Omišalj is a small town with fewer than three thousand inhabitants located in the north-western part of the island of Krk, not far from the Krk Bridge. Stretching out on a steep cliff above the three-kilometre long natural bay, the old core of Omišalj dominates the Kvarner and offers an enchanting view of the Rijeka and Opatija riviera.
Omišalj is an attractive destination for visitors and tourists thanks to the gentle Mediterranean climate, rich historical heritage, and close to the mainland and Rijeka airport. As well as the most important northern part of the island, the moderate warm climate prevails in Omišalj without a dry season and with hot summers. The foundations of this small town date back to ancient times, so within the old core can be found numerous historical monuments and cultural monuments such as the parish church of the Assumption of Mary (Stomorina), belfry, city lodge, St. Anthony Chapel, the Gothic Chapel of St. Jelena, the royal palace ruins and the other.
Omišalj is particularly impressive with a charming array of tiny town squares, surrounded by a string of old stone houses. It is interesting that these charming urban extensions, built in ancient times as social gatherings, were built at different heights and interconnected by typical winding and narrow, stone Mediterranean streets, giving visitors a very romantic retreat of the old nucleus.
Along with the beauty of the old core, it is interesting to note that the area of Omišalj is mentioned in the historical findings as a site of important maritime battles in the Roman civil war between Caesar and Pompeii. In addition to the rich cultural heritage, part of the offer includes hotels, dependants, auto camps, private accommodation, restaurants and taverns with a rich gastronomic offer.
For residents and visitors of Omišalj, great advantage is the excellent location and traffic connections to the mainland because of the immediate vicinity of the Krk Bridge and the Rijeka Airport, which has established air links with numerous European centres. In addition, the natural beauty of Omišalj Bay and its surroundings, beaches and beauty will impress all those who dream of a peaceful and romantic holiday.