Trogir is situated in the center of Dalmatia, on the eastern coastline of Adriatic sea. The heart of Trogir is small island laying between the gentle hills on the mainland and the coast of the Island of Ciovo. Small town of 12000 citizens is the center of Trogir microclimate – region which covers about 250km2.Trogir (Italian & Dalmatian: Traù, Latin: Tragurium, Greek Tragurion, etc)is a historic town and harbour on the Adriatic coast in Split-Dalmatia County.It lies 27 kilometres west of the city of Split.Since 1997, the historic centre of Trogir has been included in the UNESCO list of World Heritage Sites.Trogir is the best-preserved Romanesque-Gothic complex not only in the Adriatic, but in all of Central Europe.Historical city core,with about 10 churches and numerous buildings from 13th century.The city gate (17th cent.) and city walls (15th cent.)The Fortress Kamerlengo (15th century)The Duke’s Palace (13th century)Cathedral of St. Lawrence(John), Trogir from the 13th century with thePortal of Master Radovan,the unique work of this great Croatian artist.
Tourism is the most important economic factor in the Trogir region,
covering 50% of the municipal budget with more than 20,000 beds in hotels and private apartments.
There is also a strong fishing and agriculture tradition among the population in surrounding areas.
The most important industry is shipbuilding, with shipyard “Trogir” established at the beginning of the 20th century.
The shipyard has a capacity of two ships of 55,000 tons. Between 1990 and 2004, 93 ships were built in the shipyard.
All payments and prices are in Croatian Kuna (Kn), although you may ask to pay in EUR in almost every shop and restaurant,except food-markets & fuel.Approximate exchange rate is: 1 EUR = 7,5 Kn. There are four bank offices and several ATM (cash machines) located in Town center, accepting all major credit cards.