Trogir, Croatia - holiday information

Trogir, Croatia – visitor information

Trogir, a city of rich cultural and historical heritage, is located on an island in-between Ciovo and the mainland, linked to the latter with a bridge. 20 km west from Split and only 5 km away from the Split airport its location is pretty convenient.  The name of the city originates from a Greek word Tragos, meaning goat, and is connected with the arrival of the Greek to this parts when they saw the goats and the billy goats on the nearby hills. An ancient Greek legend about the god Kairos is also linked with the city and the relief of the deity is being kept in the St. Nicholas church (Crkva Sv. Nikole)  The mentioned Kairos is a god of good luck and happy moments. He appears only once in a lifetime and in haste, giving a person the possibility of touching his bob while the one who succeeds is perceived as lucky. Trogir is also known as the „city of museums”, and since the year 1997 the city core is on the list of the UNESCO heritage. But, apart from the mentioned, it also takes pride in its other landmarks out of which we would like to accentuate the fort Kamerlengo (Utvrda Kamerlengo), Cipiko palace (Palaca Cipiko), Radovan’s portal (Radovanov portal), St. Lawrence cathedral (Katedrala Sv. Lovre), Dukes palace (Knezeva palaca) and many others. Today, Trogir is a well known tourist destination with a versatile offer. ACI marina with its rich offer of sailboats makes the city attractive to yachtsmen while the rich cultural heritage satisfies the culture and history lovers. Those who prefer a more active vacation, can choose to get busy with water sports, volleyball, soccer and other activities and the beautiful beaches with all the accompanying contents are an ideal choice if you prefer a more peaceful and intimate vacation accompanied with sunbathing and swimming in the clear sea. Accommodation in this lovely city you can find in hotels, apartments, rooms, pensions and villas and in the restaurants   Alka , Marijana , Sveti Dominik , Kamerlengo  .

Trogir – basic information

Trogir – population: 12622, Trogir - day/ saint: saint : Sv. Ivan Trogirski, 16.11.

Distance from bigger centres

Trogir - Makarska. 113km, Trogir- Split: 30km, Trogir - Pula: 485km, Trogir - Rijeka: 388km, Trogir - Zadar: 128km, Trogir - Šibenik: 46km, Trogir - Dubrovnik: 293km, Trogir - Zagreb: 381km

Possibility of accomodation

private accomodation, apartments, rooms, hotels, family hotels, hostels, pensions


pebble, sandy

Facilities and authorities

emergency, self-service shops, bakery, gas station, post office, bank, exchange office, internet caffe, call shop, taxi, bus station, farmacy, souvenir shops, dental practice, market, fishmorgen's

Sport's and recreative offer

basketball court, tennis court, rent a car, rent a motor, rent a bike, water scooters, rent a boat, diving school, water sports

Gastronomic offer

restaurants, traditional croatian taverns, pizzerias, fast food restorants, saloons

Night life

musical evenings in the town, coctail bar

Additional offer

rafting nearby, croatian national park nearby, organised trips to nearby destinations, organised trips to nearby islands, promenade along the sea, organisation of entertaining and cultural events by the tourist board, organisation of fishermen's nights, organisation of folk entertainments, nautic tourist port in the place

Trogir – why choose this destination

long promenades along the sea, rich gastronomic offer, rich night and entertaining life in the place, rich cultural life in the place (exibitions, shows, music evenings), organisation of cultural summer, place rich with cultural and histirical monuments, numerous museums and galeries, place under UNESCO protection, possibility for departures on interesting trips, possibility for sailing around islands, genuin gastronomic offer nearby, possibility for pilgrimage trip, possibility for getting familiar with the life of people and local customs, numerous events in the place (fashion shows, fairs, sports events, parties, concerts)

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