Free Spirit Walking Tour Split

Duration: 2h
Languages: English, Spanish
Quality Verified Registered on April 17, 2017

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  • No minimum number of attendees
    No minimum number of attendees is required for the tour
  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free

Tour description

The best introduction to Split and Croatia, guided exclusively by certified guides with 500+ tours experience. This free tour follows the footsteps of Diocletian, a local peasant boy who against all odds became the Roman emperor and fierce prosecutor of Christians. His palace, today a UNESCO World Heritage Site, holds historical sights, secrets, and stories that come to life on this tour. The Golden Gate presents the entrapment system designed to defend the palace. The main street leads to the central square - Peristyle, where the emperor would greet his servants as a son of Jupiter.

Jupiter's Temple is nearby but the emperor's mausoleum, today the cathedral, overshadows it in both size and design. Feel humble and small while entering the emperor's quarters through the impressive Vestibule. Imagine joining the emperor on a feast in his Dining Hall, laying down, and enjoying loads of exquisite food and wine.
Learn what the Romans ate and what we eat today. The cellars hold secrets from ancient through medieval all the way to modern times, hopefully, you don't stumble upon a dragon.

Medieval life was harsh but Split grew both in size and culture - see the Town Hall and meet the author of the first book in the Croatian language. He loved books but also women and drinks. Finishing on the Riva waterfront you will feel that you know Split by heart, where to go, what to do, where to eat, and how to spend the perfect holiday in Croatia.

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  • Meeting point:
    Park Josipa Jurja Strossmayera, 21000...
    Park Josipa Jurja Strossmayera, 21000, Split, Croatia

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

Tour opinions

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David 30 May 2023

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Travelled in couple - May 2023
Very interesting and friendly
Tim ... 30 May 2023

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Travelled in couple - May 2023
We had a small group, so it made for a much more intimate tour and was great. Tomislaz was very personable, and did a nice job giving us history and background of the palace. We did go a little long, but only because he was so passionate about the content he was proving (and being such a small group). I would definitely recommend.
Kim Goh 29 May 2023

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Travelled in couple - May 2023
Our guide Tom was knowledgeable. The tour was insightful and he also gave useful tips on transport and food options. Highly recommend this tour as a prelude to the rest of holiday in Split.
Eric 28 May 2023

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Travelled in group - May 2023
Thomas was a great guide through Split and the history and sights in town. It went over a little bit past 2 hours to answer all our questions.
George 28 May 2023

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Travelled in couple - May 2023
Great tour
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Who is this tour for?

Non suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Does not accept large group reservations.
Suitable for carrying pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
There is no minimum number of people required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour does not require the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
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