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

1. 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.

Sinj: Panoramic Flight over Peruca Lake, Sinj, and Trilj

2. Sinj: Panoramic Flight over Peruca Lake, Sinj, and Trilj

This route begins with the departure from the Sinj Airport and a flight over the medieval knights’ town of the same name. Following is the flight to the Peruca Lake, after which we will continue along the river Cetina to the town of Trilj, turning around the Sinj field and heading back to the airport. Taking off from Sinj Airport, you’ll get to experience some of the most unique sights in Croatia as you discover the beauty of Dalmatia during your scenic flight! Flying in a Cessna 172 Skyhawk or Cessna 182 Skylane with your certified pilot

From Sinj: 1-Hour Private Scenic Flight over Imotski's Lakes

3. From Sinj: 1-Hour Private Scenic Flight over Imotski's Lakes

Discover Sinj from the sky on an exciting private flight over the region. Enjoy verdant landscapes along the way and panoramic views of lakes, rivers, and coastline. Enjoy time to walk around and visit ancient fortresses. This route begins in the field of Sinj, a town in the Dalmatian hinterlands, the area known as Cetinska Krajina. This is an area that attracts more visitors each year, primarily thanks to the traditional Tilters Tournament of Sinj (Sinjska Alka). The flight starts over Sinj and continues along the Cetina River. The source of the river is a karst spring. Cetina has its source in the northwestern slopes of Dinara, in a small village called Cetina. The river is mostly calm with stunning landscapes. Next fly over the town of Trilj. This area also has become increasingly popular with tourists. It offers outdoor activities like Cetina River fishing, canoeing, rafting, horseback riding, cycling, and hiking. Afterward, the plane turns to Imotski, flying over the karstic landscapes that in a few minutes turn into a fertile valley bordered by the rocky plateaus. Imotski is a town situated on the northern side of Biokovo massif in Dalmatia hinterlands. It is a nice little town to visit. There are two lakes near Imotski – the Blue Lake and Red Lake, each one named for the color of the landscape around its borders. After the flight over the lakes, the route takes you to the town of Omiš. Omiš is situated at the Canyon of Cetina River. Omiš is widely known for its glorious pirate history and serves as a reminder of the times when pirates used to control Omiš. The main landmark remaining from the pirates stands proudly over the town – the fortress of Mirabela. Pirates of Omiš used the fortress as a lookout so that merchant ships couldn’t stay unnoticed when sailing along the coastline. The flight continues along the coastline towards the Split suburbs. The west coast of Split is the extension of Split’s Riva to the west. Enjoy a magnificent view of Split and luxury yachts. Next on the route is the Klis fortress, which served as a major source of defense in Dalmatia, especially in the middle ages. The fortress is one of the most outstanding fortresses in Croatia and it is beautifully preserved. If you have time, you can easily spend a few hours walking around. Finally, return to the town of Sinj. You will probably see Fortress of Sinj which offers one of the nicest views in the area. You can see all of the Cetina River and the surrounding villages. If you are interested in visiting the Dalmatian hinterlands this is the best way to give you a preview of what you can expect.

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