The Town Hall

Jelsa’s Town Hall has a fascinating history.

The Jelsa Library
Jelsa’s Regional Library

Jelsa’s Library is an oasis of peace for reading and studying, but also a place where there are fun happenings as well as educational events.

Useful Croatian phrases
The Croatian Language

A few Croatian phrases can go a long way to breaking the ice and getting to know people!

Bringing pets on holiday
Information for Visitors with Pets

Pets are generally welcome in Jelsa, but there are certain guidelines which it is necessary and wise to follow.

Hvar’s Transport Options
Getting around

Various options for getting around and exploring Hvar’s beautiful places.

Essential telephone contacts

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

Hvar facts listed
Interesting facts about Hvar Island

A random selection of interesting facts about Hvar Island.

The Sunshine Island
Did you know that Hvar has an estimated average of 2726 hours of sunshine every year?

Hvar is one of the sunniest islands in Dalmatia, indeed the sunniest, according to the locals!