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Hvar Island’s Other Beaches

Hvar abounds with beaches, large and tiny! Here you can certainly find your perfect swimming spot.

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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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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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A 2,500-year-old Olive Tree

One of Hvar’s unusual treasures, an ancient olive tree set in beautiful countryside.

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The Nautical Information Service

A smartphone application helping you to keep safe at sea.

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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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The Categorization Process

Categorization is the legal permit needed for renting out properties.

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IMPORTANT TELEPHONE NUMBERS

A listing of telephone numbers for emergencies and some general needs on Hvar.