VISIT HVAR - Island Hvar

City of Hvar

HvarCity of Hvar is the biggest place on the island. Situated in natural surrounding of southwest shore of the island Hvar. The name comes from the word Pharos, Greek name for the island and the city that used to be on place of today Old Town. City of Hvar with places Brusje, Velo Grablje, Milna and Sveta Nedjelja counts ca 4500 inhabitants. Climate is mild Mediterranean, with no big oscillations.

Hvar is a city of extremely cultural-historical heritage, but strong tourist centre with century's tourist tradition. Pleasant climate, lots of sun, natural beauties, various hotel, sport and recreational offer attracts tourist to the city at summer and winter, and for its climate characteristics medical-treatment tourism has developed. In 1868. Hvar founded Hygienic society, which cared for the pleasant stay of tourists in the city. In that way has in fact started to develop modern tourism, in 1903. year first hotel "Carica Elizabeta" was founded. Today Hvar has many various accommodations.

Hvar at night
Hotel Palace - Hvar

Hvar possess exceptional monumental heritage: cathedral, Franciscan monastery, theatre (first communal theatre in Europe), fortress with beautiful view on Pakleni islands and Vis, quality and various accommodation: hotels, apartments, board and lodging, camp, and many possibilities for sport recreation: tennis, table tennis, basketball, bowling and renting equipment for water sports. It is especially known for its climate with lot of sun, little rainy days and almost without snow, because of that hotel tourist workers offer guests to pay 50% of the price if that day was raining the entire day or nothing if it is snowing. Swimmers like to visit Pakleni islands, a complex of little islands, where you can enjoy in sun and sea in many isolated woody coves. In restaurants of the city Hvar serves fish specialities, beside extremely well goes quality and top-level Hvar's wine.

Hotel Amfora - HvarToday Hvar is one of most visited and popular touristic destination of Dalmatia. With all great places on the island (Stari Grad, Jelsa, Vrboska and etc.) it is connected with bus lines and ferry lines with Split, Rijeka, Zadar, Dubrovnik and islands of the archipelago.