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Split, though a travel destination in and of itself, is also a jumping off point for seeing the nearby Croatian islands of Hvar, Brac, Solta and Vis, among numerous others. And travelers can see and experience these dreamy islands on a boat tour with traveler-approved operators, such as Sunburst Sailing and Summer Blues, which take travelers on luxurious sailing trips, complete with cocktails and lunch. Some tours will dock at the islands, while others will simply sail around them and let passengers admire their beauty from the boat deck. 

Recent travelers who sailed the Adriatic can't say enough about their amazing experiences. Most reported feelings of awe, from both the beauty of the surroundings and the hospitality of their tour operators. 

Boat tours widely range in price, but it's advisable to book in advance of your trip to ensure your spot, especially during peak travel season (July and August). Prices for the tours range: For instance, a day sail with Sunburst Sailing, which comes with a gourmet lunch and cocktails, will run you 160 euros (roughly $188), while a full-day excursion aboard the Summer Blues catamaran costs 80 euros (about $94).

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Split's Old Town contains Diocletian's Palace, plus the streets that run west to Marmontova. Inside this pedestrian-friendly area, travelers will walk medieval cobblestone streets lined with modern restaurants, bars, shops and hotels. You can stop into Nadalina for gourmet chocolates, Croata for silk cravats and Ribarnica, the fish market, especially if you've booked accommodations with a kitchenette where you can cook. You'll find signs throughout Old Town directing you to businesses and points of interest, but since it is a maze of alleyways, you'll also want to pick up a map from your hotel concierge. 

Recent travelers enjoyed strolling the narrow streets and alleyways of Old Town – browsing the wares at various stores and stopping for a breather at the restaurants and bars. Some visitors recommend booking a tour guide to take you around the area, saying that you'll have a richer experience than if you wander on your own. Split Walking Tours receives especially high marks from recent travelers thanks to the knowledgeable, captivating guides. 

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