Hum (island of Vis)
Mountains & Rocks
Hum (island of Vis)
Page Type: Mountain/Rock
Dalmatia, Croatia, Europe
Hum (island of Vis)
island of Vis
Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
1926 ft / 587 m
Created/Edited: Aug 5, 2011 / Aug 6, 2011
Object ID: 735316
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OverviewHum (587m) is the highest peak on the island of Vis. Unfortunately leadership to top is not available because there is the military facility which should not be approached. Control point of HPO (Croatian mountineering tour) is the Chapel of Saint Spirit in the vicinity.
Hum - chapel Sveti duh
Getting ThereVis, Biševo, Svetac(Saint), Brusnik, Jabuka(Apple) and Palagruža make the outmost, pelagic, string of the middle Adriatic islands.
location of island Vis nautic map Svetac Biševo Vis shematic map of islands Vis and Biševo map of island Vis 1 map of island Vis 2
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Mountain house and campingMountain house Svet Andrija (St. Andrew) (267 m) is located exactly at the top that dominates the redundant port of Vis. It is a former military facilities for hiking needs of members arranged by HPD Hum from Vis. The house has a range of drinks, and there is a possibility of overnight stays.
Places to Bed: 14
Manages: HPD Hum, Vis
Information: Željko Arnautović
tel.: 098/98-03-330, 021/711-487, 021/711-736
Access to the vehicle leads to the house poor dirt road that is not recommended for driving, so that Vis is also the nearest place until it can reach the vehicle.
Time of ascent: Vis - mountain house St Andrew 1:30 h
mountain house Sveti Andrija
view on Vis from mountain house Sveti Andrija military tunnel in Vis bay Vis 1
Vis 2 Vis 3
ViewFrom the chapel of St. Spirit you can see Komiža, islands Svetac(Saint) and Biševo and cliff Jabuka(Apple).
view on Komiža from chapel Sveti Duh Komiža panorama of Komiža and Hum
Coordinates N 43 ° 2 '7.9''E 16 ° 6' 55.1''
MarkMetal stamp is built into the right door of the chapel of St. Spirit.
ApproachesPodašpilje - Woman head (Žena glava) - Tito's cave - St. Spirit on Hum 1:25 h
Komiža - St. Spirit on Hum 2:00 h
Vis - Woman head - Tito's cave - St. Spirit on Hum 3:30 h
By Hum you can easily get asf. road from the village Žena glava (Woman head). In addition to the markings leading to the chapel of St. Spirit to Podašpilje, Vis and Komiža by almost all the island's roads were carried out hiking markings that provide countless hiking opportunities.
Maps and guidesTorist and trekking map Vis island - Croatian Mountain Rescue Service (HGSS)
Tourist-mountaineering guidebook - Croatian Mountain Rescue Service (HGSS)
Tito's cave On the way out Podašpilje valid Vis or visit Tito's cave hidden on the slopes of Hum. These are two small caves undecorated, partially walled in entrance, where Josip Broz Tito and partisan leadership secretly spent several months during the Second World War (1944). To cave there is access road of 275 steps. The caves can be seen without additional lighting.
Tito's cave 1 Tito's cave 2
Stiniva bayStiniva bay is well known nature monument, whose deeply recessed beach is closed with two high rocky gate leaves, appear impressive cliffs.
Stiniva bay beach Stiniva sea passage to beach Stiniva 1 sea passage to beach Stiniva 2
Blue cave (Modra špilja) on the island of BiševoBlue cave(Modra špilja) on the island of Biševo is protected by law as nature monument. There occurs rare phenomenon when about noon, on calm sea days, the sunshine enters through its natural opening, reflect from the white bottom and illuminate the cave walls with blue, and object in the sea with silverfish light.
Blue cave on the island of Biševo 1 Blue cave on the island of Biševo 2
Green cave(Zelena špilja) on the island of RavnikThe islet of Ravnik, protected as significant landscape, hides at its southern part an unusual cave with two exits towards the sea and one opening in the ceiling. The sunshine rays that enter the cave create a magic green-light effect after whic the cave has been named-Green cave(Zelena špilja). Green cave is a geomorphplogic monument of nature and genuine attraction for divers and tourists.
Green cave on the island of Ravnik 1 Green cave on the island of Ravnik 2
Green cave on the island of ravnik 3
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