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    • Where to stay and where to go in/around Split (with a 6 year old)

      by LBK Online Now Jul 14, 2016 at 7:38 AM

      Hi all :)

      I'm going to Split in mid October with my son for a week.

      Firstly - should we only have accommodation in Split and then settle for day trips; or should we try to stay some where else too? Like a some days on an island or a village…something off track?

      Then - I really like to focus on kid friendly activities and nature, something off track would be nice too, something to challenge my boy a bit :) Trying to avoid mass tourism a bit. We'll have to check out some of the amazing islands - but which ones?

      Hope to get some hints - thanks a million!

    • split diocletian days

      by timewaster Online Now Jul 17, 2016 at 3:53 PM

      anybody know when the Diocletian Days festival is in Split for this year?
      I read that it happens usually in august.

    • long lineups for ferry or catamaran from split to hvar?

      by jordanaf Online Now Feb 9, 2013 at 10:24 AM


      My fiance and I are planning our honeymoon in Croatia. We wanted to spend 2 days in split, then 2 nights in Hvar before coming back to Split to catch our flight very early in the morning. We are going to be there in late July, and I heard from one source that the ferries do not always run on schedule, and that to get a catamaran to Hvar we will have to wait hours in line because you can't buy tickets in advance. We were warned that if we want to have a relaxing honeymoon, we should just stay in Split for the entire time and not stress ourselves out with getting to and from Hvar. We will not have a car, we will just be on foot.

      However, I really want to go, it looks like a lot of fun, and I'm worried that we will get bored hanging out in Split for 5 full days.

      Does anyone have insight on how difficult it is to get between Spilt and Hvar in July?

      Thank you,


      4 Answers Feb 20, 2013 at 2:24 PM
    • Marjan Hotel

      by travelbugau Online Now Dec 16, 2012 at 12:31 AM

      Can anyone tell me what is happening with the Marjan Hotel. I heard a couple of years ago that it was going to be a Hilton Hotel, but cannot find anything about it. Is it finished, or what is happening to it.

      2 Answers Mar 11, 2013 at 2:25 PM
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      Beach Showers on Bacvice ?

      by Mark_Lester Online Now Sep 22, 2012 at 10:51 AM

      I found out the answer is of course yes according to this
      but I'll ask it anyway as a way of soliciting comments about the place.

      We are doing this train trip next July where we arrive in Split at 3pm (on a bus from Ploce) and leave on the 21:18 sleeper to Zagreb.
      We wont actually have anywhere to grab a shower from getting up in Sarajevo at stupid o'clock in the morning till we get to Venice the following night at 8pm, i.e about 37 hours door to door.

      However, I have located Stellon restaurant and all that stuff on the far side of Bacvice, which looks like an ideal base for us (there's 13 of us at this stage of the trip). We could combine a dip in the Adriatic with having a shower, but we really would need a wash afterwards else we'll have all the following day in the Julian Alps being sweaty and salty. We're all middle aged blokes, it's an horrific thought.

      So, just to make doubly sure, are there functioning showers ?, we really dont mind paying. And regarding Stellon, there looks to be quite a few places in that block, I dont know if we're going to be able to keep a table going at Stellon for the full 6 hours. We might need to base ourselves downstairs which looks more like bars and clearly dont mind people coming and going, dripping wet.

      1 Answer Nov 20, 2012 at 6:56 AM
    • opennng hours September sundays historic Split sites?

      by pgoldsmid Online Now Aug 26, 2012 at 2:37 PM

      I cannot find consistent information for opening hours for important sites in Split. We will drive from Dubrovnik on Sunday 9 September, want to visit Diocletian's Palace and other central sites. Staying in Trogir that night and Monday night. It looks like the part of the Palace that we can pay to visit (lower level) is open to 8 pm (20:00)- ? But are Baptistry, Cathedral, and other central sites open on Sunday afternoon-evening? Archeological museum looks closed Sunday & Monday.
      Would we do better to go straight to Trogir and spend time there on Sunday, return to Split on Monday? Cannot change overall schedule beyond this. Thanks!

