Split is a city in Croatia on the Dalmatian coast. Like most Mediterranean cities, Split has a unique small-town vibe, with easy-going locals who will make you feel right at home.
There is lots to do when you travel to Split, from wandering around the enchanting Roman old town to lingering over a coffee on the sunny waterside promenade.
Three reasons to travel to Split today
The local people
Split has a unique urban vibe, yet it feels slow paced and relaxed. Near the Diocletian Palace, at heart of Split, you’ll find loads of cafés, bars, and friendly restaurants. The Riva — a popular cafe on the promenade — is a local hotspot, bustling with locals and tourists alike.
From Split, you can easily reach the islands of Hvar, Brac, Vis, and Solta. Spend a day exploring Trogir, and Roman ruins of Salona or visit Krka and Plitvice National Park.
Dalmatian food is delicious, and most restaurants serve traditional Dalmatian dishes: pasticada, a baby beef stew, with gnocchi; stuffed bell peppers with mashed potatoes; meatballs in a tomato sauce or grilled oily fish with chard – yum!
When’s the best time to visit?
May to October is the best time to visit Split, but you might want to skip July and August, these are the hottest (and the busiest months).
What is the climate like in Split?
You can expect dry and warm summers and wet and mild winters. The average temperature in July and August is 25°C but some days can reach temperatures above 30°C. Remember to pack your sunscreen!
Split has evolved from being a stopover site for tourists to the main tourist destination. As of today, it is relatively cheap to visit Split, so book now before prices increase and save with ENTERTAINER getaways.