Welcome to the site of the Tourist Board of Jelsa
The island of Šćedro is located along the southern coast of Hvar and is protected as a nature park. The island is uninhabited which makes it an ideal island to escape from the summer crowds. It is special because there …
A trip to Bol is an unforgettably enjoyable experience.
Outside of the Jelsa Municipality, Hvar Island’s three main towns and their surrounding areas offer much to delight visitors.
Three examples of what you can find in Hvar’s magical inland villages.
Day 1 1. The Jelsa Park, with statues of Captain Niko Duboković Nadalini composer Antun Dobronić. Created in 1870 on an alluvial plain, this park is one of the biggest and most beautiful in Dalmatia. In 1923 a statue by …
Suggestions for a single day exploring some of Jelsa’s sights
If you are really short of time, following this plan will introduce you to some of Jelsa’s main attractions. It should encourage you to return for a longer visit to savour this little town’s charms to the full! 1. The …
The tiny town of Vrboska charms its visitors with its delightful little bridges, which have earned it the name of ‘Little Venice’
Some claim that Odysseus, hero of Homer’s epic ‘The Odyssey’, fought with the Cyclops Polyphemus in the Grapčeva Cave on Hvar Island.