Split is considered to be the second city of Croatia which is located on the eastern shore of the Adriatic Sea and namely on the Dalmatian Coast.
Even if it is claimed to be big, when walking on the streets of the city it does not seem at all to be like this due to the small streets full of cafes and vendors one can enjoy.
Split is believed to be a city of the right balance between Dalmatian’s tradition and modernity.
Warnings & Dangers in Split
OVERALL RISK: LOW
Overall it can be claimed that it is a safe destination for tourists if all precautions measures will be taken into account and choose wisely your accommodation.
TRANSPORT & TAXIS RISK: LOW
Transport infrastructure is developed in the city and as a result, traveling facilities are available everywhere and are claimed to be safe.
PICKPOCKETS RISK: LOW
Pickpockets are relatively often met here and therefore it is advisable to keep a close look at your belongings especially on your documents and try if possible not to carry all you have with you but instead store them in a safe place.
NATURAL DISASTERS RISK: MEDIUM
There are some natural disaster risks that can somehow affect you negatively such as forest fires during the hottest season as well as floods therefore in case of emergency follow the advice of public authorities.
MUGGING RISK: MEDIUM
There is an increasing number of violent crimes in the city, meaning that in order for you to avoid such unpleasant cases you should opt for not walking alone at night is not so populated places and take all measures to safeguard your possessions as well as yourself.
TERRORISM RISK: LOW
Terrorist attacks happening in the city can not be ruled out and the only solution to this would be to follow the advice of public authorities. They will take care of you and diminish as much as possible the negative effect it can have on you.
SCAMS RISK: LOW
There are scammers in the city but these could be easily avoided through using your common sense and not being easily influenced. If you feel the pressure from a person regarding a decision report it immediately and get rid of that person as soon as possible.
WOMEN TRAVELERS RISK: LOW
This is definitely a safe place for solo traveling women but still, it is advisable to not walk alone in the dark part of the day.
So... How Safe Is Split Really?
Overall it is a safe destination for you as a tourist from almost all perspectives, but it is advisable to take all measures in order to preserve your safety and security.
In recent years with the development of tourism in the city the cases of robberies, thefts, and crime, in general, have increased, which means that you as a tourist should choose wisely your accommodation which will ensure your safety.
Be aware of a big gang of pickpockets that operate in the most populated areas of the city and keep a close look at your belongings, especially your documents.
Also, it is recommended to always have a mobile phone from which in case of emergency you will be able to call as well as have a list of numbers.
Even if it is claimed to be relatively safe there are some neighborhoods that are advisable especially by night to not be visited however, during the day these could be and are recommended to be visited.
These one could be easily found at the tourist information point together with a lot of more interesting and important updates related to tours, guides, experiences of any kind as well as the must-see and do of the city which will ensure you a safe and great trip.
Taking everything into account and following all the above-mentioned pieces of advice you will be able to safely enjoy your trip.
How Does Split Compare?
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It depends on your citizenship whether you need a visa or not, but all the required information is clearly provided by the web-site of the public authorities.
The currency of Croatia is the Croatian Kuna which is advised to be gotten from the authorized exchange operator that will ensure a good exchange rate on the entire Croatian market.
The climate has a warm and temperate in Split that there is more rainfall in the winter than in the summer.
Resnik Airport is the airport that operates all the flights of the city and therefore is considered the second busiest airport of the entire country as it is one of the major destinations for the leisure of Europe.
As it is always recommended to have travel insurance while traveling, no matter the destination, therefore, Split is not an exception.
Split Weather Averages (Temperatures)
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