40 € / PERSON
On this tour you will discover the Fortress of Klis, one of the most valuable preserved examples of defensive architecture in Croatia & the Vranjaca cave, an impressive 100 meters deep underworld of stalactites, stalagaites and other natural shapes and decorations.
The Klis Fortress is a medieval fortress located at 360 meters altitude above the village of Klis, about 10 km North from the city of Split. Due to its strategic position controlling access to and from Bosnia, Dalmatia and Croatian hinterland, the fortress of Klis has been throughout history considered as one of the most important fortifications in entire region.
Originaly built as a small stronghold by the ancient Illyrian tribe of Dalmatae, the fortress of Klis became a royal castle of many Croatian kings, being several times lost and reconquered during its more than 2.000 years long history.
The Klis Fortress is probaly best know for its defense against the Ottoman invasion of Europe in the early 16th century and the glorious resistance of Croatian Captain Petar Kruzic who withstand the Turkish siege of the fortress for more than two and a half decades.
Place of rich history and glorious battles, among which the one that took place in the 16th century preventing Ottomans for heading further in Western Europe, the Fortress of Klis is today better known as the place where the HBO "Game of Thrones" TV series was filmed in 2014.
On our tour we will take a insight into the fortress and its defensive towers, walls, military constructions, entrances and corridors and you will aslo have the opportunity to see the collection of the arms, armors and traditional uniforms.
Most of all, we will enjoy the great scenario and one of the mostspectacular views and panoramas in entire region: Raised on a massive mountain rock and inaccesible from three sides, the fortress overlooks the city of Split, the ancient Salona and the modern city of Solin, cities of Kastela and Trogir and islands of Brac, Solta and Ciovo.
The Vranjaca cave, located underneath the mountain of Mosor, is one of the most important geomorphologic discoveries of the area. The cave is formed by two main halls: the first one inhabited in the Neolithic period and known throughout history and the second one, more impressive and decorative, discovered in the 1906 by the actual owners grandfather. The cave is 360 meters long and some 100 meters deep, the temperature is always 15 C and there are more than 200 stairs down and up, so please evaluate your endurance for this tour and wear sport shoes and clothes or at least a thin jacket.
What you will see will be an unforgetable experience:
The Vranjaca cave is truly an amazing place, an impressive underworld of stalactites,stalagmites and other shapes and decorations, created by the underground river over thousands and thousands of years.
Join us on this tour and discover the amazing past, historical and natural evidences of these two incredible sites!
attractions on this tour
On this tour you will see:
Klis Fortress: defensive towers, walls, military constructions, entrances and corridors, collection of the arms, armors and traditional uniforms, great view over Split and its surroundings
Vranjaca cave: stalactites, stalagmites and other decorative shapes.
This is a private tour: only you and/or your group will be attending it, no other persons will be with you during this tour. Departure time and date as well as the pace of the tour can easily be adjusted according to your personal preferences.
Tour time: Approx. 4 h
Recommended departure time:
Your personal driver and guide will meet you in front of your accommodation address, or at the closest possible point reachable by vehicle.
If you arrive with cruise ship, your personal driver and guide will meet you in the port area.
We highly recommend you to provide yourself with refreshments (water) before the start of the tour as temperatures are almost always over 30 C during the high season (July and August). Comfortable walking shoes and clothes are also highly recommended. Drive from Split to Klis takes approx. 20 min. depending on traffic. From Klis to Vranjaca cave the drive takes approx. 25 min. depending on traffic conditions. The temperature inside the cave is always 15 C, there are more than 200 stairs down and up, so we recommend you to wear sport shoes and clothes (thin jacket).
Included in the Price
VAT, licensed and experienced English speaking local guide, organization of the tour
Not Included in the Price
Car / mini van transfer with personal driver
adults 40 HRK - approx. 5,3 €, children 20 HRK - approx. 2,6 €
adults approx. 5,3 EUR / person; children 2 EUR / person
Food and beverages
Payments & Conditions
30% of the price upon reservation to secure your tour, balance in cash upon arrival, at the beginning of the tour. We accept cash payments in EUR or in HRK according to Croatian National Bank (HNB) exchange rate on the day of payment. Anticipation payment by bank transfer or Paypal (+10% of the anticipation cost).
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Trogir & Salona & KlisTour time: Approx. 6 h
Prices: From 60 € / person
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Klis FortressTour time: Approx. 2 h
Prices: From 20 € / person
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Klis Fortress & SalonaTour time: Approx. 4 h
Prices: From 45 € / person
Enjoy the great panorama over Split and its surroundings from the famous Medieval Klis fortress and take insight to the ruins of the former capital of Roman province of Dalmatia, the royal city of Salona, today no.1 archeological site in Croatia.
Klis & Salona & VranjacaTour time: Approx. 6 h
Prices: From 55 € / person
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