Island Vis is the farthest Croatian island, which is approximately 60 miles away from the Italian coast.
Locals are into fishing, wine producing, agriculture and tourism. It has two bigger places, west of the island is the Komiza bay with small town Komiza which is considered the cradle of fishing in the Adriatic, and in times gone by, the Komiza fishermen where well known in all Mediterranean harbors as experts in their field. Today the Fishing Museum in Komiza shows the famous history of the Vis fishermen, and to the north there is Vis harbor with bigger main town Vis.
The first people settled in Vis in 3000 B.C. They were of Mediterranean background. In 2000 B.C. they were pushed aside by the Illyrians which formed their own government in the fifth and sixth century B.C.
If we add to this unique cultural, historical, and natural heritage, stunning hidden beaches, beautiful crystal clear sea, bays and islands, kind hosts and comfortable accommodation in private Villas and apartments, it is clear why Vis is the favorite tourist destination for those visitors who want to try the unique and almost gone authentic Mediterranean environment.
To read more about this beautiful nautic destination check our article in Blog section called - "Nautic destination - Island Vis"