Ciovo is an island situated in middle Dalmatia, connected with the city Trogir by drawbridge, and administratively divided between Split, Trogir and Okrug.
Total surface of the island is 28,8 km2 and there are several villages: Okrug Donji (Lower,) Okrug Gornji (Upper), Arbanija, Slatine, Žedno and Ciovo. Čiovo is about 2 km away from the mainland on the east (cape Marjan); on the north-west, it is connected with mainland by drawbridge (in Trogir).
Since the island Ciovo is a kind of extension of the city Trogir, it offers a lot of possibilities for vacation, recreation and swimming, as well as numerous historical monuments. The Mediterranean vegetation, archipelago with small picturesque little islands, mild climate and most beautiful beaches in hidden bays, will certainly make your stay unforgettable.
Čiovo’s position in the heart of Dalmatia makes it ideal starting point for exploring rich cultural heritage and natural beauties of Dalmatia. We wish you a hearty welcome to this beautiful island!
Ciovo is the largest island of the Trogir archipelago of 31 km2 and 15 km length, while its maximum width of 4.3 km.
From Trogir is only 100m away and to the point where it connects with Trogir by a drawbridge.
Municipality “Okrug” is located on the western part of the island Ciovo and consists of two traditional village Okrug Gornji and Okrug Donji.
Interestingly, the name of this special Dalmatian town comes from the Croatian word “circle” since both places are distributed along a circular bay on the west side of the island.
The mild Mediterranean climate, Mediterranean vegetation, picturesque islands, innumerable small hidden bays and beaches, area Okrug with 2670 sunny hours per year is one of the most attractive tourist destinations in Croatia.
The average temperature is 16.3 degrees C and 281 days a year with an average temperature above 10 degrees C are prerequisites for a pleasant stay throughout the year.
On the southwest side of the island Ciovo, Okrug is connected by a bridge over the old town of Trogir with the mainland.
The nearby city of Trogir (2-5 km), which is under protection of UNESCO, offers the possibility of enjoying the 4000 years of history, but also of night life.
Okrug a small town with its rugged coastline, hidden coves, numerous picturesque and crystal clean beaches, plenty of sun, untouched nature, rich cultural and historical heritage, scents of olives and wine, as always hospitable hosts, are the reasons why the Municipality Okrug became known.
Lovers of active holidays my choose from the wide variety of content. There are scuba diving, water skiing, rent a scooter, paragliding, fitness center and tennis courts, and there is also a variety of beach bars with good music.
Accommodation in Okrug can be found in houses, villas, apartments and camps all that combine makes summer vacation in Dalmatia a unique experience.