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The excursion to the Blue Cave is an unmissable part of the offer of most tourist agencies on the island. This blue cave is unique for many reasons and is located on the island of Biševo, just 6 nautical miles from Komiža.
The excursion can take the entire day so after visiting the Blue Cave, you may like to spend the day sailing and bathing around Vis. Then you could have lunch in one of the restaurants close to the shore.
Departures are set during the morning, so it is not possible to visit Biševo and the Cave on the same day of your arrival on Vis.
Besides the excursions organized by agencies, you can sail to the beautiful Green Cave from Milna and Rukavac Bay located on the south-eastern coast of Vis. Local people will be happy to take you in their registered boats on this short excursion where you can swim amongst the green cave's light.
This walking excursion that includes a half hour long drive along an asphalt road to the village of Oključna located high above the bay of the same name on the northern coast is organized by the Visit and Alternatura Agencies.
An extremely penetrable and spacious cave comprising five high rooms connected together with wide and narrow halls that are rich with stalactites and stalagmites and its entrance is located seventy metres above sea level and faces the island of Šolta.
Another land excursion organized by the tourist agencies includes a visit to the secret Vela Glava, the former barracks located in the centre of the island, then climbing up to the cannon fortresses on the Stupišće cape and walking through the sea tunnel in Parja Bay.
Every day, more ambitious and quality Croatian wine producers want their products to become some of the basic and paramount assets of Croatian tourism. The most well-known of Vis' assets are vugava and plavac mali. You can taste these excellent island wines in the numerous family taverns and wine-cellars on an exciting trail on which you should try to keep your head sober.
Where are the remains of the Roman thermae? Where was the ancient theatre located? Which is the house where Ranko Marinković once lived and which was the one built by Hanibal Lucić? Why in its history was Vis an important strategic base? …this is just a small part of Vis' interesting past and cultural tradition that you can encounter whilst on one of the cultural walks around the town.