"The Island of Hvar" Top 5 Page for this destination Hvar by karenincalifornia
Hvar Travel Guide: 378 reviews and 1,005 photos
It is said that the island of Hvar gets more sunshine than any other part of Croatia. Our travels to Hvar confirmed that. We had beautiful, sunny weather each day of our visit. The island has a temperate climate, relaxing environment, interesting history and great food and wine.
A major communications center for Venice in the past, now the island's main industries are tourism and wine.
Hvar is part of the Middle Adriatic islands (Hvala Croisbeauty!). The island is located just off the Croatian coast in the Adriatic near Split.
Hvar is not large. It is only 67 kilometers long and 10.5 kilometers wide. However, packed in this tiny island is a fascinating history and relaxing atmosphere.
- Pros:Sunny, warm weather, fantastic sea food, quaint town
- In a nutshell:Small island - good location for a short trip
The town of Hvar distinctly feels Venetian. Shown here is St. Stephen's Cathedral in the Piazza. more travel advice
In Hvar, it is worthwhile to visit the fort at the top of the hill. You will get a spectacular view of the town. You can... more travel advice
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