HVAR - TOWN ON THE EPONYMOUS ISLAND

Hvar island: this jewel may be the brightest among the islands of Croatia. It has been very famous for a long time, since the ancient periods, because of its favorable position (strategic and nautical). The colorful history of the island and, therefore, various cultural and natural remains make this island rich and attractive.

In recent times even celebrities are curious about this island, so they are coming to discover its beauties.

The island has even been mentioned and praised in verses and portrayed by many painters. We recommend not to miss paying it a visit when on your sailing holidays in Croatia.

However, the town of Hvar is the highlight of the eponymous island and to visit just this place is more than enough to experience it all: intact Mediterranean nature, rich historical and cultural heritage, and the lively tourist present and vibrant nightlife.

 

HVAR TOWN/SETTLEMENT

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STARI GRAD

VISIT ONE OF THE OLDEST TOWNS IN CROATIA DURING YOUR SAILING HOLIDAYS

Stari Grad (literally translated in English “Old Town“), is actually one of the oldest towns in Croatia, and even one of the oldest in Europe. It is located on the north-western side of the island of Hvar, relatively close to the little settlement Vrboska, resting at the very end of a long, well-protected bay. During your sailing holidays in Croatia, make sure to pay it a visit!

The town is the main ferry port and the historical heart of Hvar island. Its most ancient part, the Stari Grad Plain, is a UNESCO Protected World Heritage Site, while the entire municipality lies within the buffer zone.

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VRBOSKA

SAILING DESTINATION THAT SHOULDN'T BE MISSED DURING SAILING HOLIDAYS IN CROATIA

Vrboska is a charming little settlement, one of the smallest towns on the sunny island of Hvar located on the north coast. However, it offers both mooring options in its ACI marina and mooring options in the city harbor. Before arriving in Vrboska, choose one of the beautiful bays on the way and stop for a swim.

The place has an unusual shape since it is lying along a curved and narrow fjord and it is hidden deep in a narrow bay, surrounded by olive groves, vineyards, and pine forest. However, these are all the reasons that make it special.

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MASLINCA

ONE OF THE TYPICAL FIRST DESTINATIONS FOR CHARTERS STARTING FROM SPLIT

When sailing from Split, Croatia, you can choose between numerous possible routes. However, one of the typical first destinations is Maslinica.

It is a charming small village and the only settlement and port on the western side of the island of Šolta. The coast around Maslinica is adorned with little bays and mesmerizing pebble beaches.

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