Split

Croatia

Cruises To Split

This Mediterranean city on the eastern shores of the Adriatic has a long and eventful history dating back to the awesome Diocletian's Palace (circa 295 A.D.) in the centre of the city. Split offers cruise guests a wealth of exciting places to visit, from the majestic cathedral and marble streets in the centre of town to the harbour area with its caf-lined promenades and views of coastal mountains.

What you NEED TO KNOW

  • Port Name & Location
    Port of Split
    Ship will DOCK at this port
  • Time Zone
    CET (Central Europe Time)
    UTC/GMT +2 hours
  • Language
    The local language is Croation. Say "hello" in Croatian? "bok"
  • Currency & Shopping
    Croatian Kuna (HRK)
    Native crafts, embroidery, olive oil, clothing and jewellery.
    • Famous For
      Around 300 A.D., Roman Emperor Diocletian built his retirement palace in one of the loveliest spots on the Adriatic Sea, and the city of Split grew around it.
    • Fun Fact #1
      Klis Fortress, a stronghold dating back the 2nd-century BC, has been used a setting for the HBO series Game of Thrones.
    • Fun Fact: Foodies
      Croatian cuisine is distinctly regional, and the Dalmatian Coast is renowned for its outstanding seafood, smoked ham and cheeses.
    • Fun Fact: Landmarks
      The Cathedral of St. Dominus was built on top of the Diocletian's mausoleum. Ironically, the Roman emperor mercilessly persecuted Christians.

Split TOP EXCURSIONS

A Variety of Choices

We know the destinations you'll be visiting and what there is to see, do and experience. We offer you a variety of excursions to choose from, in every port you'll visit.

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Ancient Salona & Trogir Medieval City

Visit the ancient site of Salona, the most important excavation site from Roman times in Croatia and discover the charm ...

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Split Old Town & Trogir Medieval City

Take advantage of this rare opportunity to visit two UNESCO World Heritage Sites on the same day – discover the treasure...

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Scenic Dalmatia, Village & Tasting

Discover the charm and architectural treasures of Trogir and visit the typical village of Burni to acquaint yourself wit...

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Sibenik, Trogir & Split

Explore three of Croatia’s finest UNESCO World Heritage Sites: St. Jacob’s Cathedral in the village of Sibenik, the medi...

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Featured Split CRUISE ITINERARIES

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Discover the history behind Split’s architecture.

6-Day Adriatic & Greece from Venice

Hit the cobblestones running when you arrive in Greece. | Norwegian Star was recently enhanced in 2015.
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PORTS OF CALL EMBARK Venice (Italy);
Dubrovnik (Croatia); Kotor (Montenegro); Corfu (Greece); Split (Croatia);
DISEMBARK Venice (Italy);
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Charming coastal town of Split

11-Day Mediterranean & Adriatic from Rome (Civitavecchia)

Experience Venice like a local with a unique overnight docking.
SHIP Norwegian Spirit
PORTS OF CALL EMBARK Rome (Civitavecchia) (Italy);
Dubrovnik (Croatia); Venice (Italy); Koper (Slovenia); Split (Croatia); Corfu (Greece); Olympia (Katakolon) (Greece); Valletta (Malta);
DISEMBARK Rome (Civitavecchia) (Italy);
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Discover Split’s mix of ancient and modern.

7-Day Adriatic & Greece from Venice (Variation)

When in Croatia, sip what the locals sip - Brandy and Bambus.
SHIP Norwegian Star
PORTS OF CALL EMBARK Venice (Italy);
Dubrovnik (Croatia); Kotor (Montenegro); Olympia (Katakolon) (Greece); Athens (Piraeus) (Greece); Split (Croatia);
DISEMBARK Venice (Italy);
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