Titova Špilja

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Location: Hum, island Vis.
From Komiža 117 to Podšpilje, turn left towards Žena Glava, next left, signposted. There are some parking spaces in a hairpin curve, 5 minutes walk a staircase up to the cave.
(43.036480, 16.120400)
Open: no restrictions.
Fee: free.
Classification: SpeleologyKarst cave SubterraneaCave House
Light: bring torch
Guided tours:
Address: Titova Špilja.
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1944 Tito stayed for some months at this cave.


Titova Špilja (Tito's Cave) is one of numerous such caves. During years of fight Tito had numerous hideouts, and many of them were later renamed Tito's Cave. This cave was originally named (Ghost's Cave) and is located below the summit of Hum, the highest hill of Vis. Tito sought refuge after Nazi troops tried to kill him in Drvar, and spent some time in 1944 in this cave. It was transformed into a sort of cave house which provided a safe and comfortable From here he set out to meet Winston Churchill and Stalin.