Welcome to Hvar

Hvar, the island in Adriatic Sea , is the longest and the sunniest Croatian island and one of the most beautiful islands in the world. It is a part of the central Dalmatian archipelago with the area of 299.6 sq km (length 68.2 km, width up to 10.5 km) 

Hvar’s history lasts already for the millennia. Its wealth and contents are a result of numerous circumstances and advantages of Hvar. Nautical position of the Port of Hvar is certainly important. From the very beginnings of seafaring on sails, the island of Hvar was situated in the centre of sea routes in Adriatic. The port of Hvar, being protected by small islands and of naturally excellent shape, made a safe haven for boats, hiding from perilous winds.

It is situated in picturesque nature, facing the southern, side of the world that has given it all Mediterranean attraction and cheerfulness; facing sea, that gave it splendid and repeatable history, Hvar is an inexhaustible treasury of the scenery, atmosphere and adventure.

Hvar offers a number of advantages, which almost can not be found anywhere else in the world. Tourists embrace its most hidden places, not thinking where the origins of such harmony of climate, weather, sea, landscape and benevolence of people come from. They embrace everything in every way, especially climate and weather conditions.

The town is situated in the zone of the actual Mediterranean climate known also as "the climate of olive tree, which main characteristic is a clear, blue sky. Climate and weather make the town less average and tedious, and this makes it an attractive and to other unreachable phenomenon.

Good food (spiza, as locals refer to it) is an avoidable part of Hvar's tradition. A healthy, light, mostly cooked food (mainly fish), seasoned with home-made olive-oil and a pinch of herbs that grow everywhere around, accompanied by a glass of good wine, is a reason why people of Hvar live long and look so vigorous.

Friendly people, well-indented coast, numerous picturesque and intact beaches and bays, virgin nature, very rich historical and cultural inheritance, the scents of lavender, olive trees and wine are the reasons that island Hvar welcomes more and more tourists each year.