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[16 Nov 2011 | No Comment | ]

Split`s designer hostel Goli&Bosi and the Dubrovnik Backpackers’ Club have recently received important recognition. The hostel in Split was proclaimed second among the ten best hostels in the world, on the website `virtualtourist.com, which has over a million users, while the most famous hostel website `hostelworld.com` proclaimed Dubrovnik Backpackers Club the best in Croatia.
On the list of the world`s top ten hostels, the hostel Goli&Bosi is described by the following words `If you are searching for a praise worthy hostel, which will offer you a fashionable and modern experience, you …

Dalmatia, Guide, Tourism »

[16 Nov 2011 | No Comment | ]

A new adrenalin attraction was recently introduced within the Split aquatorium– the Sea safari, which will be available to tourists in Dalmatia this season. The presentation was held in Brač canal, and it began with a cruise on the ancient, traditional sailboat ‘Jugo’.
Even though this adrenalin – adventure trip claims that it «takes to the limit», the safety of participants comes first. One of the best vessels on the market, Tornado speedboat, has been chosen precisely because of this. It is a safe and secure boat which was constructed …

General, Tourism »

[14 Nov 2011 | No Comment | ]

One of the most prestigious world organisations for handing out tourism awards «World Travel Awards» has recently published the nominations of countries and continents for this year. Among some fifty categories in Europe, there were 12 Croatian representatives in eight categories.
Dubrovnik was nominated for two awards – a leading European tourist destination and a leading destination for cruises, while a few Dubrovnik hotels are candidates for awards in hotel categories. Along with Dubrovnik, the only nomination Croatia among its cities was received by Split, for an award in the category …

Dalmatia, General »

[9 Nov 2011 | No Comment | ]

The celebration of the 100th birthday of the football club Hajduk from Split was recorded by numerous international media, and on many Internet portals there were videos published of the recent impressive fireworks over Split, and also around the walls of Dubrovnik. Many readers expressed admiration for the spectacle that was staged in the sky. While describing the celebration in the city the American CNN used the phrase “Split confirmed its status of the craziest city in the world”, along with video footage from the burning Split, recalling the glorious …

Hotels, Tourism »

[8 Nov 2011 | No Comment | ]

The Hotel Hilton Marjan Split is due to open in 2011. It would consist of 276 luxury rooms, 27 suites and 2 presidential suites. On the ground floor there would be a lobby, reception, restaurant, pub, piano bar, a square and a casino. The hotel will have a wellness center stretching over approximately 2500 m2 (massage, sauna and gym) and an indoor pool with a sliding glass roof. It will contain a conference center on approximately 3000 m2, which will consist of three conference halls on approximately 900, 280 and …

Dalmatia, Featured, Headline »

[20 Nov 2009 | No Comment | ]

In the autumn edition of the Dream World Cruise Destinations magazine, there is a list of the 50 most visited world ports, and Dubrovnik is in tenth place accordingto the number of transit passengers on a cruise. In terms of Mediterranean ports only Naples and Livorno havemore visitors than Dubrovnik. The fact that five of the top ten world most visited embarkation ports are from the Mediterranean (Barcelona, Civitavecchia, Piraeus, Venice and Palma), is also very important and it confirms the extent to which cruise tourism is significant for this …

Dalmatia, Featured, Guide, Headline »

[19 Nov 2009 | No Comment | ]

Beautiful landscapes with a preserved traditional architecture and facilities that bring back the spirit of the past are only a part of the tourist offering of many towns in the hinterlands of the Split-Dalmatia County. In the entire region, numerous farm households with a local culinary offering have been set up, whose owners still cherish old crafts, offering visitors a plethora of possibilities for an active vacation. Visitors can also spend their vacation in two eco-ethno villages – Kokorići and Veliki Godinj, located near Vrgorac and leaning on the Biokovo …

Dalmatia, Featured, Headline, Hotels »

[19 Nov 2009 | No Comment | ]

The Lav hotel complex with the Hotel Le Meridien Lav (*****) was opened at the end of 2006. It is located 8 km to the south of Split and features 381 accommodation units. It is spread over 60,000 square meters, and the green surfaces, promenades, beaches and luxury marina are spread over 40,000 square meters. The hotel complex features a rich offering, including conference capacities, an entertainment center with a casino, marina with the capacity of 80 berths and recreational facilities. The Diocletian SPA is named after the Roman Emperor …

Dalmatia, Featured, Guide, Headline »

[1 Okt 2009 | No Comment | ]
The Spectacle of the “White Sails” in Split from September 15th to 19th 2009

This year, the Adriatic Croatia International Club (ACI ), in cooperation with its Yacht Club Croatia, is organizing the 23rd annual prestigious and world-known event, the ACI Match Race Cup, to be held beneath the Sustipan park, in the Split aquatorium, from September 15th to September 19th, 2009. The city of Split, the cradle of Croatian sailing with its unique natural grandstands from which the competition can be viewed – the Sustipan park, offers viewers and the media a special atmosphere for viewing the battle in the sea. 12 of …

Dalmatia, Featured, Guide, Headline »

[1 Okt 2009 | No Comment | ]
A Festival of Opera, Theatre, Dance and Music

The 55th annual Split Summer Festival will begin with a premiere of Carmina Burana, performed on the Republic Square on 14 July by the Opera and Ballet ensembles of the Split National Theatre. It is directed by the famous Hungarian director Youri Vamos, the orchestra and choir will be conducted by Ivo Lipanović, and solo performances will be delivered by soprano Ivana Kladarin, tenor Sveto Matošić Komnenović and baritone Joachim Seipp. The Split Summer Festival is the oldest and one of the most attractive Croatian festivals, organized since 1954. This …