Island of Vis, location & climate
The island of Vis is located between latitude 43° 12'' and 43° 48' 6'' north and longitude 16° 3' and 15° 48'' east.
It is 45 to 55 km away from the shore depending on the point of measurement.
The surface area of the island is 90 square kilometers.
The climate of the island of Vis is Mediterranean with hot and dry summers and gentle and humid winters.
Island of Vis
Ease of living, even in the busiest tourist period, is what makes Vis different from other tourist destinations.
About the town of Vis
Vis has always been a town, and many do not know that Vis was a state for a short time. At the beginning of the 19th century, it was inhabited by 12,000 people from all over Europe, so that in addition to derivatives from the Venetian dialect, words of English, French, German, and even Hungarian roots can be found in the Vis dialect.
Natural beauties of the Island of Vis
The cave on the island of Ravnik is well known as a Green Cave.
The Blue Cave
The Blue Cave is located on the island of Biševo and is one of the favorite tourist destinations.
The island of Jabuka
Jabuka is, together with Brusnik, an island of volcanic structure and an interesting cone-like shape.
The island of Brusnik
Brusnik is a small volcanic island located 13 km from Komiža.
Cultural heritage of Town of Vis
Archaeological museum of the city of Vis
The Archaeological Museum is located in the former fortress of Our Lady's battery, built on Vis by the Austrians during their rule at the beginning of 19th century.Find out more
The collection of Hellenistic monuments also placed by the Split Archaeological Museum is the largest of its kind in Croatia.Find out more
The churches of Vis witness a rich history and cultural heritage.
Famous houses in the town of Vis
If you want to get to know the history of Vis, you must visit these buildings.
Fortresses in the town of Vis
Each of the fortresses tells its own story about the rich history of this unique island.