Trogir – a harmonious stone town on an islet, connected to the mainland and the island of Čiovo by a bridge. The old town center, which is under UNESCO protection, is a real treasure trove for lovers of works of art, Renaissance and Baroque buildings, Romanesque churches …
Trogir was also named as a museum town, as evidenced by the well-known portal of the cathedral, which was built by the master Radovan in 1240. There is also the Renaissance city loggia, the thousand-year-old Sv. Nikola, in which the famous relief of the ancient god Kairos from the 4th century BC is preserved.
The small, narrow streets and squares, the numerous restaurants, cafes, souvenir shops and galleries give this city a special one, along with numerous cultural and musical events Mediterranean atmosphere.
Why Trogir is a Must Visit Location On Your Croatia Cruise Vacation
Trogir is one of the most interesting Croatian cities that are worth visiting while relaxing on the Makarska Riviera. The city with over 2000 years of history, offers tourists an unforgettable atmosphere, monuments and museums.
In addition, the location on the Adriatic gives the possibility of lazy sunbathing on the beach or water sports. The variety of accommodation and their number allows you to choose the most suitable accommodation both in terms of price and standard.
Trogir consists of 3 parts: the main land part, the Old Town located on the island and from the island of Ciovo. In 1997, the Old Town of Trogir was inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List.
It can not be hidden that Trogir is a city that functions largely thanks to tourism. Apartments Trogir, like apartments Zadar , are one of the most popular offers among foreign tourists.
One of the monuments of Trogir that you must visit is the Cathedral of Saint Lawrence. The church dates from the 13th century and impresses with an amazing portal created by master Radovan. Kamerlengo Fortress, located at the north end of the island is a building dating from the fifteenth century.
The main tower is open to the public, and in the summer numerous concerts and cultural events take place within the fortress. Around the Old Town and the port of Riva there are numerous restaurants, bars and cafes that serve delicious Mediterranean cuisine.
It is definitely best to get around Trogir on foot. There are three parking zones here, but in the season driving around the city by car and searching for a place in parking lots is definitely a waste of time and nerves.
Beach lovers will also be delighted with Trogir. Okrug Beach is located on the island of Čiovo, and can be reached by car or boat. Noteworthy are the Pantan beach, located a few kilometers behind Trogir, towards Split and the beach of Medena. The first one can be reached by bus (line 37). The latter is located 4-5 km from Trogir.
If someone is going to look for accommodation in the vicinity of Trogir or in Trogir itself, it is worth remembering that despite 20,000 beds in hotels, hostels and private accommodation it is better to book accommodation in advance, if you want to have a choice or if you are looking for accommodation by the sea . The main part of the accommodation is on the island of Ciovo.
Getting to Trogir
People who only want to visit the city and not sleep in it, the best way to get to it is by a small cruise ship.