Stanici you can rent:
- boats, pedalling boats, sailing boards, sea scooters
suggest these activities in Omis:
visit famous Radmanove mlinice in canyon of the river Cetina (6 km from
Omis), by your own car or motor "train" or by boats from Omis
to Radmanove mlinice and back
visit castle with tower Mirabella (Peovica) above old part of Omis
- rafting on river Cetina
- fishing tours with fisherman boats
- tours to island Brac
What to see in Omis (taken from the web pages of
the Tourist Board of Omis):
Mirabela (or Peovica)
area of city of Omiš is located within the boundaries: from
the chapel of St. Nicholas next to the Cetina River, by the
river to the new (curently only) bridge, across Fošal
street along the coast to the town harbor, up the walls of
fortress Turjun including the town cemetery and rampart,
spine of Peova hills, north side of the fortress Peovica up
to Sv. Nicholas chappel on the Cetina river. Thus fenced
part of Omis is a medieval part of the city which was
surrounded by city walls and towers of which fortress
Peovica the highest final part, and dates from the 13th
century. Buildings in this part of Omis were built from the
16th to the 19th century. And the styles include Renaissance
to folk architecture of the 19th century.
The very role of the fortress Peovica or Mirabela is a
reconnaissance. From the fortress overlooks the whole of the
old city, Punta and Priko, and the entire Brac channel. It
is then the local population provided outstanding protection
from the enemy, and we all know how were strong Omis
pirates. The very environment of fortress allows scouts to
the entire city and the whole area of fortress is nicely
decorated. The castle consists of four floors and exit to
the top with a beautiful view. Let these photos help evoke
fortress "Mirabela" or "Peovica"
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whole rich and detailed history of piracy clearly
illustrates the fortress FORTICA, together with fortress
Mirabela or Peovica. Fortress Fortica is located at the top
of Dinara Mountain. For piracy that was very important,
because it is the one place form thay could monitor a large
area on land and at sea. Specifically with towers Fortress
offers a view of the entire city, Cetina canyon to the
islands of Brac, Hvar, Solta, and also Middle Poljica.
The very purpose of the fortress was to defend against
enemies. Fortress is primarily used for shelter in the event
that the Omis was surrounded from fortress thay would be
able to control whole city of Omis, and thus to destroy the
enemy by throwing large stones to city downhill. Today we
can be proud that it did not happen and we can enjoy the
charms of this beautiful Dalmatian town.
From the city center you can get to the fort with well made
path with signposts, so no need to worry about the lose. By
the fortress can be reached on foot from the town, through
the village Baučići and climb the fort for 20 minutes and
enjoy the beautiful view.
Parish Church of St. Michael
parish church in Omis is dedicated to St. Michael. It was
built at the beginning of the XVII. century, as evidenced by
the Latin inscription on the side door. The bell tower was
completed in the eighteenth century. The church was built by
local builders, and combines features of Gothic, Renaissance
and early Baroque. In the niche above the luxurious stone
entrance there is a statue of St. Michael and rose window.
On the walls of the church are the coats of arms of Venetian
noblemen and the coat of arms of the city of Omis. Stone
coats of arms can be seen in the homes of wealthier
families, and portraits of prominent nobles in altarpieces
in the church.
ART OF THE CHURCH OF ST.
The main altar in the parish church,
Descent of the Holy Spirit, Palma the Younger (1544-1628),
The stoning of St. Stephen, Palma the Younger and
Gold-plated silver monstrance with seven glasses of rock
crystal, XVI. Century.
Our Lady of the Rosary, I Ingo, XVII. c.
Crucifix, Juraj Petrovic, XV. c.
Sv. George and St. Jelena, I Ponizni- Poncun, XVII. c.
The statue of St. Michael above the portal of the parish
Coat of arms of the town of Omis in front of the parish
Rosette over the entrance to the parish church,
Portal Parish Church
of St. Peter in part of Omis called Priku is located on the
right bank of the river Cetina, in the documents was first
mentioned in 1074., during the reign of King Slavac. In the
church were built
stone Christian elements
(capitals, lintel, stone bars on the windows). Near the
church there was a Benedictine monastery, and then a
Franciscan monastery. Archbishop of Split Pacific Bizza
(1696th-1756th) founded in 1750. the Glagolitic seminary,
which was abolished in 1879.
The most important monuments, which are kept in the
City Museum of Omis:
Stone fragments with Roman inscriptions from the 33 and 51
The marble portrait of the Roman emperor Tiberius,
The ancient altars dedicated to Augustus; First century,
Relief on which the Old Italic deity Libera,
Lucius Rubrius Dosenus, I century BC,
The inscription from the time of Emperor Claudius; I.
Gold coin of Emperor Arcadius 395th to 408th vol.,
Altar rail, XV-XVI. c.
Ancient relief at the medieval fortress Turjun
The inscription with the gates of the ancient town Oneuma,
dedicated to the deity Old Italic Liber,
Marble head of Flora, I. c.
Early Christian relief from Gata, VI. St.,
Early Christian relief from Gata, VI century. View of the
Grave inscription of prince Miroslav, beginning XIII. St. in
Stamp of Omis Prince Kačić XIII. c.
Duku early Baroque in 1579 with miniature portraits of omis
A collection of self-portraits and portraits of smaller size
- Klement Lukin,
Coat of arms of the town of Omis, 1541 vol.,
The coat of arms on the city museum, XV. c.
Venetian coat of arms from 1541 yr.,
The transcript of the Statute of Poljica from 1665,
And so on, ...
The medieval town of Omis
The center of Omis consists houses made of stone connected
by narrow streets - streets and squares in which happened
entire life. There is the house in which the administration
Dalmatian Harmony Singing Festival, with Renaissance window.
Also interesting is the Renaissance "House of the happy
man", who called the inscription on the arch lintel written
in Latin, which in translation says: - I thank you, Lord,
I've been in this world." Unlike the east gate, which have
been preserved, the West Gate, which were located on the
bank of the river, destroyed, along with the walls, in 1862,
and the inscription, which once stood at the door, built
into the wall on which today leans two houses. On the nearby
Despotović home is the inscription in the Croatian language
and flagstone from 1811, as evidence of the city square.
Square existed before 1811. He was surrounded by stone
houses on the north, south and east, and the west side was
surrounded by former city wall. On the importance of square
sign the pillory of shame located in Smokvica (part of
town), for which a capital fixed crest Venetian governor and
there seems to be found than in 1617.
Omis has eight churches. The old city walls are the Church
of St. Michael, St. Spirit, St. Roch, and outside the walls
of the church of St. Peter in Priko, St. Luke, St.
Mary on the old Omiš cementary- Vangrad, a Franciscan
monastery with the church of Our Lady of Mount Carmel on
Skalice, St. Stephen and the remains of the church of St.
John in Borak.
the town of Omis there are all kinds of beaches. Thanks to
the mouth of the Cetina River in the city center are sandy
beaches which are very suitable for families with children
because they are shallow.
It is a city beach "Long Beach" which is located in the area
of Punta is 1 km long and is the main gathering place for a
day in the summer (they say that on this beach in summer is
more swimmers than the city having a population). The beach
is well decorated, clean and accompanied by additional
amenities that will complement your leisure (bars,
restaurants, pastry shops, boat rentals, scooter, gondolas
and other boats, activities for children, you can watch
paratroopers who landed on the beach with nearby Omis Dinara
mountain). In summer days are organized on the beach
Croatian championship in accuracy landing of paratroopers
and there are courts for beach volleyball, which is
organized Championship in beach volleyball.
Check out the nautical map of Stanici, Omis and island Brac (2,03