It is well known fact that Croatia has more than 1000 islands but very few heard about the island of Biševo. Biševo is a small island situated four nautical miles from the town of Komiža – island of Vis. With a surface of 6 square kilometers, on the island there are only 19 inhabitants.
The island was inhabitated in prahistoric times but today there are numerous empty villages and settlemets. Biševo is also known as the place of origin of „Falkuša“ – a traditional type of Croatia ship.
For sure the biggest touristic attraction of the Island of Biševo is a Blue cave.
The cave was discovered and presented to the public by Barun Eugen Von Ransonnet back in 1884.
He suggested the widening of the cave entrance thus all the world can admire the cave exceptional beauty. The Blue cave has 2 entrances: bigger and smaller and there is a possibilty to enter the cave by boat.
The blue cave on Biševo island is 11 meters wide, 24 meters long and 16 meters deep.