St. Martha, St. Eustatius, Roman road, Napoleon’s road … it’s just a piece of content that you will experience and see if you decide to go hiking or by bike on nearby trails. On the slopes of the nearby hill offers a beautiful view of the Kaštela and Trogir Riviera, and the settlement Plano. Beautiful vineyards and olive groves, with morning or afternoon chirping of birds will complete the full experience…


In the Bijaći is part of the vast ancient villa rustic position Stombrate early 9th century. Created princely estate Croatian princes Trpimirović which gradually grew into one of the biggest feud of the king’s territory. Trpimirović restored old Christian church (probably St. John) with a baptistery and is dedicated to St. Marti. The church is mentioned in a document prince Muncimir from 892 as the place of issue of royal charters and the inscription on the ciborium of the church.

Strengthening royal feud villa on the Stombrat the church of Sts. Marthe become the center of a densely populated area, as evidenced by three previously discovered early medieval cemetery of settlement (around St. Martha, Stombrate, Lepine) with characteristic grave finds Dalmatian-Croatian groups from the 9th to the 10th century.


Route Napoleon was the name of the road that went from Ljubljana over Dalmatia to Dubrovnik and Kotor.

Immediately after his arrival in 1806 to the Adriatic, General Auguste Marmont informed Paris that the traffic difficulties in Dalmatia with anything not comparable and that travel long and tiring a place inaccessible. He writes: marches are long, grueling, units cannot be organized to bring ready to fight to the point where it is needed, transport victuals and ammunition is fraught with the greatest obstacles. Finally, the troops were to march always been without artillery, without this so strong assistants in the war.

Problem roads French General began to solve as soon as the military-political situation allowed. Sire, he writes in a letter to Napoleon 16 June 1807, since we have been denied the privilege to fight in the spring, I tried to use effectively your stay in Dalmatia. Unable to runs by sea, since the enemy would jeopardize the internal channels, the nature of inland roads defense Dalmatia make almost impossible, prompted me to make my plan to build a road that we Your Majesty has ordered…


This road was named after Napoleon, who Dalmatia was ruled from 1806 to 1814. At that time a longer road which connects Dalmatia with the ends remote from the Adriatic Sea. The path you walk was built in 1807 during the reign of the French Dalmatia. The credit for its construction have Napoleon’s Marshal – military commander for Dalmatia Marmont and Dandolo – general provider of Dalmatia. For a long time it is used by pedestrians and horse-drawn vehicles in the direction of Trogir from the inside and vice versa. The construction of a new road between Split and Šibenik, this time he was left behind.