Items of Interest

Jelsa’s Super-Hero
Dalmacijaland and Lavanderman

An eccentric example of the creative spirit at work in the magical little town of Jelsa!

‘Tree of Life’
A 2,500-year-old Olive Tree

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

The Jelsa Cultural-Artistic Society

Jelsa’s Cultural-Artistic Society plays an active part in the community, especially keeping folklore traditions alive.

For Romantics: Myths and Legends

Folk tales are an interesting and colourful part of local history and beliefs everywhere in the world, not least on Hvar.

Hvar’s soothing sounds
Cicadas – the Characteristic Sound of Summer

The incessant mating call of Hvar’s cicadas on hot summer afternoons is surprisingly relaxing.

Cinema under the stars
Kino Mediteran

Films on a big screen have a charm of their own. In summer, watching a film under the night sky is a special delight.