The green island of Ciovo was planned and built as a resort.
The island of Ciovo attracts the guests with its virgin nature, a very clean sea, absence of any production and multi-story buildings, a well-developed tourist and entertainment infrastructure, and fine pebbled beaches.
A road bridge connects the island of Ciovo with the mainland.
History of Ciovo island
Ciovo was settled in the ancient times.
After the attack of the Turks in the 15th-16th century, the population of the isle of Ciovo are thanks to the refugees from other areas. Later, its population growth was directly linked to the growth and development of the city of Trogir.
Sightseeing on island Ciovo
The main historical sight of the island is the Dominican monastery of Holy Cross (15th century) and the monastery and church of Virgin Mary (1546), which are revered by pilgrims from all over the world.
The small island in the southwest part of Ciovo there are remains of the medieval church of St Fumia.
On the isle of Ciovo there are labelled bike lanes for those who wish to have a closer look at the scenery and the landmarks of the isle of Ciovo.
It is without a doubt that what attracts people to the isle of Ciovo is its small-pebbled beaches of Ciovo, surrounded by natural vegetation — pines, myrtles, cypress trees, oaks, olives, and the close proximity to the famous UNESCO monument city of Trogir.
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Beaches in Split & Split riviera
In Split city there are four well-equipped city beaches – sandy and small pebbles. Sandy Split beach – Bacvice known for its beach disco.
Podstrana resort is located in a green area, conveniently close to the city of Split and the Split airport, and to the main landmarks of Split.
Riviera Split there are also the variety and beautiful beaches of the nearby resorts
- beach in Podstrana & Stobrec
- beaches on island Brac & island Ciovo
Diving on island Ciovo
A very clean sea and in some places rocky shores make the island of Ciovo a popular spot for those who enjoy fishing and diving.
Diving centre TDC Croatia in the resort settlement of Mavarstica of the isle of Ciovo offers more than 30 places around the isle of Ciovo, small islands around Ciovo, and also the islands of Veliki Drvenik and Solta for diving no farther than 15-20 minutes from the diving centre.
Among the more interesting places for diving are on the southern part of the isle of Ciovo on the depth of 20 m, where the remains of the fishing vessel “Payo” are found. This place is suitable for divers of all categories thanks to its small depth and good visibility. Also, you can dive by the underwater rock “Red rocks” to the depth of 35 meters, which is rich in its
underwater life, such as lobsters, gorgons, and various kinds of fish.
The Adriatic sea attracts with its rich sea fauna — sharks, dogfish, groupers, lobsters, octopi, all kinds of clam, sea eels, different kinds of snails…
Hotels & apartments of Ciovo island
Get to isle Ciovo
The island of Ciovo is connected to the mainland by a road bridge. The bridge is open all year round.
Get to isle Ciovo by plane
The nearest international airport to island Ciovo is airport Split. Distance from airport Split to isle Ciovo is 11 km
Distance from international airport Dubrovnik to isle Ciovo – 277 km; from international airport Zadar to isle Ciovo – 130 km; from international airport Zagreb to isle Ciovo – 376 km
Rent a car in Split airport
The nearest to Ciovo island rentacar office is located in International airport of Split city. The distance from Ciovo island to Split airport is just 20 km.
Get to isle Ciovo by bus
Bus station of Trogir is connected island Ciovo & city Trogir to all major cities of Croatia – Zagreb, Osijek, Pula, Zadar, Sibenik, Varazdin, Makarska, Dubrovnik.
It is possible to get to isle Ciovo by city bus from the bus station of Split, which is located in the city centre.
Contact phone bus station of Trogir +385 21 881405, +382 21 882947
Website of Split bus station www.ak-split.hr
Photo bus station of Trogir
Get to isle Ciovo by ships
Get to isle Ciovo by car
The island of Ciovo is connected to the mainland by a road bridge. The bridge is open all year round. It is possible to get to the island of Ciovo by travelling around the centre of Trogir.
Opening of a second bridge to the isle of Ciovo is being planned The bridge is projected to go at some distance from the centre of the UNESCO monument city of Trogir.
Distance from isle Ciovo to cities of Croatia
to centar city Split – 34 km;
Omis city – 51 km;
to resort Baska Voda – 78 km;
Makarska resort – 90 km;
to city Dubrovnik – 259 km;
to city Zadar – 135 km;
Opatija of Kvarner Croatia – 404 km;
to city Pula of Istria Croatia – 497 km;
Zagreb capital – 388 km
Weather on island Ciovo
Average monthly temperatures on island Ciovo
January +10 С
February +12 С
March +14 С
April +18 С
May +23 С
June +27 С
July +30 С
August +31 С
September +26 С
October +20 С
November +15 С
December +12 С
Average monthly water temperatures on island Ciovo
January +11 С
February +12 С
March +14 С
April +15 С
May +19 С
June +21 С
July +24 С
August +26 С
September +22 С
October +20 С
November +17 С
December +13 С