Adventure seekers looking for a holiday experience with fewer crowds will enjoy Autumn time in Split! September in Dalmatia is ideal for a slow-paced holiday in Croatia.
Read our list of top things to do in Split and enjoy it without the hustle and bustle.
If you have decided to embark on the unique adventure of camping in Split, you should do a Split free walking tour of the city. The monumental city of Split with its famed Diocletian's palace is best experienced with a local guide who will get into impressive details of this Mediterranean gem. Besides sightseeing this majestic city from a completely different perspective, you will also have the experience of strolling its charming streets with a real local.
Aside UNESCO monuments, impressive architecture, and a lively city vibe, the Split area will leave you in awe with its intact nature and nearby natural beauties you can visit through daily trips from Split. Take a daily island hopping tour of Pakleni islands, visit the famed Blue Cave on Biševo islet to experience its underworld, or experience hiking the Biokovo mountain. Those less apt to hiking can also rent a bike for an adventurous mountain tour.
If the city gets too vibrant, one of the best things to do near Split is visit the nearby city of Trogir, famous for its UNESCO-protected medieval city center. The impressive protected area is located on a small island connected with the mainland with a bridge. Because of its intact architecture, which is a blend of many historical styles, and extensive heritage, Trogir is sometimes referred to as 'city-museum'.
When you get tired of Split sightseeing and run out of ideas of your ‘things to do in Split’ list, dig into the local cuisine, it will be worth your while. Dalmatian people take pride in their excellent cooking and traditional recipes, and you ought to try the delicious specialties such as oven-baked lamb or squid. The best experiences await you in family-run restaurants or taverns, as the recipes are almost religiously passed down through family generations.
The Split area will leave you in awe with its amazing beaches, but the best ones are on the nearby islands. Make sure to visit Zlatni rat beach on Brač island, as it is one of the most legendary Mediterranean beaches in the area. The horn-shaped sandy beach is ideal for a day of sunbathing and enjoying the sea. Numerous beaches worth your while in the Split area also lie in our campsites: Camp Vira, Waterman beach village, Stobreč Split, Camp Labadusa, Camping Rožac, Camping Belvedere.
Are you hooked on visiting Split during Autumn yet? Check the selection of our campsites in the area, and enjoy a great September in Croatia.
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Photo credit: Marko Kapitanović, Tom Dubravec, Robert Matić, Andrija Carli