HR EN


CONTACT INFORMATION
  Šetalište Stare Isse 5, 21480 Vis       +385 (0)21 717 017      +385 (0)21 717 018       tzgvis@gmail.com       FACEBOOK   

HR EN

Fortresses in the town of Vis

  View photo gallery

Each of the fortresses tells its own story about the rich history of this unique island.
 

 

Perasti Tower

The Perasti tower, kaštil, was built by Vicko of Perast in Boka Kotorska, in 1617. He requested permission to construct from the general commissioner which he received on December, 16 1616 so the tower was built during 1617.

Find out more  

Georg the Third Fortress

  Construction of the Fortica fortress began over the entrance to the deep Vis bay (St George’s Port), in April 1812. Construction was started by Lieutenant George Duncan Robertson, and was named after the then King, George III.

Find out more  

Our Lady’s Battalion (Batteria della Madonna)

Our Lady’s Battalion is the main fortress built by the Austrians during their reign over the island. It was built in the 19830s, in the very heart of Vis Bay, in a place known as Levaman.

Find out more  

Farolfi Tower

Up to 1797, Vis was part of the Commune of Hvar. The numerous residential and commercial complexes of noble and affluent families from Hvar in Vis, Komiža and the interior of the island are witness to the centuries-long connection between Hvar and Vis.

Find out more