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Located in the city center, near the city port, Bačvice is an unique shallow sandy beach. The beach is about 600 meters long and can hold the capacity of up to ten thousand bathers. The beach is also known for the making of the authentic sport picigin (water volleyball) around 1923, which has become a protected immaterial good in 2003. The World Cup in water volleyball is annually held in Split. Over time, picigin spread to other coastal towns, where local, alternate versions developed. On Bačvice, picigin is played in the summer and winter.
Petar Preradović Promenade, Split 21000
43.502496, 016.446822 (43°30’09.0″N, 016°26’48.6″E)
Sandy beach, lots of people, popular for party.
GPS coordinates: 43.502496, 016.446822 (43°30’09.0″N, 016°26’48.6″E)
Address: Petar Preradović Promenade, Split 21000
Bačvice beach is located outside the old town of Split, at the Petar Preradović Promenade, near Hatze Gardens (around 1.2km away from the Cathedral of St. Duje).
If you are driving with a car, show this translation to the taxi driver:
Molim Vas da me odvezete do plaže Bačvice koja se nalazi van starog dijela grada Splita, u ulici Petra
Preradovića, pored Hatzeovog perivoja (od katedrale sv. Duje udaljena je oko 1.2km). Hvala!
You must also show to the taxi driver that he must turn on the taximeter:
Molim Vas uključite taksimetar. Hvala!
Please can you tell me how to find this sight:
Molim Vas da me uputite prema plaži Bačvice koja se nalazi van starog dijela grada Splita, u ulici Petra Preradovića, pored Hatzeovog Perivoja (od katedrale sv. Duje udaljena je oko 1.2km). Hvala!
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