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Top Choice Dalmatian in Vis Town

Pojoda

Locals in the know rave about this seafood restaurant, its leafy courtyard dotted with bamboo, orange and lemon trees. For a winter warm-up, try the pojorski bronzinić, a tasty peasant stew with squid, lentils and b…
Top Choice Beach in Vis Island

Stiniva

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 beach is lined with large, smooth pebbles, which blaze white a…
Cave in Vis Island

Blue Cave

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 11am and noon, when the sun’s rays pass through an underwater…
Mountain in Vis Island

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 end of the road, where a short path leads to a lookout offerin…
Museum in Vis Town

Issa Archaeological Museum

Housed in a 19th-century Austrian fortress, this small museum has the largest collection of Hellenistic artefacts in Croatia, including ancient Greek pottery, jewellery and sculpture. The highlight is an exquisite 4…
Dalmatian in Vis Island

Roki’s

Set amid fields 8km south of Vis Town, this winery restaurant is one of the very best places to try food cooked under a traditional peka (metal dome). Four hours' notice is required, so call ahead to order your choi…
Dalmatian in Komiža

Konoba Bako

Specialising in seafood (although the grilled lamb is very good, too), Bako has a terrace with water views and a cool stone interior decorated with a collection of Greek and Roman amphorae. It's a good place to try …
Mediterranean in Vis Town

Lola

Marked by an old-time bicycle on its wall, Lola is tucked away into a beautiful garden courtyard with old stone walls and a Meštrović fountain. The Croatian chef and his Spanish wife present a short but highly creat…
Bar in Vis Town

Fort George

The service can be offhand, but there's no better place to watch the sunset on a summer night than the terrace of this old fort, built by the British in 1811 (see if you can spot the stone Union Jack above the entra…
Beach in Vis Island

Srebrna

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 advantage of being a flat walk from a parking area. Nudists head to…