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In order to prevent further spread of the epidemic, COVID-19 disease caused by SARS - CoV-2 virus, in accordance with the recommendations of the National Civil Protection Headquarters, Split Dalmatia County and the City of Sinj, and the Ministry of Tourism instruction, the office of...

Feast of the Assumption

13. August 2019.
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Feast of the Assumption – Forever crowned, Our Lady dignifies the celebration as she gloriously proceeds in her gold-embroidered garments. The Archbishop of Split, Stjepan Cupilli, on September 22, 1716, solemnly crowned the painting of the Mother of Mercy with the golden crown...

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Kamičak, diminutive form of a name, but of infinite potential, has recently been given a new splendorous look thanks to the renovations within the project Sinj u sridu. 307 years ago, a rather small, star-shaped bastion was built which, at the time, served as an observatory with...

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When, on an early Sunday morning in August, mačkule cannons start firing from the Old Town ramparts to mark the beginning of the high point of Alka ceremonies, and the town brass-band reveille awakens the people of Sinj, the thrill is almost palpable. Everyone awaits the most glorious...

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For a long time, Sinj and the Cetina region have been drawing attention with their unique and interesting events, but the carnival festival is surely a class of its own. This year, on March 5th, it will be its fifth jubilee organized by the city of Sinj, Sinj Tourist Board and co-organized...

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Thanks to the rich material and intangible cultural heritage, as well as a number of various cultural events, the town of Sinj and the Cetinska krajina region have already made their gold mark on the tourist map of Croatia. The manifestations in the Alka town have been attracting more...

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Organized by the Sinj Tourist Board, the play ‘The Siege of Sinj 1715’ will take place at 20:30 on August 9th at the main square (Pijaca) and at 21:30 at the Alka Knights Court. The play celebrates the glorious defense of Sinj from the Ottoman invasion in 1715 and the events that...

This historical spectacle takes place in two acts. The first act begins at the main market in Sinj (Pijaca), when the Ottomans dramatically and violently conquered the town of Sinj, burning the church and taking people into slavery.

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The Sinj Tourist Board is organizing the 9th Sinj Village Fair which will take place from August 2 to August 4. The event should see more than 40 exhibitors from Split, Kaštela, Marina, Vrgorac, Zagorje and Cetinska Krajina Region who will exhibit and offer diverse products...

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It is always especially ceremonial on the feast day of the Assumption of the Madonna in Sinj, one of the biggest Croatian Marian sanctuaries. The residents of Sinj and numerous pilgrims who celebrate Our Lady of Sinj have been faithful to their protectress and saviour for centuries....

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The residents of Sinj, as well as their dear guests and travellers will have an opportunity to enjoy in the exceptionally rich programme with a long tradition called the Days of the Alka and the Assumption 2018. The town of Sinj, the Alka Knights Society, the Monastery of Our Lady of Sinj...

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The Alka knights will prepare for the most important event – the 303rd Sinjska Alka – from July 16 to August 2. From Monday to Friday you have an opportunity to be a part of the unique preparations. You can watch carefully how the Alka knights whet their hawk eye and strong...

8th Gljevstok

12. June 2018.
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This year, on June 16, same location, eight annual Gljevstok! This “Dalmatian Woodstock”, as many call it, does not just share a paraphrased name with its famous predecessor: a return to nature on the wings of music is just what we need in times of hurry, everyday stress and the concrete...

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The town of Sinj and the Cetinska krajina region are those rare regions which offer such a variety in sports and recreational activities. Mild climate and an excellent geographical position in the karst relief have made possible that almost every open-air activity has...

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The eight annual Cetina Adventure Race does not need a special introduction for true adventurists. Year after year it becomes more attractive to adrenaline junkies, as well as those who enjoy breath-taking natural beauty. The Race tests one’s physical and mental abilities and teamwork...

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Apart from the Cetina Adventure Race popular among the physically ready adrenaline junkies, the “Cetina Adventure” adventure sports club also organizes the City Challenge Cetina Adventure, open for participation for all, regardless of age and fitness condition. The challenge...

Sinj Trail

08. May 2018.
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May 12 2018 marks an important day for sports in Sinj. Sinj and the Cetinska krajina region will be hosting the competitors of the Dalmatian Trail league for the first time. The Cetina Adventure Club for adventurist sports, sponsored by the Town of Sinj, Sinj Tourist Board and the...

