Trogir Travel Guide
This small town with unique cultural and historical heritage is sometimes called "The Stone Beauty". Trogir is located on the Adriatic coast of Croatia on a small island between the mainland and larger Ciovo Island. Nearly 12,000 residents live here. Town of Trogir is only 3 km far from the international Split airport and just next to the Adriatic highway of Croatia.
Even sophisticated tourists will find Trogir travel exciting due to its mysterious ancient atmosphere, rich architecture and art along with invaluable historical monuments. Just walk along its stone paved streets, visit homy dalmatian taverns, take a rest in the shady alleys – and you'll remember your Trogir holidays as the most bright and pleasant time.
Trogir was fund by Greeks in the III century BC. Since then its unique culture and traditions have been being formed under Greek, Roman and Venetian influence. Not in vain its old historical center was put by UNESCO into the list of the most precious world heritage – every stone here has its own history.
Tourist attractions. Among the most precious cultural monuments to see on your Trogir travel are Greek relief of Kairos (the 3-d century BC) kept in the Benedictine monastery with the St. Nikola church, Radovan's Portal – the priceless memorial of Dalmatian culture. The cathedral of St. Lawrence with a magnificent 47 m high tower, the Town Loggia with interesting clock tower, Duke's court constructed in 12th century and Cipico palace are located in the town's main square. The old Venetian Fortress Kamerlengo on the waterfront was built in the 14th as a part of complex of defense of the city against the Turks.
Festivals and cultural events. Many people consider parties and entertainments an essential part of Trogir travel. This resort is full of Croatian party spirit – various parties, dances on the open terraces, live music and other entertainments take place here all year round. Here you can participate in regular fishing festivals, folklore events and international film festivals. The annual Trogir Summer festival fills the town with folk and classic music, performances and dancing people.
Restaurants. While spending holidays in Trogir don't forget to taste its delicious cuisine offered by popular Fontana restaurant, facing the promenade, and restaurants Capo, Alka, Kamerlengo in center of the town. Seafood and homemade wine are traditional for Trogir. In every good restaurant here you can enjoy a little culinary triumph like grilled fish and squids, Dalmatian ham, Venetian veal, fish soup and others.
Beaches. With its mild climate and over 2700 sunny hours per year this small town is a real treasure for the tourists. Spending the summer holidays in Trogir you can also enjoy its warm sea and beautiful beaches. Trogir beaches are various: pebble, sandy and even rocky. The most popular are the 500 km long Pantan Beach, Kava Beach on Ciovo Island, Okrug and Medena beaches supplied by various entertainments.
Active vacations. Trogir is an ideal place for the active rest. Many sport opportunities are accessible here: parasailing, diving, swimming, surfing, volleyball, badminton and others. Well developed sport centers are located near Trogir beaches Okrug and Medena.
Whenever you come here – your Trogir travel will be unforgettable due to the Mediterranean atmosphere, exciting festivals and cultural events, picturesque seaside along with wonderful cuisine and hospitality of the citizens.