Vis Military tour
VIS IS PROBABLY STRATEGICALLY THE MOST IMPORTANT ISLAND IN ADRIATIC SEA
Vis was intensively fortified from early 19th century, first by UK, then by Austro-Hungarian Empire and everybody else who controlled the island. During World War II, Vis was at one point the main hideout of Josip Broz Tito, the leader of the Yugoslav partizans.
A TOUR OF TITO’S CAVE , THE HIGHEST PEAK HUM (587 m), FORMER ATOMIC MISSILE COMAND ARK VELA GLAVA & THE FORMER ROCKET BASE STUPIŠĆE – THE LARGEST BASE ON VIS ISLAND
Departure from Komiža or Vis with Land Rover jeeps, after a 20-minute drive we will reach cape Stupišće where a former cannon and rocket base is located. We will pass through the labyrinth of underground tunnels, see the remains of cannons and abandoned warehouses. After a tour of the rocket base Stupišće, we will continue driving to the the highest point of the island of Vis – point Hum 587. We will enjoy the view of the surrounding archipelago and town of Komiža and visit the small church St.Duh. In the return, we will take a tour of the well-known Tito’s cave and hear all about the most significant historical events that have played here. Off road drive to former atomic missile command ARK Vela glava. A tour of the tunnel, return to Komiza.
INFO: Off -road tour with Land Rover jeeps. Type of the tour: history and adventure. Duration: 3,5-4 h, excursion is appropriate for children above 6. Tour is guided in English. Equipment ( helmets and lights) provided.
Note: Please wear good shoes