      1 Answer Aug 26, 2012 at 3:01 PM
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      Would like to visit Split with a local person!

      by bobnfran Online Now Aug 20, 2012 at 7:22 PM

      We are an active senior couple from the USA who will be visiting in Split on Thursday September 6th. We would enjoy meeting an English-speaking resident or couple who would like to show us around your city/town and hopefully create a friendship.

      Learning about your culture and way of life is of interest to us. And this is a good way to create peace in the world.

      If interested and free that day, please post a reply. No professional tour-guides, please.

      Bob & Fran

      1 Answer Apr 8, 2013 at 6:31 PM
    • Rent a Boat in the are of Split or Dubrovnik

      by dialela Online Now Jul 17, 2012 at 6:55 AM

      Hi everyone!
      I need some help here, its the first time that I'm traveling to Croatia my trip will go from Split to Dubrovnik.
      I would love to know if someone knows if its possible to rent around these two areas a little boat without need of license and how much can it cost?
      I know in Italy and Spain you can rent little boats that takes you to little lost paradise beaches and I was wondering if I will be able to do the same here.
      Thank you all for your help!

      2 Answers Jul 25, 2012 at 1:12 AM
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      Where to stay

      by Lurchizo Online Now Jul 1, 2012 at 11:43 AM

      I arrive in Split on September 1st by car so I am looking for a hotel, B&B or apartment to rent for the night. What is the best area of the city to stay in? Does anyone have any recommendations of a place to stay. I tend not to like the expensive, modern chain like hotels. I like a simple local room in a character building. Thanks for your help.

      3 Answers Jul 2, 2012 at 5:27 AM
    • Zagreb to Plitvice Lakes and Split to Hvar

      by MirjanaO Online Now Jun 6, 2012 at 1:55 PM

      Hi there! Planning my second Trip to Hrvatska and I have 2 questions.

      1. Is it easy to get a bus from Zagreb to Plitvice Lakes once I arrive there in August?? I cannot find a place online to buy bus tickets back and forth. Also, should I do the guided tour or just wander through with my husband? Finally, which entrance, 1 or 2 is better?

      2. Once I arrive in Split, I want to take a day trip to Hvar and maybe another island. Can I just buy a ferry ticket once I get there? I must go to Hvar and don't want to miss out on a trip by not having a ticket in advance.

      Hvala in advance!

      4 Answers Jul 16, 2012 at 10:48 AM
    • Question about Mejugorje

      by beachfrog1 Online Now May 20, 2012 at 10:21 PM

      Hi all,
      I'm planning on solo in June. I promised so many people I'd do a pligrimage for them, but I have no idea how to get to Medjugorje.  I'm going to be in the city of Split for a stopover, I'm only going to have 1 day try to visit Medjugorje.

      Do you think I'll be able to visit Medjugorje from Split, and then return back to Split all within 1 day?

      Also, can you please help me with the following questions:

      Is there a bus that goes from the city of Split to Medjugorie?
      If so, can you tell me exactly where the bus picks up at Split?
      Also, can you tell me the pick up times from Split and return time from Medjugorie?
      Do I need to make a reservation for the bus trip to Medjugorie?
      Do I need to make a reservation for the return bus trip to Split?
      How much is a bus fare?
      Do you know of a company or website that can tell me details about this?

      Thanks and blessings!

      2 Answers May 21, 2012 at 11:49 PM
    • Self-Drivng

      by janetlee Online Now May 5, 2012 at 8:51 AM

      I will rent a car and drive from Split to Dubrovnik. It appears on the map that Bosnia is in between Split and Dubrovnik. Does it mean I need to enter Bosnia before I can go to Dubrovnik? There also seems to have a route on Google map between Ploce and Trpanj. Is it a cross-harbour tunnel which I can drive through? All helps are much appreciated.

