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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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STRINGS OF HERITAGE

Find out how the Passion connects six places on the island of Hvar, motivating the people of Hvar to walk barefoot with a large and heavy piece of wood on their backs along the island roads in the dead of …

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The Kaštilac Fort, Glavice Peninsula

The Kaštilac Fort is part of Vrboska’s rich cultural heritage, which in turn is part of Vrboska’s magical charm, alongside its beautiful surroundings of pine trees and greenery, its blue sea, and of course its romantic little bridges.

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The Jelsa Water Park (Aqua-park) – Mina

Jelsa’s Aqua Park at the Mina Beach offers delight for the whole family!

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The Fishermen’s Museum, Vrboska

Since its earliest development, Vrboska has been economically oriented towards the sea, and the identity of the local population was essentially influenced by fishing traditions.

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The Tourist Fee for Boaters

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

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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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HONEY – MEDICINE OF THE GODS

Honey is a sweet substance which bees produce by collecting nectar from flowering plants, which they digest and regurgitate for storage in honeycomb cells, where it is covered with protective wax once excess water has evaporated.  Honey has been used …