10 Best Things to do in Trogir, Croatia [with Suggested Tours]
Are you planning to travel to Trogir, Croatia soon? Read our tips below on the things to do in Trogir with suggested tours!
Located on the central Adriatic coast of Croatia, Trogir is a must-do during a stay in the country! Small but charming, it is pleasant to stroll through its streets and discover its history. If you are on holiday in Split or its surroundings, definitely go and visit this town. The entire city is listed as a World Heritage Site. It deserves to be visited for its historic center such as the cathedral, the castle, or the Venetian palaces. Also in the narrow streets, you can stop to eat and drink in the many bars, restaurants, pastry shops and buy souvenirs in the cute little shops in the historic center. Discover more about Trogir in this short guide.
List of Best Things to do in Trogir, Croatia
1. Historic City of Trogir
The old town of Trogir is located on a very characteristic small island. A pretty town that’s rich in history. See beautiful buildings from the Venetian era for those who love history. Its small alleys are really pleasant for strolling. In the streets, you will find numerous shops and restaurants, almost obligatory to stop and eat to taste good fish or typical local dishes.
Suggested Tour: Trogir 1.5-Hour City Tour
2. The St. Lawrence Cathedral and Bell Tower
A very beautiful 13th-century cathedral in Romanesque and Gothic style. Dominating the other constructions of the island, it is the central landmark of the old town. Its 47m high bell tower was built between the 14th and the 16th century. Climbing the bell tower, however, is challenging and not recommended for people prone to vertigo. But the climb is worth the effort.
3. Central Square in Trogir
The main square is the largest and most beautiful square in Trogir. The cathedral, town hall, and other old buildings are located here. This small heart of Trogir has so many architectural beauties in such an intimate space. The bars that invade half of the square don’t spoil the atmosphere.
4. Fortress Kamerlengo
A beautiful fortress, located at the end of the sea promenade. The view of Kamerlengo Castle, a typical example of a medieval fortress, is impressive. It was built in the 15th century by the Venetians as part of the defensive system of the city from the attacks of the Ottoman Empire. The fortress’ exterior is really magnificent and is a must-see!
Suggested Tour: Trogir City: Guided Tour of a UNESCO Heritage Site
5. Waterfront Promenade
A very nice promenade in front of the old town. There are many restaurants here where you can have a drink and marvel at the sometimes huge yachts lying in the harbor. The fortress is also located at the end of the promenade.
6. Palace Cipiko
If you enter the old town through the north gate, you will see this magnificent facade with Gothic windows and reliefs. Opposite the cathedral, the Cipiko Palace housed the city’s noble family in the 15th century. A princely residence built for one of the most illustrious families of Trogir. The rear portal was made in the 14th century by the famous sculptor from Trogir: Ivan Duknovic.
7. The Chapel of Ivan Orsini
The Chapel of Ivan Orsini is an authentic marvel, it was built in local limestone and inspired by the Temple of Jupiter, from the Diocletian’s Palace, in Split. It is considered one of the most important, if not the most important works of the Dalmatian Renaissance.
8. Vitturi Tower
One of the most characteristic buildings in the city, and certainly the most characteristic tower. It is located right next to the waterfront, so it is impossible not to notice or miss it. The building itself dates back to the 15th century.
9. North Gate
The best-kept and aesthetically prettiest gate in Trogir is the North Gate, the one facing the mainland. It is an intact piece of history of the work of the Venetians in the area and serves as the entrance to the historic city.
10. St. Dominic Monastery
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An authentic addition to the typical Trogir city architectural ensemble. The church and monastery were built in the 14th century, consecrated in honor of St. Dominic. It impresses with its large size and strict forms. An excellent example of Gothic architecture.
Where to stay in Trogir, Croatia
Apartmani Levarda has cooling wooden floors and balconies with panoramic views of the Adriatic and the hills beyond. It has 6 studio apartments, each with its own bedroom, mini kitchen, bathroom, and a balcony.
Price: Starts at $35 per night for the Apartment-Ground Floor, includes taxes and charges, and it offers a free cancellation.
Berislavic Palace is set on the promenade of the UNESCO-protected town of Trogir, not far from the Trogir Town Museum. Fitted with a patio, the units feature a flat-screen TV and a private bathroom with a shower. Both a bicycle rental service and a car rental service are available at this property.
Price: Starts at $139 per night for the Deluxe One-Bedroom Apartment with Gothic Windows, includes taxes and charges, and it offers a free cancellation.
These are the possible things you can do in Trogir, Croatia. So if you are ready to have a fun and exciting trip, you know what to do and where to go! So pack your things now and prepare yourself for a wonderful adventure in Trogir.
How to go to Trogir, Croatia from London
The nearest airport in Trogir is located in Split, Croatia.
Via EasyJet: (one way)
*From London Gatwick – Split
Ticket Price: £84.70
Via EasyJet: (one way)
*From London Luton – Split
Ticket Price: £109.99
*How to travel from Split Airport to Trogir
There are 4 ways to travel from Split Airport to Trogir; Bus, Taxi, Shuttle, and Towncar. Traveling by bus (Line 37) is the cheapest and can take around 10 mins to get to Trogir. While traveling by taxi, shuttle or Towncar is more expensive but only takes around 7 minutes.
*Prices are subject to change. You can visit Skyscanner for more details about the ticket prices.
About the Writer
Hi there! I’m Fatima. My first major travel was in 2016 in the beautiful city of Cebu. After that, I got interested in traveling. Now I enjoy learning languages and other country’s cultures. My goal is to visit at least one country each year and to share my experiences with other people through writing or blogging. Witness my journey by following me on Instagram.
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