Benedictine Monastery


On the eastern approach to the town, this fortress-like complex dates from the 17th century.

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1. Kaštel

0.43 MILES

This blocky Renaissance citadel, built in 1585, sits at the southern end of the harbour.

2. Gospa Gusarica

0.75 MILES

Komiža's most popular beach is at the northern end of town, right below the Hotel Biševo. It's fringed with pine trees and backed by the triple-naved…

3. Hum


Reaching a height of 587m, this mountain dominates the western end of Vis. The very top is off limits, but you can drive up and park a little before the…

4. Stiniva

4.05 MILES

Tiny Stiniva is Vis’ most perfect cove. The high cliffs surrounding it form an almost complete circle, with a gap of only about 10m open to the sea. The…

5. Beach

4.94 MILES

This pebbly stretch is the most popular beach near Vis township.

6. Issa Archaeological Museum

5.04 MILES

Housed in a 19th-century Austrian fortress, this small museum has the largest collection of Hellenistic artefacts in Croatia, including ancient Greek…

7. Blue Cave

5.62 MILES

Located on the island of Biševo, off Vis' southwestern tip, this coastal cave is one of the region's most famous natural sights. It's at its best between…

8. Srebrna

5.72 MILES

Near the fishing village of Rukavac, Srebrna (Silver) beach has large white pebbles and clear blue waters, backed with a nature reserve. It has the…