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Trogir, Croatia


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Trogir is a historic town and harbor on the Adriatic coast of Croatia, in Dalmatia region, one of the four historical regions of Croatia. Since 1997, the historic center of Trogir has been included in the UNESCO list of World Heritage Sites for its Venetian architecture.

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Last updated on: 12 February 2021

Trogir description

In the 3rd century BC, town Tragurion was founded by Greek colonists from the island of Vis, and it developed into a major port until the Roman period. The name comes from the Greek "tragos" (male goat). The name might also derive from the Illyrian word "Tregur" (Three Stones). In fact, the historic center of Trogir is situated on a small island between the Croatian mainland and the island of Ciovo.

The sudden prosperity of close located town Salona deprived Trogir of its importance. During the migration of Croats the citizens of the destroyed Salona escaped to Trogir. Initially the Roman Tragurium was one of the Dalmatian City-States. From the 9th century on, Trogir paid tribute to Croatian rulers and to the Byzantine empire.

In the year 1000 the Republic of Venice received submission from the Tragurium inhabitants and the city started since then to have commerce with the Italian peninsula enjoying cultural and economic improvements.

In 1123 Trogir was conquered and almost completely demolished by the Saracens. However, Trogir recovered in a short period to experience powerful economic prosperity in the 12th and the 13th centuries, with some autonomy under Venetian leadership. In 1242 King Bela IV of Hungary found refuge there as he fled the Mongols.

In 1420 the period of a long-term Venetian rule began and lasted nearly four centuries, when Trau (as the city was called by the Venetians) was one of the best cities in the Balkans with a rich economy and plenty of Renaissance works of art and architecture.

On the fall of Venice in 1797, Trogir became a part of the Habsburg Empire, which ruled over the city until 1918, with the exception of Napoleon Bonaparte's French rule from 1806 to 1814 (when the city was part of the Napoleonic Kingdom of Italy and Illyrian Provinces).

After World War I, Trogir, together with most parts of Dalmatia, became a part of the State of Slovenes, Croats and Serbs and subsequently, the Kingdom of Yugoslavia. During this period Italian speakers, who until 1918 were the present in the city left for Italy. 1939 it become a part of Banovina of Croatia. During World War II, Trogir was annexed by Italy and was part of the Italian Governorate of Dalmatia from 1941-1943. After short partisan rule it became part of Independent State of Croatia under German military supervision from 1943-44. Subsequently, Tito's Partisans liberated it in for second time 1944. After that it belonged to the second Yugoslavia, and since 1991 to Croatia.

Trogir has 2300 years of continuous urban tradition. Its culture was created under the influence of the ancient Greeks, and then the Romans, and Venetians. Trogir has a high concentration of palaces, churches, and towers, as well as a fortress on a small island, and in 1997 was inscribed in the UNESCO World Heritage List.

"The orthogonal street plan of this island settlement dates back to the Hellenistic period and it was embellished by successive rulers with many fine public and domestic buildings and fortifications. Its beautiful Romanesque churches are complemented by the outstanding Renaissance and Baroque buildings from the Venetian period", says the UNESCO report.

Trogir is the best-preserved Romanesque-Gothic complex not only in the Adriatic, but in all of Central Europe. Trogir's medieval core, surrounded by walls, comprises a preserved castle and tower and a series of dwellings and palaces from the Romanesque, Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque periods.

Trogir related tours

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We have developed several tours that visiting this beautiful place. But, if you have a special conditions or any from these tours fit you, please do not hesitate to contact us, we can organize a tour exactly as you would like. And remember, we have no problems to take you from almost any place where you stay, hotel or private accommodation.


UNESCO jewels of Croatia + discover Bosnia: all seasons 6 days tour from Korcula. Bosnia main attractions + famous Croatia Dalmatian towns Split, Sibenik and Trogir.

tour start in: Korčula (Korcula), Croatia

tour finish in: Korčula (Korcula), Croatia

tour duration: 6 days (5 nights)

tour countries: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia

tour destinations: Blagaj, Klis, Kravica, Međugorje, Mostar, Počitelj, Split, Trogir, Šibenik

