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Re-categorization of Private Accommodation

Keep your categorization permit up to date

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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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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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The Dobrović House, Jelsa

The Dobrović house is located on the north edge of St. John’s square in Jelsa, right beside a 16th-century baroque church dedicated to the same saint. The house in its present form was refitted in the 19th century and today, …

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The Wine Trails

Hvar Island, situated between the islands of Korčula and Brač, is the longest in the Adriatic Sea, and reputedly the sunniest island in Dalmatia. The island prides itself on yet another claim fame: that of being the ‘greatest wine producer’, …

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FOR MEAT-LOVERS IN JELSA

Dalmatian cuisine is probably best known for its plentiful fish, its fish specialities, its variety of seasonal vegetables, and, of course, olive oil, but in truth most Dalmatians also highly prize and love a piece of good meat. Among popular …

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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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HVAR’S WILD PLANTS

Hvar Island is one of the richest Adriatic islands in the diversity of its vegetation. Of some 1200 plants on Hvar which are typically Mediterranean, 44 are endemic. Throughout the summer, the island is richly scented with innumerable types of …