Having evolved around a palace built by the Roman Emperor Diocletian, a Unesco world heritage site, Split is the second largest city of Croatia. It is an important transport hub, a well connected ferry port and a popular tourist destination. Rich in history, it has a wealth of attractions, such as a beautiful historic centre and picturesque mountains as back-drop. The city attracts many tourists every year and is well worth a visit. Various concerts, dance performances and markets take place in the Summer. For further information, please visit the tourist information in Split.
Close by is the world heritage site of medieval Trogir, the nature reserve on the mountain Biokovo, the Roman ruins in Salona, the rugged castle at Knin and the river Cetina. Further information on sights and activities in Dalmatia can be found here.