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
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    The guide will be holding a Free Spirit Tours sign, standing next to the fountain.

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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Itziar 28 Oct 2022
Belfast

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Travelled alone - Oct 2022
I really enjoyed Marina’s tour, she is a very knowledgeable and fun guide, always willing to answer to any questions. I would definitely recommend! Great way of getting to know all the necessary historical and cultural aspects of the city.
Stefan 25 Oct 2022
Frankfurt

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Travelled in couple - Oct 2022
Amazing
Fábio 21 Oct 2022
Oxford

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Travelled in couple - Oct 2022
The Guide had the tour quite well organised. He was very informative, methodical, he knew his script really well but it felt a bit monotonous and he had lack of enthusiasm and spontaneity. Overall was a good informative tour.
Teresa 12 Oct 2022
Greenville

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Travelled in couple - Oct 2022
Tomi was great! Laid back, very informative, very interesting. Would definitely recommend Tomi and Guru Walks
Brandon 12 Oct 2022
Melbourne

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Travelled alone - Oct 2022
The detailed description of this tour made it sound really amazing and informative, so I was really excited about it and it was the reason I booked it over other tours that were available. Unfortunately, I don't feel it delivered on my expectation and therefore it was a dissappointing tour for me.
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Who is this tour for?

Accessibility
Non suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Groups
Does not accept large group reservations.
Pets
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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