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THE LAVENDER ISLAND

Introducing Hvar lavandin, a type of finely scented lavender particular to this impressive archipelago with its exquisite crystal clear sea and rich traditions. Many characteristics can be ascribed to Hvar: the most hours of annual sunshine, the heady smell of …

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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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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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THE MEDITERRANEAN DIET

The Mediterranean DietSeven Mediterranean countries, Cyprus, Spain, Greece, Italy, Morocco, Portugal and Croatia joined together to apply for UNESCO recognition of the Mediterranean Diet, which was inscribed on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity in 2013. …

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Skydiving Hvar

The bird’s eye view of Hvar!

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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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Jelsa’s Church of Our Lady of Health

The 16th century Church of Our Lady of Health stands on a hill above Jelsa, and is dedicated to the protection of mariners.

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Do You Love Running?

It has become trendy to go for a run through the beautiful sights of nature, for serious athletes and general fitness lovers alike. Jelsa and its surrounds are the ideal setting for combining nature and fitness training through running.If you …