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From Split: Kravice Waterfalls and Mostar Day Trip

1. From Split: Kravice Waterfalls and Mostar Day Trip

Treat yourself to a mini getaway on this round-trip tour from Split. Walk around the city of Mostar, stop to explore the characteristic village of Počitelj, and enjoy free time to relax and escape the heat at the Kravice Waterfalls. Your excursion starts with pickup at your accommodation, where you'll meet your driver and guide for the day. Then, get taken to the first stop of the trip: the small medieval village of Počitelj. This historic village faces the Neretva River from a rocky cliff. After some free time to relax and explore Počitelj sight, join your guide again for a short trip to Mostar, home of the region’s most famous bridge, Stari Most (also known as Mostar Bridge). Upon arrival, follow your guide along the narrow cobblestone streets of the Mosta's old town. Near the bridge, catch a glimpse of the fearless divers who dive headfirst from the height of 24 meters into the Neretva River. Your final stop will be the Kravice Waterfalls, known by some as the Gem of Herzegovina. The falls created via the river Trebizat provide a scenic and cool background for picnics and relaxing in pristine nature. After enjoying the waterfalls, get taken back to Split for drop-off back at your accommodation.

Dubrovnik Full-Day Tour from Split or Trogir

2. Dubrovnik Full-Day Tour from Split or Trogir

Explore the walled Old Town of Dubrovnik and learn about the maritime Republic of Ragusa on a guided tour of the monuments of the UNESCO World Heritage Site. Admire Renaissance and Baroque architecture within the 2-kilometer long defensive walls and stroll down the central Stradun. See one of the oldest pharmacies in the world at the Franciscan Church and Monastery and visit the Rector's Palace and Fort Lovrijenac. Get ample photo opportunities on the pedestrianized streets, and use your free time to take the cable car to the top of Srđ Hill. Take in the magnificent views of Dubrovnik and the archipelago, or stroll around the Old Town at leisure. 

Split: Games of Thrones Locations Tour

3. Split: Games of Thrones Locations Tour

Explore the historic city of Split on a locations tour of sites used to film the legendary HBO TV series “Game of Thrones,” and learn the history of the city as you follow in the footsteps of all your favorite characters. Your guide is a true “Game of Thrones” fan and will take you on an amazing journey on a fun tour that combines the real history of Split with a special accent on the exact places where the famous TV series was shot. Visit several film locations in the center of Split, such as the cellars of Diocletian's Palace, where Daenerys kept her dragons in season 5, and the site where the Meereenese slaves from season 4 lived. Marvel as the magic of the show is brought to life before your eyes. Hear facts and stories about the filming process, and learn things about Split, its history, and its importance in Dalmatia that you won’t find in the guidebooks.

From Split: Mostar Tour with Kravica Waterfall

4. From Split: Mostar Tour with Kravica Waterfall

A scenic route takes you through picturesque villages of Bosnia and Herzegovina as you approach Počitelj. This small medieval town was built on a rocky cliff on the Neretva River and gives a great overview of the Ottoman Empire. Take a short ride to Mostar – a city from the past. Explore the city with a local guide, find yourself bedazzled at the sight of the famous Stari Most (Old Bridge), connecting two medieval towers, giving the city a widely recognizable visual identity. See young locals showing off their daredevil stunts. Cross the bridge to check out the Ottoman quarter, attractively restored after the War in the nineties. Check out the old Bazar, the Mosque and, after the walking tour, explore the city on your own. This city will inspire you with its oriental structured streets and buildings, friendly people, tasty food, and very distinctive coffee culture, which might remind you of Turkey. Sit back and relax on one of the terraces, try out traditional food or explore the immense line of souvenir shops to bring back home some unique oriental souvenirs. The ride back to Split leads you through the rocky landscapes of Herzegovina, to the amazing natural wonder of Kravica Waterfall, where you can enjoy the amazing views, and perhaps even jump into the refreshing waters of the river to cool down. After arriving in Split or Trogir you will be dropped off at the same place where you were picked up in the morning.

