The war tour offers a great insight into the turbulent history of Split and its surroundings. Many wars have been fought here ever since the Greeks first colonized these shores in 6ͭʰ c. BC and got involved with the local Illyrian tribes, to the most recent war which ended in 1995. Two main stories of the tour are covering the two most recent wars: The CroatiaN War of Independence and World War II. The tour visits a museum, two forts, bunkers from WWII, a bulletproof war-train, and some actual battle sites.
|MEETING POINT||Fort Gripe|
|DEPARTURE TIME||July, August & September, Saturdays at 15:00|
For the rest of the year please contact us
|✔ Professional guide|
✔ Entrance fees
✔A drink of your choice (Croatian craft beer, local soda drink, juice or water)
✔ Pick up (if necessary)
|All of our tours are conducted using no single-use plastic items.|
We meet in front of Fort Gripe, a large baroque fort, which nowdays houses the Maritime museum. We explore the fort and the museum.
We visit some of the battery locations which where used by the Croatian army during the Battle of the Split Channel in 1991.
We explore the unique bulletproof train, that was used during the Croatia war of independence.
Then we visit some actual battle grounds of WWII and some still standing Italian bunkers from that time.
We end our tour with a remarkable view, from the fortress Klis. Where we explore this beautiful and massive fort, which has many wounds from the many wars fought on it through the centuries.