THE FLINTSTONES TRAIN Set off on an unforgettable adventure and explore the hinterland of Omiš on the unique Flintstones bus: • The vantage point of Mile Gojsalić – the most beautiful view of the river Cetina mouth Mila Gojsalić is a local heroine celebrated in numerous songs who defended the area from the Turks in the 17th century. The author of the Mile Gojsalić statue (dated from 1967) is the world-famous sculptor Ivan Meštrović • The waterfall of Gubavica • The Church of St. Jure (i.e. St. George) on Gradac – the place of election of princes of the principality of Poljica from the 11th century onward. The so called Republic of Poljica, situated at the foot of the Mosor mountain in the triangle between Split, Omiš and Trilj, preserved its" autonomy during the period of the Turkish and Venetian conquests (over 600 years), and ceased to exist at the beginning of the 19th century when it was conquered by the French army led by marshal Marmont RAFTING Rafting on the River of Cetina takes you down a 9 kilometre long part of the Cetina course, from the village of Penšići to the excursion site of Radmanove Mlinice (i.e. Radman"s mills). The river Cetina will welcome you with its mild and moderate rapids, its clear and deep river lakes perfect for swimming, the lush vegetation along its banks forming several „tunnels“ of branches along the way, its impressive cliffs and hidden caves... NEW!!! Dear guests, From the summer of 2014. you can explore the charming town of Omiš in a new and exciting way! Almissa-larus agency (camping Galeb) offers a guided tour of the town: • Get to know the pirate history of Omiš • Take a peek into the hidden parts of the town • Enjoy the unforgettable view from Mirabella castle upon Omiš and the island of Brač • Taste the traditional gastro specialties in an old tavern • Sail from the harbour of Omiš in a hundred years old 'gajeta' boat • Take a romantic boat ride on Cetina river Enjoy all the charms of Omiš and make your holiday richer with Visit Omiš! CANOEING A real trip for the whole family – ideal for people of all ages. Regardless of your age you can enjoy the easy paddling along the gentle parts of the Cetina course and down its mild rapids, all the while savouring the beautiful and relaxing scenery. The canoeing is organised in canoes for two or three persons on the routes from Čikotina Lađa to the village Blato na Cetini or from Blato na Cetini to the village of Zadvarje. After this interesting trip you can find refreshment or enjoy genuine local specialties in a restaurant by the river or in one of the numerous taverns in the hinterland of Omiš. FISH PICNIC A boat trip to the islands of Brač and Hvar, where apart from enjoying good food you will also get a chance to discover some of the great secrets of the fishing tradition (how to throw a cast net, the names of particular fishes and similar interesting details). HORSEBACK RIDING In the surrounding countryside of Omiš, Split, Trilj and Sinj you can find stables and horseback riding clubs which offer horseback riding lessons for beginners, and also provide experienced riders an opportunity for recreation. Horse breeding has a three hundred years long tradition in the Cetina region, drawing on the unique jousting tournament of Sinjska alka, which has been organised in Sinj ever since 1715 in memory of the heroic victory of the local people over the Turkish army. Riding on horseback, the competitors called „alkari“ in their 18th century attire aim to hit a metal ring (the so called alka) suspended on a rope high above the ground, encouraged by the cheers of numerous visitors. For almost three centuries now, the Alka tournament takes place once a year in the second week of August. SPLIT Split is the biggest city in Dalmatia, with a more than 1700 years long history. The very heart of Split is built around the ancient palace of the Emperor Diocletian, dating back to the 4th century. The central square of the palace is occupied by the Jupiter"s temple or the today"s cathedral, which is the oldest building of its kind in the world. Once you pass through the basements of the Palace, today filled with numerous stands offering unique hand-made souvenirs, you will reach the famous Riva – the coastal promenade and the so called „living room“ of Split, the central venue for all the city"s events and happenings. During the summer Split hosts the Nights of Emperor Diocletian, aiming to revive the historical period of the Diocletian"s rule in a fun way through typical food and fashion. Each year you can also enjoy the Split Summer, a festival offering a rich programme of culture and art. MAKARSKA Makarska is one of the most famous tourist destinations on the Croatian coast, a town situated at the foot of the Biokovo mountain – a magnificent nature park. The best place to find out more about the town"s history is surely the Franciscan Monastery, which has recently celebrated 500 years of its existence. Within its walls the monastery holds an impressive fine arts collection, a library and the uniqueMalacological Shell Museum – said to be the largest collection of shells, snails and mussels in the world. The monastery also houses the Sea and Mountain Institute of Makarska. We invite you to enjoy the beautiful scenery and the unforgettable view from the mountain peak Vošac (1422 m). The foot of the mountain can be reached by minibus, and another 20 minute walk to the peak grants a one of a kind view of the beautiful Riviera of Makarska and the islands of Brač, Hvar and Korčula. Another half an hour walk will take you up to the peak of St. Jure (1762 m), the so called “roof of the world”, from which you will be able to enjoy the view of the Dalmatian islands on one side and the Dalmatian inland and the inland of Bosnia an Herzegovina on the other. DUBROVNIK Due to its extraordinary beauty and the rich cultural heritage the town of Dubrovnik was included in the list of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Surrounded by impressive walls and fortresses, it is a true example of architectural, cultural and historical uniqueness. Sites you shouldn"t miss are the Minčeta Tower, the Bokar, Revelin and Lovrijenac Forts or a visit to the Dominican and Franciscan Monasteries which hold valuable collections of art, cultural and historical heritage of the famous Dubrovnik Republic. Dubrovnik is a town of a thousand sites, and it"s impossible to name them all: Onofrio"s Fountain, Orlando"s Column, the Rector"s Palace, Sponza Palace, Luža Square, the State Archives of Dubrovnik.... Regardless of whether you decide to see some of its marvellous sights or just take a walk down the main street of Stradun, we are certain that Dubrovnik will impress you like it impresses many others who keep returning to it year after year. MOSTAR AND MEĐUGORJE During the Turkish rule Mostar was an important trading centre, and today it represents one of the most beautiful towns inBosnia and Herzegovina. Apart from the famous Old Bridge and the old town which have been included in the list of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites since 2005, we recommend you to visit other interesting sites, such as the old bazaar, numerous mosques and other typical examples of Turkish architecture. By taking a trip to Međugorje you will not only experience the untouched beauty of the Herzegovina region, but you will also fill your spirit in a place of pilgrimage, in which bliss, peace and the power of faith can be felt with each step you take. Međugorje is one of the most famous pilgrimage sites in the catholic community, attracting millions of visitors from all over the world. Besides taking part in the Holy Mass you can also visit the Apparition Hill on which the Virgin Mary first appeared to the children in 1981.