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From Split: Trogir and Blue Lagoon Half-Day Tour

1. From Split: Trogir and Blue Lagoon Half-Day Tour

Discover charming town of Trogir and the vibrant color of the Blue Lagoon on a guided boat tour. Enjoy the beautiful scenery of the Croatian coastline, with some time for swimming, sunbathing, and snorkeling. Depart from Split and reach the town of Trogir, listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site. Experience the special atmosphere of the town as you wander through its narrow streets and its waterfront. Visit the Cathedral of St. Lovre and see the impressive Romanesque doors carved by Master Radovan in the 13th century. Continue the cruise to the Blue Lagoon, and marvel at its color. Snorkel with the gear provided, swim and enjoy time to sunbathe on deck. Explore the pebble beach surrounded by pine trees. Keep your eyes out for dolphins in their natural habitat. Make the last stop at the Laganini Beach bar on island Čiovo where you can relax with a cocktail or visit old the fishing village of Maslinica and relax in its unique atmosphere. Take the opportunity for more swimming and enjoy time for lunch or dinner (at your own expense).

Dubrovnik Day Tour from Split or Trogir

2. Dubrovnik Day Tour from Split or Trogir

Enjoy a full-day excursion from Split to Dubrovnik, where you will tour inside the historic city walls and along the limestone streets of the Old Town. First, enjoy a scenic ride along the Dalmatian Coast, stopping once or twice for panoramic views across the Adriatic Sea. This is the Mediterranean as it used to be, before the onslaught of mass tourism. Upon arrival at the pearl of the Isthmus of Dubrovnik, take an official guided tour of the city’s historic monuments. Each corner of Dubrovnik is a unique experience, and the 90-minute tour is enough to visit attractions such as the monumental Pile Gate, located at the top of Stradun, Dubrovnik’s famous street of limestone, polished by years of footfall. Go to the Franciscan Monastery, where 30,000 volumes, 216 incunabula, and 1,500 valuable handwritten documents are stored in the library. The cloister is one of the most magnificent monuments in the city and houses the oldest pharmacy in Europe, dating back to 1317. A little further on, encounter the Renaissance splendor of Sponza Palace, notable for its portico and columns, and elaborate stone carvings. Today it is home to Croatia’s State Archives. Your guided tour ends at St. Blaise Cathedral, dedicated to the city’s patron saint and protector. Built on the ruins of a 12th-century church, it was destroyed by an earthquake in 1667, then rebuilt in a Baroque style. It’s a popular place for weary tourists to rest on the steps leading up to the entrance. You are now free to explore the town by yourself. Feel free to climb the city walls and walk the full 1.24-mile (2-kilometer) circuit, offering breathtaking views across a sea of terracotta tiles and the boats and cruise liners in the bustling port. Try some authentic Croatian dishes in local taverns, or just enjoy a cup of coffee in an al fresco café and watch the world go by.

From Split: Half-Day Blue Lagoon & Trogir Tour

3. From Split: Half-Day Blue Lagoon & Trogir Tour

Admire the views of the Split cityscape as you head out of the harbor on this 5-hour speedboat trip. Reach the Blue Lagoon which is reminiscent of a tropical paradise with clear turquoise waters, plenty of sunshine, and a sandy seabed. The Blue Lagoon is a snorkeler’s utopia with its underwater world of colorful marine life. After you’ve had enough snorkeling, you can relax and float effortlessly, taking in the view of the trio of islands that surround you. On the cruise back to Split, you will stop at Trogir, a famous UNESCO World Heritage Site where you will have approx 1-hour of free time to explore

From Split or Trogir: Krka National Park and Šibenik Tour

4. From Split or Trogir: Krka National Park and Šibenik Tour

Discover Krka National Park and Šibenik on a guided day tour from Split or Trogir. Witness the Skradinski Buk and Roški Slap waterfalls and swim in the clear water. Admire panoramic views of Visovac Island. Your first stop is Skradinski Buk Waterfall for a guided tour of the local area. Many of the stone houses and watermills have now been transformed into small museums with various exhibits. Walk through a network of pathways and wooden bridges near the waterfalls. Relax and swim at Roški Slap Waterfall. After, you can eat an optional lunch in a typical Dalmatian restaurant. You can enjoy selected wines, as well as delicious traditional homemade food like prosciutto, cheese, and bread. Then move on to the Krka River canyon. Along the way, see the breathtaking panorama of Visovac Island. After, continue to Šibenik to see the sights of the town including the St. James’s Cathedral, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Finally, return to Split along the beautiful coastal road, passing picturesque villages and islands.

From Split or Trogir: Plitvice Day Tour with Entry Included

5. From Split or Trogir: Plitvice Day Tour with Entry Included

Immerse yourself in the beauty of Plitvice National Park, home to a variety of native wildlife and plants. See dramatic natural formations like the Plitvice Lakes and Veliki Slap with insightful commentary from your guide. Depart from Split or Trogir on a tour of Plitvice National Park. Admire the scenery of the Lika region from the comfort of an air-conditioned vehicle before exploring the 16 turquoise lakes by boat, electric train, and on foot. Navigate the wooden paths of this UNESCO World Heritage Site and marvel at the 78-meter Veliki Slap, the highest waterfall in Croatia, while learning about Croatia’s history and conservation efforts from an English-speaking guide.

