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Recriminations in Greece as it Loses Sequel Production of Mamma Mia

The blame game is well under way in Greece - reports  The PappasPost - as reports have emerged from the tiny Croatian island of Vis that it will host the filming of the sequel of the popular film Mamma Mia— instead of Greece, where the original film was shot.

Jet2Holidays announces new routes to Split for 2018

Total Croatia News reports that Jet2 has announced a new route to Split for 2018 – twice weekly from 30 April until 4 November from East Midlands, Birmingham and Stansted. Further evidence of the increasing popularity of the Dalmatian coast as holiday destination...

Why Split is better than Dubrovnik (and should be your next city break)

So says the Daily Telegraph travel correspondent - see here - and we agree. It has a much nicer atmosphere than Dubrovnik with a lively local community, wonderful relaxing promenade from which to watch the world go by, etc, etc. But two days is enough before heading...

Helsinki to Split – new flights announced

Thomas Cook Airlines Scandinavia has announced its second route to Croatia, connecting Helsinki to the Dalmatian capital of Split, with a weekly service starting on 25th April - see timetable here.

Exploring Croatia (Zadar and Split)

With more flights into Zadar this can be a good entry point before heading down to Split for Vis. There is a good bus service between Zadar & Split, but be careful to avoid the scenic coastal route if you want to get there before nightfall! The motorway option is...

Essential Guide to south Dalmatia & Vis

A helpful guide to Vis, Split, Brac, Hvar, Korcula & Dubrovnik from The Sunday Times Essential Guide to south Dalmatia. "To enjoy it fully you need to find the less frequented backwaters ... the villages on Vis ..." "... book soon. Visitor numbers are rising...

“Split will capture your mind and steal your heart”

So says Daily Express and we agree. It has a magical, buzzing atmosphere with a myriad of narrow streets, beautiful squares, amazing Roman architecture and more restaurants, etc and shoe shops than you could visit in a month! - all within short walk of the ferry port...