Trogir

Trogir

Once one of the largest cultural centres of Dalmatia, since 1997 Trogir has been on the UNESCO World Heritage Site list as the best-preserved Romanesque-Gothic town in Central Europe. Chief amongst Trogir’s jewels are the achievements of Radovan the Sculptor, whose grand portal of the Cathedral of St Lawrence from the 13th century. Among the town’s sights, are the Kamerlengo Tower Fortress, the City Gate, the Čipiko palace, the City Hall, as well as the church of St Nicholas with its collection of art-works in honour of the god Kairos, who will hopefully bless you with many happy moments in Trogir. Also certain to bless you with happy gastronomic moments are Trogir’s restaurants. The culinary options includes Trogir pašticada and, for dessert, Trogir rafijol. Pašticada is a beef stew with wine, prošek (a local dessert wine made from raisins), vinegar, spices and vegetables. It is virtually an object of devotion in all of Dalmatia, and each part of the region has its own different variation of it. The rich cultural heritage of Trogir is complemented by Čiovo island’s heritage.

Denis Peroš

Čiovo and Trogir are connected by a moveable bridge. In order to help protect their estates as the Ottomans advanced, there is a citadel here that Trogir’s bishop ordered to be built in the 16th century. In the vicinity of Trogir, you can visit several more beautiful churches in Vinišće.