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23 March – 24 March 2018 at the Alkar hotel. Opening ceremony of the Fair 23 March 2018 at 11:30 AM. Sinj Business Center in cooperation with the town of Sinj and the Split-Dalmatia County is organizing the National Prosciutto Fair with international participation, a manifestation...

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While the carnival reigns in whole of Croatia, at Saturday, February 10, organized by the town of Sinj and Sinj Tourist Board, the town held its 4th annual mačkare carnival of the Cetina region, where seven mačkara groups got a chance to introduce themselves. The yearly carnival...

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Sustainable tourism – a type of tourism which completely takes into consideration the current and potential future economic, social and environmental impacts, takes care of the needs of the visitors, the sector, the environment and the destination. In a time when we see how unplanned...

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After applying and entering the top five in the most popular rural tourism destination, a presentation of the “Dalmatian Hinterland” destination ensued. The destination is made up of the following towns: Sinj, Imotski, Trilj, Vrlika, Vrgorac and the Dugopolje municipality....

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Catholic Marian churches have always had a special place in the hearts of the believers. They worshipped the Holy Virgin Mary and in times of trouble prayed to her for help. They relied on her heavenly intercession deeming her the Queen of the Croats. She has also been called...

Two Alka games

01. September 2017.
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With the end of the year slowly approaching we are keen on a nostalgic look back on the past 2017 which will remain written down in gold lettering in the rich archive of Croatian history. It was a year of two Alka games, the first one in May in Vukovar, and then the regular 302nd Alka...

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The events that preceded the miraculous victory over the Ottomans, the victory which would forever leave a mark on Croatian history and result in the founding of the chivalry Alka game, will be staged at two main Sinj squares – act one on the King Tomislav Square (Pijaca) and act two on...

Rural Products Fair

28. July 2017.
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After celebrating last year's 300th anniversary of the chivalric Alka tournament and the famous victory against the Turks, Sinj, once again, eagerly awaits its guests. Concentrated on the future, urban and economic development, with a firm ground in invaluable heritage...

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Sinj Tourist Board continues organizing the already traditional Music Nights. As part of this year’s manifestation, supported by the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Croatia, the Town of Sinj, and the Split-Dalmatia County Tourist Board, a unique ensemble from Samobor called...

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Cornerstones of Croatian history and identity will once again be united on May 6 in the heroic town of Vukovar. The twin towns, symbols of resistance, together revive history by looking to the future. The 300-year-old torchbearer of Croatian endurance leaves its home...

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After the past two extremely successful carnivals featuring the traditional masks and characters of the Cetina region, we eagerly expect the same this year. This year’s carnival, organized by the Town of Sinj and the Sinj Tourist Board, will be held on Saturday, February 25, 2017...

Advent in Sinj

20. December 2016.
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Our town has also joined the glorious and fun trend of expectant waiting for the holidays and New Year in a cheerful spirit of peace and togetherness. We have shown that besides the hustle and bustle of hot July and August days, we also hit the mark in the winter wonderland...

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The successful tradition of musical evenings at our favourite Kamičak fort continues this year. Newly restored, one of the most famous visual symbols of Sinj welcomes the KALAMOS wind quintet, the first band of its kind, and unique in the wider region. The ensemble is composed out of wind...

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The 1715 Siege of Sinj performance consists of two acts. Act one starts at Pijaca, the main square of Sinj, when the Ottomans in a dramatic and violent attack managed to conquer Sinj Town (Varoš), burning the church and taking the people into slavery. The leader of the Ottomans...

301. Alka Tournament

08. August 2016.
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Held for the 301st time, this year’s Alka brought a variety of exciting events. Around 7000 spectators gathered on the track eagerly awaiting the arrival of the formal procession and the beginning of the tournament. The murmur of voices, sounds of horses galloping, clatter of old...

Rural Products Fair

21. July 2016.
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After celebrating last year's 300th anniversary of the chivalric Alka tournament and the famous victory against the Turks, Sinj, once again, eagerly awaits its guests. Concentrated on the future, urban and economic development, with a firm ground in invaluable heritage of its ancestors...

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This year we started the project of building an outdoor artificial climbing wall (boulder). Over the last four years we have received several grants from the Croatian National Tourist Board to finance various programs aimed at improving the touristic infrastructure and destination...

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Sinj Tourist Board opened the Tourist Information Center (TIC) today in the Alkarsko trkalište Street in order to better inform the rising number of tourists visiting our town. The Center is housed in a wooden cabin where informers will be able to distribute their promo materials and...

