Dalmatia and camping in Dalmatia
Camping in Dalmatia offers an unforgettable experience. Preserved nature, rich cultural and historical heritage and autochthonous gastronomic offer of Dalmatia will delight each of our guests. Why choose camping in Dalmatia? Visit Camping Stobreč Split and see for yourself the beauties of Dalmatia.
Woven into the area of the Roman province having the same name, Dalmatia has been constructed over centuries in the symbiosis of the Mediterranean cultural-civilizational circle and its immediate surroundings. Characterized by stone, olives and wine, this South Croatian region (divided into North, Central and South Dalmatia) represents an inevitable tourist destination on the east Adriatic Coast of Croatia (14.106,40 km2).
It borders with Šibenik- Knin County in the west and with Dubrovnik-Neretva County in the east. The north border faces Bosna and Herzegovina, while the south one follows the border of Croatian territorial waters. The administrative centre of the region is Split (the second largest city in Croatia with 178,192 people) with its numerous programs and especially rich heritage. In this aspect, special emphasis most certainly is on one of the most important monuments of the ancient times - Diocletian's Palace from the end of the 3rd and the beginning of the 4th century A.D.
The region is divided into geographical subunits of the maritime hinterland, littoral zone and the islands. The total area of the mainland and the islands encompasses 4,523.64 km2 (8% of the total area of the Republic of Croatia), while the sea area encompasses 9,576.40 km2 (30.8% of the total sea area in Croatia). The littoral area of the Central Dalmatia is karstic and indented, and the relief is mountainous with karstic elements.
Central Dalmatia is situated in the Adriatic type of Mediterranean climate, characterized by dry and hot summers and mild and humid winters. An average temperature in the coldest month of the year varies from -3°C to +18°C, while the average temperature of the warmest month in the year goes above 22°C. A curiosity is Hvar town, situated on the island with the same name, which on average has the highest amount of sunny days in Croatia. Its annual average of sunny days is 2726 hours, and the maximum was reached in 2003 with the total of 3053 hours.
Indented coast, preserved natural landscapes, picturesque villages in the rural oases and the autochthonous Dalmatian gastronomy, contribute to specific Mediterranean climate enriched with invaluable historical heritage, dating from prehistory until nowadays. Especially prominent are UNESCO monuments units, such as historical centre of Trogir, ancient Greek parcellation remains in the Stari Grad Field (Ager) on Hvar and aforementioned Diocletian's Palace in Split.