Family Fun in Split 2018 – Donkey Racing

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Family fun in Split 2018 – Donkey Racing Tribunj Donkey Racing – Tribunj. August 1 2018 For over half a century, 12 local plucky amateurs, dressed in traditional gear, and some equally stubborn donkeys have gathered to race around the village of Tribunj a number of times in what is a riot of colour and all round silliness. Augmented with …

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 …

Split Airport Transfers by Gecko Tours, Split, Croatia

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Do you need a transfer to or from Split Airport? We have the answer… Gecko tours runs private transfers to and from Split airport. We greet you on your arrival at the airport with your name clearly signed and whisk you to your chosen destination in Split – whether it be an apartment, a Split hotel or to the Split …

The Gecko takes on the Jewish Tour of Split

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The Gecko team recently took to the streets of Split to find out about the Jewish history of Split. Many cities have a rich Jewish cultural history and Split is no exception. We are guided on our tour by Lea Altarac, a member of the small Jewish community in Split. What follows is a fascinating account of how the Jews …

A Wine Buff’s Tour – Imotski

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We’ve long enjoyed Croatian wine – a pretty well kept secret in our view – so we decided to showcase Imotski, an area not far from Split and well known for its fine wine. We gathered in Split in the rain and cold in late November 2017 – a few of the Gecko Tours team and some friends… The blog …

Peljesac peninsula wine festival

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As you already know, the Gecko team continues to explore Croatia to expand our offering of the many wonderful things to do here … This time the Gecko team went to the “Croatian Napa Valley”, a place where you can taste the best Croatian wines: Peljesac peninsula. The Peljesac wine festival is a fairly new event and this was just …