The best getaway for a perfect holiday
No other place offers so much diversity in such a small area.  It offers a unique blend of river, sea and mountains, as well as proud history and rich cultural heritage.

It is first mentioned in Roman times; it was a battle field of pirates, part of the Venetian Republic, Austrian kingdom, Napoleon’s Illyrian Provinces.  To this day, it proudly stands on the “Omis Cliff”. YouTube video presentation
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* Omiš is famous for its many and diverse beaches: from sand and pebble beaches, ideal for families, to those hidden ones, that offer isolation and peace
* The town beach of Punta has been awarded the Blue Flag several years in a row (an international eco-label for environmental certification of beaches, marinas and sustainable boating tourism) 
* Virtually every house on Omis Riviera has a view of the beach Omis had its current shape as early as the Venetian Republic times.
* Piracy was a lucrative business during the 12th and 13th century that many members of Omis nobility participated in
In 1221, Pope Honorius III called on all citizens of Dalmatia and Croatia to fight against Omis pirates, and it was only five years later that the city reached truce with the Pope Omis pirates built a secret tunnel, called Mostina, at the delta of Cetina river, constructed to fit their boats, the so called “sagittas”.  If enemy boats tried to follow the pirates into the tunnel they would crash, as it was not fitted for any other vessel. 
* “Klapa”, a form of male a cappella singing is listed in the representative list of non material cultural world heritage by UNESCO Omiš houses a 100 years old ship yard, that still manufactures wooden boats using the traditional building methods.
* Poljica “soparnik”, a dish made with dough and chard, a culinary specialty of the Poljica Republic is listed as an item of protected cultural heritage, and is registered as authentic food The Poljica Republic was governed by the people, who elected their leader every year.  It had its Statute, based on common law of its people from 14th century, that detailed its social and economic order.
* A legend of Mila Gojsalic, Joan of Arc of the Poljica Republic speaks of a young woman who seduced the Ottoman conquerer Ahmed-Pasha.  She set the fire to the Ottoman gunpowder storage, and while running from the enemy, she threw herself of the cliff, and fell to her death.  Inspired by her actions, citizens of Poljica once and for all liberated their Republic from the Ottoman rule.

The story of Split is already 17 centuries old, dating to the time the Roman Emperor Diocletian build his Palace where he wanted to spend the last years of his life.

Diocletian Palace and the entire historical core of Split have been on the World Heritage UNESCO list ever since 1979.It is not just a monument, an empty shell, it’s a place where local inhabitants still lives.

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* You can visit 6 other UNESCO world heritage sites within 2 hours drive from Split ( town of Trogir, cathedral of ST.James in Sibenik, Plitvice lakes, the old town of Mostar, old town of Dubrovnik, Stari Grad Plain)
* Split is the place where the last legal Emperor of the Western Roman Empire Julius Nepos was killed
* Split has a fish market, the only one in the whole world without flies,  dues to a nearby sulphur springs which probably once attracted even Diocletian to build the fish market here.
* Split has synagogue which is the third oldest still active in Europe
* Split is the second largest city in Croatia and largest city in Dalmatia region.
* The dog breed “ Dalmatians” comes from Dalmatia 
* Split has 2800 h of sun light per year
* In Split inviting someone for a coffee doesn’t even have to include coffee, it’s just a code for spending some time socializing. It’s a lifestyle.
* People in Split have their own alternative names for almost all address, and usually don't use those official ones. but there is a simple pattern – all the roads/streets going downhill leadi to the sea.
* Torcida, the supporters' group of the Split football team Hajduk is the oldest supporters' group of its kind in Europe, established 1950.
* Split is also known us a city of Olympics athletes; almost 100 Olympic Games participants are from Split.