On your next trip to the Croatian region of Dalmatia, make sure you consider our Split car hire services as your main means of transportation in order for you to better enjoy the city as well as the region as a whole. The city has a very old history, initially sprouting around a palace built for the retired Roman emperor Diocletian and signs of its Roman origins can be seen all around the city’s historic center.
The city is served by the Split Airport which is located at about twenty-five kilometers from the city and is connected to the city via bus routes and taxis, however your best bet would be to employ our Split car rental services and have a car of your choice ready for you at the airport. This will allow you to start driving towards your destination almost as soon as you land without having to wait for the bus or getting hindered by the language barrier.
Probably the first thing that you’ll want to visit in Split once you’re all settled in will be Diocletian’s Palace. Actually this will be ideal since the entire historical center of the city is built around the remains of the Roman palace. You will be able to both wander around the place but there are also paid tours that will have you visit the excavated basement.
Also linked to Diocletian is the St. Duje’s cathedral which was built in 305 AD as a mausoleum for the Roman emperor and it is considered to be the oldest cathedral in the world. The building itself features a mix between the style of a Roman temple and that of a Catholic church with a great belltower which offers wonderful views of the city.
The entire historical center of the town is filled with vestiges of Roman architecture, from the main square to Jupiter’s temple that later became St. John’s church, there are many things to see and do while in Split and your best way of experiencing as much of the place as possible is with the help of our Split car hire services.