UNESCO jewels of Croatia + discover Bosnia-Herzegovina: all seasons 6 days tour from Korcula. Visit Bosnia-Herzegovina main attractions + famous Croatian Dalmatian UNESCO towns Split, Sibenik and Trogir. Pick up and drop off in Orebic. In Bosnia-Herzegovina we will see Blagaj dervish monastery, UNESCO town Mostar and its old bridge, visit pilgrimage center Medjugorje, walk and watch wonderful Kravice natural park with waterfalls, climb by narrow streets of medieval fortified town Pocitelj. In Croatia, we will walk historical center of Split (UNESCO World Heritage Site), see coastal town Sibenik, its fortress, historical center and the cathedral, also UNESCO World Heritage Site. Next day we will walk another one UNESCO town, Trogir, and after another night in Split, on the way back, we will visit famous fortress Klis.

all seasons tour

6 days

Price from € 488

 



All seasons 9 days tour to discover Bosnia and visit Croatian Dalmatia from Korcula. Bosnia main attractions + famous UNESCO sites Split, Sibenik and Trogir in Croatia.

tour start in: Korčula (Korcula), Croatia

tour finish in: Korčula (Korcula), Croatia

tour duration: 9 days (8 nights)

tour countries: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia

tour destinations: Blagaj, Jajce, Klis, Konjic, Kravica, Međugorje, Mostar, Počitelj, Sarajevo, Split, Travnik, Trogir, Šibenik

All seasons 7 days tour to discover Bosnia-Herzegovina and visit famous Croatian towns Split, Sibenik and Trogir. Pick up and drop off in Orebic. In Bosnia-Herzegovina we will see Blagaj dervish monastery, UNESCO town Mostar and its old bridge, visit pilgrimage center Medjugorje, walk and watch wonderful Kravice natural park with waterfalls, climb by narrow streets of medieval fortified town Pocitelj, visit multicultural Sarajevo with its old market, see Ottoman Empire fortress Jajce, meet another medieval fortress Travnik and walk in its old streets. In Croatia, we will walk historical center of Split (UNESCO World Heritage Site), see coastal town Sibenik, its fortress, historical center and the cathedral, also UNESCO World Heritage Site. Next day we will walk another one UNESCO town, Trogir, and after another night in Split, on the way back, we will visit famous fortress Klis.

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9 days

Price from € 836

 



Explore Croatia Bosnia Montenegro by in-depth cultural tour 15 days. Roadtrip from Budapest to Dubrovnik. Old towns, fortresses, monasteries.

tour start in: Budapest, Hungary

tour finish in: Dubrovnik, Croatia

tour duration: 15 days (14 nights)

tour countries: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Montenegro

tour destinations: Budva, Dajbabe, Kotor, Kravica, Međugorje, Mostar, Omiš, Ostrog, Plitvice, Počitelj, Sarajevo, Split, Trogir, Zagreb, Šibenik

Adriatic coastal line discovery in 15 days. Start in Budapest and end in Dubrovnik. Passing Hungary, Croatia, Bosnia, Montenegro.

all seasons tour

15 days

Price from € 1,679

 



Explore Croatia Bosnia Montenegro Albania Greece by cultural tour 21 days. Balkans roadtrip from Zagreb to Athens. Old towns, fortresses, monasteries, UNESCO sites.

tour start in: Zagreb, Croatia

tour finish in: Athens, Greece

tour duration: 21 days (20 nights)

tour countries: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Greece, Montenegro

tour destinations: Apollonia, Arachova, Arta, Bar, Berat, Blagaj, Budva, Dajbabe, Delphi, Dodoni, Dubovac, Dubrovnik, Gjirokastër, Hosios Loukas, Ioannina, Kotor, Kravica, Livadeia, Loreto, Mesolongi, Mostar, Nafpaktos, Nehaj, Ostrog, Parga, Podgorica, Počitelj, Radimlja, Split, Stolac, Trebinje, Trogir, Zadar, Zavala, Šibenik

Explore 5 Balkans countries Croatia, Bosnia, Montenegro, Albania and Greece in 21 days cultural tour from Zagreb to Athens. Discover Adriatic coast of Croatia; venetian towns of Dalmatian rivier; medieval towns of Montenegro; famous Orthodox monasteries in Bosnia, Montenegro and Greece; archaeological places in Albania and Greece; medieval fortresses of Croatia, Albania and Greece; UNESCO sites of Croatia, Montenegro, Albania and Greece.

off-season only tour

21 days

Price from € 2,775

 



Discover Croatia Bosnia Montenegro Albania Macedonia Greece in 23 days tour. UNESCO sites, old towns, monasteries and fortresses on Balkans roadtrip from Zagreb to Igoumenitsa.

