Unique Products

Agave lace The Benedictine nuns make lace fibres using various tecniques: tenerife, tenerife with netting, filet embroidery and a particular technique called antika. The particular characteristic of the lace motifs is the fact that they are made without a template, inspired by the spur of the moment and created according to the imagination of the Benedictine nuns. The lace is never washed or...

Unique Manifestations

Unique Manifestations Following the Cross Procession When? Maundy Thursday For more than 400 years on Hvar, parishioners from the central part of the island have participated in the great Za križen (Following the Cross procession). Beginning on Maundy Thursday, mass is simultaneously held in the six parishes of Jelsa, Pitve, Vrisnik, Svirče, Vrbanj and Vrboska. The procession then begins,...

Hvar Best Beaches

Bonj les bains Historic early 20th century beach club near renovated Amfora Resort in Hvar offers top spa services, nutritional cuisine, and mattress service for a burgeoning beach scene. Stone columns frame a rooftop lounge area with central bar pouring tropical cocktails and freshly squeezed juices. Underneath the lounge area are a series of concrete cabanas and sprawling patio area furnished...

How to get to Hvar

How to get to Hvar Regardless of which type of transportation you choose to reach Hvar, undoubtedly you will experience a crystalline Adriatic Sea journey to Hvar Island. Firstly you will have to reach a harbor or docking on the mainland and then proceed to the island by boat transfer, ferry, catamaran or hydroplane. If you wish a free of worry custom made transfer to the door of your hotel and...

Places to visit around Hvar

Places to visit around Hvar • Paklinski Islands This is one of world’s most beautiful island chains made of 21 islands, islets, reefs and narrow passages forming a green and white line separating the open sea from Paklinski Channel. Legend says that the Paklinski Islands came into existence as a result of a secret love between the sea god Poseidon and a nymph. Even today it's easy to see why...

150 Years Of Organised Tourism

Hvar, the cradle of Croatian tourism, is celebrating this year 150th anniversary of tourism. Hvar geographic position, its favourable climate, clear sea and rich culture heritage favoured the development of the organized tourism in the distant 1868, when the «Health Society»was founded. The society was stimulating and going in step with tourism development. It was opening the gate to make it...

Hvar Heritage

Hvar Heritage and Culture Hvar is one of the most beautiful islands of the Mediterranean, its hillsides are covered in pine forests, with vineyards, olive groves, fruit orchards and lavender fields in the agricultural areas and its climate is characterized by mild winters, and warm summers with many hours of sunshine so it is no wonder that the island was the center of attention for many who have...

Places to visit in Hvar

Places to visit in Hvar • Hvar Town Beside Dubrovnik, Hvar is the epicenter of the Dalmatian travel industry. Holidaymakers come to be around the yachts lined along the harbor and among the revelers forking out more than top dollars to party into the night. In high season this pretty petite Venetian capital of 3000 locals on the island’s south-west tip overflows with 30.000 visitors every...