KOMIŽA - otok Vis, Croatia

KOMIZA - the small town and port on the western coast of the island Vis, in the deep bay of Komiza, at the foot of the hill Hum. The inhabitants work in fishing (falkuša boat picture), agriculture (vineyards, vegetables, citrus fruits, carobs), and tourism. On the eastern coast of the bay there are large gravel beaches (Gusarica, Nova Posta, Velo zalo).

Komiza has been mentioned in the historical documents in the 12th century, the Benedictines from the neighbouring Bisevo settled there and founded the monastery of St. Nikola. The monastery complex with the church and defence tower from the 17th century is still preserved.

         Vis is the foremost island on the Adriatic, with the area of 90,3 sq. kilometres and the highest point at the altitude of 587 meters. There are 13 settlements with about 5 000 inhabitants. The highest point is Hum. Near the western coast is wide bay of Komiza. The nursery of palms is also on the island. South-west from the island of Vis is the island of Bisevo, famous of its Modra Spilja (the Blue Cave).

Apartmans in Komiža

tel: +385 21/ 355-112; 461-894

mobil phone +385 098 / 707-994