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Split, Splitsko-Dalmatinska Zupanija, Croatia

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How much money will you need for your trip to Split? You should plan to spend around kn659 ($94) per day on your vacation in Split, which is the average daily price based on the expenses of other visitors. Past travelers have spent, on average, kn141 ($20) on meals for one day and kn87 ($12) on local transportation. Also, the average hotel price in Split for a couple is kn886 ($126). So, a trip to Split for two people for one week costs on average kn9,232 ($1,311). All of these average travel prices have been collected from other travelers to help you plan your own travel budget.

  • Average Daily Cost Per person, per day
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  • 2 Weeks Per person
  • One Month Per person
  • One Week For a couple
  • 2 Weeks For a couple
  • One Month For a couple
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A vacation to Split for one week usually costs around kn4,616 for one person. So, a trip to Split for two people costs around kn9,232 for one week. A trip for two weeks for two people costs kn18,464 in Split. If you're traveling as a family of three or four people, the price person often goes down because kid's tickets are cheaper and hotel rooms can be shared. If you travel slower over a longer period of time then your daily budget will also go down. Two people traveling together for one month in Split can often have a lower daily budget per person than one person traveling alone for one week.

How expensive is Split? How much money do I need for Split?

How much does a trip to Split cost? Is Split expensive? The average Split trip cost is broken down by category here. All of these Split prices are calculated from the budgets of real travelers.

Accommodation Budget in Split
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The average price for one person for accommodation in Split is kn443. For two people sharing a typical double-occupancy hotel room, the average price for a hotel room in Split is kn886.

  • Accommodation1 Hotel or hostel for one person
  • Accommodation1 Typical double-occupancy room

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Transportation Budget in Split
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  • The cost of a taxi ride in Split is significantly more than public transportation. On average, past travelers have spent kn87 per person, per day, on local transportation in Split.

  • Transportation1 Taxis, local buses, subway, etc.

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Flights to Split
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Rental Cars in Split
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Food Budget in Split
Average Daily Costs

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  • While meal prices in Split can vary, the average cost of food in Split is kn141 per day. Based on the spending habits of previous travelers, when dining out an average meal in Split should cost around kn57 per person. Breakfast prices are usually a little cheaper than lunch or dinner. The price of food in sit-down restaurants in Split is often higher than fast food prices or street food prices.

  • Food2 Meals for one day


Entertainment Budget in Split
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  • Entertainment and activities in Split typically cost an average of kn22 per person, per day. This includes fees paid for admission tickets to museums and attractions, day tours, and other sightseeing expenses.

  • Entertainment1 Entrance tickets, shows, etc.

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Tips and Handouts Budget in Split
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  • The average price for Tips and Handouts in Split is kn4.19 per day. The usual amount for a tip in Split is 5% - 15%.

  • Tips and Handouts1 For guides or service providers

Alcohol Budget in Split
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  • The average person spends about kn48 on alcoholic beverages in Split per day. The more you spend on alcohol, the more fun you might be having despite your higher budget.

  • Alcohol2 Drinks for one day


Water Budget in Split
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  • On average, people spend kn5.19 on bottled water in Split per day. The public water in Split is considered safe to drink.

  • Water2 Bottled water for one day

Split On a Budget
Split Split, Croatia
Spit is a historic city in Central Dalmatia with many opportunities to glimpse its fascinating past in its historic city center. Centuries ago the city grew up around a Diocletian palace that was used as refuge by the locals.

Today, as you wander around the historic center, you can see the remains of the Roman walls, temples, and squares. Despite it's appeal to tourists, Split is much more than just a tourist destination. It is larger than you might initially realize and it spreads well beyond the historic center. There is a population of about 300,000 in the larger area and it is an economic center for the region.

Split is also a must-visit on a trip through the country. It can easily fit in to a one-week itinerary of Croatia, or many other routes, as it's centrally located and very accessible.

Split has a beautiful climate with mild winters, countless sunny days, and a generally pleasant temperature. As such, there are many opportunities to enjoy yourself outdoors, whether by participating in sports or walking around the city's quaint streets. Winters in Split are also quite mild, but there may be one snowy day, on average, every year. This rare snowfall can cause a significant disruption in the flow of traffic.
There is really no shortage of sights in Split. You could easily fill a few days wandering through the historic sights and exploring the city's many museums and churches. Some of the most famous sites in the city include Saint Duje's Cathedral, Peristil Square, the Archaeological Museum, Diocletian's Palace, and Poljud Stadium.
Perhaps the two most notable neighborhoods in Split for tourists are Veli Varos and Radunica. They sit on opposite sides of the historic core and each is charming in its own way. These are considered the oldest suburbs of the city.

Veli Varos is found just above Trumbiceva Obala Street and to the west of Riva. There are many winding roads that lead into the neighborhood and once you're inside it's easy to get lost. The neighborhood has a lot of personality and is known for it's stone houses, narrow streets, and historic churches. It' has the feel of an island village because it was developed by fishermen and farmers who came to Split to escape the Ottoman invasion. Today the real estate market in the neighborhood has grown and there are many luxury apartments and homes.

Just to the east of the city is Radunica. It's across the street from the vegetable market and was originally settled by peasants from the Republic of Poljica about 500 years ago. Today Radunica is famous for it's street festival "Days of Radunica", which was first begun in 1994. It's held during the last week of June every year and is known for it's folk atmosphere with klapa performances, traditional bingo, poetry, and more.

Popular activities in Split include taking a swim on the beach at Bacvic, climbing the Campanile Bell Tower, going snorkeling, visiting the Green Market or taking a sailing trip. You can also take a tour of the Diocletian Palace. It lasts about an hour and half and is well worth the visit.

About an hour's walk from the Diocletian Palace is the St. Jeronimus caves and church. It sits on Marjan Hill and is a great place to visit with a beautiful view. It's worth the trip if you have time.
Food and Dining
Restaurants around town are generally delicious, and there are a handful of local specialties you should make a point of trying. Perhaps the most popular is Soparnik, which is a baked dough filled with vegetables. It's delicious and filling. There's also a lot of Italian influence on the cuisine and you will find some great risotto and pasta options around town. Gnocchi is another local specialty that is quite good.

Also make a point of trying the great wines that are available. There are plenty of bars around town, and generally the wine found in restaurants is a very high quality.

With its wonderful climate, the best way to explore Split is really on foot. The city center, where you'll find most of the sights, is quite compact and walkable. If you want to venture to further destinations there is a good bus system you can use. There's also a frequent bus which connects the airport to the city center. Another fun option is to rent a bike for the day and explore the surrounding areas. Cycling in the area is quite pleasant and relaxing. If you do decide to rent a car, there are a few good rental companies around town that will offer you a good deal.
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1 Categories averaged on a per-item basis.
2 Categories averaged on a per-day basis.
For example, the Food2 daily average is for all meals for an entire day, while Entertainment1 is for each individual purchase.

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Travel Tips

The Beach A Bačvice

By backpackguru in Entertainment
The beach at Bačvice is a great place to soak up some sun and take a dip in the ocean. You can get here by heading south alongside the waterfront passed the bus station then head along the road that crosses the railway line. You can grab some food at a cafe and perhaps some ice cream nearby. While it's a crowded beach, and maybe not the best in Croatia, it's a great place to intermingle with the locals who make up the majority of the visitors.

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