Kastela is picturesque town of Dalmatia, near Split, the largest Croatian city on the sea, Trogir, town under UNESCO protection, and Solin, famous for its ancient Roman monuments. Kastela is the name of seven smaller cities connected along bay.
In the area of the Kastela in the early Middle Ages, Croats founded villages, which were placed on the transition from the plains to the mountainous part. With the fall of Bosnia, the population settled along the coast in fortified settlements, which are protected castles. The first castle to defend against the Turks was built in 1480. To Kastela Bay flows River Jadro and Bay contains numerous small islands.