Omis Riviera in Croatia is a town in Central Dalmatia, 35 kilometers south of Split.
it has a river (Cetina) delta who flows into the Adriatic sea.
In the City lives approximately 8,500 inhabitants including the agglomerations suburbs there are arround 15,000 people.
Omis is between the next big cities are Split 30 km south and Makarska 35 km east are the nearest major cities.
Omis guests to participate in, because here you can accomplish all your wishes regarding trips in the shortest time.
Possibilities of activities on land and in water are virtually unlimited.
The environment here is very beautiful. With the numerous gravel and fine gravel sandybeaches, coves, gastronomy and culture offer the crystal blue sea to enjoy your rest, beautiful and clean sea, good food and our hospitality.
The Cetina with the estuary which protrudes into the canyon to the countryside with your mountains and areas Dinara, Mosor, Imber, Gradac olive slopes, vineyards forms an ambience of incredible beauty.
From here, a lot of nice trips are offered, such as the islands of Brac, Hvar, Solta.
Furthermore, cities such as: Dubrovnik, Makarska, Split.
There are also many sports facilities such as jet skis, scooters scooter rental, boat rental, Bannan, water skiing, scuba diving, snorkeling, rafting, hiking, climbing, free climbing, fishing, horseback riding, mountain bike mountain biking, cycling, playing volleyball on the sandy beach, golf , surfing, sailing, kitesurfing.
For the well life ensure: restaurants, cafe bars, bistros, taverns, food and drink for all tastes and all pockets offer.
All the scents and colors of the agricultural products they can find at the weekly market in Omis. Olive oil, fish, vegetables (many produce from the private gardens), prosciutto, in particular cheese from Brac.
Furthermore: The four different liqueurs and brandies
We would especially like to highlight the fish market which opens daily until approximately 10:30.
In Omis you will find some banks, the church, an emergency with more doctors available.
Distances in Distance to next Airport name: Kastela-Split 50 kilometers.
Distance to next railway station: Split 35 km
Distance to next motorway name Motorway: Dugopolje 35 km, 48 km Sestanovac.
Split – Omis – Makarska seaside Village:
Split, Stobrec, Podstrana, Jesenice, Dugi Rat, Duce, Omis,
Brzet, Nemira, Stanici, Celina, Lokva Rogoznica, Ruskamen, Ivasnjak, Medici, Mimice, Marusici, Pisak, Carevici, Brela, Baska Voda, Promjana, Krvavica, Makarska.
Omis is in the community Split-Dalmatia:
Gemeiden sind : BaškaVoda, Bol, Brela, Cista Provo, Dicmo, Dugi Rat, Dugopolje, Gradac, Hrvace, Jelsa, Klis, Lećevica , Lokvičići, Lovreć, Marina, Milna, Muć, Nerežišća, Okrug, Otok, Podbablje, Podgora, Podstrana, Postira, Prgomet, Primorski, Dolac, Proložac, Pučišća, Runovići, Seget, Selca, Sućuraj, Sutivan, Šestanovac, Šolta, Tučepi, Zadvarje, Zagvozd, Zmijavci.
Omis was early inhabited in the past. As the Diocletian's Palace shows there was also in the Roman period small settlements in the area. Brzet the next smaller town has excavations.
The Omis from today (Omneum) was an Illyrian settlement on there later builted Roman settlement.
Until the 14-Century populated the Naretaner the area. During this period about 13 bis 15 century. inhabited excellents sailors the citizens of Omis with pirates the shipping trade and traffic in the Adriatic. Piracy put a risk especially the Venetian maritime trade.
Therefore Almissa, Dalmissa, Dalmesa (Omis) will be recorded in the medieval ship books as endangered harbor with starting point from the pirates.
It is thought that at the beginning of the 14th century the ports of Apulia had to pay the citizens of Omis Tribute for the cruise of the Adriatic Sea.
Saracens in the Mediterranean Sea or Tatars who was similar in the Black Sea.
Dubrovnik statutes stipulate that ship for sale was not allowed to Omis.
The attacks and looting turned fell against Venetian merchant ships and ships who sailed under the flag of Naples.
1444 succeeded the Venetians, the trading town Omis to retake.
The Serenisima Republick Venice (was until 1797 a maritime and economic power) which ruled at that time by the end of Omis.
The strength of courageous pirates can also be found in the authentic song Link of Klappa Omis.
Specifically, the church Sveti Petar (St.Petar) Foto is a domed building from the 10th century opposite the old town of Omis in the territory of the former Polljica.
If you cross the river brige Cetina by Omis in the direction of Split is the area which formerly sounds Poljica (Republic) which separates the Old town from the new City part.
Guided by the aristocratic republic which was in the period between the late Middle Ages and the beginning of the 19th century under the protection of the Hungarian kings until the middle of the 15th century.
The Ottoman Empire proceeded 16.-18. Centuryt directly on the Cetina. The Poljica was in 1686 with the Venetians defeat the Turks and forced the withdrawal from the country.
The dominion ended with the fall of the Venetian Republic 1797 Century.
1797-1807 ruled the Austrian.
1807 Napoleon's devastation of troops after the Illyrian Provinces emerged.
Today Omis is a place with diverse tourist attractions.
Along the 35 kilometer long Riviera, which complements from many picturesque beaches and fishing villages.
• Radmanove Mlinice (accessible by boat and car)
• Dino Park
• tourist train (Bimmelzug Omis to Radmanove Mlinice excursion)
• Split (30 km)
• Trogir (45 km)
• Vranjaca Cave (35 km)
• Alka - horsemen fighting games Sinj (60 km)
• Sjni Fortress (35 km)
• Sibenik (105 km)
• Sibenik Krka waterfalls National Park (114 km)
• Nature park Biokovo Sveti Jure 1762 m asl 67 (km)
• Ston Roman fort, fortress wall, Franciscan Meerassersaline 154 (km)
• Dubrovnik (197 km) approximately 3.5 hours. By car
• Boat trips: Hvar, Brac, Solta
Cultural events in Omis:
• July Festival of klapa choirs (Dalamatinska Klapa)
• Fishermen's Night "Ribarski Vecer"
• Schwimmarathon "plivacki Maraton"
• the end of July Gittarrenfest
• Openair Concerts
• August Pirate Night "Gusarska Bitka u Omisu"
Omis Festival Klapa