The Dalmatian region of Croatia has, besides the wonderful national parks, a lot to offer. The region has a wide history and heritage, among them Trogir and Split. During our private tour to Trogir and Split from Zadar you will be able to visit a UNESCO Island Town and the Old Center of Split along with a local official guide.
Split is located on a small peninsula and got it’s name from the ancient Greeks who settled there in the 4th century. It’s name comes from the Greek word ‘Aspalathos’, which in spanish means broom flower.
On the other hand, Trogir is a historical city set within medieval walls on a small island. It is linked by two bridges from the island of Ciovo and the mainland. Due to its unique urban layout and the relevance of some of its Baroque and Renaissance buildings, Trogir was declared a UNESCO World Heritage in 1997.
With our private tour to Trogir and Split you will learn the history and heritage of both sites. Your private driver and official tour guide will be at your total disposal during the whole tour.
Points of Interest and Landmarks
Firstly your private driver will pick you up in your desired place in Zadar. We can arrange pick up from your hotel, apartment or cruise port. The pick up time is up to you.
After that you will driver around 90 minutes up to the Island Town of Trogir. Once there you will meet your private tour guide and walk along its cobbled streets, squares and seaside promenade to admire its amazing views. Amongst other sites you will visit:
- Cathedral of St. Lawrence: Built between the 13th and 15th Century, is the main attraction of Trogir
- Venetian Kamerlengo Fort: It built by Venetians between the Xlll and XV century as a naval base for their navy forces in this part of Adriatic.
- Medieval Renaissance Palaces
- Local Limestone Houses
- and much more!
After exploring Trogir you will continue to Split for a guided tour of the Old Town. Once there your private official guide will show you the most emblematic sites of the city. Split is the second largest city of Croatia, this can be seen in its daily movement. The city combines perfectly its history with modernity, offering historical sites like Diocletian’s Palace and a wide offer of bars, cafés and restaurants. Amongst other sites during your private tour you will visit:
- Diocletian’s Palace: one of the best preserved monuments of the Roman architecture in the world.
- Saint Domius Cathedral: Oldest cathedral in whole Europe
- Peristyle: originally the courtyard of the fortress built by one of the last Roman emperors.
- Golden Gate: It was the gate where the emperor Diocletian walked through as he entered the Palace on the 1st of June 305
- Riva: The promenade and most visited public place in the city
- and much more!
In case you are interested in visiting any particular monument or museum, please let us know and we will arrange the tickets entrance for you. You will of course have free time for lunch during your full day tour. Our local guide will recommend you the best places to taste the local food.
Finally, your private driver will drive you back to Zadar.