Hvar town is one of the largest centre on the same named island Hvar.
Island Hvar, the largest and sunniest (annual average of 2718 hours of sun) Croatian island, belongs to a group of Middle Dalmatia Islands.
Larger places of the island (except Hvar town) which are located at the coast are Stari Grad, Jelsa, Sucuraj and Vrboska. Other (smaller) places on the coast are Milna, Sveta Nedilja, Ivan Dolac and Zavala. Each of this places its recognizable through its beautiful bays and beaches. Some of them are only reachable by the sea which make them more attractive as they already are.
Island which surround Hvar are Bra, Vis and Korcula and each of them is separated by the same named channel. Hvar is known by its Mediterranean climate. The winter are very gentle and the summer are warm, but still not too warm to make the agriculture not possible.
This was a little geographic introduce to Hvar island. If you want to know more about it, we are pretty sure you will find the right information about this special island.
Now, we will introduce you with Hvar town, the object of our interest.
As already mentioned, the town of Hvar is the largest settlement on the island. The town is located on the south coast of island Hvar, towards the western end. In front of the town are the Pakleni islands. This is a group of small island scattered around the town and with beautiful bathing places. They are worth a trip, surely.
You can use different ways to get on the island (if you don´t own a private yacht), it depends from where are you reaching. You can take either a ferry or a speed boat from Split if this is the direction where you are coming from or a ferry from Drvenik. The ferry from Split goes to Stari Grad and the one from Drvenik to Sucuraj.
Once you are on the island and in the town of Hvar you will be ready to explore the city and the island at all. Hvar is an ancient town with a splendid and repeatable history. It is an inexhaustible treasury of scenery, atmosphere and adventures.
Glory and power during the middle ages made Hvar to an important port within the Venetian, naval empire. Today, Hvar is the centre of tourism on the island and one of the most desirable destination.
The town of Hvar and other towns and villages on the island have numerous architectural and cultural monuments. All of them may witness to the outstanding island traditions, the economic prosperity and the relations Hvar used to maintain with other cultural centre due to past centuries.
Places and monuments which should be explored in Hvar town are the Hvar fortress (Fortica) from where you have an amazing panoramic view over the harbour. If you like panoramic views, then you shouldn´t miss the one from the Observatory of the city. The Franciscan Monastery and the St. Stpehen´s Cathedral are also a must see. Enjoy the architecture and houses of the old town while walking through the Venetian streets.
Hvar is the perfect place for families, couples and single who are looking for some fun. Along the promenade at the coast you can find different restaurants and bars, for each taste and claim something.
If you are planning to visit Hvar you will be rewarded with friendly people, a lot of natural and beautiful bays and beaches, historical and cultural inheritance, the aromas of lavender, olive and wine.
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