The ancient city of Split is located on the Adriatic Sea in the Dalmatia region of Croatia. The city has quickly become a popular tourist destination with travelers keen to discover the charming history of the city as well as the beautiful bay and thriving port. Many seaside towns are in the immediate area around Split, just waiting to be explored which is why visitors to the area are highly recommended to take a hire car to get the most from their trip.
Split Airport is located around 20 km from the town itself in the direction of Trogir at the exit close to Kastela. The area has many fascinating places of interest which can be explored at length by hire car, the best way to travel and really make the most of your visit. A large number of hire car companies are present at the airport for added convenience including;
- City Rent
- Last Minute
With such a wide range of companies to choose from, it stands to reason that you should be able to get a really good deal on your car hire package. The road network is good to enable you to find your way quickly and easily from the airport and to your onward destination.
Attractions In and Around Split
- Beaches – there are some fabulous beaches in and around Split, as you would expect along the beautiful Adriatic coast. Bacvise is the largest beach and can get pretty busy even though it is remarkably clean – there are some fabulous beach bars, cafes, clear waters and lots of golden sand. The further you drive along the coast from Split the more secluded and quiet the beaches become.
- Diocletians Palace – is an absolute “must see” for visitors to Split. It was built more than 2 millennia ago and is one of the best preserved ruins from this Roman period in the world.
- Brac and Hvar – there are many fabulous islands which can be reached by Ferry from Split, these two are probably the most popular and well worth a visit. Brac is the largest of the islands with a total area of 396 sq km, Hvar is a little smaller but still outstandingly beautiful.
There really is so much to see and do around the area of Split, Croatia that it makes perfect sense to take a hire car for the duration of your trip. It will give you the flexibility, freedom and independence to truly explore this splendid part of the world at your leisure. Check out hire car details to make sure that you get the best deal at these and other websites: