The island

The island of Hvar is situated on Dalmatian coast, in one of the sunniest regions of the Mediterranean. Its limestone hillsides are covered in forests, while the coastal plain (whose ancient agricultural heritage make it a Unesco world heritage site) features vineyards, olive groves, figs, oranges and lavender fields.Hvar’s history is rich and very diverse. Unique archaeological finds from the prehistoric Hvar Culture date back to 3500bc. The island was then inhabited by Ilyrians, Greek and Roman colonies, later Bisant, Venetians, French, Austo-Hungarian and others. Each left their mark on the island’s architecture and culture.

Hvar has now become a favourite holiday destination,with lots of sunshine and hundreds of secluded beaches. Its crystal clear waters attract divers and sailing enthusiasts and provide inspiration for the island’s cuisine. You will eat fresh seafood everywhere from small village konobas to smart town-centre restaurants and enjoy some of the island authentic specials like prosek, grapa ,fresh goat cheese, dry figs ,almonds etc.Hvar town, on the south-west coast, is the island’s cultural capital. Yachts line the great harbour and ancient city walls surround an old town of intact renaissance baroque architecture. There is a selection of monuments, art galleries, seafront restaurants ,bars and clubs to choose from. Stari Grad (“Old Town”),rich in history is celebrating 2400 years now and Jelsa also beautiful city in the port ,laid back and lovely, has great beaches and great food.