Duce, Croatia

Duce Duce, one of the most popular tourist destination of the Riviera Omis is situated between Dugi Rat and Omis.

It spreads at the foot of Mount Mosnjica over 4km of coastline consisting of small settlements: Luka, Rogač, Vavlje, Golubink, Glavica and Dočina.


The new touristic part by the Adriatic sea developed from the old village (Stare Duce or Gornje selo) located on the slopes of Poljicka planina at a height of 250 meters.

Over time, its inhabitants moved on the coast and abandoned this picturesque village of 24 old stone houses.


Duce is famous for its 4km long sandy beach stretching to Omis created by the drifts of the Cetina river.


In the shadows of pine, palm and tamarisk trees these beaches are ideal for families with small children as well as for those searching for sport activities on sand and a shallow sea.


Boaters should be careful when arriving in the small harbor since the depths are lesser than 2 meter even 500 meters away from the shore.


In addition to nautical activities, nearby Omis offers numerous possibilities for active vacations : rafting on Cetina river rafting, canoeing, canyoning, trekking, rafting, mountain biking, free climbing (about 30 climbing routes www.climbingomis.com).

Even in Duce, there is a boulder site on the beach.


Finaly, if you get tired of all this and want some peace and fresh air don't hesitate to visit the old villages on Poljicka planina : Stare Duce, Zeljovici, Krug and Stare Jesenice.

Surrounded by olive groves and vineyards there are about 200 preserved stone houses of rural architecture.

All these villages follow the same pattern; aligned houses with cellars, chimneys and separated barns. Small squares and centers are generally close to(by) the church and the school.

Recently, life started coming back to these abandoned places that offer stupendous views of the sea and the middle-dalmatian islands.


Besides quality accommodation facilities in small hotels, houses and apartments there is a good choice of camping sites.


The majority of restaurants are café bars are situated on the beach that is the center of amusements.


In the vicinity of Omis, Split and Makarska Duce is great for combining easy time on the beach with a lot of possibilities for more active and fun holiday in these bigger tourist centers.


Tourist Board Dugi Rat
Poljicka cesta 133
21315 Dugi Rat

00 385 (0) 21/ 735 244

Tourist office Omis
Trg kneza Miroslava b.b.
21310 Omis

00 385 (0) 21/ 861 350

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