Vis News

Vis picked for Renewable Energy Project

Is this what the population of Vis and its tourist visitors want to see on Vis? As a simple foreigner, who has been privileged to own a house on this (so far) unspoilt paradise island for the past 14 years, the answer is NO! (see report by Total Croatia News.)

First International Regatta Croatia arrives Vis 7th August

First International Regatta Croatia will present a splendid spectacle when they arrive from Pakleni Islands (off Hvar), in time for serious partying at Fort George - see  http://internationalregattacroatia.com/fort-george/ Those staying in our house will enjoy both!

Underwater photography Cup on Biševo island, off Vis

reports Nikolina Demark of Total Croatia News. The competition, which has been staged for the last 40 years, will run from 29th September to 1st October. Biševo has been chosen to mark the 50th anniversary of Medvidina cave, the Green cave, Ravnik island and Stiniva...

Condé Nast Traveller chooses Vis as No 1

... of their eight best Croatian islands - http://www.cntraveler.com/gallery/croatia-best-islands  ... because: "Vis was closed off from foreign visitors until 1989, when it ceased being a military base for the Yugoslav army. As a result, this island—the furthest from...

Recriminations in Greece as it Loses Sequel Production of Mamma Mia

The blame game is well under way in Greece - reports  The PappasPost - as reports have emerged from the tiny Croatian island of Vis that it will host the filming of the sequel of the popular film Mamma Mia— instead of Greece, where the original film was shot.

KLM now offers flights from Amsterdam to Split

CroatiaWeek reports that KLM now flies between Amsterdam & Split twice weekly on Saturdays and Sundays, increasing to six times weekly from 9 July 2017. Using a Boeing 737-700, they will fly daily (except Saturdays).

Island of Vis to Host International Cricket Sixes

Cricket teams from the UK will once again battle it out against local Croatian sides when the 6th Vis International Sixes (VIS) cricket tournament gets underway on the idyllic Croatian island of Vis next week - so reports CroatiaWeek online magazine.

Essential Guide to south Dalmatia & Vis

A helpful guide to Vis, Split, Brac, Hvar, Korcula & Dubrovnik from The Sunday Times Essential Guide to south Dalmatia. "To enjoy it fully you need to find the less frequented backwaters ... the villages on Vis ..." "... book soon. Visitor numbers are rising...