Pisak is a small fishing and tourist place, located between Omis and Makarska, near one of the more popular tourist destination on the Adriatic – Split. The place is small and picturesque, and offers an authentic Dalmatian ambient. It is famous for its numerous beautiful sandy, pebble and rocky beaches. If you are a historical monuments enthusiast, visit Omis which is only 12km away, and explore the Mirabela fort, Fortica fort, the parish church of St. Mihovil, Franciscan convent, church of St. Peter, Illyrian seminary, town museum, old Omis cemetery, medieval town core, pole of shame and the old town lodge. Those in search of sports and active vacation can enjoy surfing, sailing, diving, beach volleyball, rafting and kayaking on the river Cetina, as well as numerous other activities. If you would like to savor countless specialties of the region, visit the restaurant “Porat”.
Omis is a town in the heart of Dalmatia, located on the delta of the river Cetina, only 21km southeast of the largest Dalmatian town – Split. Omis is first mentioned in the 10th century. The medieval name of the town was Olmissium. The location of the town, as well as their light and fast boats enabled the locals to become infamous pirates. In the times of the greatest sieges, dukes Kacic were at the front of the Omis pirates. For two centuries they were the leaders of the attacks on the pope galleys and merchant ships of the powerful Venice, Dubrovnik, Split and similar. This small location offers the possibility of visiting numerous cultural and historical sites which made this town famous. Visit the Mirabela fort (dates back to the 13th century, its role was the reconnaissance), Fortica fort (located at the top of the Omis part of the Dinara mountain, its role was to defend from enemies), parish church of St. Mihovil (built at the beginning of the 18th century, in gothic, renaissance and early baroque style), Franciscan convent, St. Peter church, Holy Ghost church, St. Mary church, St. Luka church, Illyrian seminary (one-floor building, a former Illyrian seminary founded by the archbishop of Split, Pacifik Bizza in 1750), town museum, old cemetery of Omis, medieval town core, pole of shame and the old town lodge.
Sports and recreation enthusiasts can enjoy free climbing, rafting on Cetina, beach volleyball, running, windsurfing, cycling, diving and numerous other activities. All types of beaches are found in Omis. Because of the Cetina delta, there are sandy beaches in the center of the town, which are suitable for families with children because of the shallow water. The most famous beaches within the town are “Velika plaza”, “Slavinj” and “Brzet”. If you are willing to savor the specialties and delicacies of the town of Omis and get acquainted with the Dalmatian cuisine, which was declared the healthiest cuisine because of the Mediterranean herbs, visit some of the numerous restaurants and taverns in Omis. We recommend the restaurants “Sagita”, “Mate”, “Kastel”, as well as the taverns “Ulikva”, “U našeg Marina” and “Caca”.
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Makarska is one of the most famous tourist destinations on the Croatian coast. The city is full of tourist activities and everyone is sure to find something to their liking. Makarska has several historical monuments such as the Franciscan monastery (which includes a Pinacotheca, a library, a Malacological museum, and the “Planina i More” institute) the church of St. Mark, church of St. Peter, city museum and the church of St. Philip. Those who prefer sports and recreation can take part in cycling, sailing, jet-ski riding, basketball, hunting, soccer, volleyball, paragliding, hiking, rafting, fishing and scuba diving.
Split is one of the best known and most visited tourist destinations on the Adriatic and the second largest city in the country. It is an eternally young city which lives with a slow pace that is very easy to get accustomed to. This city is rich in historical monuments of which we recommend the following: Diocletian’s palace (the heart of the city), the Iron Gate, the statue of bishop Gregory of Nin, the cathedral of St. Duje, church of St. Francis, cathedral of St. Peter, the main court, city basement, St. Anne’s monastery and many others.