Family fun in Split 2018 – The Alka Jousting Festival. Experience the real Croatia

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Family fun in Split 2018
The Alka Festival – Sinj
Sunday, 5th August 2018

Just an hours drive from Split, Sinj is famous for its annual Sinjska alka, a medieval joust that celebrates the townsfolk’s victory over the Ottomans – contestants, clad in eighteenth-century costume, gallop down a steeply sloping street at the southern end of town and attempt to thread their lances through a ring dangled from a rope. First recorded in 1715, the Alka is one of the few remaining examples of the contests that once took place in all the Adriatic towns. You will enjoy a guided tour of the town and visit the local Alka museum. For just one day a year, a riot of colour with spit roasts and local delicacies a-plenty.
The Alka Festival
On the way, we’ll stop off at a number of places of local interest. We stop at Kamisac, the gorgeous River Sana flows through the village. Kamicak is famous for its Old Ottoman Castle located of the Sana River

Tickets for the main spectator stand are hard to get hold of so early booking is recommended.
All our tours are small groups only, comprising no more than 18 people.
Departs 09.30 returns late pm. Fully AC and WIFI bus
Adults – Euro 95 pp/ Child (up to 12yo) Euro 70 pp

Enjoy Authentic Croatia – To book – please contact us at Book Now – Alka Festival