A great opportunity to discover the best of the area between Split and Trogir!

Highlights of Split and Trogir area private tour

What is the best half-day tour to book from Split, especially suitable for cruisers?

By booking a private half-day tour of two historic gems, Trogir and Split, you will make the best of your short stay in Croatia, confident that you will certainly not miss your cruise ship or airplane.
Get off the beaten path and get away from the crowds by adding Salona, Klis or Kaštela to your smorgasbord.
Allow your private tour guide to make you fall in love with Central Dalmatia as you meander through the narrow streets, gaze at glorious cathedrals, walk along resplendent waterfronts, and admire spectacular views.

Price includes

  • Licensed English-speaking tour guide/driver
  • 1,5-hour-long private guided walking tours of both Split and Trogir
  • Travel by an air-conditioned luxury sedan or minivan
  • Pick-up and drop-off
  • Flexible itinerary
  • Free cancelation policy
  • Tourist insurance
  • Road tolls and parking
  • All taxes and VAT
No of persons 1-3 4-6 7-8
Price 350€ 400€ 450€

EXCLUSIONS: entrance tickets for selected sites ( Klis fortress, Salona, Diocletian’s cellars)



    Depending on your likes and dislikes, circumstances and schedule, some, many or even all ofthe following highlights can become part of your “treasure chest”:

    • Visit Trogir, also known as “Little Venice”
    • Discover the dreamy island-castles of Kaštela
    • Walk among the ancient sarcophagi of Salona
    • Experience the spectacular view from the fortress of Klis;
    • Enjoy the flavours and scents of Dalmatia at Stella Croatica
    • Marvel at the amazing Roman imperial heritage of Split


    As you probably expect, depending on the number of “items” you selected, the private tourcan take more or less time.

    Also, if you’re not really a fan of intermittent fasting, you may want to stop for lunch at some
    point. Thar requires more time, of course.

    Nevertheless, here are some basic guidelines concerning the itinerary:

    1. Essential selection (Trogir +Free time + Split + Free time) …. …………….…4 hours
    2. Extended selection 1 (Trogir + Free time + Salona +Split + Free time) ……… 5 hours
    3. Extended selection 2 (Trogir +Free time +Salona + Klis+ Split +Free time) …. 6 hours

    In other words, each additional item takes approximately 1 hour.
    Please, get in touch with us so we could tailor the tour to your preferences.


    The pick-up is usually arranged right at your hotel or apartment, or at the cruise ship port gate. All that follows is optional, and can be selected according to your circumstances. Feel free to arrange the itinerary beforehand with our travel agent, or ask your tour guide forassistance in devising your travel plan.

    Your tour guide/driver will suggest you first visit Trogir, a UNESCO World Heritage site, situated some 25 kilometres away from Split. As you approach Trogir in an air-conditioned luxury sedan or minivan, you will learn a lot about Croatia and Split.
    The walking tour of Trogir consists of a gentle stroll through the medieval labyrinth of streets of this charming island-town. The central square is dominated by the fascinating Cathedral of St. Lawrence, famous for its grand Romanesque portal from 1242.
    After the tour, you will be encouraged to join hundreds of tourists, and locals likewise, basking in the sun at the Trogir waterfront (the Riva), sipping their morning coffee and practising Dalmatian favourite pastime: people watching.

    A guided visit of the historic centre of Split is both the most essential and the most fascinating feature of the entire trip: Ancient Roman imperial palace that has evolved into a thriving city, with layers upon layers of architectural styles creating a mesmerising effect.
    Let your private guide weave Egyptian sphynxes, Roman temples, renaissance chapels and a baroque Sephardic synagogue into an incredible story.
    Not surprisingly, UNESCO, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, classified ancient Split and its Emperor Diocletian’s palace as part of the worldheritage of history.

    The ruins of former Roman capital of Dalmatia, Salona, may remind you of Pompeii. The destruction of this, once upon a time, large city, took place in the 7 th century AD, never to be inhabited again. The most famous feature of Salona are its pagan and Early Christian cemeteries, with dozens of well-preserved sarcophagi.
    Another impressive sight is a Roman amphitheatre, originally able to take 18.000 blood- thirsty spectators. Although much of its stone has been “recycled”, one can still feel the power of this site. Allow your tour guide to bring Salona back to life right in front of your eyes.

    Possibly the most underestimated part of the greater Split area, Kaštela consists of seven waterfront “castles”, tiny fortified islands, or renaissance structures, surrounded by a moat, i.e. the Adriatic Sea.
    Your guide/driver may take you to see the Vitturi family castle in Kaštel Lukšić or Kaštilac, a picturesque structure in Kaštel Gomilica.
    As a bonus feature, ask your driver to take you to the oldest olive tree in Dalmatia, dating
    back to Roman times and still bearing fruit.

    A strategically crucial fortress hovering over Split, Klis attracted the producers of the popular series Game of Thrones. With couple of photoshopped corrections, the Kliss Fortress became the slave-owners’ City of Meereen.
    As you climb up the gravity-defying walls and structures, expect to be blown away by the spectacular view of Split, Trogir, the Dalmatian islands and the picture-perfect Adriatic Sea.

    Stella Croatica
    Found just a 5-minutes-drive away from the Klis Fortress, the Stella Croatica complex offers a treat for all senses. Admission to Stella Croatica is free to the holders of tickets to Klis Fortress (7 € per person).
    Observe the mouth-watering process of the production of Dalmatian sweets, walk through the richly scented Mediterranean garden and visit the educative Olive oil museum
    Taste a wide array of fresh cheeses, cured meats and olive tapenades and great local wines. A traditional tavern at Stella Croatica, or konoba, is famous for its delicious, home-made ready
    meals, perfect for a light lunch or dinner.


    What makes Portal Day Tours an excellent choice?

    For almost 20 years now, Portal Day Tours has been successfully organising day trips, both group and private, and gained precious experience and know-how.
    All of our employees and associates, tour guides, drivers, skippers and travel agents, have received positive feedback from travellers from all around the world, with hundreds of excellent reviews.
    Our team, made up of highly educated, experienced and passionate locals is looking forward
    to welcoming you to Split, their home town.
    In order to sum up all the advantages of booking a private tour with us, we created a list of 25 reasons why take a Portal Day Tours private tour.

    Did you know?

    Any of the features of this private tour can be adjusted and re-arranged. Some elements of this tour can be added to other private tours we offer.

    For instance, a visit to Trogir might be a perfect addition to your half-day tour to the Krka Waterfalls.

    Get in touch with us for more ideas and assistance in creating a perfect day out in Croatia.


    Our family enjoyed this custom made tour, tour guide was very attentive, friendly and knowledgeable. He took us to places off the beaten track and we had a truly authentic local experience.

    Kelly – Australia