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Cycling Routes

Cycling routes round Hvar are well marked, and pass beside picturesque olive groves, tiny gardens enclosed behind drystone walls, fragrant pine woods, glorious coves and small pebble beaches, which will grab your attention with their beauty. Whichever route you choose, …

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The Covid-19 Pandemic: The Current Situation on Hvar Island

The current situation with Covid-19 pandemic on Hvar island

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Cicadas – the Characteristic Sound of Summer

The incessant mating call of Hvar’s cicadas on hot summer afternoons is surprisingly relaxing.

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©VillasHvar: PAST TIME PERFECT

Blend with Hvar over a week of exploring its heritage, tradition, gastronomy, and nature;transform, become one with the island and leave a trace for the future. CAPSULE 1: NONNA’S CHEST OF SECRETS Have you ever wanted to take a peek …

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SWEET DELIGHTS

On Hvar Island, as elsewhere throughout Croatia, there are innumerable old recipes which have been handed down through countless generations. All of these recipes are designed to make use of the readily available ingredients which could be found in one’s …

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Recreational and Sport Fishing at Sea

You need a licence for any kind of sea fishing. Here we explain the conditions for obtaining a permit.

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The Lavender Trails

Lavender is a truly beautiful aromatic medicinal plant with its own special blue colour. All Hvar’s grandmothers kept their linen in lavender-scented drawers, so that spreading out even rough cotton sheets was like a heavenly narcotic. Curiously, for all that …

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Jelsa’s Drinking Water Fountain

Water is a vital resource on Hvar. Jelsa is blessed with a specially rich supply of fresh water.