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.
Geographical location of Ciovo island enables trips: Split (33) km, Krka (60 km) and Medjugorje (170 km).
In addition, Split airport is only 8 km away.
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.
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Trogir, certainly one of the most beautiful cities in Croatia is distinguished by its beautiful architecture and recognition of that comes in the form of registration of the old town of Trogir in the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1997. The urban and architectural ensemble of Trogir has kept to this day the basic elements of the medieval structure of a fortified town, characteristic of streets and squares, the representative sacral and secular public buildings and tight multitude of facilities.
The old town of Trogir is essentially located on a small island which is on the north side of a small island connected to the mainland and to the south the larger drawbridge with the island of Ciovo.
It is only 4-5 km from Split Airport and about 28 km from Split city.