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Omišalj is a small coastal town on the island Krk in the Primorje-Gorski Kotar county in Croatia. It is situated in a deep natural bay on the north-western part of the island near the Krk bridge and Rijeka airport. The historic town center is situated on a hundred meters high, steep cliff and visually dominates this part of Kvarner. Together with the city of Krk, Omišalj is the oldest settlement on the island. It was first mentioned in the 12th century as Castri musculi, the Latin name for the location of shells. Numerous archaeological traces are showing that the area around the city Omišalj was inhabited at the time of the ancient Illyrians, followed by the Romans. Throughout the Middle Ages, Krk was possessed by the Frankopan family who built a castle here, and later until the 18th century was ruled by the Venetians. Its economic and tourism boom was in the mid of the last century, and today Omišalj is an attractive destination for many tourists because of its proximity to Krk bridge and Rijeka airport, and combination of...
... excellent climate and cultural-historical heritage. Accommodation is offered in comfortable apartments, rooms and holiday homes as part of private family accommodation. You can relax and enjoy in the most famous beach Pesja, marked by a blue flag as a guarantee of clean seawater. It is located in the shade of pine trees with a view of the entire bay of Omišalj. Beach Pesja is ideal for families with small children. From Omišalj are organized daily trips to the island of Cres and panoramic boat rides to Glavotok and Krk bridge. From historical sites worth visiting are the parish church of the Assumption from the 12th century, which was later rebuilt with mixed Romanesque, Renaissance and Baroque styles. In the nearby bay Sepen are the remains of the ancient town and early Christian complex Mirine Fulfinum. Visit the island of Krk and Omišalj, this small, picturesque historic town and spend a pleasant and peaceful family vacation in cheap private accommodation. Search for private accommodation in Omišalj. Apartments, rooms and holiday homes for rent in Omišalj. Welcome to Omišalj!