Car Hire Split Airport
Find your perfect hire car at Split AirportCollect your Avis car hire at Split Airport, where a team of professionals will be on hand to assist you.
From the traditional and contemporary attractions of the city centre to the azure waters of the Adriatic Sea, the best of Croatia and the Dalmatian Coast is just a short drive away.
Plan your route from Split AirportIn just a 30-minute drive from the airport, you’ll arrive in the centre of Croatia’s second largest city, Split, which offers the perfect balance of tradition and modernity.
Explore Vukovarska Street and revel in the world-class shopping malls, or visit the Roman ruins of Diocletian’s Palace - a Unesco World Heritage Site - where you can discover the ancient Dalmatian way of life.
A short drive away you’ll find the old-world neighbourhoods of Varos, Dobri, Lucac and Manus, which started developing around the city walls in the 16th century.
For pristine sands and stellar views over the Adriatic Sea, head to Bačvice, Split’s most popular beach. This Blue Flag-awarded stretch of coastline is regarded as one of the cleanest and best kept in Europe. It’s brought to life with the unique sights and sounds of people playing ‘picigin’, an energetic game that resembles volleyball and is played in the sea.
After relaxing at the beach, head over to the pavilion and dine at one of the restaurants, where you’ll be able to indulge in a selection of delicious Mediterranean dishes as the sun sets over the Adriatic.
Beyond SplitSplit is the perfect base to explore Croatia with winding coastal roads and awe-inspiring mountain drives leading to some of Europe’s most beautiful locations.
An hour and a half from Split is the ancient city of Zadar. It’s a spectacle of Roman ruins, medieval churches and fascinating museums, and is the perfect place to dine al fresco and escape the summer crowds. The city’s most popular attractions are the Sea Organ and Sun Salutation, which uses the power of nature to create a spectacle of light and sound.
Krka National Park
Just an hour’s drive away from Split you can enjoy the natural beauty of Krka National Park. With some 800 species of flora and fauna, thriving wildlife and a collection of 17 waterfalls, this is a dream destination for all outdoor enthusiasts.
Do as the locals do and take the hour-long drive from Split to the charming old town of Makarska, which rests at the foot of Mount Biokovo. With its pebble beaches and quintessentially Mediterranean streets, it’s the perfect place to spend a day.
With so much culture and natural beauty to discover, your journey from Split is sure to inspire you at every turn. With an Avis rental car, you’ll be able to explore at your own pace.