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

Get in[edit]

By plane[edit]

Take a flight to Split Airport[dead link] and then get a bus to Omiš.

By bus[edit]

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; the bus stops by the Green Market near the end of the Riva in Split (get the bus on the southbound side of Zagrebacka Ul. if boarding here) and then follows the coast road to Omiš. A one-way ticket to Omiš costs €3 (available in bus), while a round-trip ticket costs around €5 and can be bought only at kiosks.

By taxi[edit]

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

By boat[edit]

There is a ferry service from Ancona, Italy. Take a ferry to the Port of Split and then 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[edit]

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.


Aerial view of Omis
  • Visit the historic churches of Omiš
  • 1 Mirabela Fortress. This Romanesque fortress was built above the town in the 13th century. It served as a reliable hideout for the local pirates. Mirabella Fortress (Q6872302) on Wikidata Mirabella Fortress (Peovica) on Wikipedia
  • 2 Starigrad (Fortica) Fortress. This fortress was built in the 15th century to defend the town against the Turks. Starigrad Fortress (Q7601914) on Wikidata Starigrad Fortress (Fortica) on Wikipedia
  • Beautiful city beach (Velika Plaza)
  • The city museum and harbour


  • Listen to the Festival of Dalmatian Klapas
  • Participate in summertime activities the Fishing Nights, Crazy Dives and Pirates Nights
  • Take a trip up to the canyon of Cetina. Information on organised boat trips is hard to come by, but touts on the main road bridge over the river will be sure to usher you toward a boat. Boats leave once they have filled up, and a trip takes 1-1½ hours. Expect to pay at least 10euros.
  • 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
  • Do canyoning in Zadvarje (30 km from Omis)


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


  • 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 expensive, long tradition, terrace, always fresh food.


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


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

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