What to do in Trogir?
You should definitely go sightseeing (Trogir’s Cathedral, Kamerlengo fortress, and Cippico palace are top sights in Trogir).
Sightseeing in Trogir
1. Trogir Cathedral in the Old Town Located within the heart of Trogir Old Town, the Trogir Cathedral is a must-visit. Its Romanesque doors, crafted by Master Radovan, stand as proof of timeless artistry. Even if you're not knowledgeable in art history, the magnificence of this masterpiece is unseen. Enhance your experience by climbing up the Tower Bell. Although the climb through the narrow steps may be a bit challenging, the panoramic view of the area from the top is unparalleled. Bonus: the tower's entry fee is included in the Cathedral ticket price!
2. Kamerlengo Fortress: Ranking second on our Trogir sightseeing list is the Kamerlengo Fortress. This historic structure once provided shelter to Venetian military troops. Today, its walls offer visitors a glimpse into the past, coupled with another stunning view of the area. If you're visiting during the summer, keep an eye out for the various tourist events hosted within.
3. Cippico Palace: Positioned directly opposite the Trogir Cathedral, the Cippico Palace is another attraction you shouldn't miss. Known for its beautiful windows, this palace enhances the historic vibe of the Old town.
Cippico Palace in Trogir
Day trips from Trogir
Here are the top one-day trips from Trogir according to our experienced VIP Concierge service:
Split Walking Tour- Experience the heart of this vivid Mediterranean city in a 1-2 hour private tour. With a licensed English-speaking guide, discover the UNESCO-protected Diocletian's Palace, a 1700-year-old jewel. Let Split's rich history and dynamic culture amaze you!
Kastela Wine Tour- For wine enthusiasts, explore the rich wine culture of Kastela's ancient vineyards. Discover the steps of wine production, grape varieties, and pairing secrets. Enjoy traditional delicacies such as olive oil, cheese, and exquisite wines. Embrace the delights of aroma, color, and taste on this journey.
Krka Waterfalls Private Tour - Treat your family and friends to one of the most popular tours in the Split-Dalmatian region. This 6-10-hour tour is customizable to your preferences, including optional guided walks in Sibenik Old Town. Enjoy meals in recommended restaurants like Michelin-starred Pelegrini in Sibenik, or try traditional dishes at Tavern Konoba Vinko near Lozovac. Whether you wish to try fish specialties at Zlatna Ribica in Brodarica or want to experience Konoba Toni or Restaurant Mediteran in Primosten, there's something for everyone.
Boat tours from Trogir - Dive into the wonders of the Adriatic with the Blue Cave & Hvar speedboat tour. Witness the beauty of the Blue Cave, Vis Island, and the Pakleni Islands. See the amazing beauty of the Adriatic Sea with a day tour from Trogir to the famous Blue Lagoon. Just a short boat ride away, the Blue Lagoon invites you with its crystal-clear waters, vibrant marine life, and tranquil ambiance.
Adrenaline Rush in Dalmatia- For thrill-seekers: try white-water rafting on the Cetina River near Omis.
Jet Ski from Trogir
Trogir, located on the East coast of the Adriatic, has a Mediterranean climate. This means that it has hot and dry summers and mild winters with a lot of rain.
How to get to Trogir
Here are some common ways to get to Trogir:
Flights to Trogir - Split Airport (SPU): This is the closest airport to Trogir, located about 5-6 kilometers away. The airport has a number of international flights. From Split Airport, it's a short journey to Trogir, and you can easily travel by taxi or rental car.
By Car: Trogir is well-connected by road. If you're driving from the North, you can use the coastal A1 motorway or the D8 state road.
Restaurants in Trogir
To simplify your dinner decision in Trogir, we've created a list of our top restaurant picks in the area.
Don Dino Restaurant in Trogir
Don Dino: Don Dino, atop our Trogir dining list, is situated in the Old Town. This fine dining spot has a cozy ambiance and a scenic terrace. It is framed by Mediterranean stone houses. The chefs create dishes blending traditional Mediterranean flavors with modern trends, highlighting fresh fish, carpaccio, homemade pasta, and delicious desserts. They offer vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free options. Ideal for groups, families, couples, or business dinners, Don Dino serves lunch and dinner. Reservations are recommended, particularly in July and August.
Restaurant Vanjaka: Located by the Saint Lawrence Cathedral in Trogir's Old Town, Restaurant Vanjaka offers exquisite food paired with Croatian wines in a classy setting. They welcome families, groups, and couples. Serving from breakfast to dinner, they specialize in fresh fish, grilled meat, and homemade pasta. For an authentic experience with top-notch service, consider booking a table at Vanjaka restaurant.
Tavern Trs: Tavern Trs, a family-operated restaurant in Trogir's heart, offers traditional dishes, seafood, meat, and homemade pasta. They accommodate special diets with vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free options. Dine indoors or on the terrace beneath an old vine, which the restaurant is named after (Trs means vine in Croatian). With great food and ambiance, we advise reserving a table, especially in summer.
Here's an overview of some notable beaches around Trogir and on the nearby Ciovo island:
Labadusa Beach on Ciovo near Trogir
Medena Beach: Situated near the Seget Donji village, about 4 kilometers from Trogir, this long pebble beach offers various recreational activities, including water sports.
Labadusa Beach: On the southwestern side of Ciovo, this beach is known for its clear waters and beautiful surroundings. The nearby Laganini beach bar is a popular spot to grab a drink and enjoy the views.
Okrug Beach (Okrug Gornji): Often referred to as "Copacabana" because of its popularity, this pebbled beach on Ciovo Island is one of the most famous in the Trogir area. The beach is lined with cafes, bars, and restaurants. It's also a spot for water sports like jet skiing and parasailing.