island Hvar

The island of Hvar belongs to the group of Central Dalmatian island. It is 68,2km long and 10,5km wide. Hvar is the longest and the sunniest island on the Adriatic, as well as one of the most beautiful islands in the world. It is known for its pleasant Mediterranean climate, with mild winters and pleasant summers. It is the island with the largest number of sunny hours per year. The economy of the island is based on tourism, fishing, viticulture, olive growing, as well as rosemary and lavender growing. Numerous famous tourist destinations are located on the island, such as Hvar, Jelsa, Stari Grad, Ivan Dolac, Sveta Nedjelja, Vrboska and Sucuraj.

The town of Hvar is the most famous tourist destination on the entire island, as well as the most visited destination on the Adriatic. Hvar is a town with rich cultural and historical heritage, beautiful architecture, located on the western side of the island, facing the south. Hvar offers something for everyone, no matter the age, the proof of which is the recently celebrated 140 years of organized tourism. Cultural heritage enthusiasts can see the Fortica fort, the Hvar cathedral, the Hvar theater (the oldest folk theater), Franciscan monastery and numerous other monuments which testify about the rough past of the island. You can find clear water with rocky and pebbly beaches on Hvar, with the Pakleni islands right in front of the Hvar bay which offer the most beautiful beaches on the Island. The most famous beaches are: Jerolim, Zdrilica, palmizana and Pokonji dol. Hvar offers one of the liveliest nightlives in Dalmatia. You can relax with numerous shows, exhibitions, concerts, musical and folklore events after which you can visit countless discotheques which are open until the early morning hours.

The second famous tourist resort on the island is Jelsa, located on the northern coast of the island of Hvar. Jelsa is, along with Hvar, one of the most visited and most desirable destinations on the island. Sports lovers can enjoy cycling, footpaths or biking trails, free climbing, sports gym, tennis center, diving school and numerous other sport activities.

You can reach the island of Hvar by a ferry or a speedboat. If you are travelling from Split, you will be arriving to Stari Grad and if you are travelling by ferry from Drvenik, you will be arriving in Sucuraj. You will be arriving to Hvar and Jelsa if you travel by speedboat from Split. It is important to mention that the number of boat lines which connect the island with the mainland increases during the season, so you can take the speedboat line Pescara-Stari Grad-Split or the international ferry connection (twice a week) Ancona-Stari Grad-Split-Korcula.

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* prices for June 2024 based on the maximum capacity for a minimum stay of 7 days

House - Vrboska - island Hvar House Tia From 126 €
  • Vrboska - island Hvar,
  • Persons: 3-5
  • Guests rating: 5.0
  • Most recent reservation 4 days ago
House - Vrboska - island Hvar House Lara From 120 €
  • Vrboska - island Hvar,
  • Persons: 6-9
  • Guests rating: 4.9
  • Most recent reservation 2 days ago
House - Vrboska - island Hvar House Morko From 165 €
  • Vrboska - island Hvar,
  • Persons: 2-6
  • Guests rating: 4.9
Apartment - Stari Grad - island Hvar Apartment Antonia From 85 €
  • Stari Grad - island Hvar,
  • Persons: 1-3
  • Guests rating: 5.0
  • Most recent reservation 19 days ago

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