Trogir is very unique, located on a small island just 17 miles west of the city of Split, this town has heaps of character. If you are into your culture then this place should be a must see as the historic centre has been included in the UNESCO list of World Heritage sites for its venetian character.
The streets are narrow and packed with restaurants offering traditional dalmatian dishes. We stopped for lunch to try some, Colin had a seafood salad which consisted of anchovies, tuna and octopus followed by slow roasted beef and gnocchi. I had mushroom soup followed by courgette frittas and polenta. We both agreed the meal was nice and we walked out feeling very full but maybe traditional Croatian food is not the reason why we have visited Croatia – if you know what we are saying!
We wandered around the market which sold many Croatian delights, including homemade olive oil, sugar coated almonds and the best range of fruit and vegetable’s we have seen so far in Croatia.
The most important industry is shipbuilding with the shipyard ‘Trogir’ established at the beginning of the 20th century.
Here’s a couple of random facts- It has also been used as a location for several television productions including 2 episodes of Doctor Who and for scenes in Game of Thrones.