Considered one of the ten most beautiful islands in the world, Hvar Island is a destination not to be missed for the holidays. This charming island offers tourists its blue sea, beaches, nature, historical monuments for an unforgettable stay.
The island Hvar, a city perfumed
Island Hvar is the longest island in the archipelago of central Dalmatia. Its Mediterranean climate makes it a holiday destination of choice. It is an island which combines the fragrant plains of lavender, old olive trees and vineyards. Carrefour maritime, island Hvar has been the influence of many cultures that are rooted in its culture and its history. The towns of Hvar, Stari Grad and Jelsa are the main towns of the island. Located on the west coast of the island, the town of Hvar is the largest town on the island in addition to being the most popular tourist spot. Its sun, its atmosphere, its stone architecture and natural beauty gives it a magical side.
On the north side of the island, Stari Grad is a deep bay, considered the center of the island Hvar. Renaissance has left a remarkable architectural heritage as Tvrdalj, a mansion built in the 16th century. You can also visit a convent Dominican or admire the paintings and precious fossil kept in a library. Stari Grad also offers visits to the coves and bays, small villages of fishermen and wine growers. North of the island is Bol with the sea in the foreground and the pine forest in the hinterland. More contemporary Jelsa is characterized by its urban architecture. Lush vegetation allows it to be the only place where the water is soft.
The discovery of the island Hvar
The island Hvar offers many activities to its visitors. For a cultural visit, Hvar is full of historical monuments such as the fortress Fortica, the Cathedral of Hvar or the scene of Hvar is the pride of the island. Founded in 1612, this theater is the oldest in Europe. Other attractions are also worth visiting as Zavala and its beautiful beaches, sites of Ivan Dolac, Sveta Nedjelja and Milna. Do not miss Vrboska, considered the “Little Venice” or Sucuraj awaits you with its beautiful bays. The island offers a unique cuisine where fish is king.
Proponents of boat trips can afford a trip to the islands called Pakleni islands of Hell for their rugged forms. Relaxation lovers, the beaches of pebbles or natural sand beaches invite you for swimming and sunbathing. The berries can also be visited by car or bicycle. In the evening, bars, parties “after beach” disco club night owls waiting for endless evenings!