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Location of Seget Donji
The town is in central Dalmatia. It lies 30 km west from the center of Split on the public road, 17 km as the crow flies, and only 2 km west from the centre of Trogir. It’s the largest settlement in its municipality, and technically Trogir’s western suburb. The closed, rectangular-shaped town lies directly on the shore.
History of Seget Donji
The town came into being when a noble from Trogir, Jakov Rotondo got permission to build a fortressed tower around the village. The fortresses in the town and especially on the field served as a defence against the Turks. Thus, Seget became a part of the 16th-century fortress system around Trogir. After the Turkish danger, the town expanded outside the walls. The number of residents multiplied. In 1797 with the cease of the Venetian Republic the town became part of the Habsburg Empire. It was under French domination from 1806, then Habsburgs controlled it again, this time until the end of World War I. After that, it was a state of the Italian Kingdom for a short time, then a state of the Serb-Croat-Slovenian Kingdom, then Yugoslavia. Eventually, they integrated it into Croatia.
Beaches in Seget Donji
White pebbles cover the slightly sloping shore, which makes easy access to the sea. Palms and pine trees provide sunshade, however, only a limited amount. Beach umbrella rental is mostly unavailable on local beaches.
Medena is a pebbly beach on the Seget Riviera near the historic Trogir. It’s 3 km long and offers different sources of entertainment, such as water sports centers, tennis, football, basketball, and volleyball courts, and waterslides. The Medena beach is ideal for kids and young couples, and suitable for sports and recreation. The beach has a bar with a selection of refreshing drinks. Visit the restaurant as well to taste numerous specialities from the region. Outdoor showers, public dressing rooms, deck chair rental, and beach umbrella rental are also available.
Most beaches in Croatia are pebbly, including the Seget beach. It has an excellent supply for both pastimes and gastronomy. The yacht factory and the repair yard are right next to the beach, which is good news for those interested in boating. The beach is ideal for, swimming, sunbathing, but you can come here by yacht as well.
Main sights in Seget Donji
The number one attraction of the town is the square-shaped castle from the middle age in the center, but there are several churches from old times as well. The church of St. Antun Padovanski was built-in 1758. The church of St. Daniel is probably from the pre-roman ages, which makes it the oldest church in the town. Don’t forget to visit the renaissance tower on the field, which was built by the rich Statilić family in 1516 against the Turks. It’s worth taking a trip outside of town. The old town of Trogir, for example, has a fantastic Mediterranean atmosphere. They hold many colourful events nearly all summer.
Weather of Seget Donji
The shore of the Adriatic Sea has the traits of a Mediterranean climate. Sun shines a lot, summers are dry and hot, winters are mild and rainy.
Rent a boat in Seget Donji
The local beach spreads to the port and runs along the seaside promenade. The village only has a hoverport, which tourists often visit. The national yacht vessel traffic falls under the ACI Marina Trogir port. A bridge connects the cities of Čiovo and Trogir, that’s also the place of the ACI Marina Trogir. The bridge 2, 8 m above the sea allows boats, sailboats, and yachts to pass through. Boats that can’t pass under the bridge can come from the Gulf of Kaštela heading westward between the stones Čiovo and Čelica.
The ACI Marina Trogir is open all year. It has a wonderful view of the charming promenade of Trogir and the bell-tower of the St. Lawrence Cathedral. Trogir connects very well to the mainland’s road system. The international airport of Split is also next to the town. Everyone finds their suitable, quality vacation in Seget Donji. Nowadays, more and more people visit the Adriatic Sea to rent a boat or a yacht and explore the neighbouring islands. Have a go at your unforgettable vacation and ride the waves with a boat. Find yacht routes in Dalmatia or choose another yacht charter in Dalmatia.
The climate diagrams are based on 30 years of hourly weather model simulations. They give good indications of typical climate patterns and expected conditions (temperature, precipitation, sunshine, and wind). The “mean daily maximum” (solid red line) shows the maximum temperature of an average day for every month for Seget Donji. Likewise, the “mean daily minimum” (solid blue line) shows the average minimum temperature.
The wind rose for Seget Donji shows how many hours per year the wind blows from the indicated direction. The diagram for Seget Donji shows the days per month, during which the wind reaches a certain speed.