Archaeology in Croatia

Old fort in Klis, Croatia - AV212

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Croatia offers something extra special to lovers of history and archaeology: not just exquisite reminders of an illustrious past in the form of palatial cities and polished marble streets, but also the sheer beauty of the place. The terracotta roofs on sleepy Venetian towns, the stout city walls and sapphire blue Adriatic views, the medieval forts and castles on steep mountain slopes... From UNESCO-listed Split and Trogir to cinematic Klis Fortress, this special interest holiday reveals some of the world’s most celebrated history and architecture, as well as some of its most picture-perfect views.

Five included excursions
- UNESCO Split (half day)
- Ancient Salona (half day) 
- UNESCO Trogir (half day) 
- Klis Fortress (half day) 
- UNESCO Stari Grad (full day)

A short drive from Split and close to archaeological treasures, Hotel President Solin is a great base for exploring. With facilities such as two outdoor pools, a large indoor heated pool, and a spa and wellness centre, your stay is tailored for relaxation, too. The hotel exudes a classic yet contemporary feel, while the rooms are elegantly decorated, each featuring a balcony that offers scenic views of the park, Jadro river, or Dinaric Alps. Don't miss the daily happy hour at the bar – a perfect opportunity to unwind and connect with fellow guests before sitting down for your à la carte dinner.

Included with every Hosted Holiday

  • Dedicated welcoming host
  • Resort airport transfers
  • Travel insurance and meals


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Five included excursions

Welcome drink

Drinks reception

Half board: All breakfasts and waiter served dinners

Happy hour - Free bar for one hour a day

Weekly shuttle service to UNESCO Split city centre

Free wellness and spa admission

10% discount wellness & spa services

10% discount on laundry services

International flights. Prices are based on return flights with Croatian Airlines from London Heathrow.

Return transfers to your hotel

Minimum 20kg checked luggage, per person


  • 7 nights

  • Solin, Split, Croatia

  • London Heathrow Airport

  • Half Board

From £1,125 per person

Including optional travel insurance or a price reduction if not required

Old fort in Klis, Croatia - AV212
Clock tower, Trogir, Croatia. AV212

Holiday details

Food and drink

All meals are served in the hotel’s main restaurant; breakfast is buffet style and dinners are waiter-served. There’s a daily happy hour at the bar before dinner and a cosy lounge to unwind in.


• Weekly shuttle service to UNESCO Split city centre • Live music twice a week • Cooking class once per stay • Croatian History class once per stay • Movie night twice per stay • Guided Orientation walk • Board game night (bingo, cards, sudoku, chess)


Rooms are spacious and elegant featuring dark wood furniture, accents of gold, and light blue decor. Enjoy scenic views from your balcony overlooking the river, mountains, or the inviting pool area.


  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • Lounge
  • Two outdoor pools
  • Indoor heated pool
  • Gym
  • Wellness and spa

Holiday location

Hotel President Solin, Croatia, map

Local Area

Take a journey back in time and explore Salona's famous ancient ruins. In Solin town, you'll find traditional markets, as well as quaint cafes that serve authentic Croatian cuisine. Positioned near Split city centre, you can easily soak up the busy city life. Indulge in local delights at a konoba, a classic Dalmatian tavern, wander through the maze-like streets of Diocletian's Palace and people-watch along the promenade. Venture deeper into the city and further away from the crowds and you’ll find hidden backstreets with authentic restaurants and bars that are popular with locals.

If you want a relaxing stay on the suburbs of Split then the locally rated five-star Hotel President Solin is a great option for you. With a weekly shuttle included to the centre of Split, you will get the best of both worlds. You will have a range of hotel facilities to enjoy including a spa and wellness centre where you can enjoy a 10% discount on any treatments.

Rachel Forsyth, Product Developer, Saga Holidays

Included excursions



Explore the dynamic blend of contemporary living and historic marvels in Split! Wander through the charming, narrow streets of the Old Town accompanied by your personal guide, unravelling the tales of the city's Roman legacy. Immerse yourself in the ancient Diocletian's Palace, a UNESCO World Heritage site constructed in 305 AD for the Roman Emperor Diocletian. Marvel at its remarkable architecture, majestic pillars, and grand arches. Roam the Peristyle, the heart of the palace, and discover the Golden Gate, St. Domnius Cathedral, Venetian Palaces, and the myriad of graceful statues adorning this enchanting fortress. Conclude your journey with a leisurely stroll along the Riva Waterside Promenade, where palm trees, vibrant buildings, and captivating views of the Adriatic Sea await.



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