Duce is only few kilometers away from the old Dalmatian town Omiš, recognizable for its breathtaking landscape. Omiš is suitable for recreation because of the nearby location of Cetina-canyon and mountain. Duce is also located between the cities Splitand Makarska, which are the two most important cities of Central Dalmatia, with good transportation connection with the islands, numerous shopping centers restaurants and places for a night life.
Omis is a town in the heart of Dalmatia, located on the delta of the river Cetina, only 21km southeast of the largest Dalmatian town – Split. Omis is first mentioned in the 10th century. The medieval name of the town was Olmissium. The location of the town, as well as their light and fast boats enabled the locals to become infamous pirates. In the times of the greatest sieges, dukes Kacic were at the front of the Omis pirates. For two centuries they were the leaders of the attacks on the pope galleys and merchant ships of the powerful Venice, Dubrovnik, Split and similar. This small location offers the possibility of visiting numerous cultural and historical sites which made this town famous. Visit the Mirabela fort (dates back to the 13th century, its role was the reconnaissance), Fortica fort (located at the top of the Omis part of the Dinara mountain, its role was to defend from enemies), parish church of St. Mihovil (built at the beginning of the 18th century, in gothic, renaissance and early baroque style), Franciscan convent, St. Peter church, Holy Ghost church, St. Mary church, St. Luka church, Illyrian seminary (one-floor building, a former Illyrian seminary founded by the archbishop of Split, Pacifik Bizza in 1750), town museum, old cemetery of Omis, medieval town core, pole of shame and the old town lodge.
Sports and recreation enthusiasts can enjoy free climbing, rafting on Cetina, beach volleyball, running, windsurfing, cycling, diving and numerous other activities. All types of beaches are found in Omis. Because of the Cetina delta, there are sandy beaches in the center of the town, which are suitable for families with children because of the shallow water. The most famous beaches within the town are “Velika plaza”, “Slavinj” and “Brzet”. If you are willing to savor the specialties and delicacies of the town of Omis and get acquainted with the Dalmatian cuisine, which was declared the healthiest cuisine because of the Mediterranean herbs, visit some of the numerous restaurants and taverns in Omis. We recommend the restaurants “Sagita”, “Mate”, “Kastel”, as well as the taverns “Ulikva”, “U našeg Marina” and “Caca”.