The town of Trogir is situated at the heart of central Dalmatia and is a true gem of the Adriatic coast, and indeed the Mediterranean. Designated a UNESCO World Heritage site, Trogir boasts a stunning cathedral, numerous historic churches, a beautiful waterfront, fortress and many other features.

The town centre is a tangle of paved narrow streets which lead to the wide promenade next to the Trogirski kanal. The old town itself is a small island, sandwiched between the mainland, which rises abruptly to the foothills of the Dinaric Alps, and the island of Ciovo.

Trogir is just 3 miles from Apartment Beth. The new bridge opened in the summer of 2018 means that the island of Čiovo can now be accessed directly from the mainland without passing through the centre of Trogir.


Climbing the cathedral belltower is a must for the reasonably fit with a head for heights. The ascent becomes gradually steeper and narrowed, with a final push through a vertical ladder up to a platform surrounding the magnificent bell. The views are stunning and well worth the effort. To the south the island of Ciovo stretches out and appears to meet the Split peninsula, creating the Kastelanski sea.

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  1. […] boats. But the tiny old town on the islet has retained unspoilt charm. As with Dubrovnik, Korčula, Trogir, Primošten and Rovinj, the natural protection the island once afforded from the danger of invasion […]


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