STORIES AND LEGENDS OF OMIŠ PIRATES

STORIES AND LEGENDS OF OMIŠ PIRATES

Step back in time and discover the story behind the fearless Kacic dukes: intrepid and feared Omis sailors, famed as pirates in the 12th and 13th century.

Once upon a time, the people of Omiš ruled the Adriatic Sea from the city of Split to the city of Dubrovnik. The ships and galleons had to pay for safe passage or risk a chance to fight against dangerous Omiš people. Two hundred years of Omiš’ dominance were based on the powerful fleet of oar-powered ships, called Omiške strijele (the Arrows of Omiš). The shallow draft enabled those ships quick maneuvering and also, in case of danger, an efficient retreat into the shallower river bed of the Cetina River. Overpowered, the merchants and military powers of those times proclaimed the Omiš people pirates.

Follow in the footsteps of the pirates on Omiš sightseeing tour. Let your imagination run and let the past times of brave and skilful Omis people come alive while visiting their fortress Mirabela built in the 13th century.

Where: Omiš
Tour attractions: Omiš sightseeing, pirate fortress Mirabela and city museum
When: 10.00 a.m.
Duration: Approximately 2 hours
Price for minimum 4 people per person: 250 HRK /34 EUR
*Price is based on a minimum of 4 people. For 2 and 3 people price is 1.000 kn/ 135 EUR in total.

What’s included?

City map to guide your way to the old times, tour guide, entry ticket to the Mirabella fortress and the City Museum and little ‘thank you’ gift

PLEASE NOTE:

All tours are in the English language. The departure time can be adjusted to your needs.

Please contact us for more prices and booking.

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