Due to its convenient geographical and traffic position, Dugopolje makes an ideal starting point for day trips to the pearls of the Adriatic and the Dalmatian hinterland. Split and other coastal towns are only about 15 minutes’ drive away, whereas natural and cultural attractions of the Dalmatian hinterland are 15 minutes and up to one hour from Dugopolje by car.
- Visit the city of Split, Diocletian’s Palace and the Old Town that has been inscribed on UNESCO World Heritage List. visitsplit.com
- On your way to Split, be sure to visit Solin, the cradle of Croatian history, the town built on the remains of ancient Salona, the capital of the Roman province of Dalmatia. A Roman amphitheatre in Salona is certainly not to be missed. solin-info.com
- When visiting Split, don’t miss the Klis Fortress, one of the most important fortifications in Croatia, bearing witness to the troubled history of Croatia and its centuries-old fight for independence. From the Klis fortress, there are magnificent views of Split and the surrounding area as well as the offshore islands. klis.hr
- In the heart of the Dalmatian hinterland lies the town of Sinj, known for its 300-year-old tradition of the Sinjska Alka, a knights’ tournament, and the Shrine of Our Lady of Sinj. The Our Lady of Sinj Routeis a pilgrim trailleading from Solin through Klis and Dugopolje to this well-known Marian shrine. Not to be missed is a visit to the Museum of the Sinjska Alka, located in the town centre. visitsinj.com
- The town of Trilj lies astride the River Cetina. Near Trilj are the remains of the Tilurium Roman military camp, as well as the remains of the Čačvina and Nutjak forts. Definitely not to be missed is a visit to the five beautiful old stone watermills on the River Grab, a tributary of the River Cetina. visittrilj.com
- The town of Vrlika is situated near Lake Peruća. The early Christian Church of Holy Salvation, dating from the 9th century, is not far from the town, and the Prozor fortress offers stunning views of the beautiful surrounding landscape. Visit the source of the River Cetina. visitvrlika.com
- Red and Blue lakes are karst phenomena located near the town of Imotski. Red Lake is a karst lake and one of the deepest lakes in Europe. The depth of Blue Lake, also a karst lake, varies depending on the seasons. tz-imotski.hr