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Stargazing

Stargazing is a particular delight on Hvar Island, where there are plenty of unlit places outside the main settlements where you can see the spectacular nightly sky shows without hindrance.

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Tor – Hillfort and Historic Watchtower

Jelsa’s ‘Tor’: walk through magnificent countryside to visit a fascinating site steeped in the mysterious history of prehistoric times, with stunning views across present-day Hvar and over to the mainland.

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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 Olive Trails

Olives are naturally suited to the Mediterranean climate, and have been cultivated on Hvar since time immemorial, where the Oblica variety is the most common. The olive branch is a symbol of peace, and its long-living tree is inextricably linked …

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Advertising on the Tourist Board Website

Free exposure for your business on the Tourist Board website!

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The Jelsa Cultural-Artistic Society

Jelsa’s Cultural-Artistic Society plays an active part in the community, especially keeping folklore traditions alive.

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Meteor Camera and Meteorological Station on Humac!

Jelsa Council is on the world sky-watching map!

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The Tourist Fee for Boaters

Maritime tourism, like tourism on land, is subject to a levy for tourist services.