November 20, 2017

Hotel and Travel information

ACCOMMODATION

Conference venue – RADISSON BLU RESORT & SPA, SPLIT

Address: Put Trstenika 19, Split 21000, Croatia

Located only three kilometres from the city centre, the Radisson Blu Spa Resort sits in scenic surroundings overlooking the aquamarine waters of the Adriatic Sea. With elegant interiors designed to reflect their Adriatic setting, the 252 rooms and suites feature soothing palettes. You can choose between a superior room with a city view, superior room with a city view and balcony, superior room with a sea view and balcony, or a premium room with a sea view and balcony. Whether travelling on your own, with friends or family, there is suitable accommodation for everyone. All rooms are air-conditioned and have a flat-screen TV and en-suite bathroom. The hotel boasts a beach area, an indoor pool, a luxury spa (including massage service, Turkish bath and Finnish sauna), an outdoor pool, a modern restaurant, a lounge bar, a gym, conference rooms, concierge service and free WiFi. The room rate includes delicious buffet breakfast, free usage of the Spa centre and Fitness club, indoor and outdoor swimming pool. The city tax of 1.35 € per person per night is not included.

Hotel accommodation for ABM Conference participants can be booked at special prices when registering online at:

http://abm-europe.org/

Additional nights are available upon request at:

MEETME AGENCY,  Bauerova 13, 10 000 Zagreb, Croatia, Tel. +385 1 4550 335

Contact person: Sanja Ivančević, sanja@meetme.hr 

 

TRAVEL TO SPLIT


BY AIRPLANE

Split Airport is twenty km from Split, and six km from Trogir. Being relatively small, it is easy to navigate. It has a new terminal equipped with stores, restaurants and ample waiting spaces, and is well connected with the main car park. Split Airport has a fast flight handling service, usually operating with Croatia Airlines, Austrian Airlines Group, Lufthansa, Scandinavian Airlines, Air France, British Airways, Sky Europe, Norwegian Air Shuttle, LOT, Germanwings and many others. If your travel plans include a visit to Zadar, Zadar Airport is only 150 km northwest of Split and has very affordable Ryanair flights; hence, is a popular option for getting to Split, and other destinations in Croatia.

From Split Airport you can easily reach the Conference venue Radisson Blu Resort & Spa, Split  by Taxi or Shuttle Service: 

Located 22 km from the airport, the Radisson is only a half-hour taxi ride away. The taxi can be booked through the hotel or via one of the following links. Cost is approx. 25€-40€. An airport shuttle service operates between Split Airport and the city centre. Shuttle buses depart 20 minutes after landing. It takes 30 min to reach the city centre, and costs 5€ per person (cash only). From the city centre bus terminal, a taxi can be caught to the hotel in 8 minutes and costs approx.5€ per person.

http://www.taxi-zeki-split.com/ , http://airport-taxi-split.com/ , http://www.taxisplit.eu/ , http://www.taxisplitairport.com/https://cammeo.hr/en/cities/split

BY CAR

Travelling to Split by car is really easy. Split is centrally located, and easy to reach from many places in Croatia. If you are coming from the direction of Rijeka or Zagreb, you can take the highway A6/A1. It takes about four hours to reach Split from either Zagreb or Rijeka. This highway has tolls, and a trip from Zagreb to Split will cost you around 181 kn (25 €).

For more information about Croatian traffic contact:

HAK (Croatian Automobile Club)

Road assistance: +385 (0)1 987

Traffic reports: +385 (0)1 4640800

 BY FERRY

There are year-round ferries from Ancona, Italy, with a higher frequency of ferries in the summer months. Jadrolinija is the major ferry operator. You can check ferry schedules and prices on their website, where you can also book your ferry ticket online. The Port of Split is also well connected with the Dalmatian islands and with Dubrovnik. In the high season, ferries run several times a day, so you can visit the islands of Brač, Hvar, Korčula, Vis, Šolta or the city of Dubrovnik in one day. The Port of Split is only a ten-minute taxi ride to the Radisson hotel.

 BY TRAIN

It is possible to travel by train to Split from elsewhere in Europe, although the majority of routes involve a change of trains in Zagreb. You can also reach Split by train from Zagreb. The one-way ticket costs approx. 28€ and the return ticket costs 46€. Trains run four times a day, from the 15th of June until the 15th of September. The rest of a year, they run twice a day. The train takes six hours.

 BY BUS

Intercity buses connect Split with Zagreb and many coastal towns, and they run frequently throughout the day, and year around. It takes 5 hours to reach Split from Zagreb, and a one-way ticket costs around 20€.

 

 PUBLIC TRANSPORT IN SPLIT


You can easily navigate Split on foot. The Old Town is (almost) car-free. City buses run between different neighbourhood but also run north to Trogir and south to Omiš. The city bus network is extensive. The main city bus station is near the Green Market. Another major bus station is in the ferry port.

Split Metropolitan area is divided into three zones. Zone I covers the wider city centre. Buses within Zone I run from 5 am-12 pm, every half hour. Lines 23, 39, and 40 are night lines, and they run on the full hour every hour.

Taxis in Split are expensive but can be a good option if you travel as a party of four. They start anywhere from 5 kn (Cammeo and UberX), and as much as 20 kn (Radio Taxi Split). Additionally, every kilometre costs anywhere from 5 kn (Cammeo, UberX), to 10 kn (Radio Taxi Split). The minimum fare is around 15 kn.

 

MAJOR TOURIST ATTRACTIONS


Without hiding their pride, the people of Split will tell you that their city is “the most beautiful city in the world!”. You better not argue this point with them, for high-spirited citizens of Split will convince you of this as soon as you arrive – discover it!

As the largest city in the Dalmatian region and one of the most vital and busy ports in all of Croatia, Split attracts both business travellers and others alike, looking for a place with character. Regardless of the purpose of your visit to this UNESCO heritage site, you will find Split has a lot to offer. From great shops and restaurants to impressive historic and cultural attractions to beautiful natural landscapes, such as the popular Marjan Hill, Sustipan Park and city beaches. All this, and more, are within walking distance from the conference hotel – Interactive map.

ENJOY YOUR STAY!