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

Join the Round of Picigin Game

The word ‘picigin’ doesn’t mean anything particular in Croatian language. Yet, it was the name given to one of the most cherished games that local people play in the sea shallows of Adriatic. Loved by all generations, it is a kind of national sport to Croatian people living next to the shore. Picigin can be played by two people, but the real fun starts when a large group gathers. For starters, you need a small rubber ball that can float in water. The participants, up to their knees in water, strike the ball upwards and are trying to keep it airborne as long as possible. This means slapping it with hand or even hitting it with feet if necessary. The…

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