Did you know that, with 2,760 hours of sunshine per year, Hvar boasts some of the sunniest weather in Europe? So, if you are a fan of vitamin D (as you should be), you should visit this Dalmatian gemstone. Hvar is one of the most stunning islands in Croatia; picturesque towns and villages, hillsides covered in lavender fields, pine forests, vineyards and olive groves – the scenery alone is reason enough to put Hvar on your bucket list.
If you’re dreaming of a magical place to swim and snorkel, Hvar has pristine beaches and translucent Mediterranean waters so clear that you can see right to the bottom.
Hvar is an island of wine, whose winemakers are producing some outstanding wines which can be tasted very diverse; in a Romanesque cellar in Jelsa, an underwater tasting in Sveta Nedjelja or the only cave winery accessible only by speedboat.
Hvar also has a rich historical heritage as an important trading hub for centuries due to its strategic location at the center of the Adriatic sailing routes. The Greeks, the Romans, the Venetians all left their mark on the island. Stari Grad, the oldest town in Croatia, when Hvar Island was colonized by the Greeks in 384 BC, was once called Pharos.
These are just a few crumbs about Hvar, and to find out more join us on a journey that will linger in your memory like a gentle Adriatic breeze.