      6 Answers May 7, 2012 at 1:43 AM
    • Help me find a football field please!

      by jantenbrink Online Now May 4, 2012 at 9:02 AM

      Dear Split lovers,

      in the summer of 2012 we're visiting Split with our footballteam for a training camp. We've visited cities such as Barcelona, Istanbul, Berlin and Valencia in the past, but now we want to see the beautiful Split!

      A very essential part of our week is always the football training. We want to train 2 or 3 times, but at the moment we are having a hard time trying to find a football field which we can use or rent for a few times.

      Is there anyone who can help me find this or can give me a person to contact about this matter? It would be a huge help!

      Thank you in advance.


      3 Answers Jul 2, 2012 at 5:37 AM
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      Best 3 restaurants in Split?

      by JBS228 Online Now Apr 8, 2012 at 6:12 PM

      My wife and I will be in Split for one, maybe two nights. What are the 3 nicest restaurants in Split that are not CRAZY expensive?

      1 Answer Apr 9, 2012 at 12:18 AM
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      Ferry from Split to Dubrovnik?

      by JBS228 Online Now Apr 6, 2012 at 5:31 PM

      I have been looking on JADROLINIJA web page and can not find how to make it from Split to Dubrovnik. My wife and I would rather travel be ferry then bus because we are going to be staying in Hvar for a couple of nights before Dubrovnik and would rather not back track to Split. We are also thinking that it would be fun to take the ferry over the bus for the views.

      I see some people say that this ferry only exists twice a week.? Can anyone point me in the right direction on how to find what days and times we could make the trip from Hvar to Dubrovnik by ferry. Thanks for the help!!

      4 Answers Apr 7, 2012 at 4:30 AM
    • Rent a boat from Split

      by Elena81 Online Now Apr 1, 2012 at 11:51 AM

      Where is possible to rent a rib or plastic planning boat from Split harbour?
      We are 5 friends and want rent one rib boat arround 7 meters.Form july 18th for 5 days. We have a driver licence. Many thanks!!:)

      1 Answer Apr 1, 2012 at 11:15 PM
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      Split on 6 January holiday

      by halikowski Online Now Jan 2, 2012 at 1:34 PM

      Is everything closed for January 6, HOliday of Three Kings? I would like to visit Archeological Museum. The website does not help unfortunately,
      Thanks for any help,

      1 Answer Jan 2, 2012 at 7:21 PM
    • Restaurants Near Split Ferry

      by jcortib Online Now Aug 28, 2011 at 2:07 PM

      Can anyone suggest some restaurants that are within walking distance to the ferry terminal in Split.There will be 6 adults and we will all be carrying luggage. Restaurant would need to be open between 5:30 pm and 7:00 pm on a Saturday night.Our ferry leaves at 8 pm.

      Thank you

      2 Answers Aug 29, 2011 at 12:24 AM
    • Average Cost of restaurant meal in Split

      by jcortib Online Now Aug 25, 2011 at 1:42 PM


      We will be travelling to Split in Sept, 2011

      I'm trying to figure out how much to budget per day for lunch and dinner.

      I plan on having a nice meal with wine for dinner and a basic lunch with maybe a beer

      How many kuna's per day per person should I expect to pay roughly?

      1 Answer Aug 26, 2011 at 12:47 AM
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      Split, absolute MUST

      by nyceagle1633 Online Now Aug 25, 2011 at 9:38 AM

      Okay, debating 2 or 3 nights stay in Split. Is this good decision? What is absolutely must see outside for day trip near Split????? Most beautiful place to see in October.

      4 Answers Aug 26, 2011 at 12:51 AM
    • Traveling to Split

      by pauloipam Online Now Aug 24, 2011 at 4:35 AM


      I plan on spending two days in Split in October.

      I'm doing Zadar - Split (how can I do it, prices?) and then Split - Zagreb (same questions) when I leave.

      Is two days enough to visit Split?

      Thanks in advance!

