The ancient town of Salona was built in the 4th century B.C. and was the port of the Illyrian Delmati tribe, where the Greeks and Romans lived. In the 48th year B.C., Julius Caesar proclaimed Salona the centar of the Roman province of Dalmatia. It’s city walls and towers, town basilicas, a monumental cathedral, a baptistry and thermae and the forum, temple and theatre …living proof of ancient times even from 1st century A.C.
Dalmatia is located (Split-Dalmatia county) in the central part of the Croatian Adriatic cost. The total territorial area is 14,045 km², of which the land surface is 4,572 km2.) Split is the most important city in Dalmatia (and main traffic crossroad, also the largest ferry port on the Croatian Adriatic coast.
|DISTANCE||ESTIMATED DRIVING TIME|
|From Split||km/miles 7/5||approx. 0,5 Hours|
|From Dubrovnik||km/miles 222/138||approx. 3 Hours|
|From Zadar||km/miles 151/94||approx. 1,5 Hours|
|From Šibenik||km/miles 82/51||approx. 1 Hours|
The gastronomy of Dalmatia is based on lots of fish and seafood, olive oil, cheese, smoked Dalmatian ham, and various meat dishes, ‘pašticada’ and ‘rafijol’. Imotski gastronomic specialities are well-known cheese of the Dalmatian hinterland – the cheese and Imotski (style) cake. In Sinj you should try arambaši of Sinj (rolls of pickled cabbage leaves stuffed with chopped meat), and other delicacies, such as frogs, crayfish, the Cetina trout, the rafioli of Sinj (traditional pastry) and many other specialties typical of the Dalmatian hinterland.
All of the local attractions are provided with certificated onsite partners (guides, restaurants and other) and can be done upon your request (tailor-made).
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