VISIT HVAR - Island Hvar

Stari Grad

Stari GradStari Grad is situated at the bottom of 4 nautical miles long bay on nothern side of the island Hvara where deep sea bay transforms to a furtile island field-valley that had in antient times wineyards and olive fields. that settlement was founded in IV. century B.C., as a Greek colony Pharos. It is full of archeological discoveries and cultural-historical monuments. History has been for centuries leaving here many monumental signs on the urban body of Stari Grad. City walls Faros of Greek colonists, Roman mosaics, church of St. John, mediaeval street branches and Tvrdalj the renaissance fortified castle with fish pond, gardens of poet Hektor Hektorovic, are millenium simbols of this city.


Stari Grad

People haven't been living from maritime trading, agriculture were the primar activity. Field with 1000 ha are the largest cultivable surface on the Croatian archipelago. Fields enabled life and the bay protection. Today fields contribute to beauty and to a modern tourist way of life. of the island.


Surrounded with pine tree forrest, freshed with summer winds, Stari Grad in hot summer days is rare Spot in Dalmatia with fresh air and pleasant nights. Because of its position on the island it is a perfect starting place for long walks and trips onto the sunniest island of Adriatic. Hotel's settlement Helios with hotels and bungalows, sport's fields and private beaches, private accommmodation, restaurants with domestic food and traditional good quality island wines offers you the unforgetable vacation.