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Omis Travel guide

 

GPS coordinates of the city Omis 43°26′N 16°41′E 

City resort Omis is a cozy resort town of Middle Dalmatia, with the population of 15000 people, is located right on the Adriatic sea.

Омиш Omis курорт Хорватия

The city of Omis is located in the mouth of the river Cetina.

The medieval history of Omis is remarkable for the fact that it was here that “Neretvian pirates nested here.”

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Canion Cetina River Omis resort Croatia

On the out skirts of the town there are white Mosor cliffs, towards which houses looking like toys in comparison with the rocks lean to.

Omis resort Croatia

Cetina River Omis resort Croatia
Cetina River Omis resort Croatia

Sightseeing in Omis

The heart of the Omish – its historical center, with its narrow stone nice streets, decorated with flowers… with numerous cafeterias and restaurants, souvenir and other shops.

Омиш Omis курорт Хорватия

It is so pleasantly to walk there, when the evening coolness comes instead of heat, when all the shops are getting open, and the streets are filled with locals and guests…

Омиш Omis курорт Хорватия

At the central street of Omish there is a post office and market with local fruits and vegetables. Also, here you have an opportunity to buy the famous Croatian olive oil, dried lavender, homemade cheese…

Омиш Omis курорт Хорватия

The fortress Stari Grad

On the hill overlooking the town, there is a medieval fortress Stari Grad.

Крепость Стари Град Stari Grad fortress Омиш курорт Хорватия

It is illuminated at night. The viewing platform (287 meters) offers a panoramic view.

Крепость Стари Град Stari Grad fortress Омиш курорт Хорватия

The rise to the fortress is pedestrian, but those who will find inside of themselves forces to overcome the stage, would be rewarded buy the fantastic unforgettable panoramic view of the Adriatic sea and its islands Brac, Hvar and Solta, that opens from the fortress.

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Fortress Stari Grad is illuminated effectively nights.

The Pirate fortress Mirabela

The tower-fortress Mirabella is situated directly above the entrance into the Cetina river from the sea. Historical purpose of  the Mirabella tower was the protection of Cetina river, which goes through the land for many-many kilometers, from the uninvited guests.

Омиш Omis курорт Хорватия

Today the Mirabella tower is the favorite place to visit in whole Omish. The rise to tower isn’t so hard, but from the observation deck opens a really nice view of the Omish town roofs, Omish beach and the nearest water area of Adriatic sea.

Омиш Omis курорт Хорватия

Price ticket for entry to panoramic view fortress of Omis – 10 kn (app. 1,3 euro).

Омиш Omis курорт Хорватия

Cetina River

The city of Omis is located in the mouth of the river Cetina.

Cetina River – one of the most beautiful rivers in Croatia.
The total length of the river Cetina is 105 km.

Рафтинг Река Цетина Омиш Хорватия Cetina River Omis Croatia

Glavasevo Lakes – one of the largest springs of Cetina river. Its depth reaches 130 meters.

Озеро Главашево река Цетина Омиш Glavasevo Lake Jezero Omis Croatia

The biggest waterfall on Cetina river – Velika Gubavica, and its height reaches 48 meters.

Hotel Villa Dvor 3* on Cetina river

On the cliff that overtops above the river, there is a hotel Villa Dvor 3*.

Отель Villa Dvor 3* река Цетина Омиш

The hotel is unique buy its location and the wonderful view from the restaurant and rooms. The hotel rooms’ windows have the view to the sea on one side, and to the canyon – on other side.

Отель Villa Dvor 3* река Цетина Омиш

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Rafting on Cetina river

There is rafting organised on Cetina river.

On the Cetina river, sometimes calm and smooth, sometimes aggressive and stormy, the rafting Cetina is organized.

Рафтинг Река Цетина Омиш Хорватия Cetina River Omis Croatia

The adventure begins at the foot of the mountain range Biokovo. Going down the foaming Cetina follows orientation.

Рафтинг Река Цетина Омиш Хорватия Cetina River Omis Croatia

Rafting on Cetina river is entertainment for the whole family.

An excursion ideal for all generations: you will see the beauty of Cetina river, one of the most beautiful and the longest rivers of Croatia. You will see river cascades, quiet parts of Cetina, and streams of the first and second degrees of difficulty, waterfalls, caves and canyons with rich vegetation and animal life.

In two places there will be an opportunity to take pictures and to have a swim in the crystal clear and charmingly beautiful river. This kind of rafting on Cetina river is suitable for beginners, too; the age of the participants ranges from 10 to 70 years. The length of the track is 11 km.

The price of rafting on Cetina river:

Price for rafting on Cetina river is from 150 kn to 500 kn / 1 person

Каньон реки Цетине Омиш Хорватия

The final point of the float is the Restaurant and the Hotel Radmanovi Mlinice. Here you can also swim in a cleanest mountain river or take a walk in the woods.

Restaurant Radmanovi Mlinice on Cetina river

The cozy open-air restaurant Radmanovi Mlinice is located in the place of an old mill, under a century-old yew-tree, on the bank of the mountain river Cetina.

