Hvar City

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The fascinating cultural heritage, the secluded naturist beaches and the romantic atmosphere of Hvar city recommend it as one of the most attractive spots on the Dalmatian coast, a real jewel of the Adriatic!

A fairy-tale spot situated on the south-western coast of Hvar Island - one of the 10 most beautiful islands in the world - Hvar town reveals you a blissful mix of history, culture, traditions, turquoise sea and amazing landscapes. The town of Hvar is the heart of the island's tourism, the favorite spot for all travel brochures about Croatia, and is excellent connected by ferries with two of the most visited cities along the Croatian Coast - Split and Dubrovnik.

Hvar town witht houses, sailboats and the Adriatic.

That's Hvar town - it sure does have a fabulous location, doesn't it?

Everything will simply delight you in the ancient city of Hvar, wrapped in seven-century-old walls, cloud-topped fortifications and guarded by the turquoise infinity of the Adriatic.

When preparing your holidays in Hvar, pack a comfortable pair of sandals, as you simply cannot help exploring here!

  • Venetian style old houses,

  • wonderful architecture,

  • an impressive collection of museums, galleries, art exhibitions,

  • a romantic glimpse of history erupting from every wall.

Don't miss the oldest municipal theatre in Europe, which first opened its gates in 1612, turning the Hvar city in a lively museum.

Map of Hvar town

Larger view

A sensational palm-fringed waterfront promenade will bring you from the seaside right in the center of Hvar town and straight to the Venetian loggia.

The imposing St. Stephen Cathedral and the Groda palace crown the spectacular piazza, referred to as one of the most impressive in Dalmatia. Your holiday camera will simply love the fascinating fortress Fortica (Spanjola) and the Franciscan monastery!

When it comes about catching sun, the six sand and pebbles beaches of Hvar city offer you endless options to find the perfect spot and abandon yourself in the well-being estate. Boarding the clear turquoise waters of the Adriatic, inviting to launch out at sea for a long swim, Jerolim and Stipanska are some of the best-known naturist beaches in the whole Croatia.

Beaches around Hvar town.

You will find great beaches in the surrounding of Hvar.

Zdrilca offers you the privacy of an wooden cove on the nearby Pakleni Islands, Palmizana will spoil you with an exotic touch from the pine-scented air and the lush bordering Mediterranean vegetation, Mekicevica lays 2,5 km east of the Hvar center, while Pokonji Dol surprises you from the impressive gravel cove with the wet pebbles shimmering under sun of Hvar.

After the evening set off the Hvar city, the metamorphose is complete - the idyllic medieval fortress turn into a nightlife spot, with pumping activities and with a irresistible social vibe.

Promenade of Hvar city by night.

The charming palm-fringed waterfront promenade of Hvar city.

Start your evening with a fine dining in one of the romantic restaurants facing the sea, and tempt your palate with the mouth watering Croatian dishes.

The night is young, so what about getting ready for the party with a delightful local red wine. A lot of discos and nightclubs open their gates in Hvar, and dancing sessions last till sunshine.

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