What better way to explore and experience the history and culture of Split than with a professionally guided tour of Split?
Start off your tour by joining us on our exploration of the Diocletian palace’s intricate maze like paths with a small handful of people where you will learn the ins and outs of the great palace with your professional tour guide 🙂
Estimated tour length: 2 hours Departure: Upon request Included: licensed guide, Wine tasting or olive oil tasting
Diocletian palace is one of the most and best preserved Roman architectures in the world. The ruins being built between the late 3rd and the early 4th centuries A.D., can be found throughout the city. The palace was build and planned to be Emperor Diocletian’s luxury villa/summer house and a Roman military camp divided into four parts and two main streets. The Southern part being intended for the Emperor Diocletian’s apartment, governmental and religious ceremonies whilst the north part was for the Imperial guard, storage, servants, etc. Diocletian’s palace is rectangular (aprox. 215 x 180 meters) with four large towers at each corner, doors on each of the four sides called (Bronze, Silver, Gold and Iron). Over the centuries the inhabitants of the palace; later even the inhabitants of Split adapted it to suit them better but the outline of the palace is still clearly visible to this day.
Choose between two offers after exploring the Palace: Offer 1: Olive Oil Tasting
Introduction to the ways of recognizing the olive oil quality and tasting of three different types of olive oil. Pairing with the fleur de sel, aceto balsamico and homemade bread from our oven, with a green olive paste. Duration: approx 45 min.
Offer 2: Wine Tasting
Presentation of the basic Croatian wine varieties and tasting of white and red Carakter wine (Malvazija and Plavac mali). Pairing with the fleur de sel, aceto balsamico and homemade bread from our oven, with marinated anchovies, mixed cheese and cow cheese with the fig jam. Duration: approx 60 min.