Cruise Port Atlas | Split, Croatia Map | Location

Split, Croatia Port | Map | Locations

Cruise lines that visit Split: Voyages of Discovery, Voyages to Antiquity, Windstar, Azamara Club Cruises, Crystal, Oceania, Paul Gauguin, Regent Seven Seas, Seabourn, SeaDream Yacht Club, Silversea, Celebrity, Cunard, Holland America, Princess, Costa, MSC Cruises, Norwegian, Royal Caribbean, Viking River Cruises

Key Attractions: Diocletian's Palace, St. Domnius Cathedral, Jupiter Temple, Split Archaeological Museum, Split Science Museum and Zoo, Ivan Mestrovic Gallery, Historic Trogir, St. Lawrence Cathedral, Dukes Palace, Kamerlengo Castle, Salona Greek and Roman Ruins, Hvar (city), Stari Grad, Stari Grad Plain, Bacvice Beach, Kasjuni Beach, Bene Beach, Zlatni Rat Beach, Blue Cave, Mostar, Mostar Bridge, Koski Mehmed Pasa Mosque, Muslibegovic House, Cetina River, Cetina Canyon, rafting

The city of Split was originally a Greek settlement near the larger port of Salona, but when the Roman Emperor Diocletian retired in 305 AD to a palace he had built, the city took on a new importance. Diocletian's massive Palace has suffered significant damage and repurposing over the last 1700 years, but many of its walls and a few of its structures remain. In addition later civilizations adopted the palace as a safe walled compound and built newer historic buildings that are an important part of this UNESCO World Heritage Site. Besides the remaining Roman ruins, there is the stunning St. Domnius Cathedral and its iconic bell tower and the narrow streets filled with shops and inviting cafes. Just outside the southern wall is the Riva Promenade that partly encircles the lovely port area. Outside the city center is the Archaeological Museum and the park at Marjan Hill. The Greek and Roman ruins of ancient Salona and the lovely medieval walled city of Trogir (also a UNESCO site) are both very close to Split. The islands off the coast near Split offer a wide variety of tourist opportunities from famous beaches to blue caves to small scenic ports such as Hvar on the island of the same name. Taking a tour via boat of the Split region offers amazing photo opportunities. Significant opportunities for active tourism have been developed in the area. Diving and snorkeling operators offer some great locations for viewing coral and other sealife. One of the most popular active tours are rafting trips down the Cetina River. If you want a real cultural adventure, you can arrange a tour into Bosnia-Herzegovina to the town of Mostar, which has a strong Islamic heritage and suffered greatly during the break-up of Yugoslavia.

Local Currency: Croatian kuna (HRK) | Current exchange rates at xe.com

Primary Language: Croatian

Secondary Languages: Many other European languages are spoken in tourist areas

Visa requirements: Not required for US and Canadian citizens

Photo of Split Port by Ballota

Geography and Population

Split sits on a peninsula that juts westward into the Adriatic parallel with a dense series of Dalmatian islands. The cruise port faces south while the commercial port is on the north side of the peninsula near Solin (Salona). Metropolitan Split is the second largest in Croatia (after the capital Zagreb) with over 1/3 million people.

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How Far?

Initial taxi fares are set at 3.56 Euros and 1.34 Euros per each additional kilometer.

From To Distance Average Time Approximate Taxi or Ferry Fare
Split Cruise Terminal Split Airport 24 KM 28 minutes 45 Euros
Split Cruise Terminal Diocletian's Palace / Riva Promenade 1 KM 3 minutes, 13 minute walk  
Split Cruise Terminal Archaeological Museum 3 KM 8 minutes  
Split Cruise Terminal Marjan Park / Zoo / Science Museum 4 KM 11 minutes  
Split Cruise Terminal Salona Historical Site 8 KM 12 minutes 25 Euros
Split Cruise Terminal Trogir 29 KM 33 minutes 55 Euros
Split Cruise Terminal Omis 25 KM 25 minutes 47 Euros
Split Cruise Terminal Zadvarje (Cetina River Rafting) 54 KM 51 minutes  
Split Cruise Terminal Mostar, Bosnia-Herzegovina   90 minutes 205 Euros
Split Cruise Terminal Bacvice Beach 1.2 KM 4 minutes, 13 minute walk  
Split Cruise Terminal Kasjuni Beach 7.5 KM 15 minutes  
Split Cruise Terminal Bene Beach 10 KM 17 minutes  
Split Cruise Terminal Zlatni Rat Beach (Brac Island) 52 KM 1 hour 55 minutes (ferry and taxi) 62 Euros (ferry to Milna - taxi additional)
Split Cruise Terminal Hvar city (Hvar Island) 43 KM 1 hour 30 minutes (ferry) 72 Euros

Local Services - Addresses

Hospital

Bolnica (Hospital) Firule, Ulica Vjekoslava Spincica 1, 21000, Split, Croatia, phone - +385 21 556 111, 2 KM, 5 minutes

Nearby Banks and ATMs

Hypo Alpe-Adria-Bank d.d., Obala Hrvatskog narodnog preporoda 6, 21000, Split, 6.8 KM, 14 minutes, 14 minute walk
Imex Banka d.d., Ulica Lava Nikolajevica Tolstoja 6, 21000, Split, 1.7 KM, 6 minutes, 15 minute walk

Port and Berths

Cruise Terminal Address - Obala kneza Domagoja 16-17, 21000, Split
GPS - 43.501033, 16.437358

Photo of Palace Wall, Cathedral and Belltower in Split by Pudelek