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Military tour - Paiz Travel
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Military tour

260kn

per person

Explore underground tunnel up to 400m long.

Explore with us the best kept secret of Vis island – Cold War military facilities and tunnels. Because of them, Vis was inaccessible for foreign tourists throughout the 20th century, but now they stand as a testament of a cold war mentality and offer the unique opportunity for a day trip. Since most of the objects are off the beaten path, we’ll visit them in our jeep Nissan Patrol SUV.

The price includes: local guide and transport

If the group is interested to finish the tour with wine tasting in local winery we’ll organize it with pleasure.

The excursion is not recommended for children under 6 and to people who have difficulty walking or back

 

  • Departure
    Paiz Travel Agency
  • Departure Time
    9.00 am or 2.00 pm
  • Return Time
    12.00 am & 5.00 pm
  • Dress Code
    Casual. Comfortable athletic clothing, hiking shoes, hat, light jacket.
  • Include
    Wine Tasting
    Water
    Personal Guide
    Car Transfers
  • Not Included
    Bike Equipment
    Boat Transfers
    Food Tasting
    Lunch
    Entry Fees
    Accommodation
    Breakfast
1

Fort George

Trip will start from the Town of Vis. We will be driving in an off-road vehicle/a jeep. First stop is Fort George, an English fortress from the 19th century. From here we'll have a great look on Parja bay and  so-called „submarine tunnel“ .
2

Submarine Tunnel and Nova Pošta

Tunnel “Lobster” is built in the 80's as a new and more efficient method of defense.  Next we'll see the defensive emplacements that protected the northern entrance to Vis harbor – four artillery batteries that were part of the defensive grid of the Adriatic. We'll also share with you some anecdotes told by former soldiers that were stationed here, to give you a glimpse in their everyday life
3

ARK Vela Glava

Now we'll take a path less traveled, using the old military roads to reach ARK Vela Glava – nuclear shelter in the middle of the island. Here we'll have an unique experience of discovering of one of the best kept secrets of the Cold War.
4

Mountain Hum

We'll take the break from gloomy tunnels by visiting the highest point of the island, where we'll enjoy in a stunning view of the town of Komiža and most of the surrounding islands.
5

British airfield

On our return back to Vis we'll stop at the sightseeing point Križ, where we'll have an excellent view of Plisko poje and the former allied airfield, and we'll talk about British soldiers that were on the island of Vis and their experiences.

SPECIAL OFFER: package tour for 2 people at the price of 110,00€ . It includes accommodation (1 night in a room 1/2), transport and a guide. Meals can be arranged on the basis of breakfast, half board and full board with extra charge.

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