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The 6th Cetina Adventure Race, organized by the Adventure Sports Club Cetina adventure, was held on Saturday, June 4 in Sinj. It was sponsored by the Sinj Tourist Board, the Town of Sinj and Split-Dalmatia County Tourist Board. Thirty contestants participated this year...

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The town of Sinj host two stages, the second and the third. Tour of Croatia is an event which uses the whole of Croatia as its sports arena. The race is more than 1000 kilometers long, with 12 host cities. It passes through more than 100 different sites with more than 500 minutes of live TV...

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The first recreational XCO bike race of the 9th division of XC Winter League in Dalmatia will be held in Sinj this Sunday, March 13th 2016, in organisation of BK Vlaji – Sinj and with the support of Sinj Tourist Board and ZSU Sinj. Contestants from 19 clubs in Dalmatia, Bosnia and...

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The 4th Cycling race "Up to the Source of Cetina River" took place on Sunday June 21, 2015 and 300 cyclist from the Cetina area, but also from Split, Šibenik, Solin, Omiš, Trogir, Dubrovnik, Livno and Mostar cycled the route from Sinj town all the way to the Source of Cetina River and...

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Although we have informed partially about the Sinj U.S. tour, we bring you the full report from the Sinj Tourist Board with pictures and all those details you have been waiting for. For several months now, Sinj and the 300th anniversary of the Sinj Alka has been a subject of many...

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For the following ten days, the Sinj Airfield will be the venue for the ''1st Boggie Sinj 2015'' skydivers meeting, instructional training and tandem skydiving, organised by the Sky Concept Parachute Club from Germany and supported by the Town of Sinj and the Aeroklub Sinj. The event will...

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On the occasion of the International Tourist Guide Day, we invite all the interested to join us on Saturday 21 February 2015 in front of the Museum of the Cetinska Krajina Region – Sinj, from where we will go on a tour of Sinj, led by our expert guides from the Sinj "Osinium" Tourist Guides...

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On Saturday, 14 February 2015, the town of Sinj will become for the first time the central place of holding the Annual Carnival Pageant from the Villages at the Foot of the Kamešnica Mountain that has long been a local tradition, handing down and preserving carnival customs of...

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The Town of Sinj Tourist Board will organise the Traditional Hand-Wheel Pottery in Potravlje Educational Workshop, sponsored by the Ministry of Culture and the Town of Sinj. Up to the Second World War, there were about fifty families involved in making pottery in the Cetinska Krajina Region...

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This year's Ožujsko Bocce Cup Finals 2014 will bring together the winners of 8 regional finals from Zadar to Metković and Zagreb who previously had to win a local tournament in their town in order to take part in the regional final. Just like last year, this year's final will take place on...

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TransDinara MTB marathon is a three-stage, three-day race that aims to gather professional and recreational international riders, and take them trough the most inhospitable part od Croatia, with high-level of organisation and safety. TDM is the most demanding stage marathon in Croatia...

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This year as well, in order to bring to life the most picturesque and memorable symbol of Sinj, the Town of Sinj Tourist Board is organising a music programme at the Kamičak fort - Accordion Orchestra "Ivan Goran Kovačić". The celebration is going to be held on Monday, 18 August...

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We would like to take this opportunity to invite You to attend the 5th Sinj Rural Products Fair, held from 31 July to 2 August 2014 in Dr Franjo Tuđman Square (Trg dr. Franje Tuđmana). This year, 30 to 40 exhibitors are expected to attend, mostly from the Split-Dalmatia County, who will display...

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The Cetina Adventure Adventure Sports Club will organise the 2nd Urban Challenge race, with support of the Town of Sinj Tourist Board, the Town of Sinj and the Split-Dalmatia County Tourist Board, on 7 June 2014 at 05.00pm. The Challenge is designed as follows: with the help of a map...

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The arambaši preparation workshop took place yesterday in the Rustika Villa at Radošić, in the framework of the Medpaths project funded by the European Union through the IPA Adriatic Cross - Border Cooperation Programme, the leading project partner the Public Institution RERA S.D. for...

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Two days ago the Town of Sinj ''Osinium'' Tourist Guides Association was founded in Sinj. The President of the newly founded Association is Jelena Banović, and the Secretary Nenad Pavić. The foundation idea was proposed at the meeting organised by Director of the Town of Sinj Tourist...

