Split Inn apartments are located right next to the Split’s promenade called Riva above the church of St. Frane. The Split Inn apartments are very tastefully furnished and they were completely renovated recently. Very close to Split Inn apartment is the famous restaurant called Fife. The food in Fife restaurant is traditional dalmatian cuisine and is very affordable. I would suggest you try dalmatian specialty called pasticada with njoki.
No, Split airport is not being remodeled or expanded like the title suggest. Even though Split airport is the most important airport on the Adriatic with one million international passengers landing on it, there is still no need for expanding it.
What I am talking about is that in 2009 there will be 12 more airline companies landing on Split airport than there were in 2008. Last year there were 48 airline carriers landing on Resnik with 15 of them being low budget airline companies. Split airport is the first airport in Croatia that started doing business with low budget airline companies. From the total number of airline passengers arriving at Split airport one fifth of them came through low budget airline companies. Continue reading →
During the 2008 season, Split airport has recorded a record number of passenger arrivals and departures. The number of international passengers was 1,027,606.00 which is 85,37% of total number of passengers.
The total number of both international and domestic passengers in 2008 was 1,203,778.00 which was 2% more than in 2007.
The peak months in the number of arrivals and departures from Split airport was May, July and August and one million th passenger arrived at Split airport in September 10 days earlier than it did in 2007.
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The tour starts from the village of Gruda in Konavle area known for its beautiful landscapes with large valley surrounded by mountains dotted with charming villages. We bike along the fields, orchards and vineyards, passing across a small bridge over the river Ljuta and Konavočica. Our tour guide will introduces us into the history and traditions of the Konavle area passed down through generations. Visit to the Franciscan Monastery in Pridvorje and old watermills by the river Ljuta. Refreshment by the river, departure to Gruda for wine tasting of local wines.
Surrounded by high mountains reflected in the blue waters, a fjord-shaped Bay of Kotor is one of the most spectacular landscapes on the Mediterranean. Drive along the bay past Risan and picturesque Perast, a home- town of many captains. Boat ride to the man-made islet of Our Lady of the Rocks (Gospa od Škrpjela). Upon returning home safely, seamen dropped rocks and old boats filled with rocks in this place and gradually created the islet as the foundation for the church. Continuation to Kotor, town that has always been providing a safe harbour to navigators and its famous merchant navy. City tour of Kotor with its beautiful Romanesque cathedral of St Triphun, surrounded by walls and fortresses included on the UNESCO`s World Heritage List.
Discover the Bay of Kotor, one of the most spectacular sceneries on the Mediterranean, surrounded by high mountains with picturesque small towns along its shores. Drive to Kotor past Risan, once the seat of the Illyrian queen Teuta and picturesque Perast. City tour of the old city of Kotor with the Romanesque Cathedral of St Triphun encircled by walls and fortresses included on the UNESCO`s World Heritage List.
Discover Ston with its 5-kilometer long walls, a city built in the 15th century according to a plan with a rectangular scheme of streets and squares and its Rector’s Palace. Ston is renowned for its delicious oysters and mussels that you will taste in one of the local restaurants. Another landmark of Ston are its old salt ponds where the salt is still produced today in the old way.
We continue to the Arboretum in Trsteno with a 15th century summer residence of the Dubrovnik patrician family Gucetić-Gozze surrounded by a beautiful Renaissance garden.
Discover the picturesque Konavle countryside with thirty villages surrounded by vineyards, olive groves and numerous cypress trees. Visit to Sunday Fair in Čilipi where women dressed in national costumes sell their hand made embroideries. Opportunity to attend the Holy Mass at the church of St Nicholas. A folklore performance in front of the church followed by a visit to the Konavle Ethnographic Museum housing objects of daily use, festive costume of the bride and groom and jewellery.
Drive to Molunat for a view over Prevlaka peninsula, the southernmost part of Croatia. Lunch at Konavoski Dvori restaurant with old watermills on the river Ljuta. Continuation to Mihanići for a visit to the home and gallery of the naive painter Mijo Šiša Konavljanin.
Catamaran ride along the Montenegrin shore with spectacular sceneries on the way to Durres, one of oldest cities of Albania. Upon arrival, departure by coach to Kruja rising 560 meters above the sea level, on the slopes of Sari-Salltiku Mountain offering a stunning view over the surrounding landscape. We tour Kruja, a picturesque birthplace of Skenderbeg, with mosque and colorful old bazaar and the medieval Kruja Castle, center of the Skenderbeg`s resistance against the Ottoman Turks. The surrounding walls are reinforced by nine towers and served as an observation and signaling posts at the time of war. Free time for lunch.
Return to Durres for a city tour including Amphitheatre, Roman Thermal Baths, City walls from the Byzantine period and the Citadel. Return by catamaran to Dubrovnik.