The old town core has been formed between the 13th and 15th century inside defense walls that were restored by Venice in the 15th century. They also added two forts that are still preserved: Castle Kamerlengo and the Tower of Saint Marc. The eastern part of the town has developed around the The Cathedral of St. Lawrence, built in the 13th century with an arched layout of the Romanesque basilica. The Cathedral is one of the most beautiful monuments in Europe. The church tower is 47m high, built in the 14th century and is one of the most beautiful not only in Dalmatia, but also on the Mediterranean coast. Trogir’s cathedral was constructed over four centuries (1200. – 1598.) It was renovated in 2002 under the American foundation project – Venetian Heritage.
Dalmatia is located (Split-Dalmatia county) in the central part of the Croatian Adriatic cost. The total territorial area is 14,045 km², of which the land surface is 4,572 km2.) Split is the most important city in Dalmatia (and main traffic crossroad, also the largest ferry port on the Croatian Adriatic coast.
|DISTANCE||ESTIMATED DRIVING TIME|
|From Split||km/miles 28/17||approx. 1 Hours|
|From Dubrovnik||km/miles 256/159||approx. 3,5 Hours|
|From Zagreb||km/miles 381/237||approx. 3,5 Hours|
|From Zadar||km/miles 130/81||approx. 1,5 Hours|
|From Šibenik||km/miles 60/37||approx. 1 Hours|
The gastronomy of Dalmatia is based on lots of fish and seafood, olive oil, cheese, smoked Dalmatian ham, and various meat dishes, ‘pašticada’ and ‘rafijol’. Imotski gastronomic specialities are well-known cheese of the Dalmatian hinterland – the cheese and Imotski (style) cake. In Sinj you should try arambaši of Sinj (rolls of pickled cabbage leaves stuffed with chopped meat), and other delicacies, such as frogs, crayfish, the Cetina trout, the rafioli of Sinj (traditional pastry) and many other specialties typical of the Dalmatian hinterland.
All of the local attractions are provided with certificated onsite partners (guides, restaurants and other) and can be done upon your request (tailor-made).
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