Vis, the beauty of limpid waters and protected submarine world
rich with sunken ships and magic marine images that has been hidden
Sail out with us to nameless bays, to Biševo, to the Blue
Cave, the gam of the Adriatic, famous for its unique iridescent
reflection of shades of blue and silver that delight the visitors.
island Vis appertains to the Adriatic type of Mediterranean
climate characterised by hot, dry summers and mild, humid winters.
Average annual temperature is over 16°C. Average summer temperature
is a grade or two lower than the coastal temperature, and a grade
or two higher in the winter. Average annual precipitation quantity
is ca 800 mm per m2, a bit less than on the neighbouring islands and
the main land. Due to its geological structure, the island has more
fresh water springs than the neighbouring islands.
island Vis is the most distant bigger island in the group of
Middle-Dalmatian islands. It placed is 45 km from the main land, and
8-km wide Vis channel divides it from the island Hvar. The
surface of the island is 90.3 km2, and the surface of the Vis archipelago
(Palagruza, Biševo, Sv. Andrija, Budihova, Jabuka, Brusnik, etc.)
is ca 103 km2. The length of the coast of Vis is ca 77 km. Vis is
connected to Hvar, Split and Ancona (in the summer)
by regular ferry lines.