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Island of Hvar

Island of Hvar, Croatia

Crystal clear sea on one of the numerous beaches on the Island of Hvar. Source: apartments-arbanasic-hvar.com


Island of Hvar has been inhabited since the 4th century BC by ancient Greeks. It is the longest and the most popular of Croatian islands. It has been declared one of the ten most beautiful islands in the world and praised by many of the respectable world media. The island is known for its mild climate. Healing sun and sea have made Hvar into one of the first Adriatic tourist destinations. Its reddish soil, azure sea, purple lavender, many olive groves and sloped vineyards intertwine in their beauty, along with tastes and fragrances of the island's rich gastronomic and tourist offer. Island of Hvar
Island of Hvar, Croatia

New York Times included Hvar on its list of places to visit. Source: total-croatia.com


is a specific tourist destination. Other than its natural beauty, it also possesses a certain social glamour making it very hard for the world jet-set to stay away. This is especially true of the city of Hvar. City of Hvar is located on the south side of the island and is the sunniest place on the Island of Hvar, with over 2700 hours of sun per year. Hvar has a valuable cultural heritage, mostly thanks to Venetians who ruled the island for over four and a half centuries. The most famous buildings are the city fortress, medieval walls, Renaissance-Baroque suburb Burak, Hvar Theatre - the
Island of Hvar, Croatia

View of Hvar, the cove with boats and Pakleni otoci archipelago from the city fortress. Source: turistickiblogg.blogspot.com


oldest public theatre in Europe, St. Stephen's Cathedral, Town Square - the largest in Dalmatia, loggia, arsenal and Benedictine Monastery - famous for agave thread lace that has been produced by the nuns for centuries and has been recognized by UNESCO as Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity, due to its unique patterns and designs. In the recent years it has become easier to reach the island, due to development of maritime transport, ferry and catamaran services. Accommodation for tourists is especially developed, be it hotel or private accommodation. Apartments on Hvar suit a wide range of desires and financial possibilities of tourists, ranging from luxury apartments by the sea with breathtaking views to cheap rooms and apartments that satisfy only the basic needs - comfortable accommodation.

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