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Omiš

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Omiš is an old city located on the Adriatic Coast in Dalmatia, Croatia.

Get in

[Omiš info]

By plane

Take a flight to the Split Airport and then use a Bus service to get to Omiš.

By bus

You can use services from frequent buses that come in and go from Split, Makarska, Sibenik, Dubrovnik, Rijeka, Mostar. Local bus line 60 departs from Sukoišanska bus terminal in Split every 30 minutes. A one-way ticket to Omiš costs 20 kuna (available in bus), while a round-trip ticket costs 31 kuna and can be bought only at kiosks.

By taxi

There is taxi-van service that can be used from Split and Makarska.

By boat

There is a ferry service from Ancona, Italy. Take a ferry to the Port of Split and than use the bus to get to Omiš.

There are local boats that run several times a day from Islands of Brac, Hvar, Korčula and Vis. Take them to Split and then use the bus or taxi service to get to Omiš.

Get around

You can get around the city by car, local taxi and bus service, or tourist trolley. You can also rent a bike or moped from tourist agencies. However most people find it sufficiently comfortable to get around on foot, because Omiš is relatively small city.

See

  • Visit the historic Churches of Omiš
  • Fortresses Mirabella and Fortica
  • Beautiful city beach (Velika Plaza)
  • The city museum and harbour

Do

  • Participate in summertime activities the Fishing Nights, Crazy Dives and Pirates Nights
  • Take a trip up to the canyon of Cetina
  • Go rafting on the beautiful river Cetina
  • Take a ferry trips to the islands of Brac and Hvar
  • Go and visit the city of Makarska, Split, Solin and Trogir and enjoy the beauty of old architecture
  • Visit surrounding places (Nemira, Stanici, Lokva, Duce, Dugi Rat)
  • Go to the basketball, soccer, and water polo games

Buy

  • Traditional folklore clothes
  • Omiš post cards
  • Handmade sculptures with city symbols

Eat

  • Try Dalmatinski Prsut-Dalmatian smoked ham (ham smoked and dry on specific way)
  • Fritule and Krostule (home made cookies)
  • Jela ispod peke (meals prepared in the traditional way at the local restaurants)
  • Local sea-food specialties

Restaurant"Puljiz" old town: fresh fish,lobsters,steaks,not expencive,long tradition,terace,always fresh food.

Drink

  • Rakija: hard alcohol made either from grapes or plums
  • Prosek: sweet liquor

Restaurant"Puljiz" old town: fresh fish,lobsters,steaks

Sleep

  • There are apartments for rent located all over the city that are relatively inexpensive.

Get out



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