Fortress of Klis
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  • Historical Tour of Salona, Klis and Trogir from Split

    1. Historical Tour of Salona, Klis and Trogir from Split

    For lovers of history and archeology, there is a wealth of medieval and Roman history to be found in the immediate surrounds of Split. On the first stop, you’ll visit the ancient ruins in Salona, which was the capital of the Roman province of Dalmatia 2000 years ago, as well as being one of the five biggest towns in the Roman Empire. From here you’ll travel to the village of Klis, which is home to an imposing medieval fortress, perched high on a hilltop. This fortress became castle to many Croatian kings and served as a defense against the Ottoman invasion during the early 16th century.More latterly, it has featured in the blockbuster television series “Game of Thrones”. Next, you'll head to Trogir, a city which has had 2300 years of cultural and architectural influence by Greeks, Romans, Venetians and Austrians. In 1997, Trogir was recognized as a UNESCO world heritage site. There is ...

    Great insight to Croatian magnificent history and culture. Our guide made the trip extra memorable. Ivana made the trip extra memorable.

  • From Zadar: Klis Fortress, Split and Trogir

    2. From Zadar: Klis Fortress, Split and Trogir

    Departure from Zadar in the morning towards Klis. Built in the 2nd century BCE Klis Fortress is situated at the peak of a rocky ridge. Due to its strategic position at the hill, Klis fortress was controlling the entrance to the valley that leads to Split. You will climb Klis fortress and take in the beautiful panoramic view of Split and nearby islands. Your guide will explain Klis' turbulent past and defending techniques people used to resist frequent enemies attacks. Inside the fortress, you will see displays of swords and costumes. After sightseeing at Klis Fortress, you will proceed to the nearby Split. Visiting Split is unimaginable without visiting its living heart - Diocletian's palace. It was built as a royal residence for Roman emperor Diocletian in the 4th century and nowadays is protected as UNESCO World Heritage site. As you stroll through the most preserved monuments of th...

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Fantastic experience with the Tonic guide

The guide Toncic made all the difference in our tour of Salona, Klis and Trogir - best 15d guide we stayed in Croatia. Flawless English and explained a lot about all the points visited. I recommend !

The guide is very attentive and professional, the tour is very good, many sites are seen, in very good transport, a lot of history in the tour and many sites, all great.

Great insight to Croatian magnificent history and culture. Our guide made the trip extra memorable. Ivana made the trip extra memorable.