Excursions around Split - town of Omiš.

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Photo:  Tz Omiš


Omiš is a picturesque town with real Mediterranean atmosphere on the estuary of the river Cetina. It is town of Dalmatian Music Bands Festival (klapa) , a town governed by the Omiš Pirates for more than two centuries (from 1221-1444) and a town in the vicinity of which the ancient Republic of Poljica was developed – first of the kind in Europe.

Omiš is situated in the heart of Dalmatia, between the tourist centres Split and Makarska. Upon its wild and interasting history since Roman times and medieval unassailable fortress of the Omiš Pirats, it has become a tourist centre of the extremely beautiful Riviera.

Omiš can be reached from Split by bus number 60, from Sukoišanska street: