Sailing Holidays in Omiš, Split - Central Dalmatia, Croatia

Sailing Holidays in Omiš

Omiš 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 Omiš was notorious because of the pirates of Omiš whose ships were a centuries-long symbol of retaliation, courage and strength. The evidences of proud and turbulent Omiš history can be found on every corner of the Omiš Riviera. Ancient town of Omiš, Omiš churches and Omiš fortresses are silent stone reminders of the power and the might of infamous Omiš pirates. Today, it is the centre of Omiš 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, Omiš Riviera offers everything you need for an unforgettable holiday in Croatia. Numerous beaches and bays, rich vegetation, fresh air and crystal blue sea make Omiš Riviera the perfect place to ecsape the stress and rush of modern life. The beautiful Cetina River and it's canyon, nearby mountain tops and islands, ancient vineyards and olive plantations together form the landscape of extraordinary beauty. For those that prefer active holidays, Omiš Riviera is a perfect destination. Rafting on Cetina River, free-climbing, scuba diving, trekking and windsurfing are just some of the activities that Omiš Riviera has to offer. Due to it's location in the heart of the Dalmatia, Omiš is the perfect place to start the exploration of Dalmatia, it's islands, it's proud history, cultural heritage and natural beauties. Ancient Roman cities of Split and Salona are just half-hour drive from Omiš. Islands Brac, Hvar, Korcula, Vis are easily reachable from Omiš. Omiš is literally filled with restaurants, wine-cellars and cafe 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. Omiš Cultural Summer, Festival of Dalmatian Klapas, Pirates Nights and many other musical, theatrical and gastronomical social events make Omiš perfect place to experience not only the beauty of Dalmatia, but also beauty of it's soul.