Day trips from Trogir

Day trips from Trogir

Trogir is one of the most romantic towns on the Adriatic coast. Thousands of tourists visit it every year, so in proportion to that, the tourist offer has also grown. Being located in the central Adriatic, Trogir is an ideal starting point for many excursions and charter trips. Book your perfect trip with our concierge department and enjoy the colors and scents of Dalmatia.

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Location of Trogir town, source: Google mapsLocation of Trogir town, source:Google maps

If you are planning to spend your summer holiday in the Trogir area, we will suggest some of the following tours:

Land tours

1. Trogir walking tour

If you are visiting Trogir for the first time, we recommend booking a walking tour with a tour guide. This way you can get to know the Trogir Old Town and landmarks dating back the centuries. An excellent tour guide will make you never forget the story of this historic town.

Charming Trogir town, source: Pixabay

Charming Trogir town, source:Pixabay

Model of the city of Trogir, source: Wikimedia Commons

Model of the city of Trogir, source:Wikimedia Commons, author: Roberta F.

For details, contact our Concierge Department - we will organize a tour at the earliest convenience.

2. Split Old Town and Diocletian's Palace Walking Tour

Split walking tour is perfect if you want to explore the sights and feel the vibe of this vivid and charming Mediterranean town. A 1-2 hours private tour with a licensed professional English-speaking guide is an excellent way to meet Split city center and the highlights of Split City.

Peristyle – the core of the city of Split

Peristyle – the core of the city of Split, source:VIP Holiday Booker

The Split walking tour will show you in and around the Diocletian's Palace, a monumental city core under UNESCO protection, that is more than 1700 years old.

Royal guard at the Peristyle

Royal Guard at the Peristyle, source:VIP Holiday Booker

We are sure that this unique heritage site in the world and the vivid way of life in Split will inspire you to visit it over and over again!

3. Kaštela wine tour

If you are a wine lover we recommend visiting local wine-makers and sampling different wines from the oldest vineyards in Kastela. On this tour, you can learn more about wine production and the types of grapes grown in this area.

Vineyard, source: VIP Holiday Booker

Vineyard, source:VIP Holiday Booker

The hosts will tell you some secrets and show you how they pair food and wine. You are going to love the traditional delicacies of this area, like olive oil, wine, and cheese. You will love the smells, colors, and flavors of this tour.

4. Krka Waterfalls and Wine Tasting Private Tour

Krka Waterfalls Private Tour with Wine Tasting is an entertaining tour for your family and friends. This is the best-selling tour in the Split-Dalmatian region. The itinerary is adaptable to your wishes. The tour has a flexible starting and ending time and lasts from 6 – 10 hours.

Magical Krka waterfalls, source:VIP Holiday Booker

According to your wishes, we can include wine tasting (5 wines and snacks) and Šibenik Old Town's 1-hour guided walking tour. Later we recommend having lunch or an early dinner break in Skradin or Primošten. The best restaurant in Šibenik is Pelegrini – a 1-star Michelin restaurant. We also recommend Zlatna Ribica in Brodarica, close to Šibenik and their fish and meat specialties. Konoba Vinko in Konjevrate near national park Lozovac that serves traditional meals, famous for a grilled lamb.

Primosten - bird's-eye view, source: VIP Holiday Booker

The Cathedral of St. James in Šibenik, source:VIP Holiday Booker

In Primosten we recommend Konoba Toni, Restaurant Kamenar or Restaurant Mediteran.

Primosten - bird's-eye view, source: VIP Holiday Booker

Primosten - bird's-eye view, source:VIP Holiday Booker

5. Quad tours

Quad tours is an offroad adventure tour on Ciovo island. Before the tour, you sign the contract and then have a half-hour security training in Zedno village on Ciovo island. This way you can explore the whole Zedno area plus other villages on the island.

The first stopwould be on the most eastern point of the island, which offers a breathtaking panoramic view. The tour guide would explain the details about the island, customs, nature, and other curiosities.

After that, the second stop would be at Gospa od Prizidnice, a small church located on the south side of the Ciovo island.

It is a peaceful place that offers magnificent views and nice architecture.

The tour guide would explain the history of this place. The tour finishes by going to a base in Zedno.

Family quad tour on Ciovo island, source: Quad Adventures

Family quad tour on Ciovo island, source:Quad Adventures

A quad tour with swimming also includes swimming on the Orlice beach on the southern side of the Ciovo island.

The swimming lasts approximately 20 - 30 minutes, depending on the group and the preferences.

For the quad tour, you need to havesports clothes, sneakers, sunglasses, SPF, and water. You would get a helmet for protection.

The tour does not include the transfer from the villa to Zedno village.

