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 island peak Hum (587 m), tunnel ARK Vela glava (former atomic missile command), former Rocket base Stupišće- the largest base on the Vis island
Departure from Komiža or Vis, 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 next military tunnel ARK Vela glava. A tour of the tunnel, then ascend to 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 Sv.Duha. 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. Return to Komiza.
Duration: 3,5-4 h, excursion is appropriate for children above 6. Tour is guided in English.