What to see in Hvar
The Croatian island of Hvar, famous for fields of purple-gentle lavender and fragrant pink oleander, is located on the coast of Dalmatia between the islands of Brač, Vis, and Korcula. Life on the island is very rich. There are a lot of different entertaining places and a lot of beautiful bays. Hvar smells special. Its smell has a touch of fresh lavender. This is the most blossoming island of Croatia.
How to get to Hvar
You can get to the island in only one way-through the water. To Hvar there are three ferry lines that connect the island with the land. It is also possible to rent a yacht in a split, which will be much more profitable. After all, on a yacht you can not only move, but also live.
There is a public transport on this island, but you can also use a moped and a car for transportation, which can be rented at a local car rental. A more budget option is bicycle rental.
Sights of Hvar
The main attractions of the island are the old public European theater of 1612 and a cathedral made in the Renaissance style with a unique bell tower. In addition, the famous places are the Venetian castle, which is located in Sucuran, the Yelsel church and the residence of Hectorovich. The capital of the island is the eponymous town of Hvar, an old city with a rich European culture. It is listed by the United Nations on the list of historic Mediterranean cities. A popular landmark of the city is St. Stephen’s Cathedral of the 16th century, to which in the 17th century a colony was built that opened the whole view of the city and the island. The cathedral houses collections of paintings and fine art. On the high hills is the fortress of St. Nicholas. The arsenal of the 16th-17th centuries is cumbersome in appearance, but it gives particularity to the streets of Hvar. In the French monastery there are ancient collections, among which there are ancient books, coins from different eras, canvases of famous art and many works of Palma del Vecchio.