Trogir is located in Croatia, approximately 27 km west from Split. It is very beautiful and ancient port, since 1997 it is also listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Trogir covers an area of 37 km2, its population exceeds 13,000 inhabitants. Trogir offers visitors a wide range of activities, there are many beautiful beaches in town.
Accommodation in Trogir
In Trogir, our agency can offer more than 180 accommodation options. You can choose from hotels in categories 2* to 4*, as well as from bed & breakfasts, aparthotels, holiday homes, very popular are also apartments. Accommodation is spread on both - the mainland and the peninsula of Trogir. The most attractive part of the peninsula is an area close to Cathedral-St. Lawrence (Sveti Lovre), or fortress Kamerlengo (Tvrdava Kamerlengo). Almost all accommodation, that is located here offers beautiful views of the ancient city or the Adriatic Sea. Another popular area is near the city's port, on the peninsula Ciovo. Here we can offer accommodation in modern hotels, smaller bed & breakfasts or family apartments. Many hotels here are fitted with swimming pools and sunny terraces where you can fully enjoy relaxing with a good cocktail. The price of accommodation in Trogir ranges from 30 euros per night for a double room or studio, up to 300 Euros for more luxurious apartments or hotel rooms. The most luxurious accommodation in Trogir includes for example Villa Sveti Kriz or Villa Croned. The most popular accommodation are for example Delta Apartments, Aparthotel Bellevue Trogir, Villa Queen, Villa Kampanel, Monika Hotel, Hotel Sveti Kriz, Villa Tudor or Hotel Vila Tina.
History of Trogir
The city was founded by Greek colonists as early as in the 3rd century B.C. The former settlement was named Tragurion, which means “Settlement under the Goat Hill”. Later in the 2nd century B.C., the city was conquered by the Romans, under whose government it became a major port. Around the city gradually settled in the new population - Croats. From the 8th to the 15th century, Trogir was very significantly evolved from the cultural, social, economic and artistic. In this period, there were built many important buildings along the walls that still surround the city. Later on, the city was also owned by the Normans and Byzantines. Since 1814, the Trogir was incorporated under the Austro-Hungarian Empire. This lasted until 1918. In the 20th century there were built new buildings and Trogir became a very popular health resort and also a popular tourist destination that has a lot to offer.
How to get to Trogir
The closest airport is in Split. From the airport, there run a regular bus service to Trogir, the journey takes about 40 minutes. Trogir is a fairly small town, local residents but also tourists are mostly walking round the town. You can also rent a car or scooter here.
Landmarks in Trogir
Since 1997, Trogir belongs to a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Around the city, there are historical walls, that were built between 13th and 16th centuries. The main dominants of the walls are fortress Kamerlengo (Tvrdava Kamerlengo) and defensive tower of St. Mark (kula Svetog Marka). The most famous monument of the city is the Cathedral of St. Lawrence (Sveti Lovre) from the 13th century, which has several parts - Radovan's portal, the chapel of St. John of Trogir, baptismal chapel from Adreiji Alesi and bell tower of the cathedral. On the square, you can find the National Urban Loggia (Gradska Loža), Clock Tower (gradskij toranj for SAT) or the town hall. Furthermore, in Trogir you can visit for example the church of St. John the Baptist, built in the Romanesque style, also the Mmonastery of St.. Nicholas or the Palace Lucic. There are also many museums with interesting exhibits, for example Municipal Museum (Gradskij men), Picture Gallery or Pinacoteca in the St. John the Baptist.