What awaits you on Hvar
If you ever heard any story or researched on your own anything about Hvar Island, you surely have high expectations from your visit, and you can bet that this beautiful island will surpass them all.
Hvar is the longest and sunniest island in the Adriatic Sea, with more than 2700 hours of sunshine per year. It is a part of the central Dalmatian archipelago and is often called the most beautiful one of 1244 Croatian islands. But there is a lot more than just sun and beaches if you wonder what to see on Hvar, with more than 2400 years of tradition, this island is rich in cultural heritage, amazing architecture, delicious food and was even recognized by UNESCO.
The most famous places on the Island are the town of Hvar, Stari grad, village Vrboska, Milna, Jelsa and Sućuraj.
One of the most visited places on Hvar island is Hvar’s old town placed on the southern side of the island. This important port of the Mediterranean throughout history today is a perfect mix of rich historical places and one of the most famous Croatian party destinations.
Among the main attractions of the Old Town of Hvar are Spanish Fortress built in the 13th century with an incredible view over the city and nearby islands, the Cathedral of St. Stephen, the Jewel of the town’s main square and the Benedictine Convent, famous for its tradition in agave lace making which was listed on UNESCO List of Intangible Cultural Heritage.
One of the oldest cities in Croatia, Stari grad is a famous UNESCO world heritage site. In this small town, you can experience the traditional Mediterranean lifestyle while you explore the lovely stone streets and squares and visit the remains of old city walls from the 4th century BC.
Stari grad was home of Petar Hektorović, a famous Croatian poet, who built the beautiful Tvrdalj castle, one of the most famous sites of Stari grad. While in Stari grad you can also visit the Dominican monastery and Christian church of St. John.
If you get tired of exploring Hvar towns and are in search of a nice refreshment, you can relax because Hvar has one of the most beautiful beaches in Europe. Some of the most famous ones are Malo Zarace Beach, PokonjI Dol and Dubovica. And if you’re in search of a unique experience and have some extra time don’t miss the opportunity to visit Blue Cave, one of the most amazing places to visit in Croatia.
How to reach Hvar from Šibenik?
Hvar is located approximately 113 km away from Šibenik and there are a few ways you can reach Hvar from Šibenik by bus, car or ferry and it takes around 3 and a half hours of travelling if you decide on one of these options.
If you want to fully enjoy your visit and holidays, forget about timetables and long rides in public transportation and explore Hvar using our taxi service.
Our experienced drivers have a long navigating experience and will get you to your destination safe and fast for the best prices on the market. Our comfortable boats will wait for you at the scheduled time at your desired location and will wait for you on your way back to Šibenik when you desire.
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