Split by far was one of my favorite cities in Croatia. Not only is it beautiful in it’s architecture, it’s also very walkable with not that many steps. One of my favorite things about Adriatic cities such as Split is that they are all covered in limestone, from the long street walks and town squares, to the old buildings and steps and stairs. It really gives it such a rich and pleasant feeling when you stroll the streets especially at night with all the light’s reflecting.
We arrived in Split to meet our AirBnB host close to the city center. I know that the place that I chose was the top floor apartment, but i didn’t realize that it was on the 5th floor with no elevator. However, the views at the top of the apartment were absolutely gorgeous and made up for the fact that we had to carry all of our steps up 5 flights of stairs. The apartment was 2 stories with 2 separate terraces. Once from the main living room, and another at the very top right outside the bedroom. The upper balcony also included an outdoor shower and a firewood oven! I wish we had stayed longer at this place because it was such a dream. You can checkout the listing by clicking here.
Most of our stay in Split was spent walking around the city and eating lots of ice cream. We also ended up climbing to the top of the tower of the Cathedral of Saint Domnius. The sights at the top of the city were absolutely gorgeous. It’s a bit scary once you start getting closer to the top but totally worth it. There are many other activities that you can do in the Split area, especially day trips to the Blue Cave or other islands like Vis, or Hvar nearby. But time constraints and a finicky toddler didn’t allow time in our schedule to venture out on a day trip there. Split by far was one of my favorite cities in Croatia. The lack of stairs and the pedestrians zones are a dream for parents with toddlers since it’s so easy to get around.