Bisevo is located SW of Vis, 4 NM Komiza. This small inhabited island has an area of 5.8 sq. km. The highest point is Strazenica (239 m). The islanders live from fishing and agriculture. On its shores steep, there are many caves, the most famous is the Blue Cave (18 m long, 6 m high and 6 m deep) which is accessible only by boat and located in the bay of Balun. Bisevo Island is also known for the beautiful bays, the best known is the bay Porat.
Bisevo est située au SW de Vis, à 4 NM de Komiza. Cette petite île habitée a une superficie de 5,8 km². Le point le plus haut est Strazenica (239 m).
Les habitants de l’île vivent de la pêche et de l'agriculture.
Sur ses rivages raides, il y a de nombreuses cavernes, la plus célèbre est la caverne bleue (18 m de long, 6 m de haut et 6 m de profondeur) qui n'est accessible que par bateau, et qui se trouve dans la baie de Balun. L’île de Bisevo est également connue pour ces belles baies, la plus connue est la baie de Porat (Bisevska).
Otok Svetac (Andrija), 305m high, lies 13 miles ESE of Otocic Jabuka and is generally steep-to. The coast of the island is rocky and reddish in color on the NW side. Its SW end is fronted by a few rocks. Hrid Kamik, a dark and jagged above-water rock, lies 0.7 mile W of the SW extremity ...
Bisevski Kanal, 2.2 miles wide, leads between Otok Bisevo and Otok Vis. This channel, in good weather, can be used to advantage to shorten the route out of the Adriatic. However, in winter with strong winds and currents it is best avoided.
Bisevska Luka is a cove in the W coast of Bisevo. Suitable only as a temporary refuge from the bora. When other winds start
blowing, especially westerlies or south westerlies, yachts should leave without
delay. It provides no adequate shelter from the sirocco either, since this ...
Balun is a cove in the E coast of the island of
Bisevo, just S after Hr Tocac .The famous Blue Cave (Modra spilja) is situated in this cove. At noon, when the
sea is calm, sunrays penetrating into the cave through an underwater opening are
reflected from the white bottom, ...