Islands of Dalmatia: Hvar - Excursions and private tours
Islands of Dalmatia: Hvar
From the Greek collonisation was an important strategic and nautical centre and today it is considered one of the most beautiful islands in the world, with plenty of sun, as untouched nature, fragrances of lavender, olives and wine.
Today's name of the island has Greek origins (in Greek Pharos – lighthouse), the Romans formed the name Pharia, Dalmatian Romans then changed it to Fara, when in the early Middle Ages Croats changed into Hvar.
Paklenski otoci, at the front of the town of Hvar - (Hvar's isles) are a group of some twenty islets and cliffs.
This magnificent archipelago represents an unforgettable experience for yachtsmen and deep-sea divers.
ESTIMATED DRIVING TIME
FERRY FROM SPLIT approx. 2 Hours
SPEED BOAT approx. 1,5 hours
THINGS TO SEE
The fort Fortica (Španjola) - Hvar town attractions
Starigrad- Plain, Ager - UNESCO World Heritage - exceptional archaeological importance and well preserved ancient cadastre originating from the 4th century B.C
Tvrdalj, Stari Grad
Fishing Museum, Vrboska
A healthy, light, mostly cooked food (mainly fish), seasoned with home-made olive-oil and a pinch of herbs.
Fish on grill, Sea food risotto, Hvar gregada.
All of the local attractions are provided with certificated onsite partners (guides, restaurants and other) and can be done upon your request (tailor-made).
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