Ресторан Радмановы Млинице Омиш Хорватия Radmanovi Mlinice Omis Croatia

Far from the sea and the noisy coast, Radmanovi Mlinice is always a very сool and quiet place. The restaurant is famous for its “grilled river trout” and “grilled river frogs.”

Ресторан Радмановы Млинице Омиш Хорватия Radmanovi Mlinice Omis Croatia

Ресторан Радмановы Млинице Омиш Хорватия Radmanovi Mlinice Omis Croatia

There is a small tourist train travelling from the centre of Omis to the restaurant.

Ресторан Радмановы Млинице Омиш Хорватия Radmanovi Mlinice Omis Croatia

Climbing in Omis

Omis known in Europe a place for climbing fans.

Скалолазание Омиш Хорватия Climbing Omis Croatia

Not far from the center of city Omis are several routes for climbing.

Скалолазание Омиш Хорватия Climbing Omis Croatia

Routes involve different levels of training.

Climbing Omis guide .pdf

Zipline Omis

In 3 kilometers from the Omish there is a cableway Zip Line.

For those who like extreme there is a cableway flight 700-meters long on the 150 meters height above the Cetina canyon.

Zip Line Омиш

This unforgettable amusement is giving you an opportunity to observe the Cetina river canyon from the bird’s eye view.

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Order participation in Zip Line Omis www.zipline-croatia.com

Perucko lake / Perucko jezero

Perucko storage reservoir on Cetina river is the second largest water reservoir in Croatia.

Перучко водохранилище Peruca Lake Цетина река Омиш

A huge freshwater lake is length of 18 km and a depth of 64 meters.

Перучко водохранилище Peruca Lake Цетина река Омиш

There is Peruchanskaya HPP opened in 1960, it is one of several hydroelectric power stations on the Cetina river.

Перучко водохранилище Peruca Lake Цетина река Омиш

Festival Dalmatinskih klapa in Omis

The festival Dalmatinskih klapa Omis has been located here since 1967.

Музыкальный фестиваль Далматинска Клапа в Омиш Dalmatinska klapa Omis

During the festival, time is uniquely allocated to male vocal groups, female vocal groups, children’s vocal groups and folk singers.

This event has greatly contributed to the development and preservation of the culture of a cappella folk singing, and the songs that were performed here for the first time have become a part of Dalmatian culture and many are still sung today.

Music Festival Dalmatinska klapa www.fdk.hr

What to see near Omis town?

Omis is situated close to the main sights of Croatia – Diocletian’s Palace in Split city, the Old town center of Dubrovnik city, Krka national park and Plitvice Lakes National Park

in 3 km – rafting on Cetina river
in 25 km – famouse city Split with Diocletian’s Palace (UNESCO)
in 30 km – the ruins of the Ancient Roman city Salona
in 40 km – caves Vranjace
in 50 km – National natural park Biokovo & city-resort Makarska
in 90 km – National natural park KRKA & city Sibenik
in 180 km – National natural park Plitvice lakes
in 220 km – famous city Dubrovnik (UNESCO)

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Omis city beach

Omis city beach is small pebble with free entry.

Пляж города Омиш Omis beach

On the beach for guests few beach cafes are working; there are water amusement for guests, the umbrellas and sunbeds rent.

Пляж города Омиш Omis beach

Indistance 20 meters from the beach is located  Hotel Plaza 4*.

Hotel Plaza 4* is conveniently located to the historic center of Omis city and from the city beach.

Отель Плаза Plaza 4* Омиш Omis

Omis Riviera

In Omis Riviera includes resort settlements – Duce, Nemira, Stanici, Celina, Ruskamen, Lokva Rogoznica, Mimice, Medici, Marusici, Pisak.
Mountains Omis Riviera

Photo: Mountains surrounding Omis Riviera

Along the canyon made by Cetina nearly parallel to the coast, there is a picturesque road — Jadranska motorway (D8) to Makarska riviera and famous resorts of Croatia – Baska Voda, Brela, Makarska and further to the famous city Dubrovnik (UNESCO).

Пляжи Омиш и вокруг Хорватия

Photo: Beaches of Omis Riviera

The Omis Riviera beaches are one of the most favorite relax places; mostly the Omis Riviera beaches – pebbly, surrounded by pine trees, which are making the natural shadows. Beaches of Omis and Riviera – the perfect place for relax with children any age.

Beaches in Omis & Omis riviera

Beach Omis Croatia photo
The picturesque beaches of Omis and Omis Riviera are in the majority small pebbles, there is sandy and rocky beach parts.
The beaches of Omis Riviera stretch from resort settlement Podstrana to the Makarska Riviera. The beaches of Omis and Riviera are the beaches of Omis city itself, and of the resort settlements — Duce, Nemira, Stanici, Celina, Ruskamen, Lokva Rogoznica, Mimice, Medici, Marusici, Pisak.