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This year also the Town of Sinj Tourist Board will organise the educational action, Be A Tourist In Your Own Town. On the occasion of the International Tourist Guide Day, we invite all the interested to join us on Friday 21 February at the bottom of Pijaca from where we will go on a tour...

2014 Museum night

22. January 2014.
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For the fifth year running, the Museum of the Cetinska Krajina Region – Sinj will join the MUSEUM NIGHT, a cultural event that will take place on January 31st. Educational pottery workshops will open the occasional programme which will start at 6 p.m. Video presentations of pottery...

Gastro history Sinj

15. November 2013.
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Setting off on a 20-minute uphill journey from Split, you come to Sinj, the town of the Alka Tournament, Feast of the Assumption, the River Cetina, and the Alkar and Junak sports clubs, acres of arable land in the Sinjsko Polje Valley, and karst hills. Sinj has a traffic light and some...

Science Festival

30. October 2013.
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This year also, from 3 to 7 November 2013, the fourth Science Festival – Sinj will be held, aimed at promoting science and emphasising its importance for the development of modern society. A number of eminent scientists as well as respected guests from Croatian public life will attend the Festival...

How did I Discover Cetina?

19. September 2013.
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How to write about something if all of it, but really all, was and is utterly perfect? Does it make any sense at all to go in for something like that? Even fairy tales have entanglements but this time, really, believe me, everything went absolutely perfect! And how to carry on now...

International Gallop Races

14. September 2013.
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International Gallop Races, "Sinj" Racecourse, 14 Sep 2013. Events schedule: 04.15pm – International Gallop Race "Sokol Gallop Club Cup"

Climb to Svilaja Peak

11. September 2013.
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This year also, the Svilaja Mountaineering Club (Planinarsko društvo ''Svilaja'') will organise the traditional climb to Svilaja, through the Zelovo village, on 14 September 2013...

Cetina Memorial Regatta

01. September 2013.
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On Sunday 1 September, the 4th Cetina Memorial Regatta will take place, dedicated to all the dead defenders of the Cetina region and held in memory of the event of 25 August 1991, when the Cetina volunteers attacked the barracks of the former Yugoslav National Army (JNA)...

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The Zvonimir Oldtimer Club from Solin will organise the Oldtimer Vehicles Exhibition on 31 August 2013 in Dr Franjo Tuđman Square (Trg Dr. Franje Tuđmana), from 11.15 am to 1.00 pm. The exhibition is part of the 6th International Oldtimer Cars&Motorcycle Meeting, starting in Solin...

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This year as well, in order to bring to life the most picturesque and memorable symbol of Sinj, the Town of Sinj Tourist Board is organising a music-historical programme at the Kamičak fort. The celebration is going to be held on Tuesday, 20 August, beginning at 8.30 pm. The Musicus Movens...

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In memory of their ancestors Father Pavao, Bože, Tadija and Zec, whose heroism and bravery made them become prominent in the decisive battle against the Ottomans in 1715, the people in the hamlet of Vučkovići (Brnaze near Sinj) instituted in 1955 their Alka Tournament in which only children...

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Skydivers from all over the world jump from different heights, using various parachutes and trying to land into the skydiving target, i. e. a landing site in the form of the alka ring. Location: Sinj Airport (09:00 am)...

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Over past few years and under cover of August night, authentic locations of the Old Town and Sinj Town (varoš) have staged the events having taken place prior to the glorious victory over the Ottomans on 15 August 1715. By the script written by Prof Velimir Borković, the start of the performance...

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The Town of Sinj has introduced its development projects to the public through the development concept Sinj u sridu. The concept has been designed as an integral platform for both the presentation and promotion of the Sinj projects, involving continued support and the promotion of the Sinj...

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In commemoration of the glorious victory and honouring their heavenly patroness and rescuer, the Miraculous Madonna of Sinj, who protected Sinj from the Ottoman invasion in 1715, the townspeople have faithfully cherished the memory of the great moment for nearly 300 years. In all its splendour...

Rural Products Fair

01. August 2013.
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The 4th Sinj Rural Products Fair will be held 1st – 3rd August 2013 at Dr Franjo Tuđman Square. This year we are expecting 30 to 40 exhibitors, mostly from the Split – Dalmatia County, who are going to present their authentic products at the Fair. The 4th Sinj Rural Products Fair is going to...

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