Split Dalmatia county covers theS part of Dalmatia. The main town is Split, Croatia's second largest city by population and it is the largest city in Dalmatia. Split is situated on a peninsula between the part E of the Gulf of Kastela and the Split Channel. The city is a prerequisite to many surrounding islands and the peninsula of the Apennines. It is therefore a major tourist destination. Split is also one of the oldest cities in the region. It is generally accepted that its roots dating back to 1700 years at the time of the ancient Greek colony of Aspalathos (6th century BC). Natural Park Biokovo (second mountain range of Croatia) is located along the coast between the rivers Cetina and Neretva. This coastal area with unique natural qualities extends from Brela to Gradac on a length of about 50 km. It is a succession of beaches, forests, cultivated landscapes of a mountainous background. The island of Hvar is the queen of the Dalmatian islands. It has been known since antiquity because of its important strategic position. It has many ports and anchorages with offshore islands (Pakleni and O. Scedro). Among the many monuments to visit we note the Cathedral, the former Arsenal and noble palaces (Gothic and Renaissance styles). Makarska is a small town on the Adriatic coast about 60 km south of Split and 140 km northwest of Dubrovnik. Its tourist center is located on a bay in the shape of a horseshoe between the mountains and the Adriatic Sea Biokovo. Located less than 30 km west of Split, Trogir is a port on the Adriatic. Its historic center, declared World Heritage by UNESCO in 1997 is located on a tiny island located between the mainland and the island of Ciovo.
Le comitat de Split-Dalmacie couvre la partie S de la Dalmatie. Le chef-lieu est Split, deuxième ville de Croatie par sa population et c'est la plus grande ville Dalmate.
Split est située sur une péninsule entre la partie E du golfe de Kastela et le chenal de Split. La ville est un passage obligé vers les nombreuses îles environnantes et
la péninsule des Apennins. Elle est de ce fait une importante
Split est aussi l'une des plus anciennes villes de la région. On
considère généralement que sa fondation remonte à 1700 ans, à l'époque
de l'ancienne colonie grecque d'Aspalathos (6e siècle avant J.-C.).
Le parc naturel de Biokovo (seconde chaîne de montagne de la Croatie) est situé le long de la côte entre les rivières Cetina et Neretva. Cette zone côtière aux qualités naturelles uniques s'étend de Brela à
Gradac sur une longueur d'environ 50 km. C'est une succession de plages,
de forêts, de paysages cultivés sur un fond montagneux.
L'île de Hvar est
la reine des îles dalmates. Elle est connue depuis l'antiquité en
raison de son importante position stratégique. Elle offre de nombreux ports et mouillages avec les îles au large (Pakleni et O. Scedro). Parmi les nombreux
monuments à visiter on retiendra la Cathédrale, l’ancien Arsenal et les
palais nobiliaires (styles gothiques et renaissance).
Makarska est une petite ville sur la côte adriatique à environ 60 km au sud de Split et 140 km au nord-ouest de Dubrovnik. Son centre touristique est situé sur une baie en forme de fer à cheval entre la montagne Biokovo et la mer Adriatique.
à moins de 30 km à l'ouest de Split, Trogir est un port au bord de
l'Adriatique. Son centre historique, classé au patrimoine mondial de
l'UNESCO depuis 1997 se trouve sur une toute petite ile située entre le
continent et l'ile de Čiovo.
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Bracki Kanal leads between the mainland and Otok Brac. It is mostly clear and deep except in its NW part where there are several patches with depths of lessthan 10m. The N shore of this channel is barren and desolate with mountainous terrain closely backing the coast. Sveti ...
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