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From Kaštela or Solin: Krka Waterfalls Tour

1. From Kaštela or Solin: Krka Waterfalls Tour

Take a comprehensive tour of Krka National Park with an expert guide, explore the village of Skradin, and visit the ethnographic museum. Get picked up in an air-conditioned vehicle and head to the beautiful village of Skradin. After purchasing entrance tickets, the journey starts with a short boat ride down the Krka River to the Skradinski Buk waterfalls, one of the most beautiful sights in Krka National Park. Enjoy 5 hours of free time in the park to spend as you like. Explore the wooden pathway surrounding the park, visit the ethnographic museum, check out the old water mills and see the remains of the first hydroelectric power station in Europe. Krka is the only Croatian national park where swimming is allowed in the summer season. Enjoy swimming in the lower lake in crystal clear water.

From Split: Hidden Gems of Dalmatia 48h Open-Top Bus Ticket

2. From Split: Hidden Gems of Dalmatia 48h Open-Top Bus Ticket

Explore Dalmatia in the most comprehensive way possible, with the 48-hour sightseeing pass! You will enjoy 3 different open-top sightseeing bus routes, plus a guided walking tour of Split. Take your time and explore at your own pace, as your pass is valid for 48 hours. Thanks to the on-board audio-guide available in 8 different languages, you will learn all there is to know about the local history, culture, monuments and lifestyle in your preferred language. In addition, you will be accompanied by a local English-speaking guide. Enjoy 'Dalmatia for nature Lovers- countryside half-day tour', first stop is interactive interpretation center, where you will admire the wonders of the Dalmatian nature through multimedia presentations and realistic exhibits. Stella Croatica a family owned Ethno-village and Olive oil musem is the second stop of the tour. Indulge yourself in the local heritage and explore the olive oil museum, the botanical garden and see how local products are made on the spot. Lastly, discover Klis fortress, with its spectacular views, and see where GOT series was filmed. The next tour included in your 48-hour pass is 'ancient Salona tour', that will satisfy all Roman history enthusiasts. Explore the ruins of the capital of the Roman province of Dalmatia and learn about its fascinating history. Continue your sightseeing adventure with Panoramic tour of the city. Taking you beyond Diocletian's Palace, and showcasing all the picturesque city spots. Relax while driving along the stunning promenade, breath the fresh air while passing by the evergreen Marjan peninsula. See all the major museum institutions and the football stadium. Learn what makes Split tick! After completing all your bus routes, join your local guide on an informative and fun walking tour of Diocletian's Palace and discover all the secrets of this late antiquity UNESCO monument. Split-the capital of Dalmatia-Split on the go! You will ride in an open-top sightseeing bus, marveling the city's major attractions. Take wonderful photos along the route. Pass by the major museum institutions. Relax and enjoy a scenic ride along the Promenade, with the stunning yacht marina. Unwind, while the bus takes you through the Marjan peninsula-the 'green lungs of Split'. After the bus tour, join the free walking tour of Emperor Diocletian's Palace and learn all about this Unesco inscribed monument from a licensed local guide.

From Split: Private Salona and Fortress of Klis Tour

3. From Split: Private Salona and Fortress of Klis Tour

Here’s a great tour combination for you, a Salona and Fortress of Klis Tour!  First, a car, van or a minibus will take you to the remains of the ancient Split suburbs, once known as Salona, where you will gaze upon the ruins of a once grand cultural hotspot. The town of Solin developed on the ancient ruins of Salona. In the late ancient times, Salona had great political and religious influence. Salona was founded after the Roman civil war under Julius Caesar and it was a striving town, three times bigger than Pompeii. Today, Solin is a beautiful town, popular with both locals and tourists. Afterwards, you will visit the Fortress of Klis, a fort with the best view of Split and the surrounding areas. The Fortress of Klis has a history of more than 2000 years, starting with the Illyrian tribe called Dalmatae that used it as a stronghold before it was occupied by the Romans. After the fall of the Roman Empire, the site became a seat for Croatian kings. The famous series Game Of Thrones was filmed there, so if you are a fan, this is a must!

