Vis is a small Croatian island in the Adriatic Sea. It is the farthest inhabited island off the Croatian mainland. The island of Vis is very captivating, primarily for its simplicity, rich history and many gorgeous bays that make it the perfect spot for a vacation!

The two largest settlements on the island are the town of Vis on the eastern side of the island, and Komiža, on the western side. Vis has a rich history, the sea surrounding it was the location of two important battles in the 19th century, both named Battle of Lissa happening in 1811 and 1866. It was a very important naval base during the 20th century, but its navy has been abandoned after Croatia gained its independence in 1991.

Sequel of the cult movie Mamma Mia!, Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again, was partially filmed on certain locations on Vis!

Vis is known to be one of the finest gastronomic destinations in the Adriatic. Because of its unique microclimate and a strong fishing area, it is guaranteed that you will get high quality traditional food enriched by the diversity of overall island products.

Green cave and Blue cave, located on the islands nearby, have been tourist’s favorite destinations for years. Green cave is located on a small island of Ravnik, whilst Blue cave lays on the island of Biševo that is just off the western side of the island.

Around 20% of the island’s arable land is covered with vineyards. Plavac Mali is the most famous vine species cultivated on the island but not the only one!

Vis is accessed primarily by a ferry boat and the nearest airport is in Dubrovnik.

Viška Luka Marina is the perfect place for you if you want this beautiful and unique island to be a part of your sailing vacation!

Island Vis in South Adriatic Region in Croatia
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