Split is one of the oldest cities on the Adriatic coast, ever since the Roman emperor Diocletian decided to build a palace on that peninsula near the great Roman city of Salona in which he would spend the last years of his life in peace. Diocletian's Palace and the entire historic center of Split are on the UNESCO World Heritage List. Walking through the ancient city it is possible to travel through time, observe top examples of ancient architecture such as the Peristyle, medieval Romanesque churches and Gothic palaces, Renaissance portals of aristocratic houses, Baroque facades, all the way to modern architecture remarkably blended into rich heritage. Split is much more than a magnificent architectural backdrop. It is a city where it is possible to enjoy top gastronomy and wines, find numerous cultural events, a city that offers entertainment from numerous clubs and bars to festivals like Ultra Europe which is visited every year by up to 100 thousand young people from hundreds of countries. Avoid crowds, rent a car and start exploring beautiful Split and its surroundings. From the port of Split it is possible to visit all the larger islands, and the easiest way to explore the island is by car. Choose wisely, choose Hertz!