Split tours and excursions
The Tourist Guide Service, run by the Udruga Vodica (Guide Association), and Split Tours both offer walking tours of Split's historic centre in a wide choice of languages and for groups or individuals. These take in the history of Diocletian's Palace and its most interesting parts, as well as key Venetian and Austro-Hungarian parts of the old core too.Tel: +385 21 360 058; +385 21 352 533.
Website: http://www.guides.hr; www.splittours.hr
Segway CityTour Split organises regular tours on their stand-up powered segways, innovative 'personal transporters'. They range from the two-hour Split Grande Tour, through to a short basic segway trip that lets visitors see if this style of getting around suits them.Tel: +385 91 333 1451.
Hvar is undoubtedly one of the most striking of all the Croatian island towns, just a short ferry ride away from Split. Now a favourite of the international yachting community and trendy types from Zagreb, this chic oasis of cool bars and top-notch seafood restaurants enjoys a remarkable setting.Tel: +385 21 741 059.
Just a few kilometres out of Split, towards the city's airport, lays the romantic remnants of the old Roman city of Salona. Emperor Diocletian himself was born in the city and today visitors can walk around the site and its sweep of ruins that were once home to 60,000 inhabitants.Tel: +385 25 48 790.