What is Hvar island known for?
Hvar island was one of the first locations where ancient Greeks founded their colonies in 4th century BC.
Even then, island was recognized as a great place suitable for living and first town founded on the island was Stari Grad (Old Town) that was administrative center of the island till 13th century when it was moved to town of Hvar that is around 30 min drive from Stari Grad.
Hvar is known as the sunniest island with more than 2700 hours of sun a year, which is perfect for lavender and vineyards for which Hvar is known for the most.
Also, it is known for the oldest public theatre in Europe and monumental fortress called Španjola from which you can have a beautiful view on Pakleni islands that are surrounding the town of Hvar.
Joining a luxury Croatian Cruise you can see, feel and taste best what Hvar offers.