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Family trip to Vis Island with children. Ideas on where to go with your child

Vis Island is extremely rich with various historical sites which will be interesting even for an incurious child. The island was settled in the 4th century BC. It was inhabited by Romans, Slavs, Byzantines and Austrians. Most of the architectural attractions are located in Vis, the capital of the island. However, it is obvious. It is the place where appeared the first settlement of the island, Issa. Be sure to show the ruins of the ancient colony to your child. It will demonstrate how the first settlers lived and the ruins will introduce your child to the work of archaeologists.
Aparthotels ideal for travelers with children are widespread on the island. As a rule, all of them are situated in the immediate vicinity of the coast. Travelers who expect to enjoy beach … Open
The Franciscan Monastery deserves your attention. It is a perfect place where you can plunge yourself into the medieval culture. Furthermore, it is a great chance to show to your child the cult building of those times. What’s interesting, the monastery was built on the place of Roman and Greek theatres. There are also many churches of 16th-17th centuries, amazing villas and small castles of Venetian wealthy families on Vis. Small children who love knights will be happy to visit Vis and admire medieval Venetian and late Austrian fortifications.
Komiža is a relatively young city. However, your child won't be bored here. For example, you can take your child to the Community Centre. It is a well-preserved tower of the Renaissance era. The St. Nicholas Monastery was built in the 13th century. It was established by the Benedictines. You can reach all of the most places on the island from Komiža and go on a trip to the nearby parts of the archipelago. A child can try paragliding, diving and waterskiing under your guidance here. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
A copy of the Vučedol Dove is an original Croatian souvenir. It is a copy of a vessel which was initially used in traditional ceremonies and this symbol reminds Croats about their past. Be … Open
You can try horse riding on Komiža. Horses are trained and they will not hurt you and your children. If your child will love these animals, you can take an individual horse riding class. The instructors will tell about all the subtleties of horse riding. If a child likes to walk, there are several routes of different length in Komiža. Be sure to take him to the local church which houses the Fishing Museum. Your child may also enjoy visiting local ancient churches. They are the church of Our Lady of the Seven Sorrows (the New Church) and The fortified church of St. Roch (Rocco).
Vis Vis is a perfect island for walking. Ancient monuments and evidence of World War II are scattered on the island. They will definitely amaze your child and you can reach all of them on foot. However, you can rent a bicycle or a car to feel more comfortable. Be sure to visit Tito’s cave. It consists of two small caves. Josip Tito and the partisans hid there during the war. A path with 275 steps leads to the cave.
The Croatian island of Vis has become open for visitors quite recently. It has the greatest distance from the mainland among Adriatic islands, which makes this beautiful site even more … Open
Find some time and take your child to Biševo Island. It is famous for several grottos and the Blue Cave. You can reach the cave in calm weather only by boat. You should better come here from 1 to 3 pm. During this period of time, the cave is filled with blue light. One more idea for your holidays is to go on a sightseeing tour around Vis. Your child may also like local sea fishing. Those who love beach holidays can visit Stiniva Beach which is considered to be one of the best beaches in Europe. It is not obvious because its blue waters and picturesque landscapes won't leave anybody indifferent. Zaglav and Grandovac beaches are nice places too.
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The small town of Funtuna can boast with a picturesque dinosaur park, where visitors can immerse themselves in the prehistoric era and get acquainted with different types of these extinct animals. The exposition of the park is so realistic and harmoniously inscribed in the surrounding natural landscape that you feel it to be completely real. Full-size mechanical figures of dinosaurs can make awesome sounds and even move. A visit to the park will be a real delight for kids. In addition to dinosaurs, there is also a small contact zoo in the park, a circus where animal shows are arranged, and a railroad where you can ride around the park and its surroundings. … Open
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Interesting places to visit with children around Vis Island

Guide to sightseeing and entertainment for children in Vis Island - parks, attractions, museums, zoos, water-parks. All fascinating and educational sites of Vis Island, which are must visit and see for your child. Find out the best discovery routes and places for kids (local theaters, exhibitions and museums), where you can spend quality time together. Vis Island for families with children.
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