Trogir Sights Beaches Day Trips

Discover Trogir in our guide, a charming UNESCO World Heritage town on the Dalmatian coast of Croatia. Immerse yourself in the medieval flair of the Old Town, explore the well-preserved monuments and enjoy the romantic atmosphere along the waterfront. Trogir impresses with its historical richness, picturesque architecture and harmonious combination of history and modernity. The town is located on a small island connected to the mainland by a bridge. This geographical position has helped to protect the town from the changes of modern times and preserve its historical charm.

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The 5 best Trogir sights

Trogir has a long history dating back to ancient times. The city was founded by the Greeks and later conquered by the Romans. In the Middle Ages, Trogir was an important trade center and fortress. The historic old town of Trogir is surrounded by a well-preserved city wall from the 13th century, which is one of the most impressive fortifications in Croatia. But even in such a small area there is so much to discover!

The Old Town of Trogir: The old town of Trogir is a maze of cobbled streets, narrow alleys and picturesque squares. It is home to a large number of historic buildings, including the impressive St. Lawrence Cathedral with its bell tower. The well-preserved architecture from different eras makes the old town a fascinating place to visit.

 Kamerlengo Fortress: The 15th century Kamerlengo Fortress stands at the southern end of the charming waterfront. It was actually built under Venetian rule and has a very interesting history. It is also one of the best photo opportunities in the city, especially at night when the walls are illuminated by floodlights.

Cipiko Palace: Cipiko Palace is a historical testimony to the glorious times of the Venetians who ruled Trogir in the 15th century. The two parts of the palace are located on the right side of the square. Ivana Pavla II (as seen from Sveti Lovro Cathedral), next to the town loggia, and should be visited before you arrive.

City Promenade: One of the most beautiful places in Trogir is definitely the promenade that runs along the coast of the old town. From there you have a wonderful view of the Adriatic Sea, but also of the hills and mountains in the background of the town. The atmosphere is especially perfect in the evening, when you can enjoy a breathtaking sunset.

The island of Ciovo: The town of Trogir is also partly located on the much larger island of Ciovo. This is a great place for adventurous travelers to explore the island on foot along the many hiking trails. You are sure to find some hidden places that will absolutely delight you.

5 breathtaking Trogir beaches

The ideal location on the coast also makes for beautiful beaches that are not to be missed. They are also rarely crowded, making them perfect for a quiet stay. We would like to briefly introduce you to the five best beaches in this guide.

Medena Beach: Located on the Čiovo peninsula, Medena Beach is one of the most famous beaches in the Trogir area. With its numerous bars, restaurants and water sports facilities, this beach is particularly popular with families and water sports enthusiasts. The beach promenade also offers plenty of entertainment.

Pantan Beach: Pantan beach is a popular beach near Trogir. It is located on the banks of the Pantan River and offers a unique combination of fresh and salt water. The beach is surrounded by lush vegetation and there is a nature park nearby. Here you can not only swim, but also watch birds and eat seafood in a restaurant.

Gradska Beach: A small beach area not far from the town of Trogir. It’s perfect for a spontaneous trip and offers a beautiful view of the bay. The pebble beach is perfect for families and there is also a café right next door for refreshments.

 Okrug Gornji Beach: The largest and most popular beach on Ciovo and an absolute must for any visitor. It can get a little crowded at peak times, but it’s a great way to see something different from Trogir. At a full two kilometers long, it is also one of the longest beaches in the region and offers plenty of open space.

Kava Beach: Far away on the island of Ciovo is the pebble beach of Kava, a quiet paradise for beach lovers. Not many people make it this far, which is why this place is perfect for relaxing. It is especially worthwhile to combine it with a trip to the island.

5 special Trogir day trips

The area around Trogir offers many interesting excursions, be it to the surrounding islands, national parks or historic towns. No matter where you want to go, you will definitely find what you are looking for and can plan some great day trips. We recommend that you use a car to reach all destinations. Here are five tips for excursions around Trogir:

Krka National Park: The Krka Waterfalls National Park is about an hour’s drive from Trogir and offers spectacular waterfalls, hiking trails and the opportunity to swim in natural pools. Krka National Park is a paradise for nature lovers and photographers. Don’t forget to visit the impressive Skradinski Buk and Roški Slap waterfalls.

Split: The city of Split with the famous Diocletian’s Palace is located about 30 kilometers from Trogir. The palace and the old town of Split are a UNESCO World Heritage Site and offer a variety of historical sights, restaurants and shopping. A ferry from Trogir offers a picturesque way to reach the city of Split.

 Island Hopping: There are some truly fantastic islands near Trogir, each with its own unique history, vegetation and culture. Trips to the islands of Hvar, Brac, Solta and Vis are especially recommended. These islands offer beautiful beaches, historic towns and the opportunity to experience Croatian island culture. Boat trips depart directly from Trogir or Split, depending on where you want to go.

Šibenik: Šibenik is a historic town about an hour’s drive from Trogir. The old town of Šibenik offers a charming atmosphere with narrow streets, old churches and an impressive cathedral, which is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The fortress of St. Michael and the city park are also worth a visit.

Kris Fortress: A must for Game of Thrones fans who want to see some of the show’s locations up close. Not only can you relive the show from the fortress, but you also have a wonderful view of the bay on the Adriatic Sea.

Trogir is a town rich in history, culture and beauty. It offers its visitors the opportunity to immerse themselves in the past, enjoy the enchanting atmosphere of the old town and at the same time experience the amenities of a modern tourist town. Trogir is undoubtedly a place that deserves to be included in the itineraries of travelers to Croatia.

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