Podhumlje is located at the foot of Hum hill – the highest peak of the island of Vis, it was named for
When you leave Komiža along the old road to Vis, at a distance of 6 km from Komiža, you will find a settlement in a quiet environment – Podhumlje. According to the 2011 census report, there were only 32 inhabitants.
There are several interesting archeological sites, nearby, of which, particularly, Lokva, a Neolithic clay collecting pool, which can be found on the marked road to Krušovica. Podhumlje also has several hamlets, where one can see the 19th-century storey houses, with associated outbuildings and older ground floor houses. The school building is all in ruins. The remains of a Roman rustic villa have been found at the Bačkovo site, from which the walls and mosaic pieces have been preserved.
In the village, right next to the road, there is a church of St. Nicholas, built in the 20th century.
Nowadays, the inhabitants of this settlement mostly live from agriculture and viticulture. So you can buy excellent wine and olive oil in Podhumlje.
If the road leads you to Podhumlje, don’t miss to visit the newly opened olive oil tasting room. In addition to high quality extra virgin olive oil, in the tasting room, there are various types of herb brandies made in traditional way.
More about the tasting room and the products, offered by OPG – Sviličić, you can find on the link:
Web: OPG – Sviličić
Land phone: +385 (0) 21 713 368
Location: Podhumlje is at about 12 km distance from Vis, and about 6 km from Komiža.