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.
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.
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