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Top 10 Romantic Destinations Worldwide

Split in Croatia, one of GAYOT's Top 10 Romantic Destinations Worldwide


Fall in Love at Split's Diocletian Palace

Croatia's historic, seaside city of Split lies on the Adriatic Coast, a picturesque region of ancient Roman ruins, vibrant beaches and charming eateries. Remnants of the city's past as a property of Rome, France, Venetia, Austria, Italy and Yugoslavia remain as UNESCO heritage sites, from the Grgur Ninski Statue to the Cathedral and Bell Tower of St. Domnius. Don't miss a visit to the magnificent Diocletian Palace, the city's main attraction and a fitting testament to Split's unique place in European history. Wander around Split's many town squares, from the musical Peristil to the romantic Narodni Trg, which is overlooked by a Roman clock tower, and stop by Nostromo, where you can experience Split's finest seafood. Bask in the sun while strolling along the seaside promenade, where couples may stop for drinks at one of many cafés, or where, at night, parades may pass. A handful of islands, including Solta and Brac, are reachable by ferry year-round. A trip here wouldn't be complete without some quality time spent at the shore — don't miss Bacvice Beach, a hot spot at the center of the city!

Learn more about the rich culture and history of Split at the Croatian National Tourist Board official website

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The town square Peristil in Split, Croatia

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Photos courtesy of the Croatian National Tourist Board


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