Dubrovnik Full-Day Tour from Split and Trogir

5. Dubrovnik Full-Day Tour from Split and Trogir

Start your tour of Dubrovnik with a visit to the Stradun Promenade for your first impression of one of the Mediterranean’s most beautiful cities and its astonishing stone walls that extend over 1,940 meters (6,500 feet). Admire the monumental fortifications and city gates, before wandering the labyrinthine streets behind the ramparts. Almost entirely pedestrianized, the medieval town is a treasure trove of architectural gems. See columned porticoes and loggias fringing Renaissance squares of marble. Marvel at the 11th-century Town Hall, and go to Sponza Palace, notable for its elaborate stone carvings. Take in views of the Baroque Cathedral, and see the magnificent Treasury. Continue to the fortress-like Dominican Monastery and Baroque Church of St Blaise. Visit the Rector’s Palace of the glorious Republic of Dubrovnik, and marvel at its harmonious blend of Gothic, Renaissance, and Baroque architecture. You will then have 3 hours free for lunch and some shopping. Taste delicious Mediterranean specialities at the taverns of the Old City, ending with a coffee on Stradun, and buy some of the traditional filigree jewellery, or a bronze statuette of St. Blaise to remind you of your day in Dubrovnik, before the return transfer to Split.

Dubrovnik Day Tour from Split or Trogir

6. Dubrovnik Day Tour from Split or Trogir

Enjoy a full-day excursion from Split to Dubrovnik, where you will tour inside the historic city walls and along the limestone streets of the Old Town. First, enjoy a scenic ride along the Dalmatian Coast, stopping once or twice for panoramic views across the Adriatic Sea. This is the Mediterranean as it used to be, before the onslaught of mass tourism. Upon arrival at the pearl of the Isthmus of Dubrovnik, take an official guided tour of the city’s historic monuments. Each corner of Dubrovnik is a unique experience, and the 90-minute tour is enough to visit attractions such as the monumental Pile Gate, located at the top of Stradun, Dubrovnik’s famous street of limestone, polished by years of footfall. Go to the Franciscan Monastery, where 30,000 volumes, 216 incunabula, and 1,500 valuable handwritten documents are stored in the library. The cloister is one of the most magnificent monuments in the city and houses the oldest pharmacy in Europe, dating back to 1317. A little further on, encounter the Renaissance splendor of Sponza Palace, notable for its portico and columns, and elaborate stone carvings. Today it is home to Croatia’s State Archives. Your guided tour ends at St. Blaise Cathedral, dedicated to the city’s patron saint and protector. Built on the ruins of a 12th-century church, it was destroyed by an earthquake in 1667, then rebuilt in a Baroque style. It’s a popular place for weary tourists to rest on the steps leading up to the entrance. You are now free to explore the town by yourself. Feel free to climb the city walls and walk the full 1.24-mile (2-kilometer) circuit, offering breathtaking views across a sea of terracotta tiles and the boats and cruise liners in the bustling port. Try some authentic Croatian dishes in local taverns, or just enjoy a cup of coffee in an al fresco café and watch the world go by.

From Split: Small Group Tour of Salona, Klis, and Trogir

7. From Split: Small Group Tour of Salona, Klis, and Trogir

For lovers of history and archeology, there is a wealth of medieval and Roman history to be found in the immediate surrounds of Split. On the first stop, you’ll visit the ancient ruins in Salona, which was the capital of the Roman province of Dalmatia 2000 years ago, as well as being one of the five biggest towns in the Roman Empire. From here you’ll travel to the village of Klis, which is home to an imposing medieval fortress, perched high on a hilltop. This fortress became castle to many Croatian kings and served as a defense against the Ottoman invasion during the early 16th century.More latterly, it has featured in the blockbuster television series “Game of Thrones”. Next, you'll head to Trogir, a city which has had 2300 years of cultural and architectural influence by Greeks, Romans, Venetians and Austrians. In 1997, Trogir was recognized as a UNESCO world heritage site. There is also an option for lunch at a local Dalmatian restaurant en-route.