Quad tour on Ciovo island, source: Quad Adventures

Quad tour on Ciovo island, source: Quad Adventures

Boat tours

6. Blue Cave & Hvar Private Deluxe Speedboat Tour

This unique private tour covers all the highlights of the Adriatic Sea in just one day. On the boat, you can explore the natural beauties of Croatian islands, coves, and caves while relaxing on the crystal-clear waters of the Adriatic Sea.

Starting and ending time is flexible and the itinerary is adaptable to your wishes.

You will visit Blue Cave, Vis Island, Archipelago Pakleni Islands and Hvar Town.

Hvar panorama, source: VIP Holiday Booker

Hvar panorama, source:VIP Holiday Booker

The Blue Cave is a natural phenomenon where the lights, sea, and special cave shapes altogether create hundreds of shades of blue inside the cave. It is a very popular spot with visitors and to get there on time and before the crowds, we always suggest having an earlier departure.

Illuminating Blue Cave on Bisevo island, source: VIP Holiday Booker

Illuminating Blue Cave on Bisevo island, source:VIP Holiday Booker

After Blue Cave and exploring Vis Island you can also visit the Pakleni Islands Archipelago and Hvar town.

For lunch in Hvar we recommend:

Gariful, DiVino, Black Pepper, Rozeta Sushi - Dalmatian Fusion, Stajun Hvar, Konoba Menego, Konoba Macondo, Giaxa.

Famous Lounge and Beach Bars on Hvar are Laganini lounge bar, Carpe Diem Beach, Hula Hula Hvar and Beach Hvar Club.

You can check our recommendations in the blog Restaurants on Hvar Island.

A suggested itinerary for starting from the Split area is below, but it is flexible and adaptable to your wishes and starting point.

07:30 - Start from Split (or from your holiday villa)

09:00 - 10:00 Visiting Blue cave on the island of Biševo (tickets included)

10:15 - 11:30 Visiting Komiža on Vis island; free time for coffee

12:00 - 12:30 Visiting Stiniva bay - free time for swimming

12:45 - 13:45 Budikovac island - free time for swimming

14:00 - 14:15 Panoramic view of Pakleni islands

14:30 - 17:00 Town of Hvar (island of Hvar) - free time for lunch and city sightseeing

18:15 - Finish in Split

Speedboat transfer, source: VIP Holiday Booker

Speedboat transfer, source: VIP Holiday Booker

Note: The maximum capacity of a deluxe speedboat is 12 passengers. If you are a bigger group, please contact us for a bespoke offer.

Included: Private speedboat rental, pick up/drop off at your address, English speaking professional captain and sailor, fuel for the tour, water and soft drinks on the boat

Excluded: Entrance fee to Blue Cave and Green Cave, food and beverages

Important:The visit to Blue Cave depends on weather conditions and the tide. When the tide is high, the Cave is closed.

Safety:In case of bad weather or rough sea conditions, we reserve the right to change the route or cancel the tour. This decision is made by the captain. In the event of tour cancellation, you have the right to reschedule the tour for another day or receive a full refund. Please note that the tour is not recommended for pregnant women and for children younger than 3 years.

Tips:Bring a bathing suit, comfortable clothes, a wind jacket, sunscreen, take a camera and a hat.

7. Private Island Hopping Tour by Speedboat from Trogir

This completely private speedboat tour from Trogir, with the capacity for up to 12 guests is a perfect choice for island hopping. Experienced skippers will adjust the tour to your wishes. Fuel is included.

Private island-hopping tour by speedboat from Trogir, source: VIP Holiday Booker

Private island-hopping tour by speedboat from Trogir, source:VIP Holiday Booker

8. Fishing tour

If you are a fan of fishing or would like to learn how to catch fish, a fishing tour in Trogir and Marina waters is the choice for you. Mr. Zdenko will show you how to catch fish with the foldable fish trap.

Fishing boat in Marina waters near Trogir, source: Fishing Adventure Trogir

Fishing boat in Marina waters near Trogir, source:Fishing Adventure Trogir

Andrenaline tour

9. White Water Rafting Cetina River

White water rafting in Croatia brings you an adrenaline rush and lots of fun! If you want to be active on holidays - experience white water rafting on Cetina River, near Omiš town in Central Dalmatia.

This activity tour has can be booked in a morning or an afternoon tour. It lasts 4-6 hours. The meeting point is in Omis.

Boarding for rafting, source: Wikimedia Commons

Boarding for rafting, source: Wikimedia Commons

The descent down the river is not extreme, but it is enough to experience a bit of adrenaline mixed with fresh air as you enjoy the rich river wildlife and magnificent nature. It is a fun and thrilling way to get to know the Croatian natural wealth. If you are brave, you can jump off a cliff.

There are few stops to swim, which is great for refreshing on hot days in Dalmatia.

The descent starts every day at 9:00 and 14:00 from the small village Penšići in rafts for 6 or 8 persons. Every raft is guided by a professional guide skipper. The 8 kilometers long descent lasts for about 3 hours and ends in the Radman’s Mills.

