November 1 – March 31 we run three tours a day at 9.00am, 11.30am and 3pm.

Looking for things to do in Split: Stroll through the streets of Split with a local expert on our Split walking tour! If you have limited time in Split and are looking for the top things to do in Split or just looking for a Split shore excursion this is the tour for you. On our Split sightseeing tour you will enjoy a personalised experience and gain an insight into the daily lives of Split locals and current events in Split.

The history of this town is fascinating and we place it at the centre of our Split walking tour. A social and cultural narrative is woven into the story of Split as we enjoy a Diocletian’s palace tour and wander through Diocletian’s 1700 year-old palace- bringing it all to life!

You will learn all about the colourful life of the famous Roman emperor who built the core of modern Split. This is a story which involves many historical characters, they all had their exits and their entrances, the Ottomans, the Venetians, the French, the Austro-Hungarians… Our Split City tour will explain how they were all very vividly present in Split and the Dalmatian region at one point in history, and each of them has left a trace in Split’s architecture, culture and daily routines too!

If this tour whets your appetite for Roman history, our tour of Salona, Klis and Trogir builds on the narrative – Salona was the birthplace of Diocletian and was one of the bigger cities in the entire Roman empire – visiting its ruins with its amphitheatre is a must for anyone with an interest in Roman history.

Once you’ve enjoyed the many sights of Split city, our Split tour guide will finish the tour with a walk up the Marjan hill, where you can enjoy panoramic views over Split city and a brief escape from the bustling streets below

For some more information on Split – see our blogs:
The 10 best restaurants in Split – 2018
An explanation of Split’s statue of Grgur Ninski
The women in Diocletian’s life
Split’s museums
A brief timeline of Split
How did Split get its name?
Split’s West Coast chic
Picigin – Split’s own game
Jazz lovers of Split
10 things to do in Split in September and October

Gecko Tours
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4.9 out of 5 stars

Lucia Plaen
Lucia Plaen

5 out of 5 stars

posted 3 weeks ago

We had an amazingly interesting tour with Gabbie! She told us about many interesting details and historical events. She answered all our questions and knew a lot about history, culture, politics and even helped us with finding a good local restaurant! The group was small and the tour very interactive. We loved it, and we loved Split. Thanks Gabbie 🙏

Caroline Bayliss
Caroline Bayliss

5 out of 5 stars

posted 4 weeks ago

Island hopping speedboat tour with Andrea and Toni. Had a fantastic day and visited beautiful places. Andrea very knowledgeable about the history of each place visited. Toni is an amazing skipper, felt totally safe but still had fun. Get a chance to go with these two, take it.

Cynthia Houchin
Cynthia Houchin

5 out of 5 stars

posted 2 months ago

Gabrijela was a wonderful guide, giving us local insight and intriguing background history for our walking tour of Diocletian's palace. She also had a sense of humor, pointing out ironies and funny parallels from the past that still ring true today. A skilled teacher, her spoken English was excellent and the tour was well planned. Take a stroll with her and you're sure to enjoy it!

Prices – please select your preferred date and group size below:
(Children under 12 years old are free of charge though please notify us in advance of the number of children accompanying you so we can properly schedule guest numbers)

ITINERARY

April 1 – October 31:
08h00
09h00
11h30 (includes a live re-enactment of the changing of Diocletian’s guard during high season)
15h00
17h00
19h30
Nov 1 – March 31:
9h00
11h30
15h00

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HIGHLIGHTS

Expert guides with excellent English
Get to know the Emperor and Roman Split
We’ll point out the main places of interest and give you the cultural context
Take in the fine air in the lungs of Split – Marjan Park – and enjoy wonderful views of the City over to the Dalmatian Islands
Ready to book your next tour around Split, Croatia? We guarantee you’ll have a great time!

ROUTE

Summary
Event
Split walking tour
Location
Split, Croatia, 5 Bosanska,Split,Croatia-21000
Starting on
January 13, 2019
Ending on
December 31, 2021
Description
A fully guided small group city walking tour of Split. We run this tour 5x per day.
Offer Price