      8 Answers Aug 24, 2011 at 7:12 PM
    • travelling from pula to split

      by rachaelevans Online Now Aug 20, 2011 at 11:38 AM

      I will be travelling from Pula to Split on the 4th or 5th of September and i'm not sure of the best way to get there. I've heard the bus is the best way, any ideas?

      3 Answers Aug 21, 2011 at 4:19 AM
    • Konstantin

      by konstantin4 Online Now Aug 5, 2011 at 3:08 PM

      I have few hours to see Split before my flight. Where can I park my rented car not far from town centre? Address for a navigator would be best. Thnk you

      1 Answer Aug 6, 2011 at 11:18 AM
    • Split to Pula

      by steve_k_ Online Now Aug 5, 2011 at 8:15 AM

      Hey, can anyone tell me the best way to get from split to pula. Flying into split on the 30th and need to get to pula for the 1st!


      8 Answers Aug 6, 2011 at 4:52 PM
    • massage in split

      by yossee53 Online Now Jul 25, 2011 at 9:45 AM

      Hi all, can you suggest a good place for a relaxing massage in split? help will be appriciated.

      2 Answers Jul 25, 2011 at 10:35 AM
    • Must dos in Split in 3 days

      by helenjane Online Now Jul 20, 2011 at 11:18 AM

      Hi. We arrive in Split on Friday afternoon and leave Tuesday lunchtime, so we have 3 full days to fill. What should we not miss - would like to do some kayakking/ sailboat trip and see as much as we can.
      Thanks HJ

      4 Answers Jul 21, 2011 at 1:39 AM
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      split , hvar and bol

      by dexteratl Online Now Jul 19, 2011 at 3:56 AM

      Hello I plan to stay 2 nights in Split, and 2 nights in Hvar Town. Plan to do a day trip (only) to the famous beach Zlatni Rat at Bol in Brac Island. I am trying to figure out what is the best way.

      1) Shall I go to Bol from Split ? If so, what is the the ferry schedule ? Is there a direct boat to Bol? I just want to do a day trip.

      2) or shall i go from Hvar to Bol ? from Stari Grad or Hvar Town ? What is the schedule ?

      Thank you all for your advice.

      6 Answers Mar 31, 2014 at 7:42 AM
    • Car hire in Split

      by jenny61 Online Now Jul 8, 2011 at 5:34 AM

      We have booked a rental car to pick up in Split from AMC/ORYX Rent a Car at Petrova 1 in Split.
      Is this building near the rail station?

      2 Answers Jul 8, 2011 at 11:53 PM
    • paris123

      by paris123 Online Now May 18, 2011 at 9:16 PM

      are you in walking distance from cruise ship port to walk around some shops and sites with wheel chair

      4 Answers May 20, 2011 at 12:45 AM
    • boats to the islands

      by patandlarry Online Now May 12, 2011 at 5:32 AM

      We will be arriving in Split May 21 or 22. Are there boats that go to Hvar and or Korcula this time of year? Would like to stay the night in each of those places.


      3 Answers Apr 1, 2012 at 11:41 AM
    • bus to dubrovnik

      by marcopolo58 Online Now Apr 21, 2011 at 6:33 PM

      Hi i am arriving in Split in july but have to catch a bus to dubrovnik the following day. I notice that you cannot buy bus tickets on the net, is one days notice enough at that time of year to buy a ticket at the bus station or do they get booked out?

      4 Answers Apr 23, 2011 at 11:39 AM
    • Learning to Sail and Fishing

      by armouredbunny Online Now Jan 26, 2011 at 5:59 AM


      I'm considering going to Croatia from the UK in the summer of this year. I'd like to be able to learn to sail and this company appears to have very reasonable rates and the possibility of a verifiable qualification afterwards:

      Does anyone have any experience using this company or would recommend any other companies that do this sort of thing in this region or possibly another region.

      In addition to this I'd like to fit in a day or two fishing, does anyone know of any good fishing charters that cater to single or small group travelers?


      5 Answers Sep 6, 2011 at 2:04 AM