Descending, source: Wikimedia Commons

Rafting - descending, source:Wikimedia Commons

Included:transportation from the meeting point to the start of the decend, transportation at the end of the tour to Omis, free parking available at the meeting point

Bring a bathing suit, shorts, a T-shirt, firm footwear, SPF, and dry clothes. Enjoy your activity day out in nature!

10. Canyoning

Canyoning includes outdoor activities such as walking, scrambling, swimming, climbing, jumping, and abseiling. This is one of the best adrenaline tours we can recommend in this area. The start is in Zadvarje, located between Omis and Makarska. Beginners can test their skills in basic canyoning. People of good physical health and in shape can try extreme canyoning.

You will get a neoprene suit and a helmet, you just need to bring your sneakers, a swimsuit, and sun protection factor.

Advice: the best time is to go after the rain because the river rapids are full of water and the experience of descending downstream is better.

Canyoning on Cetina river, source: Visit Omiš

Canyoning on Cetina river, source:Visit Omiš

Religious tourism

11. Vepric near Makarska – „the Croatian Lourdes“

If you are a Christian and you want to visit a sanctuary during your holiday, the wonderful Vepric near Makarska is the nearest to Trogir. It is a Shrine of Our Lady of Lourdes. In this positive energy-filled place you will find your soul food.

Vepric near Makarska

Vepric near Makarska

The masses are held several times a day in an open space, on the altar excavated in the rocks.

These feast days are particularly celebrated: Our Lady of Lourdes (11 February), the Annunciation (25 March), and the Nativity of Mary (8 September) a big annual feast that brings together several thousand pilgrims.

Altar in Vepric

Altar in Vepric

Thousand of tourists visit this beautiful and calming sanctuary before they head for Medjugorje in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Outdoor space where masses are held

Outdoor space where masses are held

12. Private Tour Međugorje

The Medjugorje Shrine in Herzegovina is a completely private tour organized from Split and Trogir Riviera. The tour lasts 9 – 10 hours. You can opt for the licensed tour guide in Medjugorje with a surcharge.

Our Lady of Medjugorje

Our Lady of Medjugorje

Important: This tour includes a border crossing, so it is mandatory to bring your passports.

Included: Private chauffeured service, luxury minivans, English-speaking professional driver, bottled water, fuel, and toll costs.

Kids-friendly offer

13. Amadria Park in Šibenik

In case you want to entertain your kids, you can take them to Aquapark Dalmatia Amadria Park in Sibenik (pošularly called Solaris). It is aquatic fun for all families, especially children. Kids will enjoy the cascading forest, water slides with twists and turns, waterfalls, pools, and the gentle pace of the Lazy River. Plenty of poolside relaxation and refreshment is waiting for you.

Aquapark Dalmatia by Amadria park near Sibenik

Aquapark Dalmatia inAmadria park near Sibenik

14. Happy Horse Farm - Equestrian Club Kolan in Dubrava near Šibenik

After a day at the pool, you can go to a Happy Farm Kolan in Dubrava so your kids can try riding a horse or playing different functional and constructive games.

Children taking picture at Happy Farm Kolan in Dubrava near Sibenik, source: Facebook of Happy Farm Kolan - Equestrian Club Kolan

Children taking pictures at Happy Farm Kolan in Dubrava near Sibenik, source:Facebook of Happy Farm Kolan - Equestrian Club Kolan

Children with a horse at Happy Farm Kolan in Dubrava near Sibenik, source: Facebook of Happy Farm Kolan - Equestrian Club Kolan

Children with a horse at Happy Farm Kolan in Dubrava near Sibenik, source:Facebook of Happy Farm Kolan - Equestrian Club Kolan

15. Sunbathing around Trogir

Those who prefer lounging instead of wandering around and exploring can visit one of the numerous beaches on Ciovo island near Trogir.

Laganini beach bar is located on the south-western side of Ciovo island on Labadusa beach. Here you can spend a lazy afternoon with food and drinks. You can check its location here.

Laganini beach bar, source: Laganini Beach Club

Laganini beach bar, source:Laganini Beach Club

Orlice beach is located on the southern side, its location is here. On the south side of the island, you will see corners where few set. Here you will find deserted island streets, overgrown vegetation, pristine beaches, and a crystal clear sea.

Road to Orlice beach, source: Quad Adventures

Road to Orlice beach, source: Quad Adventures

Welcome to charming Trogir and its diverse area full of intact beaches, superb restaurants, unparalleled meals in Dalmatian taverns (konoba), tasty ice creams, long night walks, wonderful villas with pools, and stunning sunsets!

Panorama of Trogir, source: Wikimedia Commons, author: Mike Karavanov

Panorama of Trogir, source:Wikimedia Commons author: Mike Karavanov

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