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    Stop At: Palazzo di Diocleziano, Iza Vestibula 3, Split 21000 Croatia

    Explore, discover and really get-to-know the Old Town of Split with all the delightful little secrets and anecdotes of this gorgeous Mediterranean city.

    We kick-off in style with the magnificent Diocletian's Palace in the heart of the Old Town and travel back to the ancient Roman Empire. We take a step into the rich cultural heritage of this vibrant city with its numerous palaces, quirky narrow streets and lively markets and artisan shops.

    Learn more about this UNESCO World Heritage site while taking a relaxing walk through the streets, squares and the grandiose Diocletian's Palace.

    As we stroll further along, hear stories of not only the past, but equally contemporary Split. Really absorb what makes this atmospheric and exciting city tick. Discover how the city's inhabitants lead a feel-good outdoor lifestyle throughout the year spending time at numerous squares, or on the main waterfront Riva.

    Duration: 3 hours

    Stop At: Vestibulum of Diocletian's Palace, Ulica Iza Vestibula 1, Split 21000 Croatia

    Listen to acapella singers who are usually here in the waiting room of the palace of the Roman emperor

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Cathedral of Saint Domnius, Kraj Sv.Duje 5, Split 21000 Croatia

    Once the mausoleum of the Roman emperor Diocletian, this is today the cathedral in Split.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Grgur Ninski Statue, Ulica Kralja Tomislava 12, Split 21000 Croatia

    Admire the tall sculpture of the most renowned Croatian sculptors Ivan Mesštrović and learn about the bishop Grgur Ninski.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Pjaca, Narodni trg, Split 21000 Croatia

    A lovely square with stunning Venetian and Viennese architecture

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Fruit's Square (Trg Brace Radic), Trg Brace Radic, Split 21000 Croatia

    One of the loveliest squares just outside the palace of the Roman emperor Diocletian. Learn about Marko Marulić, the father of Croatian literature whose statues is in the middle of the square.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Prokurative, Trg Republike, Split 21000 Croatia

    Prokurative or as they are officially called, Republic Square resemble the Venice St. Marks Square. They are located west of the Riva and they were named after the arches found on the neo-Renaissance buildings surrounding the square on three sides. Most people to this day know it by that name. The square is only open on the south side, providing a beautiful view of the harbour and the Riva (waterfront).

    Duration: 5 minutes
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    Departure Point
    Obala Hrvatskog narodnog preporoda 23, 21000, Split, Croatia

    Traveler pickup is offered
    We pick up cruise ship guests at The Port of Split

    We also pick up our guests at any apartment that is located in The Old Town of Split. For those staying outside the Old Town we meet them at the main waterfront called Riva as described in a meeting point section.

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    Split
    Duration
    2h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • My time and service as your local licensed guide.
    • Custom-made programme and tour organization.
    Exclusions
    • The Cathedral of St.Domnius and Jupiter's Temple 25, 00 HRK & The Substructures 45,00 HRK
    • Entry/Admission - Palazzo di Diocleziano
    • Entry/Admission - Cathedral of Saint Domnius
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • The tour is child friendly, but unfortunately not wheelchair friendly.
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    We had a great tour with Zeljan. We were a family of 7 including my soon-to-be 90 year old mother-in-law. Zeljan was informative, insightful and very accommodating. Having read the reviews we were slightly disappointed when we were informed Jelena wasn't going to be our...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank N2905MZdanielf
    JelenaVrancic, Owner at Jelena Vrancic Private Tourist Guide, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

    Thank you so much for your lovely feedback and for supporting local, licensed guides. It is our goal to give the best of service and introduce our visitors to the history and cultural heritage of Split and the region in general. Thanks again. My very...More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    Jelena is enthusiastic, friendly and so informed. She goes out of her way to make the tours more fun & personal! Her knowledge of the city stems from great passion.... the tour is a must do! A beautiful way to explore split !More

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    JelenaVrancic, Owner at Jelena Vrancic Private Tourist Guide, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

    Dear Sonia, what a special treat it was to have you and your husband on my tour. It was not a hard job showing my city to two well-travelled people who are so enthusiastic to learn about a new place they are visiting. It makes...More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    Jelena's Best of Split Tour was exactly what we were looking for on our first of several days in the city. She provided an interesting overview of the city - not just historical facts - but also insights into how people lived here in the...More

    Thank Pac1a
    JelenaVrancic, Owner at Jelena Vrancic Private Tourist Guide, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

    Thank you so much for your wonderful review. It was lovely to meet you both and show you Split. Best, Jelena

    Reviewed September 8, 2019 via mobile

    We had a incredible tour with Jelena! She is extremely professional, knowledgeable, friendly and helpful. We found our schedule needed to change and Jelena made it smooth and seamless to accommodate us. Her recommendations were priceless and we very much enjoyed her company. We look...More

    Thank 824BrownEyedGirl
    JelenaVrancic, Owner at Jelena Vrancic Private Tourist Guide, responded to this reviewResponded September 9, 2019

    Dear Sandy, thank you for this lovely review. Meeting you and showing you Split was an absolute pleasure! All the best to you and Brian. Jelena

    Reviewed September 6, 2019

    Wonderful private walking tour with food tasting for two couples. Jelena is the consummate professional. Her impeccable English, extensive knowledgable of local history and culture as a native and former educator made the experience very enjoyable. Would highly recommend! This tour can be tailored individually.

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank kawinky
    JelenaVrancic, Owner at Jelena Vrancic Private Tourist Guide, responded to this reviewResponded September 6, 2019

    Dear Karen, thank you so much for this lovely review! What a great time I had with you today! To hear that you loved the tour makes me so happy. Thank you! Enjoy Hvar! Jelena

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    July 6, 2019|
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    Response from JelenaVrancic | Property representative |
    Hi, I am so sorry for not getting back to you. My settings here are obviously messed up. I never got the notification for your message. I presume you found the guide. If not, please whatsapp me at 00 385 99 76 86... More
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    July 15, 2018|
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    Response from JelenaVrancic | Property representative |
    Dear ReNae, I am so sorry for not replying sooner. I have just seen the message. The Best of Split is a walking tour. Best, Jelena
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