tour start in: Zagreb, Croatia

tour finish in: Igoumenitsa, Greece

tour duration: 23 days (22 nights)

tour countries: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Greece, Macedonia, Montenegro

tour destinations: Aigai, Bar, Blagaj, Budva, Dajbabe, Dodoni, Dubovac, Durrës, Elbasan, Ioannina, Klis, Kotor, Kravica, Krujë, Lezhë, Meteora, Metsovo, Mostar, Nehaj, Ohrid, Ostrog, Pella, Podgorica, Počitelj, Preza, Radimlja, Split, Stobi, Thessaloniki, Trebinje, Trogir, Tvrdoš, Zadar, Zavala, Šibenik

This Balkans discovery tour will open for you 6 famous countries: Croatia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Montenegro, Albania, Macedonia, and Greece. Each country have a rich history and many attractions. With this tour we will pass over Adriatic coast and Dalmatian Riviera of Croatia, wonderful hilly nature of Bosnia-Herzegovina, coastal venetian towns of Montenegro, unexpected panoramas of Albania, visit roman sites of Macedonia, and finally come to gem of this tour, beautiful Greece. We will walk in medieval and venetian towns in Croatia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Montenegro and Albania; will see famous Orthodox monasteries in Bosnia-Herzegovina and Montenegro; ancient roman settlement in Albania, Macedonia, and Greece; fortified towns in Croatia, Bosnia-Herzegovina and Montenegro; archaeological places in Bosnia-Herzegovina, Macedonia and Greece; medieval fortresses in Croatia, Bosnia-Herzegovina and Montenegro; UNESCO sites in Croatia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Macedonia, Montenegro and Greece.

off-season only tour

23 days

Price from € 3,012

 



Explore Croatia Bosnia Montenegro Albania Macedonia Greece by cultural tour 26 days. Balkans roadtrip from Zagreb to Athens via UNESCO sites, medieval towns, fortresses, monasteries.

tour start in: Zagreb, Croatia

tour finish in: Athens, Greece

tour duration: 26 days (25 nights)

tour countries: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Greece, Macedonia, Montenegro

tour destinations: Aigai, Bar, Blagaj, Budva, Dajbabe, Delphi, Dion, Dubovac, Durrës, Elbasan, Hosios Loukas, Kotor, Kravica, Krujë, Lezhë, Litochoro, Livadeia, Meteora, Mostar, Nehaj, Ohrid, Omiš, Ostrog, Podgorica, Počitelj, Preza, Radimlja, Skopje, Split, Stobi, Thermopylae, Thessaloniki, Trebinje, Trogir, Tvrdoš, Zadar, Zavala, Šibenik

With this extended 26 days Balkans cultural tour you will explore 6 countries: Croatia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Montenegro, Albania, Macedonia and Greece. We will pass by Adriatic coast and Dalmatian Riviera of Croatia, wonderful hilly nature of Bosnia-Herzegovina, coastal medieval towns of Montenegro, unexpected panoramas and castles of Albania, meet truly roman sites of Macedonia and rich historic places of Greece. We will visit medieval and venetian towns in Croatia, Bosnia-Herzegovina and Montenegro; will see famous Orthodox monasteries in Bosnia-Herzegovina, Montenegro and Greece; ancient roman theaters in Macedonia and Greece; fortified towns in Croatia, Bosnia-Herzegovina and Montenegro; archaeological places in Bosnia-Herzegovina, Macedonia and Greece; medieval fortresses of Croatia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Albania and Montenegro; UNESCO sites in Croatia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Montenegro, Macedonia, Albania and Greece.

off-season only tour

26 days

Price from € 3,513

 



Adriatic Grand tour 29 days from Budapest to Athens. Visit the most interesting places in Hungary, Croatia, Bosnia, Albania, Greece.

tour start in: Budapest, Hungary

tour finish in: Athens, Greece

tour duration: 29 days (28 nights)

tour countries: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Greece, Hungary, Montenegro

tour destinations: Arta, Bory, Dajbabe, Durrës, Epidaurus, Ioannina, Kravica, Medvedgrad, Messene, Međugorje, Mostar, Mycenae, Mystras, Nafpaktos, Nafplio, Olympia, Omiš, Ostrog, Parga, Patras, Počitelj, Sarajevo, Sparta, Split, Szigliget, Sümeg, Trogir, Varaždin, Zagreb, Šibenik

Adriatic Grand tour 29 days from Budapest to Athens. Visit the most interesting places in Hungary, Croatia, Bosnia, Albania, Greece.

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29 days

Price from € 3,881

 



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