A conglomeration of seven villages (Kastel Sucurac, Kastel Gomilica, Kastel Kambelovac, Kastel Lukšić, Kastel Stari, Kastel Novi, Kastel Stafilic) that formed around castles and grew into towns is today called Kastela, a plural noun all of their names share.
Strategically placed on the coast of Dalmatia between Trogir and Solin, the seven towns form a riviera that was known as a tourist resort even in the early days of the Roman Empire. While they’re not withing walking distance, a pleasant drive along the coast reveals the wonders of the fertile grounds in the area that also make Kaštela a famous agricultural region, renown for its Mediterranean vegetation, including a 1500 year old olive tree.
The narrow alleys of old towns may also tempt one to discover the local true-story variation on Romeo and Juliet, the legend of Miljenko and Dobrila.
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