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One day trip to Trogir

Trogir, unqiue Dalmatian town with special charm

Trogir is a remarkable old Dalmatian historic town situated on a small island that is connected by two bridges with the mainland and the island of Čiovo. With more than 2300 years of continuous urban tradition, Trogir is a small unique town that was included in the UNESCO list of World Heritage Sites in 1997.

With only few km away from Split Airport and the town of Split, Trogir is a great choice for one day trip.


Why visit Trogir?

Known for its rich history and culture which was created under the influence of the ancient Greeks, Romans and Venetians, Trogir has became one of the must see towns on the Adriatic. Great fortress, churches, towers and palaces will make everyone feel the uniqueness of this lovely town. Streets are in an orthogonal plan with many fine public and domestic buildings and fortifications.



Beautiful Trogir promenade

Although Trogir is well known for its history and culture it has one of the most beautiful promenades in Dalmatia. Surrounded by canals and the old town, Trogir promenade is a lively area full of restaurants and coffee bars. You will almost always find interesting cruise ships moored along the harbour side. Walking to the end of the promenade, you will see the The Fortress Kamerlengo from the 15th century.



The Fortress Kamerlengo

Kamerlengo (Gradina Kamerlengo) is a big castle and fortress that was built by the Republic of Venice. It was built in the 15th century as part of an expansion of the Veriga Tower that was built in late 14th century. The name of the fortress comes from the title of a Venetian administrative official (a chamberlain). The Fortress Kamerlengo is also very interesting because during the summer many of performances are held inside it.

Afer visiting Kamerlengo, here are some more must see sights in Trogir:

  • • Historical city core (10 churches and numerous buildings from the 13th century)
  • • The city gate (17th century) and city walls (15th century)
  • • The Duke's Palace (13th century)
  • • The Cathedral (13th century) with the Portal of Master Radovan
  • • The big and small palaces Cipiko from the 15th century
  • • The city loggia from 15th century


Island of Čiovo

Well, if you visit Trogir there is one more thing you should do. The island of Čiovo has many beautiful secluded beaches with lots of trees which make natural shade. Why not take a swim?



Trogir is only 27km from the town of Split, so you can rent a vehicle or take a bus number 37. (see the timetable here) which drives from Split to Trogir, and have a great one day trip to Trogir.


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