The Hvar island
The island of Hvar, one of the most beautiful Croatian and world island, is located in the Split – Dalmatia County. It is the longest island on the Adriatic Sea and the fourth largest.
Because of its natural and cultural beauty, the number of sunny hours and pleasant climate, sheltered bays, clean sea and beautiful beaches, it is one of the favourite tourist destinations. The vibrant nightlife attracts many young people. For those who want to spend the day swimming and sunbathing, they have more than 25 km of beautiful beaches at their disposal. Depending on what you want, you can choose from sandy, pebble or rocky beaches and bays. You can also choose from landscaped beaches or unspoiled nature where you can enjoy yourself thoroughly. The beaches in Sućuraj have a particular pleasure.
The island of Hvar offers a relaxing holiday break, walks by the sea, drinking coffee or a favourite drink with an escape from the hustle and bustle, but also provides fun primarily in the evenings and nights. Fishermen’s nights, concerts, exhibitions and theatrical performances are organized throughout the summer.
The most recognizable natural beauty of Hvar is the Pakleni otoci, which today represent a well-known picnic area. Sights you should take a look at are Fortica Fortress from the middle of the 16th century, which offers a beautiful view of the town of Hvar, its surroundings and nearby islands.
There is also the Hvar Cathedral, the Hvar Theater and Arsenal, and the Franciscan Monastery with the museum. The most famous building of the Old Town is the Petar Hektorović Pond, the Square of Sv. Stephen’s and Church of the same name.
The gastronomic offer includes traditional local specialities based on fish, crab, shellfish, wine and olive oil. There is a large selection of restaurants, inns and bars.
If you are not on the island, you can get there by ferry, and the closest one is from Drvenik. The voyage takes about half an hour.
Whether you are looking for fun, activity or peaceful vacation, the island of Hvar will give you everything you want. This beautiful, sunny island will provide you with a delightful experience of great fun, delicious food and drink, vibrant culture and beautiful nature.