In the Teuta cave, which is located on the north side, pottery dating back to the Eneolithic period was found. At the same time, numerous finds were discovered indicating that there was life on the island and during the early, middle, and Late Bronze Age. Then we talk about the period 1800 to 1000 BC. Kr.
The island, as history testifies, was an extremely important (military and commercial) meeting point of sea routes, but also of various cultures and groups of people of different origins.
Vis (Issa) means a fortified place near water.
In ancient times the islanders lived in the heart of the island, not by the sea. At the village Velo Selo ( Big Village). They feared a pirate and an attacker from the sea.
In the 15th century, Velo Selo was destroyed in Italian conflicts.
In addition to the Blue Cave and Stiniva Bay, Stončica Lighthouse… we bring you several locations and stories about them, to encourage you on slightly more unusual (military and islets) routes.
But before we start, read one of the legends of the island of Vis.