Hvar Town is the Islands hub & busiest destination, estimated to draw
around 20,000 people per day in the high season, its odd that they can all fit in the small bay town,
where 13th century walls surround beautifully ornamented Gothic palaces & traffic free marble streets,
but fit they do.
Hvar is the number-1 holder of Croatia’s superlatives: it’s the most luxurious island, the sunniest place in the
country (2724 sunny hours each year) and along with Dubrovnik, the most popular tourist destination.
Hvar Town, the islands capital, is all about swanky hotels, elegant restaurants, trendy bars & clubs, posh yachters
& a general sense of status, a great place to see & be seen.
The coastal towns of Stari Grad
the cultural and historical centers of the island are more serene and discerning spots.
Hvar is also famed for the lilac lavender fields that dot its interior, as well as for other aromatic plants such
as rosemary and heather.
You will find that some of deluxe hotels use skin care products made out of these gorgeous herbs.
The interior of the island hides abandoned ancient hamlets, towering peaks and verdant, largely unchartered landscapes.
It’s worth exploring on a day trip, as is the southern end of the island, which has some of Hvar’s most beautiful