The heart and center of Dalmatia, which has over 460,000 inhabitants. It covers 16 cities, 39 municipalities and has more than 170 islands, islets, cliffs and reefs. It stretches from Rogoznica on the north to the Gradac which is on southeast.
The biggest tourist center is the city of Split, which has one of the world's most beautiful buildings - Diocletian's Palace. Central Dalmatia has many beautiful sandy beaches of which the most known and the most attratcive is beach Zlatni Rat on the Brae island in the area of Makarska that, because of crystal clear sea and numerous tourist attractions (sailing, sea kayaking, scuba diving and windsurfing), attract every year more and more tourists. For all guests looking for night life, Central Dalmatia offers many high quality trendy discos and bars along the coast. Culture lovers can enjoy the many cultural monuments, of which the most famous is Diocletian Palace in Split and the old town center of the town Trogir, which is under UNESCO's protection.
If You want to enjoy the peace and quiet, the waves and beautiful sunsets - Hvar and it's bays are ideal for You. For lovers of active holidays Central Dalmatia offers a variety of attractions - from cycling, horse riding, paragliding, bungee jumping, paintball, to trekking and scuba diving, sailing, rafting, free climbing and as the icing on the cake - the mountain on Biokovo (nature park) - a paradise for climbers, alpinists and hikers. Of the many islands that are located in this part of Dalmatia, the most interesting are the islands of Hvar, Brae, Vis, Eiovo, Šolta, Biševo, and the smallest island Jabuka (Apple).
Central Dalmatia has a superb gastronomic and enological offer. So in many restaurants and taverns you can enjoy various kinds of fish that is prepared on a grill, stew, or cooked, mussels, crab, Dalmatian prosciutto and also Dalmatian meat specialty - stew with gnocchi. All at the end should be finished with a glass of finest white or red wine.
This region provides high quality and modern accomodation, villas, hotels, apartments, modern marinas and nautical centers. Finally, be sure to visit the interior and Dalmatian hinterland, which boasts Sinj and Sinjska Alka which is held every year in the 8th month on the anniversary of the Battle of the 1715th year, when 500 Croatian troops from Sinj repelled an attack from 60 000 Turkish soldiers. There are also two beautiful lakes - Red and Blue Lake.