Omiš is small and charming Dalmatian city that is situated 35 kilometres southeast of Split. The city has about 5,000 inhabitants, but the surrounding has more than 25,000 people. This hidden gem of the Adriatic coast is known for its natural diversity. Omiš is located on the mouth of the Cetina river, which carved a marvelous canyon through highs mountains that surrounds the town.
Omiš has a Mediterranean climate with warm, sunny and dry summers and mild but wet winters. Temperatures are usually around 28 °C to 32 °C during the summermonths of June to September and 10-14 °C during winter (December - February). Nights average around 20 °C during summer and are still well above zero during winter. Most rain (snow is rare) falls during the wintermonths.
Nearest airport is in Split 50 kilometres from Omiš. Split Airport (SPU) offers a range of flights. Croatia Airlines flies to/from Amsterdam, Belfast, Berlin, Brussels, Dubrovnik, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, London, Lyon, Munich, Paris, Rome, Vienna, Zagreb and Zürich. Several lowcost airlines serve the city as well, with destinations including Bristol, Geneva, London and Milan with Easyjet and many other airlines serve cities like Copenhagen, Vienna, Helsinki, Oslo, Stockholm, Moscow, Prague and Luxembourg.
See also: International Telephone Calls
The country calling code to Croatia is: 385. To make an international call from Croatia, the code is: 00.
Hrvatska Posta is the national postal service of Croatia and has pretty fast and reliable service throughout the country and internationally. It takes several days by airmail to other countries in Europe, but over a week to the US for example. They have a direct link to the pricelist, where you can see the prices of sending postcards, letters and parcels both domestically as well as to other countries. Post boxes are yellow in Croatia and the times of collections are indicated on the box. The opening times of post offices vary, but mostly they are open from 8:00am to 7:00pm Monday to Friday and until 2:00pm on Saturdays, though some might keep shorter or even a longer hours, just ask around. You can buy stamps here, or at newsstands. Prices start at around 10Kn for sending a letter or postcard to neighbouring countries, a few more further away.
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