Vis - a gourmet island
Island Vis is definitely one of must visit island when sailing in Croatia. It is the farthest inhabited island among the central Dalmatian island from the mainland. From 1950s to 1990 it served as an army base and was cut off from foreign visitors. It led to lack of development ,and because of that today it is very popular among visitors seeking preserved nature and peace. With its numerous bays and beaches , it is well known among sailors worldwide. For example, Stiniva bay was pronounced one of most beautiful european beaches and it is definitely worth visiting.
There are 2 ports on island Vis , town Vis and small fishing town Komiža. Both are very charming and unique , with many local restaurants offering authentic dishes .
When moored in a port , it would be a shame not to rent out a small motor bike or convertible Fiat and make a tour around the island and visit old military tunnels and caves dating from World War II. While cruising around ,You will be able to see miles of vineyard .Vis produces one of famous Croatian wines - vugava. Sea around island Vis is rich with fish , especially blue ( sardines , mackerel and anchovy).
Must do is also wine and grappa tasting , for example in Plisko polje, where you can enjoy in delicious specialties while dining in wine field.