Themed Routes

The Olive trails
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 …

RUNNING TRAILS
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 …

Jelsa in 3 hours
Jelsa in 3 hours

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 …

Jelsa in a single day
Jelsa in a single day

If you only have one day to explore this charming little town, we recommend the following plan: 1. The New WaterfrontJelsa’s beautifully designed new waterfront provides a superb view over the wide Jelsa Channel, and gives a true sense of …

The Jelsa Region in 3 Days
The Jelsa Region in 3 Days

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 …

The Lavender Trails
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 …

The Wine Trails
The Wine Trails

Hvar Island, situated between the islands of Korčula and Brač, is the longest in the Adriatic Sea, and reputedly the sunniest island in Dalmatia. The island prides itself on yet another claim fame: that of being the ‘greatest wine producer’, …

Cycling Routes
Cycling Routes

Cycling routes round Hvar are well marked, and pass beside picturesque olive groves, tiny gardens enclosed behind drystone walls, fragrant pine woods, glorious coves and small pebble beaches, which will grab your attention with their beauty. Whichever route you choose, …