From Split: Private Salona Tour

4. From Split: Private Salona Tour

Enjoy this amazing tour to the ancient city of Salona! A minibus will take you to Salona, the remains of the ancient Split suburbs, where you will gaze upon the ruins of a once grand cultural hotspot. The town of Solin developed on the ancient ruins of Salona. In the late ancient times, Salona had great political and religious influence. Salona was founded after the Roman civil war under Julius Caesar and it was a striving town, three times bigger than Pompeii.  Today, Solin is a beautiful town, popular with both locals and tourists.

From Split: Cetina Spring & Peruća Lake Paddleboarding Tour

5. From Split: Cetina Spring & Peruća Lake Paddleboarding Tour

After the pick up at the desired location there is an hour ride to the Cetina village. We will start the adventure no less than at the source of Cetina - the Eye of the Earth.There will be enough time to relax & to take a ton of selfies! When we are done at the Source, after approx. 1hour, we are taking a ride through the surrounding villages and animal farms. Our first stop will be the Church of Holy Salvation, your guide will tell you all about one of the oldest and best preserved larger monuments of the early pre-Romanesque sacral architecture built in the 9th century. Next stop will be Belečki bridge, and an Old Cetina MIll where you can enjoy sounds of the river running over a few smaller waterfalls. As soon as you are ready to leave this small heaven, we will head to the Vrlika village, your guide will give you a short presentation of Vrlika, which used to be a center of the Dalmatian hinterland. What kind of tour would it be if there is no impressive view from the top of the hill? Luckily our next stop will be Prozor fortress. After the Fortress there will be 1 hour lunch break. Your guide will take you to the restaurant where you can have lunch. With tthe full stomach on, we will leave in the direction of the Peruća lake, our last stop for the day. While you are searching for a shade to place your towel at the Garjak beach, your guide will prepare paddle boards so you can discover this 18 km long lake in all its beauty. Enjoy as much free time as you want. Sunbathing, swimming and being one with untouched nature.

From Sinj: 20-Minute Private Flight by Cetina & Peruča Lake

6. From Sinj: 20-Minute Private Flight by Cetina & Peruča Lake

After departure from Sinj Airport what awaits you is a flyover to the medieval knight’s town of the same name. The town of Sinj lies in a beautiful landscape of wooded hills, Sinjsko polje (Sinj Field), and the river Cetina. Sinj is surrounded by the slopes of the mountains of Svilaja, Dinara, and Kamešnica, it is ideal for those tourists who want an active holiday. During the summer months, people usually take a dip in the Cetina River. Sinj is famous for Sinj knights or "alkars". People of Cetinska Krajina still celebrate the majestic victory over the Ottomans in 1715. Celebrations are held on the eve of the Feast of the Assumption by holding the famous tournament “Sinjska Alka”. Next is the flight over the river Cetina- the longest river in Central Dalmatia. It has eight sources among which the largest one is the Glavaševo Lake. The water power of Cetina has been harnessed by the Peruča Lake reservoir, located 25 kilometers downstream from the River source. Peruča Lake was the first large reservoir created in karst and the first remote reservoir in the Cetina Hydropower System. It was heavily damaged during the Croatian War of Independence. The myth Zjere is an interesting fact about Peruča Lake. The so-called monster of Peruča Lake is a snake that grows more than three meters in length and has been known to appear in the lake. Croatia's very own Loch Ness monster. Your flight continues along the river Cetina to the town of Trilj. The town of Trilj lies on the river Cetina and is located in inland Dalmatia. Around Trilj there are many findings dating way back to the Mesolithic. The first recorded group that inhabited this area was one of the Illyrian tribes called Delmati. They fought fiercely against the Romans for decades but finally lost. However, Romans built the legionary fortress Tilurium on the hill above Trilj which you will see while flying over. At the top of the hill of Gardun, remains of a legionary fortress at Tilurium. Tilurium guarded the entrance to the Cetina valley from the south and the approach to the provincial capital at Salona. While flying around, you will see Čačvina Castle. This castle is a fortress that guarded the approach against Bosnia during the Ottoman wars. It is situated in a strategic location enabling its crew to oversee traffic of goods through the mountain passage that leads to Bosnia. At the entrance of the Cetina River canyon, Nutjak fortification is situated. It was built in the 15th century to protect land west of the Cetina River from the Ottomans. Finally, the plane will turn around the Sinj field and fly back to the airport.

