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Start your Next Boat Itinerary from Trogir!

Thanks to its central geographical position to the eastern Adriatic coast, Trogir is one of the most important Croatian tourist ports for those who decide to visit the Dalmatian coast, Montenegro, and beyond.

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In this article, we get to know this small but important port by imagining what could be a possible itinerary to take with your rental boat. Follow us!

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Where is Trogir located?

Trogir is located in Dalmatia, a Croatia region overlooking the Adriatic Sea, and precisely in its central part, the one bordered by the rivers Krka to the north and Neretva to the south. Its proximity to another important Croatian city, Split, makes Trogir easily accessible by air. The Split International Airport is in fact only a few kilometers from its historic center.

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What are the characteristics of this marina?

Moorings available in the port of Trogir are essentially two:

It is indeed possible to moor directly along the quay or even in front of the historic center, with the possibility of using electricity and running water. For those who opt for this choice, we recommend positioning in the eastern part as it is less busy by tourist traffic both people on land and boats in the water.

Alternatively, there is an ACI marina located on the other side of the canal. The marina has 180 places in the water for boats with a maximum draft of 18 meters. It offers a variety of services including technical assistance, a petrol station, various charter agencies, and a restaurant.

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What to visit nearby?

Its strategic position has made Trogir a town with a long history. Both the Greeks first and the Romans then used the port as a center of trade, especially for the nearby production of high-quality white marble. The influence of the Venice Republic was very strong too and is still visible in the city’s architecture.

Today Trogir is a true medieval jewel of over 2,000 years enclosed within walls and stands on a small islet connected to the mainland. For the impressive number of Baroque and Renaissance buildings, it was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1997.

Its historic center is very special, enclosed in a small island protected by a wall, connected by two bridges to the mainland and to another island to the south, the island of Čiovo. Its narrow streets overlook splendid Romanesque and Renaissance buildings, dating back to the period of the city’s greatest splendor.

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The architectural jewel of Trogir is the wonderful San Lorenzo Cathedral, built between the 13th and 15th centuries by the Venetians. It is possible to climb the bell tower, which is 47 meters high, to enjoy a beautiful view of the city and the nearby islands.

The most popular beach around Trogir is Okrug Gornji on the island of Čiovo. This 2 km long pebble beach, named Copacabana, can be reached on foot thanks to the bridge that connects it to the old city. The closest beach to the center of Trogir is Pantun, a sand and pebble beach on the estuary of the Patan River.

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What destinations to navigate in a possible 7-day boat itinerary?

The following are just some of the possible destinations that can be reached from Trogir by boat. To find out more about a possible itinerary of this type, do not hesitate to contact Your Boat Holiday, our reference charter agency.

[sc_fs_faq html=”true” headline=”h2″ img=”” question=”What is a possible 7 days boat itinerary from Trogir?” img_alt=”” css_class=””] 7 Days recommended sailing itinerary in Croatia starting from Trogir: Split Brac; Hvar; Korcula; Lastovo Archipelago Nature Park; Mljet National Park; Tivat, Porto Montenegro. [/sc_fs_faq]

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  • Split

Split is the second-largest city in Croatia by population and an essential stop on a south-central Dalmatia holiday.

Among its attractions, it is certainly worth mentioning the splendid Diocletian’s Palace, a small town within the city built in precious white stone that creates a striking contrast with the color of the sea.

The elegant city center streets and the seafront offer visitors the opportunity to shop while enjoying the city liveliness.

Split is also home to a number of cultural activities including prestigious festivals, international movies and theater events, and traditional folk festivals.

If you are looking for nightlife, there is certainly no lack of it here, with a wide choice of pubs, clubs, and discos.

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  • Brac

Brac is the largest central Dalmatian island with its beautiful Mediterranean landscape characterized by steep cliffs, pine forests, and deep waters.

A day to spend here can only be dedicated to the Zlatni Rat beach or the “golden horn”. It is a very famous beach made of sand and pebbles in the shape of an arrowhead located in the village of Bol. It is so famous to appear on most dalmatian postcards.

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  • Hvar

Hvar is the most visited island in Croatia and is considered the most exclusive Croatian island. Among ancient villages immersed in the lavender scent, renowned locations such as Hvar city stand out, an elegant medieval town enclosed within fourteenth-century walls, surrounded by pine forests and overlooking a blue sea. Over time it has built a reputation as a “glamorous city”, where you can find luxurious hotels, elegant restaurants, and a long line of bars and clubs for young people looking for nightlife.

The Hvar city marina is one of the best anchorages in Croatia and maybe of the Adriatic Sea. It is also the best starting point to discover the hundreds of coves and bays that makeup Dalmatia.

Dubovica Probably the most famous beach on the island, a pebble beach with a crystal clear sea.

  • Korcula

Enchanting beaches, ancient villages, and fine white wines have made this small island, only 47 km long and only 5 km wide, an unmissable stop on a Dalmatia trip. Food and wine tourism are attracting an increasing number of travelers who love wines produced here.

One of the most famous tourist attractions is also the alleged birthplace of Marco Polo. There is no firm evidence that he was born here, but tradition points to Korcula as the birthplace of this famous explorer.

There are many beaches, bays, inlets, and coves that shore up the coast. Among the many we point out, Vela Przina, the Korcula most popular sandy beach frequented by tourists and locals. It is located near Lumbarda, in the southern part of the island.

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  • Lastovo Archipelago Nature park

In the center of Dalmatia, there is one of Croatia’s most beautiful and wildest islands, Lastovo. Home to a military base, it remained closed to tourism until 1998, which is why today it retains its extraordinary beauty. The island is surrounded by 46 smaller islands that form the Lastovo Archipelago, a wonder for all sailing lovers but also for those looking for unspoiled nature.

The most famous bay is Pasadur, located on the western side, about 3 km north of the Ubli port. Here it is possible to visit two saltwater lakes that can be reached thanks to paths in the woods: Velo Lago and Malo Lago.

  • Mljet National Park

Mljet National Park is located in the northwestern part of the island Mljet and occupies most of it. The park has an area of ​​3000 hectares and the lakes area is accessible only on foot or by bicycle, or by kayak or canoe.

The island is perfect for those who love trekking. It is worth reaching the highest peaks, Veli Gradac and Mali Gradac, or exploring the caves in the hinterland. In the territory of the National Park, there are also numerous paths to be covered on foot or by bike.

Do not miss the visit to the Ulysses cave which is located south of the island, it is an oval karst cave whose bottom is covered with water. It can be reached both by sea and by crossing a staircase by land. It is so-called because it is supposed that here the goddess Calypso held Ulysses prisoner for 7 years before letting him go.

The island is also one of the best places to dive. Among the best spots are Goli Rat, Lenga, and Odisejeva špilja.

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  • Tivat, Porto Montenegro

Our final destination is in Montenegro and it is located in Kotor Bay, an area protected by UNESCO. Porto Montenegro is both a fashion destination and a classy marina with the best services and a luxurious residential village. This impressive marina offers 450 berths and a range of high fashion shops, restaurants, elegant bars, and bistros, as well as a wide range of sporting, recreational and cultural services. All conveniently reachable from the nearby Tivat International Airport.

In short, the best way to end your Dalmatian holiday and… start thinking about the next one!

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