An unforgettable weekend in the town of Hvar - recommendations from the hosts on what to visit and experience

In the town of Hvar on the sunniest Adriatic island of the same name, it all starts and ends on the lively main town square - Pjaci. One of the most beautiful city loggias on the Adriatic, the Cathedral of St. Stjepana, the Arsenal building where one of the oldest European theaters is located, the mandrac from where many boats leave for the Pakleni islands, are located on the Pjaca.

From here you can take a walk along the waterfront towards the famous Franciscan monastery, then towards the romantic coves of the south side of the island, enter the narrow streets of the city center or head towards the walls of the medieval fortress above the city which offers fantastic views. Hell Islands and swelling Galešnik. Wherever you go, you will feel the spirit of a rich past in every corner.

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The nature of Hvar is as beautiful as it is fertile. Various one-day and multi-day tourist tours around the island will give you an insight into the fertile vineyards where the famous Hvar varieties of wine are grown, plavac small and large, bogdanuša and prč.

Cycling routes will introduce you to the beautiful landscape, spend next to Humac, Mali Grablje, Sv. Nikola - the highest peak on the island. From it you can see the mighty cliffs of the south side, but also numerous bays, forests and vineyards.

After an active tour of the city and the island, try Hvar's island specialties such as "Hvar Gregade" or "Pasticade". Apart from cycling tourism, for lovers of active holidays Hvar has been high on the list of favorite destinations for decades - the benefits of the Mediterranean climate, breathtaking nature and more than 2700 hours of sunshine a year are an irresistible combination for modern adventurers.

Exploring the numerous hiking trails that, like tiny capillaries, cut through the stone tissue of the island, is a special experience at any time of the year. The sun, that energy of island life poured into every pore of his everyday life, the sea and the bay, gastronomy, nature and many activities will make your weekend unforgettable.

Cover photo: Hvar Tourist Board - Romantic sunset with a view of the Pakleni islands

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