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Printable maps of Vis Island

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Interactive maps of hiking and biking routes around Vis Island

1. You can zoom in/out using your mouse wheel, as well as move the map of Vis Island with your mouse.
2. This interactive map presents two modes: 'Biking Routes' and 'Hiking Routes'. Use the '+' button on the map to switch between them.

Railway and landscape maps of Vis Island area

This Vis Island map has two modes: 'Railway Network' and 'Landscape & Rural Map'. Use the '+' button on the map to navigate.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Vis Island and surroundings

Croatia - moving around the country

The second largest airport in the country is Osijek. It accepts a small number of international flights, but is very popular among tourists. It is best to book a transfer from the airport in advance, since a taxi ride will cost several times more. On the territory of the airport there are Duty Free shops, bank offices, cafes, bars and restaurants, as well as places for rest and parking. Pula is the most popular seaside airport. It is located 7 kilometers from the city. You can get there by taxi or by transfer. The airport runways are designed for receiving such larger aircrafts as Boeing and Ilyushin il 86. The carrying capacity of the airport yearly is at least half a million passengers. … Open

Overview of festivals and celebrations in Croatia

A huge number of festivals take place in Croatia every year. Most of them are held at various venues in Zagreb. In April, the Music Biennale, a festival of classical music and folk culture, is held in the capital. For several days, musicians and orchestras perform on different venues. The event ends with a grandiose gala show. In June, it is worth to visit the Flora Art exhibition in Zagreb. There, rare plants, trees and flowers are presented to the public, as well as an accompanying equipment for gardening. In autumn, Zagreb hosts the International Festival of Puppet Theaters, Jazz Days and the International Fair. In Rovinj, in early May, the famous Rovinj-Pesaro Regatta, which gathers athletes from different countries, starts. From the 14th century, competitions for shooting arbalets are traditionally held on the small island of Rab. Everyone can try their hand. Another bright event is the Dalmatian corrida in the mountain village of Radoshich. Animals are fighting not with a bullfighter, but with each other. The show is pretty cruel, but extremely impressive. The carnival in Dubrovnik is one of the most spectacular processions in the whole country. It starts on the main street of the Old Town, which is famous for its stone panoramic vaults. The lane has a limestone pavement. On the first day of the carnival, entertaining performances for children are arranged. At the rest of the time, costumed processions pass through the streets of the city. The carnival ends with a party that lasts until the morning. … Open

Photogallery of Vis Island sights

Our guide to Vis Island

Travel guide to Vis Island

Vis is famous as a popular beach recreation destination. Some of the best beaches of the Adriatic coast are located exactly in this resort. Zaglav is one of the most famous and crowded beaches of the region, but despite that fact is has managed to retain its original natural beauty. Visitors of this beach will be charmed by its amazing nature, but that is not the only advantage as the beach has a well-developed … Open

Vis Island for children - what to visit

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 … Open

Shopping, streets and outlets

Handicrafts made of Brać stone are extremely popular on Vis. This stone is delivered to Vis from Brač Island. Brać handicrafts look nice and the facade of the White House is made of this stone. Superstitious local inhabitants believe that the stone protects from the evil eye and ward off evil spirits. You decide whether the stone has supernatural qualities or not but this souvenir looks nice and it can be a nice … Open

Best beaches

The seat of the pebble beach Grandovac is the picturesque bay of the same name; this stretch of coast appeals to fans of hideaway. The attractive Stiniva Beach that also gained recognition among the fans of relaxing pastime can be found to the west of the island. This stretch of coast is far from major cities and resort areas, so it has very calm and peaceful atmosphere. Travelers who go on a trip with kids should … Open

Traditions and mentality of Vis Island

Most of the locals treat tourists with cold European courtesy. It is obvious because tourists bring a lot of money to the country. Locals provide high service to the foreigners, but they will never tolerate rudeness and go beyond the official duties. Local inhabitants don’t like when anybody enters their private territory. If you have accidentally come to someone’s private land, a nice and polite local … Open

Cuisine and top restaurants

There are many garnishes on Vis: pasta, potatoes, artichokes and tomatoes. The favourite Croatian desserts are low-fat dishes with nuts and fruit. Local cakes are like puddings. Don’t pass by međimurska gibanica, a layer cake with apple, poppyseed, walnut and cottage cheese fillings and rapska torta (rab cake) which original recipe is secret information. You can easily find coffee and juice on the island. … Open - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
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