The island of Hvar is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Croatia. Located in the Adriatic Sea, Hvar is a beautiful island with a rich history and a vibrant culture.
The island of Hvar was first settled by the ancient Greeks in the 4th century BC. The Romans conquered Hvar in the 1st century AD, and the island became an important part of the Roman Empire. After the fall of the Roman Empire, Hvar was ruled by a succession of different empires, including the Byzantine Empire, the Holy Roman Empire, and the Austrian Empire.
Today, the island of Hvar is a popular tourist destination, thanks to its beautiful beaches, its rich history, and its vibrant culture. The island is home to a variety of museums, theaters, and art galleries. Hvar is also a great place to enjoy a night out, with a lively music and nightlife scene.
Places to go in Hvar.
Take advantage of the time in the town of Hvar the most beautiful waterfronts, explore the sights around the main square and definitely do not forget the famous defensive fortress Fortica on the hill of Hvar.
The Town of Stari Grad
The Petar Hektorović Fortified Villa
The Dominican Monastery of St. Peter the Martyr
The Stari Grad Plain
The Archaeology Museum
St. Stephen’s Square – the Piazza, 15th Century
The Benedictine Nunnery and Church of St. Anthony the Abbot, 17th-18th centuries
The City Fortress – ‘Fortica’, 16th century
The Loggia, 15th – 16th centuries
St. Stephen’s Cathedral, Pope and Martyr / ‘Velo crikva’ 15th – 18th centuries
On Hvar every year between August 9th and 13th you can see an amazing Perseids meteor shower known as “The Tears of St. Lawrence”.
Beaches to visit in Hvar.
Malo zarace beach
Pokonji Dol beach
Ivan dolca beach
A place for party life and crazy nightlife. Although Hvar has an impressive historical and architectural heritage, the destination is completely branded as a nautical and fashionable party destination. You shouldn’t miss Candlelight Concerts in Hvar.
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