Dalmatia - Split Region Off The Beaten Path

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Dalmatia - Split Region Off The Beaten Path

  • Trogir

    Split Off The Beaten Path

    This island town is only 20 miles form Split and a nice visits for one day. There are sites to take in such as CAthedral of St. Lovre and bell tower, museum(but it was closed and has been for 2 years-so wait it out), Kamerlengo fortress at the end of the island, Lucic Palace, Town square and clock tower to name a few. There are not many places...

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  • Dubovica

    Hvar Off The Beaten Path

    The coast of Hvar is full of beautiful beaches and bays. During our stay on the island we tried to get each time to a different one and it was no problem to drive a half an hour or even an hour two times a day (in the morning and in the afternoon) to find a nice quiet bay where we went for a swim and enjoyed in a shadow reading a book. On the...

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  • Solin

    Split Off The Beaten Path

    This was the main living center for the Illyrian Delmaeti tribe and in the Greeks used it for trading over many centuries in BC. The Romans continued that trading commerce that covered much of the inland regions. The creation of Christianity got a foothold here in 200-300AD, and many churches were erected without much disturbance by the Romans for...

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  • Vis Island

    Hvar Off The Beaten Path

    Still largely tourist free, the main settlements on the island is Vis town and Komiza which is connected by the asphalt road. Fishing is the main source of income on the island. Vis is the most westerly of the larger Croatian islands, at 24 miles from the mainland, and its area is 56 square miles (90 square km). The island is quite easily reachable...

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  • Kastela

    Split Off The Beaten Path

    Kastel Gomilica is practicaly the suburb of Split, along with other six places starting with initial name of Kastel (castle). Sedam Kaštela, the Seven Castles, are located on the north seashore of Split, in the direction to the town of Trogir. The seven small but beautifull places compose probably the most attractive part of entire Split's...

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  • Stari Grad

    Hvar Off The Beaten Path

    If you come to Hvar, take a look at Stari Grad for a day...it's only a short bus ride from Hvar. Actually I arrived first on Stari Grad, and then took the bus from Hvar. The name "Stari Grad" simply means "Old Town" in Serbo-Croat. This town is supposed to be the oldest settlement on the island of Hvar (correct me if I'm wrong!). The side streets...

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  • Poljud (area and stadium)

    Split Off The Beaten Path

    Opposite the Poljud football stadium you will find lots of giant blocks of flats that date back to socialist Yugoslavia. There are hardly any shops there and the buildings are pretty depressing. We walked through them on our way back from the stadium to the old town. In these building lots and lots of Torcida people live. They are the original fans...

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  • Zavala

    Hvar Off The Beaten Path

    On the southern coast of the island facing the open sea is a small fishing village Zavala. It is located on the local road that goes from Jelsa. If you come from Stari Grad (as we did) in Jelsa you turn right onto a narrow curvy road via Pitve and then through a narrow and dark tunnel (1400 m long). The tunnel is regulated with traffic light...

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  • Marjan Hill

    Split Off The Beaten Path

    Address: Poljana k. Trpimira 3 at the Marijan Hill Opening hours: Mon-Fri : 9 a.m. - 2.30p.m. Sat- 9 a.m.-1p.m The museum is closed on Sundays, but the ZOO is opened. This is a little ZOO, better said: a little place with cages where poor wild animas look frightened in contact with visitors. It is always a nice feeling to see animals, but here...

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  • Jelsa

    Hvar Off The Beaten Path

    During our "safari" trip we visited Grapceva cave, a hidden well preserved cave with interesting history - archaeologists have discovered that this cave was not inhabited, but was used as a place of worship. Interesting "sculptures" of stalactites/stalagmites, no wonder people found deeper meaning in their magical forms. The guide was a bit...

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  • Otok Hvar

    Split Off The Beaten Path

    This is one of the many islands that lie outside Split, it's a beautiful place. With beautiful scenery, nature, views, buildings, and so much more. It is worth to visit! Lived here for 2 weeks and it is absolutely amazing! The people are nice, the food is good and everything is really quite good, apart from shopping. Things to do: visit the...

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  • Milna

    Hvar Off The Beaten Path

    If you go from Hvar town towards the southern side of the island you find Milna, a small and peaceful village situated in a lovely bay with four large pebble beaches surrounded by pine forest, agaves, vineyards and orchards. Orientation to the south provides protection from northern winds and the sea is warm and crystal clear. The prettiest of all...

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  • Otok Brac

    Split Off The Beaten Path

    BOL - The beaches on Brac have something special, particularly the Zlatni Rat beach -- their gravel promontory shifts from side to side as the wind and waves constantly change their shapes. There are many seaside resorts on the island, such as Postire, Milna, Supetar, and especially Bol, one of the biggest attractions and the largest tourist center...

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  • Sveta Nedjelja

    Hvar Off The Beaten Path

    High above the village of Sveta Nedjelja (Holly Sunday) there is a natural cave, huge and well hidden. It had been inhabited for thousands of years, providing a safe shelter to local people from pirates and other invadors. Inside this cave there were shrines of worship built several times. On the picture you can see remains of the old shrines and...

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  • Omis / river Cetina

    Split Off The Beaten Path

    The canyon of the Cetina River stretches from the mouth near the town of Omis and 10 kilometers upstream. The canyon is one of the most remarkable geomorphological phenomena which was formed by the Cetina as a typical karst river. In its lower course the Cetina River has deeply cut into the limestone base between Mosor and Dinara above Omis,...

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  • Scedro

    Hvar Off The Beaten Path

    The island of Scedro is situated south of the larger island of Hvar. Its beauty lies in its indented coast and vegetation consisting of typical Mediterranean communities of woods and macchia. There are several old houses on the island as well as archaeological sites both on the island and nearby underwater area.

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  • Otok Vis & Bisevo

    Split Off The Beaten Path

    Medvidina cave on the island of Biševo, not far from Komiža, is very interesting geomorphologically. Its entrance on the sea surface is relatively large-sized but these dimensions gradually decrease towards its interior. At its end, the cave is very narrow and low, and its complete length of 160 meters ends with a little beach. Besides its...

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  • Vrboska

    Hvar Off The Beaten Path

    Vrboska, a picturesque fishing village in a long quiet cove, famous for a collection of first-rate paintings by old masters in the parish church of St. Lawrence. You can also pay a visit to the Fishing Museum.

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  • Drive & Watch!

    The dalmatian coast is something fascinating. Driving through the coast one can see so many islands....and most people stop with their cars to take pictures, of course!

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