When to Go
The natural vegetation of Vis Island is lush--expect pine trees, carob trees and citrus orchards as well as exotic species such as palm trees, cacti and a particularly rare silver palm tree. Much of the island is devoted to vineyards that produce the famous white wine, "Vugava" and the red wine "Plavac".
What to See & Do on Vis Island
No nightlife, no package tourists, no big hotels, no fuss, no hubbub; Vis Island is really "the Mediterranean as it once was". Vis doesn't fit well as one part of a Dalmatian Islands tour because the only car ferry to the island operating year-round is from Split and it's a long ride. Yet a certain kind of traveller would be happy staying in Vis and skipping every place else. You can truly escape crowds here except for the five weeks or so in the summer when the Italians stream over.
Getting to the island by boat is straightforward: take a ferry from Split! More.
Relaxed, informal and not too expensive, Vis Island accommodation is not for luxury-lovers. Read more.
Tourist Information in Vis
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