About Ciovo

 

The island of CIOVO is connected to mainland by the bridge in ancient Trogir so it makes an entirety with a city. Its surface is 28.8 km2. It was inhabited in prehistoric age and its ancient name Boa
has Iliric roots.

On Ciovo aristocrats had their summer houses, and there has been preserved more than ten churces, the oldest preromanic Our Lady beside the sea. Since 15. century even Trogir expands to the island Ciovo. On that island there are many monuments, like dominican monastery St. Cross, monastery St. Anthony, church of St. Lazarus and St. Jacobs.


Beaches are spreading all over the island and they are mostly pebble and rocky beaches. All towns and villages have at least one public beach suitable for all generations. For families with children, beaches in Slatine, Okrug Gornji i Okrug Donji are great choice.

For those who prefer lonely beaches, they will find their own peace on some of locations from southern part of island. The most of the beaches are situated in the shade of pine trees. Beaches in Slatine and Okrug Gornji has a couple of beach bars placed directly on the seashore.