Split: Small Group Guided Game of Thrones Tour

8. Split: Small Group Guided Game of Thrones Tour

On this Game of Thrones tour of Split, you will see many of the significant and recognizable Game of Thrones film locations. You will begin the tour with the spectacular and unmistakable fortress at Klis, where so much Game of Thrones filming took place. At this location in season 4, Daenerys overthrows the Meereen, the largest of the three great Slaver Cities. With panoramic views across the valley and the city of Split beneath, this imposing fort has protected the seat of many a Croatian King. Today, it’s a tranquil but spectacular location. You can climb to the top of the fortress to see where Khalisi answered "injustice with justice", by nailing the city’s former rulers to crosses for hundreds to see. You will also visit Kaštel Gomilica, which was the setting of the free city of Braavos. Finally, you will finish your tour at the UNESCO-listed Diocletian’s Palace in Split, the setting of some of Daenerys Targaryen’s most memorable scenes. This 1,700-year-old Diocletian Palace was constructed by Emperor Diocletian in the 3rd century and remains the city’s most famous site. It is here that you see Daenerys in her throne room, where she trained her dragons, and where the famous "kill the masters" scene in season 4 takes place.

Mostar and Medjugorje: Full Day from Trogir or Split

9. Mostar and Medjugorje: Full Day from Trogir or Split

You’ll have the choice of departing from Trogir or Split on this full-day trip to the historical city of Mostar and the religious pilgrimage site of Medjugorje. In Mostar, your local tour guide will provide an introduction to the history of this city known as a window to the Orient. You’ll visit the old Bazaar, and admire the picturesque shops and workshops. See the city’s main mosque and then enjoy a walk across the famous 16th-century Turkish bridge, after which the town was named. You’ll have free time for shopping and the opportunity to taste authentic Bosnian specialities. Your second and final destination is the famous pilgrimage centre in Medjugorje. For pilgrims and those who are looking for something spiritual, there is a holy mass held, along with a visit to Apparition Mountain, where it is believed that the Virgin Mary made her first appearance to local children in 1981. Enjoy seeing the sights of Medjugorje and take some free time for lunch, or opt to walk to the hill of the apparition.

Split: Small Group City Walking Tour with Marjan Hill

10. Split: Small Group City Walking Tour with Marjan Hill

Visit the historic Diocletian’s Palace with a guide on this 1.5-hour tour of Split. Take in the churches, cathedrals, city walls, gates and bustling squares, noting the diverse architectural influences. Once you’ve seen the many sights in the city, walk up Marjan Hill, where you can enjoy panoramic views over the city and the Adriatic. Head back to the old town of Split and your guide will point out a jazz bar where you can enjoy a glass of wine or the best Guinness in town. Tours operate in the morning and evening when it's cooler, unless you’d rather see the changing of the guard ceremony that occurs around mid-day in high season.

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4.6 / 5

based on 797 reviews

Had a lovely day going from split to Dubrovnik. It was a small group in a mini bus with the lovely Petar who was an excellent, informative guide. He told us a lot about Split, Dubrovnik and Croatia, and was informative about distant history modern history and current days. The weather was also beautiful. Dubrovnik itself was lovely to visit for a day and I am so glad I did it at the start of the season. I dread to think what it would be like in summer. I have really enjoyed my time in Croatia. So far every experience has been great.

A great way to visit Salona, Trogir and the Klis fortress. We travelled with 2 other couples in a mini bus. We left at 9am and arrived back in Split at 6pm. Donesh, our tour guide was so accommodating, informative and friendly.

Toci, our tour guide was amazing. He’s very knowledgeable about literally everything you could ask him. Very helpful, nice and people oriented. We couldn’t ask for more.

It was a really nice tour . Although it was Easter we weren’t able to see everything but were able to get a chance to see it the next day

I would definitely recommend this trip to all travelers!! You won’t regret it!