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Hotels in Omis

Hotel Damianii 4* Duce riviera Omis

Hotel Damianii Duce riviera Omis
SUPERB rating 9.3 / 10
Review score based on 101 reviews
Distance to the nearest beach: 0 m
Distance to center of Omis: 2 km
Distance to airport Split: 40 km
Add: just steps away from the Adriatic Sea and sandy beach, rooms are luxuriously appointed, have balcony or terrace, free Wi-Fi, free parking, sun terrace, outdoor pool
Cost room 2 per: from 180 euro

Photo and description rooms of hotel Damianii 4* Omis

Hotel Villa Dvor 3* Omis

Hotel Plaza Omis Croatia
SUPERB rating 9.0 / 10
Review score based on 53 reviews
Distance to the nearest beach: 300 m – sandy beach
Distance to center of Omis: 0 km
Distance to airport Split: 40 km
Add: hotel on the place above Omis – on stony slope of mountains of Mosor, by the River Cetina, restaurant, panoramic view
Cost room 2 per: from 111 euro

Photo and description rooms of hotel Villa Dvor 3* Omis

Hotel Holiday Village Sagitta 3* Omis

Hotel Holiday Village Sagitta Omis
VERY GOOD rating 8.1 / 10
Review score based on 58 reviews
Distance to the nearest beach: 0 m
Distance to center of Omis: 7 km
Distance to airport Split: 50 km
Add: pebble beach surrounded by a pine forest, free Wi-Fi in public areas, free parking, swimming pool, entertainment programme for children and adults

Cost room 2 per: from 50 euro

Photo and description Holiday Village Sagitta 3* Omis

Apartments in Omis

Apartments Mistral 4* Omis

Rent apartment Omis Croatia
EXCEPTIONAL rating 9.8 / 10
Review score based on 32 reviews
Distance to the nearest beach: 20 m
Distance to center of Omis: 10 min drive
Distance to airport Split: 40 km
Add: balconies with sea views, free grill, sauna in the backyard, air-conditioning, restaurants and cafes located within 50 m, nightlife of Brela and Tucepi is 10 min drive
Cost rent apartment: from 56 euro

Photo and description apartments Mistral 4* Omis

Apartments Domani 4* Omis

Apartments Omis Croatia
EXCEPTIONAL rating 9.5 / 10
Review score based on 9 reviews
Distance to the nearest beach: 20 m
Distance to center of Split: 25 km
Distance to airport Split: 37 km
Add: self-catering accommodation in Omis, free Wi-Fi, air conditioning, balcony and terrace, offers full kitchen with a microwave, oven, shower, private bathroom, hairdryer, sea view from the room, garden and terrace, free parking
Cost rent apartment for 4 per: from 70 euro

Photo and description apartments Domani 4* Omis

Apartments Sara & Nina 4* Omis

Apartments Omis Croatia
SUPERB rating 9.2 / 10
Review score based on 19 reviews
Distance to the nearest beach: 100 m
Distance to center of Omis: 6 km
Distance to airport Split: 31 km
Add: outdoor pool, air-conditioning, free Wi-Fi, sun terrace with sun loungers, each apartment offers seating area with a sofa, sat TV, fully equipped kitchen, bathrooms with shower, hairdryer, balcony or a terrace in each unit, barbecue, free private parking
Cost rent apartment for 4 per: from 60 euro

Photo and description apartments Sara & Nina 4* Omis

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Get to Omis

Get to Omis by plane:

The nearest international airport to Omis is airport Split. Distance from airport Split to Omis – 44 km

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Distance from international airport Dubrovnik to Omis – 215 km
Distance from international airport Zadar to Omis – 182 km
Distance from international airport Zagreb to Omis – 444 km

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Get to Trogir by bus:

It is possible to get to Omis by city bus or commuter bus from the bus station of Split, which is located in the city centre. Omis is connected by bus routes to all major cities of Croatia – Split, Makarska, Dubrovnik.

Website the Split bus station www.ak-split.hr

Get to Omis by car:

Motorways connect Omis with all cities and regions of Croatia.
Omis can be reached by the free motorway Jadranska (D8), which goes along all of Croatia’s coastline, or the paid highway (A1).

Distance from Omis to cities of Croatia:

to centar city Split – 25 km
to resort Baska Voda – 26 km
to city resort Makarska – 36 km
to city Dubrovnik – 188 km
to city Zadar – 187 km
to city Opatija of Kvarner Croatia – 405 km
to city Pula of Istria Croatia – 548 km
to capital Croatia Zagreb – 439 km

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Omis map on Croatian map

Weather in Omis

Average monthly temperatures in Omis Croatia:

January +10 С
February +12 С
March +14 С
April +18 С
May +23 С
June +27 С
July +30 С
August +31 С
September +26 С
October +20 С
November +15 С
December +12 С

Average monthly water temperatures in Omis Croatia:

January +11 С
February +12 С
March +14 С
April +15 С
May +19 С
June +21 С
July +24 С
August +26 С
September +22 С
October +20 С
November +17 С
December +13 С
Omis city resort Croatia

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