the medieval church of St. Michael with the watchtower on hill Kozjak in Kastel Kambelovac

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Town Kaštela is charming little town formed from seven settlements merged together along the Bay of Kaštela on the Adriatic Sea. Those seven settlements are Kaštel Sučurac, Kaštel Gomilica, Kaštel Kambelovac, Kaštel Lukšić, Kaštel Stari, Kaštel Novi and Kaštel Štafilić. With nearly 50 000 habitants, town Kaštela is the second largest town in the area. It is situated in the Bay of Kaštela, between two cities Split and Trogir. Thanks to its interesting geographical position, from north side protected with Kozjak hill and from the south side surrounded by the Mediterranean Sea and Dalmatian islands, Kaštela has become popular touristic destination in last couple of years. Because of its ideal position, this area was historically very attractive and today here you can find lots of historic sights from different ancient periods. For example: in Mujo’s cave have been found remaining’s from stone age men and their hunting expeditions. The most important historical era for Kaštela is the 7. century when first Croats settled here and after that Renaissance era when the noble families from Split and Trogir have built fortresses (kaštelas) and villas from which town Kaštela took name.
You can visit all of these historical sights today in different parts of Kaštela but more information about them and other interesting facts about Kaštela you can find on the → web page of the touristic board of Kaštela or Museum of the town of Kaštela.


Getting around:2-poz

♦ The best way to explore the town and to see all of its charm is by foot. A lot of points of interests are within walking distance through Kaštela and all you need to discover it are comfortable shoes.
♦ There is a local bus, number 37, that goes from Split to Trogir and vice versa. You can catch it every 20 minutes from the number of marked stops throughout Kaštela. The closest bus station is 5 minutes by foot from Vagabundo apartments. Timetables can be found on Promet (local transportation company) website.
♦ Trains run between Split and Zagreb, Split and Kaštela, with a stop in Kaštel Kambelovac. From the train station, it's 10-15 minutes of downhill walk to the bus stations. Timetables can be found on Croatian Railways website.

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