From Roman palace to vibrant city
The lively city centre of Split, a UNESCO World Heritage site, is built on the place where the 4th-century palace of Roman emperor Diocletian once stood. The ancient walls, alleys and squares form the heart of the city: the perfect place to wander at your leisure. Stroll from the Bronze Gate to the Peristylium and admire the impressive Egyptian Sphinx. Descend into the catacombs to browse the souvenir stands. At night, the many patios along the boulevard are the ideal spot to watch a gorgeous sunset over the Adriatic Sea. Split is the ideal destination for a city trip and the perfect starting point for a longer holiday in Croatia. Expect to be surprised: book a flight to Split now!
Croatia boasts more than a thousand islands, and Split is the perfect home base to visit some of the most beautiful ones. Take the ferry to Hvar with its charming citadel and romantic fields of lavender, or explore the pristine beaches of the idyllic Pakleni Islands. The island of Vis welcomes visitors with delicious local wine and seafood as you stroll along deserted Roman and Greek ruins. Most islands are within 1.5 to 2 hours from Split: perfect for a day trip!
Flights to Split for a fascinating city trip
Looking for a cheap flight to Split? With KLM, your holiday begins the moment you step on board. Your journey will fly by with your own entertainment set on intercontinental flights: free films, games and music. Enjoy our selection of snacks or a tasty dinner and drinks. Add in our many handy extra services (some available for a supplement) and you’ll be in Croatia before you know it.