Klis is a municipality and a village in the hinterland of Split. There are nine settlements within the municipality, with a total population of about 9,000. The village of Klis alone has just over two and a half thousand inhabitants, who enjoy the benefits of a small town near the Dalmatian capital of Split. Klis is only ten kilometers away from the sea and Split, and yet as if it is miles away from the hustle and bustle of the big city. This place is ideal for a holiday if the peace is important to you and yet you want to be close to the Adriatic coast and the beautiful beaches that adorn it. Recently, interesting holiday houses and apartments in Klis can be found, with a touch of luxury that is hard to find on a crowded coast. Klis also offers a walk through the layers of history that are carved into the stone walls of the fort by which it was named. Klis fortress was on the first line of defense against the Turks, and Klis had a great role in Croatian history - it was the capital city of the Trpimirovic dynasty in the 9th century. The Turks conquered Klis in 1537 and kept the fort until 1648 when it was taken by the Venetians. A settlement grew under the Klis fort back then which we still know today. Get to know the history and present of Klis, and taste the tranquility of the Dalmatian hinterland.