Trogir is a walled town crowded onto a tiny island which is connected to the mainland by bridges on one side and Ciovo island on the other. Much of the city dates back to medieval times but its history dates back to earlier times. Before you hire a boat, check out the views from the St Lawrence Cathedral bell tower of the 13th century, as well as other sights such as the Cipiko Palace of the 15th century and Kamerlengo Castle of the 14th century, which is now an atmospheric backdrop for concerts. The city is just a mile from Split airport, so you won’t find a more convenient starting point for your Croatian dream sailing holidays.
This part of the Dalmatian coast is an excellent place for chartering a sailing boat from spring to autumn, thanks in part to consistent wind patterns, with a lull every day around noon. The water temperatures are extremely dry, for most of the season in the mid to high twenties. The Splitski channel right off the coast is very sheltered, but if you head south to explore the Dalmatian islands, you might want to rent a boat with a skipper as you sail against the prevailing winds.
MarinaTrogir ACI. You can do everything from refuelling your boat to paying a visit to the hair salon at this modern marina on neighboring island of Ciovo.
Next door is the Trogir Service Centre, a modern laundry and supermarket marina able to accommodate mega yachts up to 120 metres. From here you can easily walk across the bridge into town.
Approximately 1 mile from town in the village of Seget Donji is Marina Boatic, whose attractions include a swimming pool, rental scooter and pub.
Komorac beach is backed by thick forest, creating a feeling of deep seclusion, even if it is only a short trip along the coast.
Maslinica is a small, luxury resort on the island of Solta, renowned for its heady local wine.
The Blue Cave on the island of Bisevo is so-called because the waters within it appear eerily luminous due to a natural lighting effect.
Zadar is one of Croatia ‘s oldest towns, but it belies its age with bustling night and day activity. Pay a visit to the Roman forum and marine organ, an art installation that emits ocean wave-formed sounds.
Dubrovnik – this beautifully preserved walled city has become one of the world’s most popular destinations in recent years , thanks in part to its regular appearances as the majestic King’s Landing in Game of Thrones.
If you’re planning a party vacation or something less, SkipperCity will help you organize the ideal boat ride. There are nearly 500 sailboats available locally, or if you want a large , open deck area for tanning and entertainment you could charter a catamaran.
Trogir’s quaint, medieval village is a well-known South Adriatic town and harbour, and is a good starting point for Croatian yacht chartering. Its location in the middle of Dalmatia, near Split, makes it a very enticing place to hire a boat from. Trogir is located on a small island between the Croatian mainland and Čiovo Island. Its historic center for its Venetian architecture has been listed on the UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
A popular sailing route from Trogir is to sail south to the Brac islands, known for its white stone and Zlatni Rat, a long pebbly beach at Bol; Hvar, the glamorous party island of the Adriatic, has a great culinary scene, and Vis, with its Roman ruins and clear waters. With many hidden coves and sandy beaches to anchor in there is peace and quiet too.
Trogir is just seven kilometers from Split International Airport, which has direct flights to several European cities. Trogir is linked to the coastal road on the Adriatic coast, and the highway exit is just 15 km away. A bus line runs to Sibenik and Split, and there are bus and train terminals in Split. In Split, 25 kilometers south of Trogir, ferry connections to the Dalmatian islands and Italy are in.
There is no real danger or bad sea conditions in this world famous sailing area. Navigation is straightforward as there are nearby islands and it is a good place for beginners. The prevailing wind is the northwesterly friendly Maestral. The wind to watch out for is the north-eastern Bora that can blow up suddenly and be quite ragged, though rarely in the summer season. One unforgettable experience is the wonder of exploring the Dalmatian Coast by sea.
Trogir is a small town and harbour, just 27 kilometers from Split, at the end of Kastelanski Bay. There are many beautiful beaches in and around Trogir, in particular around Seget and in the Saldun Bay. There’s the ACI Marina in the town of Trogir which is very important for Croatia’s nautical tourism.
On this tiny islet straddling the isthmus between the gentle hills and fertile plain on the mainland and the coast of the island of Ciovo, two millennia of stormy history were written.
Its first pages were written long ago by the Illyrians, Greeks and Romans who built the town; it was continued in the 7th century by the Croats who developed their autonomous municipality, whether under their own or foreign sovereigns (Byzantine Empire, Hungary, Venice, France , Austria) into one of the most beautiful towns on the Adriatic coast.
Trogir is an art treasury, or, as the famous Berenson puts it-” City-Museum. For your attention, the ancient Kairos, Roman fragments and inscriptions and rustic early Croatian art will all compete.
But that is not the end of Trogir ‘s treasures there is still Master Radovan’s Romanesque portal to visit, Gojkovic, Alesi, Duknovic and Nikola Firentinac’s Gothic and Renaissance masterpieces to admire. Then there is the coolness of the sturdy walls and bastions to enjoy, the cathedral ‘s lush beauty, the mysticism of the streets and vaults, the harmony of paintings, miniatures and carving in color and shape.
You may observe the continuity of life and man’s imagination in this Adriatic climate where sun and sea, stone and nature have blended with life in the quiet of museums, treasuries, art collections and old libraries, among the monuments in stone, and the old narrow streets.