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Vis Island, Croatia Photos


Below are pictures from Vis Island, Croatia.

Vis is the western most island of the major Croatian islands. It is located 24 miles from the mainland and covers an area of 56 square miles (90 sq km). The Latin name for the island is Issa.

Founded in 397 B.C. by the ruler of Sicily, Dionysius, Vis town is the oldest established town in Dalmatia. After the second World War, the island was a military base closed to visitors. Vis was reopened to tourists after Croatia's independence in 1990.

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Mediterranean cove off Vis Island



Mediterranean cove off Vis Island



Mediterranean cove off Vis Island



Mediterranean cove off Vis Island



Mediterranean cove off Vis Island



Cave off Vis Island used for hiding warships during Wold War II



Cave off Vis Island used for hiding warships during Wold War II



Vis island



Vis island



Vis island



Viška luka monastery on the island of Vis



Boat in car parking spot in Viška luka



Map of Viška luka



Coast near Viška luka



Viška luka



Viška luka monastery on the island of Vis



Castle ruins near Viška luka



Castle ruins near Viška luka



Coast of Vis island



Coast of Vis island



Coast of Vis island



Coast of Vis island



Coast of Vis island



Coast of Vis island



Coast of Vis island



Coast of Vis island



Coast of Vis island



Coast of Vis island



Coast of Vis island



Coast of Vis island



Coast of Vis island



Biševo port near Modra špilja



Blue Cave (Grotto), Biševo: Modra špilja near Vis island



Blue Cave (Grotto), Biševo: Modra špilja near Vis island



Blue Cave (Grotto), Biševo: Modra špilja near Vis island



Entrance to Blue Cave (Grotto), Biševo: Modra špilja



Bozidar boat



Coast of Vis island



Coast of Vis island



Coast of Vis island



Coast of Vis island



Clear waters of Mediterranean cove off Vis island



Clear waters of Mediterranean cove off Vis island



Clear waters of Mediterranean cove off Vis island



Dalmatia



Dalmatia






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