Dating from the III century, Omisalj is one of the oldest towns on the Island of Krk and also the first town you will encounter almost immediatelly after you cross the Krk bridge from the mainland.
The town itself is built on the cliff about 80 metres above the sea with panoramic view over Kvarner bay. Omisalj has preserved its medieval urban structure and the charming old centre of Omišalj with its narrow streets is a pedestrian car-free zone.
On the main square is a large parish church of the Assumption with a bell tower, the city's Lodge and the Chapel of St. Helen. Residential buildings preserved its original rural appearance characteristic of Krk island - many houses have a typical external stairs next to the arched entrance to the ground floor and a balcony above the arched entrance.
Alongside the edge of the cliff is walled walkaway perfect for these romantic evenings offering peace, quiet and a beautiful vew on the small marina and the seaside promenade below. Omisalj offers accommodation in private apartments and in hotels such as Hotel Adriatic and Hotel Delfin which are both situated on the beachfront below the town.
For those arriving by plane, Rijeka International airport is nearby.
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