About Omiš

Omis in Croatia is a small Central Dalmatian town and harbour located between Split and Makarska, situated in the mouth of the Cetina river, surrounded with massive gorges. In the past Omis was notorious becuse of the pirates of Omis whose ships were a centuries-long symbol of retaliation, courage and strength. The evidences of proud and turbulent Omis history can be found on every corner of the Omis Riviera. Ancient town of Omis, Omis churches and Omis fortresses are silent stone reminders of the power and the might of infamous Omis pirates. Today, it is the center of Omis Riviera, one of the most beautiful parts of Croatia’s Adriatic Coast. Situated in the heart of Dalmatia, with it’s true Mediterranean spirit and diversities, Omis Riviera offers everything you need for an unforgettable holiday in Croatia.

Omis is literally filled with restaurants, wine-cellars and caffe bars. Mediterranean cuisine, with it’s olive oil, fish and sea food, home-grown vegetables, wine, and it’s thousands year tradition will surelly help you experience the true spirit of the Mediterranean. Omis Cultural Summer, Festival of Dalmatian Klapas, Pirates Nights and many other musical, theatrical and gastronomical social events make Omis perfect place to experience not only the beauty of Dalmatia, but also beauty of it’s soul.

Omis is an ideal place to plan a recreational weekend. Regardless of your sporting preferences, whether it be diving, wind-surfing, rafting or kayaking (on still-water or rapids), hiking, rock-climbing, hang- or paragliding, cycling or boating, this former refuge of pirates and buccaneers offers all of this on a background of exquisite natural beauty.