Spring and autumn are great for visiting the beautiful small coastal town Trogir, as you avoid the high tourist season and can enjoy strolling around the old, small paved streets of the old town centre. The town centre is build on a small island connected to the mainland by a bridge. You can park your car near the bridge along the blue water of the Adriatic sea and walk into town. Trogir has always been an attraction for artists, writers, travellers and bohemians due to it’s beautiful centre with interesting ancient architecture, the cosy small streets, the beautiful promenade lined with green palm trees perfectly contrasting the brilliant blue sea and sky.
Leisurely stroll around town and open your eyes to the many details to be seen, a carved doorway, rounded windows, beautiful architectural details. All these buildings, stone carvings, churches, castle and other buildings are proof of the long cultural history of Trogir. The town of Trogir has been in the hands of the Greek, Romans, Venetians and even the French and all these cultures have left their imprint in this town. Due to the unique buildings the old centre of Trogir is enlisted on the UNESCO world heritage list.
There are many beaches near Trogir so you can plan a holiday with lots of beach fun and you have the opportunity to visit cultural heritage areas. Apart from Trogir, which is located about 20km north of the popular coastal town Split, there are many other places in the are to visit, like:
- the neighbouring UNESCO towns Split and Sibenik
- the two islands Drvenik for super sandy beaches, diving and snorkelling located just across from Trogir
- Solin with its Roman ruins it is the birthplace of the Roman emperor Diocletianus
- National park Krka with its well known waterfalls
TIP: Don’t forget to visit the st. Laurent cathedral with it’s beautiful stone carvings and to take pictures from the Kamerlengo castle and the old clock tower!
TIP: Trogir is a very popular summer destination, if you want to visit this town in the busy summer months you do well to reserve a place to sleep well in advance. There are plenty of places to stay, from camping’s, apartments to luxury hotels.
TIP: From July – September there is the summer festival in Trogir when you can enjoy dance, concerts, and art exhibitions
TIP: In August there is the Moondance – a popular techno music festival in the Kamerlengo castle
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