The island of Vis is the farthest inhabited island. The surface of the island is 34,86 square miles, or 90,3 square kilometers, and it can be reached by ferry, catamaran or boat from Split. The total length of the coast is 47,8 miles, or 77 kilometers. Around the island of Vis there are numerous smaller islands (Biševo, Budikovac, Brusnik, Jabuka, Ravnik, Svetac and others).
Vis has always been an island of fishermen and winemakers. Town of Komiža on the island of Vis is said to be the cradle of fishing on the Adriatic, and you see that for yourself if you visit the Fishermen’s Museum in Komiža. In addition, according to tradition, the ancient Greeks planted the old vineyards in Dalmatia in the Visoko polje. The most famous authentic white wine is the famous Vugava surplus, which you can taste in numerous restaurants and wine cellars on the island of Vis.
Vis, apart from the unique historical, cultural and natural heritage, has a beautiful, crystal clear sea, hidden beaches, some of which are proclaimed the most beautiful in Europe (Stiniva), coves and islets, and Mediterranean climate full of sunny days. We mustn´t forget to mention the hospitable hosts also. That is why Vis is a favorite tourist destination. You will not regret if you visit us and experience it in the full sense of the word.
Vis is an island that offers a great number of natural sights and beauty that we recommend to see:
– Archaeological Museum
– Ancient Issa
– Boat trips (Modra Cave, an island tour, famous coves and beaches such as Stiniva, Stončica, Velika and Mala Travna, Zglav, etc.)
– Trip to Tito’s cave
– Wine roads
– British fort Fort George with the most beautiful sunset
– Diving and renting boats
– World War II and Cold War tunnels
– Excellent gastronomic offer of local restaurants
– Hiking trails
– Fisherman’s Museum in Komiža
One in a life you have to experience Vis! Let us be part of your stay in this “heaven on earth”.