Information about Hvar Island

Island Hvar has the largest number of sunny days in Croatia.

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Island Hvar is the longest island on the Adriatic Sea, and it is also famous as the warmest and sunniest place in Croatia. It has the largest number of sunny days in Croatia.

The most popular tourist places on island Hvar are: the town of Hvar, Stari Grad, Jelsa, Vrboska, Milna, Sucuraj, Zavala, Sveta Nedjelja, and Ivan Dolac.
The places that are not on the sea are: Brusje, Grablje, Selca kod Starog Grada, Dol, Rudina, Vrbanj, Svirče, Vrisnik, Pitve, Humac, Poljica, Zastražišće, Gdinj, Bogomolje and Selca kod Bogomolja.
All along the western part of the Hvar are 17 small islands called Pakleni otoci.

Pakleni Otoci are small islands with beautiful sandy and pebble beaches. They are full of pine forests. There are also lots of big rocks that plunge into the sea. These small islands are a heaven to fishing, but also the oases to have peaceful rest from everyday life and crowd.

The climate on the whole island of Hvar is mild Mediterranean.

The island population is very proud of the lavender and rosemary, which are characteristic cultivations on the island. Hvar is also famous for its vineyards and olive groves, so the visitors from all over the world are thrilled with the taste and quality of wines and olive oils here.

People here work mostly in fishing industry and tourism. Whole Island is oriented to tourists, where Mediterranean vegetation, flora and fauna, as well as beautiful beaches cannot leave the visitor reluctant, and thanks to the mild climate and vegetation, it is equally beautiful during the summer and winter time of the year.

On this island rich with natural beauty you may also see numerous monuments and buildings from the Ancient Greeks time, as well as from the Roman Empire, which means that it is the Island full of historical stories and natural beauties.

During the peak season, the town of Hvar is most attracted to the tourists, especially the young ones, because of the all night discos and parties, beautiful beaches, port that is full of large luxury yachts, and places to have fun and rest at the same time.


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