Both culture and history were generous to these parts in providing inspiration to artists who from as far back as the antiquity created their art in the stone, walls and palaces of its towns and urban centres, in buildings made of stone that are one of the most memorable characteristics of central Dalmatia.
Today these towns and urban centres offer both peace and solitude and joyous, noisy nights rich with the spirit of the Mediterranean south. Works in stone, marble and wood created in central Dalmatia from the antiquity to the present day never remained only inside the churches and museums of the region, but are to this day found on the houses, facades and in the historical cores of the cities, mostly built in the Romanesque and Gothic styles – true masterpieces of urban culture.
Nowhere can one, like in central Dalmatia, in a 30 km radius find two cities under UNESCO protection and listed in the register of World Culture Heritage: Diocletian's Palace and the historical core of the city of Trogir.
“Diocletian's Palace in Split is one of Croatia's top sights a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a fascinating place to explore. If you are thinking palace like Versailles however, think again because it is really more like a city within a city. It is a great place to visit any time but as darkness descends over the palace and the street life quiets down, it becomes one of Croatia's most romantic spots... “