Dubrovnik Full-Day Tour from Split or Trogir

6. Dubrovnik Full-Day Tour from Split or Trogir

Explore the walled Old Town of Dubrovnik and learn about the maritime Republic of Ragusa on a guided tour of the monuments of the UNESCO World Heritage Site. Admire Renaissance and Baroque architecture within the 2-kilometer long defensive walls and stroll down the central Stradun. See one of the oldest pharmacies in the world at the Franciscan Church and Monastery and visit the Rector's Palace and Fort Lovrijenac. Get ample photo opportunities on the pedestrianized streets, and use your free time to take the cable car to the top of Srđ Hill. Take in the magnificent views of Dubrovnik and the archipelago, or stroll around the Old Town at leisure. 

Split: Blue Lagoon and 3 Islands Tour with Lunch

7. Split: Blue Lagoon and 3 Islands Tour with Lunch

The first stop will be Nečujam on the island of Solta situated in the bay. Relax on the beautiful pebble beach surrounded by a lush pine tree forest that offers soothing shade during the hot summer days. Here you will have a unique chance to snorkel around a sunken shipwreck. After 75 minutes of snorkeling, enjoy a freshly prepared Dalmatian lunch. Choose between three menus - chicken, fish, or vegetarian. Enjoy the panoramic views of Šolta island as you tuck into your lunch. Stop in a quaint nearby fishing village after lunch. Get lost in the small streets or enjoy a cup of coffee. The next stop will be famous the Blue Lagoon at Krknjaši. Relax in brilliant turquoise water, everlasting sunshine, and sandy seabed at a true tropical paradise. Enjoy plenty of time to swim and snorkel at this pristine location, before returning to split.

From Split or Trogir: Mostar & Kravica Waterfall Group Tour

8. From Split or Trogir: Mostar & Kravica Waterfall Group Tour

Leave Croatia for the day and enjoy a group tour to Mostar and Kravica Waterfall, 2 of Bosnia’s most rewarding destinations. First, visit the beautiful Ottoman town of Mostar. Your guide will help you explore the town's rich history and Islamic heritage. Learn about Mostar's transition from centuries of Ottoman rule to a stint under the Austro-Hungarian Empire. Visit Mostar's historic bazaar and famous mosque. Then head to the 16th-century Old Bridge of Stari Most; a UNESCO World Heritage Site that's one of the finest examples of Islamic architecture in the Balkans. The tour will be guided, but you will also have the chance to explore Bosnia's most charming towns on your own. Feel free to shop at your leisure. You can also enjoy a traditional lunch in your choice of a cafe or restaurant. After lunch, head towards the beautiful Kravica Waterfall, an oasis in stone, where you can admire the nature and have a swim if the time permits before you return back to Split.

From Split: Blue Lagoon and Trogir Boat Tour

9. From Split: Blue Lagoon and Trogir Boat Tour

Start your morning or your afternoon with an escape from Split to Trogir and the Blue Lagoon on a boat tour. Swim, snorkel, and enjoy the sunshine in crystal clear waters. Take a panoramic ride on a speedboat from Split to the UNESCO-listed town of Trogir. See the narrow streets and Trogir’s historic center as you step back into the past. Take some time to enjoy this charming little town and grab breakfast or coffee (not included). Next, visit the Blue Lagoon, where you'll have an hour and a half to swim and snorkel. This area is well known for its pebble beaches and shallow sandy seabed, which is suitable for families with small children. Get back to Split just in time for lunch if you choose the morning tour. Enjoy a panoramic sunset ride on the afternoon tour.

Mostar and Medjugorje: Full Day from Trogir or Split

10. Mostar and Medjugorje: Full Day from Trogir or Split

You’ll have the choice of departing from Trogir or Split on this full-day trip to the historical city of Mostar and the religious pilgrimage site of Medjugorje. In Mostar, your local tour guide will provide an introduction to the history of this city known as a window to the Orient. You’ll visit the old Bazaar, and admire the picturesque shops and workshops. See the city’s main mosque and then enjoy a walk across the famous 16th-century Turkish bridge, after which the town was named. You’ll have free time for shopping and the opportunity to taste authentic Bosnian specialities. Your second and final destination is the famous pilgrimage centre in Medjugorje. For pilgrims and those who are looking for something spiritual, there is a holy mass held, along with a visit to Apparition Mountain, where it is believed that the Virgin Mary made her first appearance to local children in 1981. Enjoy seeing the sights of Medjugorje and take some free time for lunch, or opt to walk to the hill of the apparition.

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What people are saying about Trogir

Overall rating

4.5 / 5

based on 746 reviews

A full day with adult sons. The driver Cerry, again enjoys visitors to his country is knowledgeable and sincere. Mostar a few hours here. The local guidelines in the city and again willing to share hers and the town's history. Wonderful old town full of colour. Shame we went on a Sunday the Catholic side of the town was closed. Visit to Medjugorgie a Catholic holy site Cerry was the guide. Full of reverence and respect. He gave people plenty of time to pay respects and guide them through the local customs. Overall another worthwhile day trip.

Our boat driver had a fantastic personality and was really helpful. The trip itself was one of the highlights of our trip. We enjoyed our time in Trogir, the blue lagoon and would recommend to others!

Amazing tour! Highly recommend this day- Nikki was an incredible guide as well.

Great day- good itinerary. Ernest the guide was excellent and high energy

Really good day trip, worth the journey, plenty of time to explore