The Pirate Battle

Every year at the end of August, Omiš is all about pirates and the festivity that accompanies the central part of the event – the reconstruction of the original pirate battle that took place in the 13th century





his summer maritime spectacle has become a top tourist attraction in Omiš, gathering more than ten thousand tourists and curious people who revive the memory of the victory of the pirates of Omiš over the Venetians

Historical units of armed participants from all around Dalmatia gather and with several pirate and Venetian sailing ships, revive the daily life of pirates from more than 600 years ago.Swords, firelocks, theatrical falls into the sea and the collision of two sailing ships are just part of the spectacle in the port of Omiš that should not to be missed

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