- On January 8, 2017
- In Destinations
Hvar is a city in Croatia, which administratively belongs to the Split-Dalmatia County. It is located at the western end of the island, which is the largest settlement. In 2001, numbered 4,138 inhabitants. The city is rich in history and one of the most popular tourist destinations in Croatia.
Distance from the mainland sometimes can be a handicap, but in the other hand it also offers protection and isolation from the city traffics and other misfortunes which usually come with civilisation. Surrounded with beautiful nature, huge fields of lavender, olive trees and local vineyards make perfect harmony between nature and people.
Island Hvar is an island in Croatia, in front of the eastern Adriatic coast. It belongs to the group of central islands. Due to the large number of sunny days, often referred to as “Sunny Hvar”.
Hvar is one of the most important cultural centers of Croatian Renaissance culture. Well-known writers like Hanibal Lucic; first original drama with the theme of national history. Petar Hektorović, Fishing and Fishermen; first verse work in literature describing the real, not an allegorical journey and many others.
There is every year manifestation “The Days of the Hvar theater”, literary expert and stage event, organized by the Hvar Music Academy and Institute for the History of Dalmatian Literature in the town Hvar near Chatedral.
If you are looking for night life, or cultural attraction of Hvat town you will find interesting things for everything. Boat excursions to Pakleni Islands and Island Vis, sandy beaches around Hvar and the amazing town Stari Grad on the other side of the island can show you balance between ancient town and modern tourist facilities.