The farthest offshore of any of Croatia's Adriatic islands, Vis, located about 191 mi/308 km south of Zagreb, is also one of the most dramatic and unspoiled. The island was not open to tourists until 1989, as it was used as an outpost by the government of Communist Yugoslavia.
Ferries leave from Split once or twice daily for Vis Town, and take about two-and-a-half hours. In the summer, ferries also run twice weekly from Ancona in Italy. Two small towns, Komiza and Vis Town, are situated in dee... Subscribe to travel42 to read the full Destination Guide. travel42 offers professionally written guides on more than 5,700 travel destinations and ports-of-call worldwide. Go to travel-42.com to learn more, or call 1.866.566.8136 to subscribe. Copyright (c) 2016 Northstar Travel Media, LLC. travel42.