Old, new, and fictional worlds collide in this walking tour of Diocletian’s Palace. Not only is this impressive complex rich with history and a favourite local hangout, but it is the new filming location for the hit TV show Game of Thrones.
We begin our Split walking tour on the Riva promenade, a local spot to see and be seen. From there we enter the world of Westeros with a visit to Diocletian’s Palace cellars. Walk in the footsteps of the Unsullied as they enter Meereen to release the slaves for Khaleesi’s army. A short walk through the palace will take us to the City Museum, an impressive 15th century Gothic building used as another location for Game of Thrones. A quick stop inside to check out the weaponry, photographs, paintings, and old documents will reveal why Split is one of the Adriatic’s most fascinating ports.
As we walk through the narrow streets into the heart of the city, peristil, it is easy to see why this imposing World Heritage Monument set the scene for the newest Game of Thrones kingdom. After all, it is the most preserved example of Roman architecture on the eastern coast of the Adriatic. The 1,700 year-old home to emperor Diocletian is a stunning example of a traditional royal villa, Hellenistic town and Roman camp.
Our appetite for love, betrayal and revenge takes us to feast like TyrionLannister on a traditional Split breakfast of eggs, bacon, handmade sausages and of course, warm bread with sea salt – a staple of the Westerosidiet. Quench your thirst to be ruler of the Seven Kingdoms on local coffee, mint tea, and a golden pint of local beer.
We finish our tour back on the Riva promenade – a great time to ask your guide to point out local haunts for goblets of wine, lemon cake anddragon-taming…and modern fare, too!
Inclusions: Local English-speaking guide, traditional breakfast, a pint of beer, entrance ticket to Diocletian’s palace basement.
Exclusions: Additional drinks at lunch, transportation to/from starting point, entrance to the City Museum (3 euros), tips or gratuities for your local guide
Your Trip: For your Urban Adventure you will be in a small group of a maximum of 12 people.
Confirmation of booking: If you have your voucher, your booking is confirmed. We'll see you at the start point.
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Child Policy: Children must be 6 years of age to 11 years inclusively. Children below the age of 6 are not permitted on this tour.