Omišalj is located on the northwestern part of the island and is the first town on the island that are faced at the turn of the Krk bridge. The historic town center is situated on a cliff 85 meters high and dominates this part of Kvarner. With the city of Krk, Omisalj is the oldest living settlement on the island with tourist tradition dates back 100 years.

About a thousand years before Christ in Omišalj the Illyrians lived, then the Romans, and in the seventh century the Croats came into it. In the 11th century Omišalj was an important center of Glagolitic literacy and, in the 12th century, is mentioned as Castri musculi (from the Latin Ad musculi - the place of shells), and in the 15th century, the Krk princes Frankopans it built one of its four castles. Therefore Omisalj still carries the title of the city - the monument.

Cultural and architectural heritage Omišalj is extremely rich. Confirm that the remains of a Roman city
Fulfinum from the 1th century, Christian basilica Mirine from the 5th  century, and many other historical monuments. Part monumental "offer" Omisalj exceeds widely publicized island neighbors, and in some categories even unique in the Kvarner region. Omisalj particularly abundant in more than a thousand year old early medieval reliefs which normally would in coastal Croatia has a lot in a small Omišalj saved them more than in some European countries!

Thanks to its mild climate, excellent climate and the nearby bridge, airport and the city of Rijeka, today is Omisalj attractive destination for many tourists who, in addition to enjoying the sun and sea, in Omišalj offers an unusual experience of exceptional cultural and historical heritage.


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