This tour will help you to get to know the medieval town of Trogir, the environment and spend a nice time at the nearby beaches. As always, all tours depart from Split (Matejuska) and go directly to Trogir – a beautiful old town, where you feel like you’re back in the Middle Ages. Here are some details about the city:
Trogir is a historic town and harbour on the Adriatic coast in Split-Dalmatia County, Croatia. The historic city of Trogir is situated on a small island between the Croatian mainland and the island of Ciovo. Since 1997, the historic centre of Trogir has been included in the UNESCO list of World Heritage Sites.
Most of the town walls, once used as a protection are preserved, forming, in the 13th century, the old center of Tragurium. The Kamerlengo Tower and St. Mark’s Tower still dominate among the walls.
Sea entrance to the town is the South Town gate, huge wooden gate, reinforced with pins, preserved from 1593, proved by the sign above it. The North entrance is through reneissance Town gate guarded by St. Ivan Trogirski, protector of the town.
St. Sebastian’s votive church is built on the main town square in the middle of the 15th, as a gratitude for saving the town from plague. Instead of the church bell there is an impressive tower with town clock.
Town lodge, next to the votive church, was once a public object, shelter, meeting place and a court room. Rich reliefs were made by Nikola Firentinac and Ivan Mestrovic.
Small and big Cipiko palaces are set of buildings (palaces) built by a prominent family Cipiko from Trogir. Gothic trifora, the work of Andrija Alesi, adorns the front of the big palace, doors were carved by Ivan Duknovic and the south portal is work of Nikola Firentinac.
Town Hall was first mentioned in the 13th century and got back it’s renaissance sharm after reconstruction during the 19th century.
Town musem is located inside the Palace Garagnin – Fanfogna. It used to be a residential and economic complex of very influential and rich family of Trogir, with romanesque and baroque characteristics.
While walking through the narrow streets of the town you can come across Kairos, God of lucky moment… According to legend, whoever manages to grab his curl will have lucky moments of eternal beauty. In case you do not find it, this bronze relief and symbol of Trogir is the most valuable part of St. Nicholas monastery collection.
Crossing over the Clovski Bridge to Ciovo you’ll get to a quieter part of town and the best spot to take in the mix of architectural styles resulting from the Greek, Roman and Venetian conquerors.
After a wonderful time spent in Trogir, we sail along the coast and stop for a couple of miles away (in the direction of Split) on a beautiful beach Stari Resnik. Here’s some information about the site and what can you see there:
Beach Stari Resnik is located between the beach Divulje in the west and beach Resnik in the east side of Kaštel Štafilić. This beach is fabulous for families with children. A shallow sea and sand make it an ideal playground for a game Picigin. There are also few beautiful beaches: Petrova Njiva beach, Bile beach and Gabine beach.
Seven beautiful old towns, the seven Kaštela, are component of touristic territory between Split and Trogir. With it’s beauty this area,since ages,has been attractive to the to the people, sailors from ancient Greek, Roman patricians, Croatian kings and rulers, hard working farmers and contemporary tourists. Kaštela are situated north-west from Split and it stretches in the direction east-west (about 20km). Eastern part of Kaątela subsides steeply ot the shore,while its western part is wide,spacious plain.
Kaštela are divided to upper and lower Kaštela, and they consist of seven villages: Štafilić, Novi, Stari, Lukšić, Kambelovac, Gomilica and Sućurac. In Kastela’s filds,people mostly grow grapes (for wine making),fruites and vegetables.
Split airport Resnik is also in Kaštela. Three picturesque villages, Kaštel Štafilić, Kaštel Novi i Kaštel Stari, situated on 6km long coast of Kaštela‘s riviera,are favorite summer resort of domestic and foreign tourists.
It is our pleasure to welcome you and show you the magic Dalmatian coast.