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Outside of the Jelsa Municipality, Hvar Island’s three main towns and their surrounding areas offer much to delight visitors.

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St. Lawrence’s Church, Vrboska

St. Lawrence’s Church is Vrboska’s parish church. It is ornately decorated with original artworks, with more fascinating pieces held in its Treasury

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FISH ACADEMY: RECIPES AND CUSTOMS

GRILLED FISHGrilling fish is the traditional way of preparing fish on the Croatian coast, and is a special gastronomic treat. It allows you to savour the natural taste of the fish straight from the sea. If the fish is not …

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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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The Town Hall

Jelsa’s Town Hall has a fascinating history.

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St. Rocco’s Chapel, Jelsa

St. Rocco’s Chapel on the outskirts of Jelsa is a charming reminder of the importance of votive chapels to believers.

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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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Gradina, Jelsa

The headland close to Jelsa’s cemetery is a site of historical interest. It contains structures which hint at its past, but much is just surmise, making it a fascinating place for letting the imagination run free!