1 Diocletian’s Palace, Split

With its unique tangle of Roman and medieval remains, Diocletian’s former palace forms the vibrant heart of today’s Split.

2 Bačvice beach

This has long been Split’s main focus of summer leisure, with real sand underfoot and a shoreline promenade lined with cafés.

3 Salona

Roam the expansive site of this ruined Roman city, set among olive groves and only a short bus ride from Split.

4 Klis Fortress

One of the most dramatic medieval castles in the country, perched on a rock high above the city of Split.

5 Trogir

A warren of stone-paved streets presided over by a stunning Romanesque cathedral.

6 Biokovo

Perfect for demanding hikes on the heights, or easier strolls in through the foothill villages, this mountain range inland from Makarska is one of the natural wonders of the Adriatic.

7 Frog and eel stew

Restaurants near Metković specialize in this spicy dish indigenous to the wetlands of the Neretva delta.

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