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Island of Hvar

The Island of Hvar is the most famous among the Croatian Dalmatian islands. Scientists flock to Hvar Island because of its nautical, strategic position, while travelers are attracted to the islands rich culture and tradition, historical monuments, Mediterranean natural attractions, picturesque architecture and nightlife. Hvar Island also boasts its mild climate that provides guests with pleasant summers and warm winters.

The island of Hvar continues its 140-year of organized tourism, making it reach the top 10 of the worlds most beautiful islands. It is separated from the mainland, making it easier for the people of Hvar Island to protect its ancient forest of olive trees, vast fields of lavender and well-kept vineyards. Hvar Island boasts its excellent, homemade wines and olives.

Attractions on the island of Hvar:

  • The Cathedral of St. Stephan - most impressive building in town of Hvar, from early 6th century.
  • Remains of ancient town Pharos in town of Stari Grad
  • The fortress ih Hvar town - built at the beginning of the 16th century. There is a magnificent view of the town of Hvar and Dalmatian islands from the fortress.
  • The Hektorovic Palace in town of Hvar - one of the finest late Gothic houses. The building of the Palace started in 1463 and was never completed.
  • The lighthouse in Sucuraj on the east cape of the island of Hvar was built in 1889
  • The church of St. Stephan in Stari Grad - Its construction began in 1605 on the site where the first Hvar cathedral was in the 12th century.
  • The Church of St. John in Jelsa town - small baroque church built in the 15th century
  • Church – fortress in Vrboska, built in 1575, one of the most prominent sights in Dalmatia

Island Hvar beaches:

  • Dubovica Bay - long pebbly beach situated 8 km east of Hvar town. You can find a plenty of shade under a thick crown of pine trees. On the coast is placed a summer residence from the 17th century.
  • Peninsula Soline close to small tourist destination Vrboska - beautiful pebbly beach as well as few smaller bays.
  • Naturist beach Glavica - beach is completely natural and there is no arranged entrance to the sea, as well as other facilities. This beach is situated very close to picturesque tourist village Vrboska.
  • Bays and beaches around Ivan Dolac
  • Perna - rocky beach with sea bottom, situated close to town of Sucuraj.

Hvar Island has a wide range of activities to offer, from having fun in the sun on the sandy beaches around Jelsa to sightseeing in the ancient town of Stari Grad, which preserves its centuries-old architecture mixed with modern tourist facilities. The lavender fields near Bogomolje, Gdinj and Zastrazisce as well as the peaceful secluded bays in Sucuraj offers a relaxing experience that cannot be found anywhere else. Nature lovers will appreciate a boat excursion to the Pakleni Islands or a visit to the south cliffs of Sveta Nedilja, Ivan Dolac or Milna. For those who just want to relax, a trip to the little Venice in Vrboska or at the cosmopolitan Hvar town can make your trip to the island of Hvar an unforgettable vacation.

Island of Hvar - Apartments, Houses

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Price 70 – 255 €
Center 900m
Beach 50m
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Located in Hvar on Hvar Island, Hotel Croatia is a 10-minute walk from the old part of town and the port. Surrounded by a pine forest, it is 33 yards from the beach. - buffet breakfast, lunch - choice of menus, dinner - choice of menus. All accommodation units are equiped with:. bathroom/toilet, hair drier, telephone, satellite, TV, heating, air condition.
Price 58 – 329 €
Center 280m
Beach 50m
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Only 300 ft from the waterfront, Apartments Bonkan Hvar is located on the picturesque Hvar Island. All accommodations have a balcony with views of the sea and Paklinski Islands. With elegant facilities and hospitality, guests at this hotel will surely have an impressive stay. To book a room easily at the Apartments And Rooms Bonkan Hvar, please submit your travel dates and proceed with our secure online booking form.
Price 58 – 343 €
Center 490m
Beach 350m
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Overlooking Pakleni Islands and Hvar’s Spanish Fortress, Villa Maja is located only 400 meters from the historic centre and the sea side promenade. In addition to free Wi-Fi and private parking, its guests can enjoy an on-site outdoor pool. All air-conditioned accommodation units feature satellite TV and a private bathroom with shower. Best beaches in and around Hvar: Hulahula beach, PokonjiDol beach, Kriza beach, Amfora beach, KodFranjevaca beach.

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