UNESCO TOWN SPLIT
UNESCO town Split. Visit the town of the King Diocletian and feel the atmosphere of the stunning beauty of the Palace. The relation between history and modern times is visible in every nook of the Palace which have been populated for more then 1700 years. Mediterranean way of life, picturesque gutters, well-meaning people, famous sportsman, pretty women... All this is Split. It is not surprising that the King Diocletian built here his glorious Palace. UNESCO town Split is situated only 45 km from Villa Ruza. You may go in Split by bus or we can organize a taxi transfer for you.
UNESCO TOWN TROGIR
Trogir is a remarkable example of urban continuity. The orthogonal street plan of this island settlement dates back to the Hellenistic period and it was embellished by successive rulers with many fine public and domestic buildings and fortifications. Its beautiful Romanesque churches are complemented by the outstanding Renaissance and Baroque buildings from the Venetian period. The city rich in cultural heritage, protected by UNESCO since 1997, with perfectly preserved medieval aspect, typical disposition of the streets, medieval edifices such as: The church of St. Barbara from the 11th century, the cathedral with a famous Radovan's portal in the city square, the churches of St. Nicholas, St. Dominic and St. Peter, Rector's Palace, two towers, Kamerlengo and St. Mark's, numerous palaces of noble families. The spirit of antique times can be experienced in its streets, and the city has successfully opposed to modern urbanization by preserving its historic look.
This very romantic town is located only 70 km away from our house.
Experience the beauty of untouched nature of canyon river Cetina on rafting which can last 3 to 4 hours. Draw down along the river which is long 16 km. On several places along the river you can stop to have rest or to swim in bright Cetina. The trips are organized all year along.
This is outing for all those who like and want to enjoy the beauties and pleasantness offered by the Adriatic Sea and the sunshine. It is possible to rent a boat (with or without skipper) or there are daily excursions with traditional Dalmatian sailing-vessel ships on the nearest islands Brac and Hvar. You can spend several unforgettable hours swimming in the crystal-clear sea and enjoying abundant fired fish and wine.
MOUNTAIN BIOKOVO - PARK OF NATURE
Only place in the world where you can ski and then swim in warmly sea. Above the village Kostine in 1984 was established botanic garden, horticulture monument (16 ha) for protection and growing of plants. On Biokovo you can find mountain home under Vosac as well as under Saint. Jure. For more information, please visit http://www.biokovo.com. The entrance in the Nature Park Biokovo you can find about 16 km far away from our Villa Ruza.
MEĐUGORJE AND UNESCO TOWN MOSTAR
A world famous sanctuary is situated only 70 km from Brela. Also, we recommend you to visit Mostar.The Old Bridge area, with its pre-Ottoman, eastern Ottoman, Mediterranean and western European architectural features, is an outstanding example of a multicultural urban settlement. The reconstructed Old Bridge and Old City of Mostar is a symbol of reconciliation, international co-operation and of the coexistence of diverse cultural, ethnic and religious communities.