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Split, or Spalato in Italian, is the largest and most important city in Dalmatia and the second largest city in Croatia. Split is situated on a small peninsula on the eastern shores of the Adriatic Sea. Split is also known as one of the centres of Croatian culture. Split benefits from a warm, Mediterranean climate and is one of the sunniest places in Europe, attracting many visitors and making the city a popular tourist destination.
Split is one of the oldest cities in the area, dating back more than 1700 years, and has many historical sites. The old town of Split dates back to Medieval times, and is home to many of Split's attractions, such as Diocletian's palace. The historic centre of Split is listed as one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
There are many interesting museums in Split, including the Museum of Croatian Archaeological monuments, the Ethnographic Museum, the Museum of Natural Science and the Museum of Maritime History. Split is also home to many art galleries such as the Mestrovic Gallery. Also worth visiting is the Marjan Forest Park, which comprises beautiful parkland, scenic paths, playgrounds and the Split zoo.
Italy boasts a wealth of popular destinations and has something for everyone to enjoy.
Take a romantic gondola ride in Venice, see the ancient Colosseum in Rome, visit the leaning tower of Pisa, admire the many masterpieces in the Uffizi gallery of Florence or simply relax on one of the many beautiful beaches that can be found along Italy's miles of stunning coastline.
Florence is an often overlooked tourist destination. However, it is well worth a visit.The town was the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance and it still shows in the architecture of the city. There are many fine art galleries from famous artists - including the Galleria degli Uffizi, where you can see Boticelli's `Birth of Venus'.
The galleries themselves are often works of art, with the walls and ceiling ornately decorated with various brightly coloured murals.