About Island Ciovo

Connected with the mainland through two large bridges, the island of Ciovo can technically be considered a neighborhood of Trogir City. The renowned urban settlement belongs to UNESCO World Heritage List, and most of its visitors are hosted in the beautiful Okrug Riviera, situated on Ciovo’s western coastline.

As every other Dalmatian island, Ciovo offers hot summers of Mediterranean climate, lush vegetation, clean sea and tons of entertainment. Lovely coves and isolated valleys are also included, as are beaches and small inlets where people can dock their ships and enjoy the view of surrounding Adriatic. History can be explored through notable sacral buildings, including the Church of St. Theodore (15th century) and small chapel of St. John the Baptist (17th century). Ciovo has many kastel structures, small keeps used for defensive and economical purposes, and traces from the Classical Period have been found as well. Whether you need a wild nightlife full of party and laugh, or dream about romantic atmosphere, Ciovo will deliver with style.

Island Ciovo
Čiovo, 21220, Žedno, Croatia

Handycam Walk to Sanctuary of Ciovo

There are many Croatian Islands that have mystical vibe. Some have gorgeous nature and some have sacral sites of ancient origin. Sanctuary of Ciovo is one of such places. Its official name is Church of Our Lady of Prizidnica and it served as a kind of hermit spot for local Roman Catholic monks. Spending your life meditating on a relatively secluded island in Adriatic Sea does sound mystical doesn’t it? Our reader Grigori Podzreac has been to Ciovo and was greatly inspired by its lovely coastal sceneries. He made an impressive handy-cam video walking on the small pathway next to shores of Adriatic. Fundamentally he reached the Church, which was constructed in 16th century. Sanctuary of Ciovo is just one…

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