17-22 September 2018
Split, Croatia
Europe/Zagreb timezone

Travel & Venue

How to get to Split:


By plane: Split can be reached directly or via Zagreb from all world airports. Split airport is  30 minutes by bus from the city centre. 
Easy jet has a direct flight Geneva-Split-Geneva.

By ship: The Port of Split is connected daily to Rijeka, Ancona or Bari (via Dubrovnik). For more information please visit Jadrolinija or BlueLine web pages.

By car: Driving from Zagreb to Split by a highway takes about 4 hours. Driving down from Trieste to Split along the Adriatic costal road, about 500 km, a 6 to 8 hours drive, beautiful scenery most of the way, but it is not a highway!

Visas:

For most of the countries there is no need for visa. Basic information about the visa regime between the Republic of Croatia and all other countries can be found at
Croatian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and European Integration. A letter of invitation can be provided upon request. Please take visa processing times into account.

General information:

All major credit cards are accepted. There are number of banks and exchange offices nearby.
Croatian currency is kuna (HRK) and approximate exchange rate is 1 EUR = 7.3 HRK.

Conference will be held in Palazzo Milesi, in the old town, 20 m from the Diocletian's Palace:

Palazzo MilesiPalazzo Milesi on a map
 

Address:

Palazzo Milesi

Trg braće Radića 7 - HR -21000 Split, Croatia

 


 

Split is a beautifull historical city on the Dalmatian coast. It was founded by the roman emperor Diocletian (a.d. 244 – 313) who built a magnificent palace where he retired after his abdication (a.d. 305). This palace is at the heart of the present-day city of Split and is one of the best preserved monuments of the late roman imperial period, with its peristil, mauseleum, temple of Jupiter, roman walls and gates. The mausoleum of the emperor was transformed into the cathedral of Saint Dujam, patron of the city, in the 7th century. The roman palace and the neighbouring medieaval, renaissance and baroque city are on the list of UNESCO sites of human cultural heritage since 1971.

 

The modern city of Split, which through centuries grew-out from this palace, has today about 250 000 inhabitants and a modern University with about 20 000 students. The city has a number of galleries (the gallery of the world fameous sculptor Mestrovic, born near Split, in particular), a renowned archeological museum and an opera house. Split is connected by air to major european cities, by roads (a coastal road from Trieste and with a connection to the new Zagreb-Split highway) and by sea to croatian and italian harbours on the Adriatic. It is also the main harbour for boat connections to the entire dalmatian archipelago and to cities of Hvar, Korcula and Dubrovnik.
 

A few kilometers from Split are the archeological remains of Salonae, capital of the Roman provice of Dalmatia. Close to the Split airport, about 25 km from Split, is the beautifull and picturesque small medieval and renaissance city of Trogir, with cathedral of St. Lovre, one of the most beautifull cathedrals on the dalmatian coast. Trogir is also on the UNESCO list since year 1997.

 


 

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