From Sinj: 30-Minute Private Flight over Split & Solin

7. From Sinj: 30-Minute Private Flight over Split & Solin

This route starts by taking off from Sinj airport, flying over the city of Sinj and the beautiful field of Sinj. This paradise of water, fields, and stone hides some of the most endemic species of flora and fauna in Croatia. Landscapes and underground of the Cetina River are rich with everlasting, sage, heather, and thyme. You might even see the Sinj fortress which was historically a very important location. Heading on to Split where you'll be flying over Klis fortress. On the cliffs between Mosor and Kozjak stands the Klis fortress. It was built on an extraordinary strategic location that allowed military control over the Klis valley. Klis fortress has been beautifully preserved in whole. After flying past Klis fortress, you will see the city of Split, with its green oasis Marjan. You will even see the island of Brač and the island of Šolta. You will see amazing blue seas below! Split is the second biggest city in Croatia and the largest ferry port. It is the cultural and economic center of the region. Largest green surface in Split, Marjan was declared a Park Forest in 1964. According to archaeological findings, it was inhabited as early as prehistory. Pieces of prehistoric pottery were found here. Also discovered are remnants of the temple of Diana – the goddess of the hunt. Until the 15th century, Marjan was covered with forest. Due to expansions of settlements, wars, and Turkish conquests, arson, and clearing, Marjan became a barren wasteland in only two centuries. Reforestation commenced by planting the first pines in 1852. As years passed, the forest was renewed and the animals returned. The first sea aquarium was founded on Marjan in 1928. After flying over Split the end of your flight will take you over the small town of Solin. Solin was the capital of Roman providence. However, Solin (or Salona) disappeared at the end of the middle ages never to be renewed again. Today it is a town of rich cultural heritage from ancient Salona (forum with temples, amphitheater, and graveyards with Salonitan martyrs) to the Middle age, time of queen Jelena and Trpimirović dynasty, the coronation of Zvonimir as King of Dalmatia and Croatia. Located by the river Jadro, Solin today is and youngest town in Croatia. It has been visited by Pope John Paul II in 1998. Afterward, you will fly towards the western side of Split where you can see some magnificent beaches of Split. Popular sandy beaches, pebbled beaches, rocky places, all can be found in Split. The final step is heading back to the airport. This is one of a kind tour and you will see everything you have to see in only 30 minutes.

From Split: Krka National Park Excursion

8. From Split: Krka National Park Excursion

Enjoy a pleasant drive along the coastline, passing by the towns of Split, Solin, Kaštela, Trogir, Primošten, and Šibenik on the way to the Krka National Park, one of the most beautiful national parks in Europe, located in the Šibenik-Knin County. Arrive at the park and head to the Krka River, which boasts seven magnificent waterfalls. Follow your guide to the longest and most beautiful of the waterfalls, Skradinski Buk, and admire this impressive feat of nature. Listen to your guide share information about the waterfall, which is also the site of the first hydropower plant in Europe and the second one in the world. Continue the tour with a walk along the boardwalks, crossing over travertine barriers along the way. As you explore, soak up the beauty of the river and learn about the variety of the park's vegetation. Visit the area's old watermills, which date back to the 19th, and see why they were so important and considered the symbol of the economic power. There will be ample time here to explore and take photos, or simply relax in the shade of the old oak and ash trees.

From Split or Trogir: Krka National Park & Wine Tasting Tour

9. From Split or Trogir: Krka National Park & Wine Tasting Tour

Begin your day with pickup from your hotel travel along the Dalmatian coast and hinterlands. Enjoy views of Trogir, Split, and the surrounding landscapes of lush green fields and local villages. First, stop in the town of Šibenik to discover its main sights including the UNESCO World Heritage Site, St. Jacob’s Cathedral. Then, proceed to Krka National Park, where you will take a leisurely hike through its lush forests. Discover a variety of local flora and fauna. See the famous waterfalls of the park, including Skradinski bulk.  After exploring the park, continue the tour to the winery at Ranch Rak. Learn about Dalmation wines and wine production in the region. See the wine cellars and try 4 different types of wine. Also, taste some homemade prosciutto and cheese with olives. After the winery tour and tasting, be returned to your hotel.

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