Hvar

Hvar, the longest and sunniest Croatian island, is one of the most beautiful islands in the world. The Island of Hvar offers you true hedonism among the lavish Roman summer houses and the mesmerizing scent of lavender. Today, Hvar is more popular in the world than it ever has been before. Hvar has made headlines in the most popular media in the world, crowned by them countless times as the most beautiful, the best and the most attractive island in Europe. Hvar is a place of a unique blend of luxurious Mediterranean nature and rich cultural and historical heritage.

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Hvar, the longest and sunniest Croatian island, is one of the most beautiful islands in the world. The Island of Hvar offers you true hedonism among the lavish Roman summer houses and the mesmerizing scent of lavender. Today, Hvar is more popular in the world than it ever has been before. Hvar has made headlines in the most popular media in the world, crowned by them countless times as the most beautiful, the best and the most attractive island in Europe. Hvar is a place of a unique blend of luxurious Mediterranean nature and rich cultural and historical heritage.

Culture

Hvar, home to the greatest Croatian artists, is an inspiration with Its Venetian architecture, ancient fortresses, and golden streets that blend with the sunset every dusk in a multitude of colors. In the Hvar Archipelago you will have the opportunity to see luxury yachts from all over the world. Thanks to the legacy of history intertwined with various cultural influences, along with its divine beauty, which has inspired many an artist, today Hvar can boast 936 monuments – 6 of which are protected by UNESCO – the first civic theatre in Europe, as well as people who left an indelible mark in domestic culture and world literature, such as Hannibal Lucić and Peter Hektorović. Hvar is also a top destination of the young and famous, because its tourist amenities were enhanced with nightclubs where dancing and entertainment go on to the wee hours of the night.

Gastronomy

Hvar cuisine consists of healthy, mostly cooked, light meals seasoned with homemade virgin olive oil. The tables in restaurants are full of the freshly picked produce, seafood just caught or taken out from the sea. The fundamental delicacy of Hvar is Dalmatian prosciutto served with fresh or aged goat cheese, capers, olives, and pickled onions. The scent of lamb roasted over an open fire, homemade potatoes, pašticada (Dalmatian fragrant braised beef stew) with gnocchi, Hvar gregada (fish soup with potatoes and onions), seafood risotto… are just some of the delights for curious palates to enjoy in Hvar restaurants. Except for its delicious "spizza" (food), the island of Hvar is famous for its tasty red and white wines and is often referred to as "wine island". In short, Hvar is a well-known gastronomic and oenological destination.

Sport and nature

Hvar has been highly positioned on the list of top destinations for decades – due to the many advantages of its mild Mediterranean climate and breathtaking nature with more than 2700 hours of sunshine per year, rendering it an irresistible combination for contemporary adventurers. The ideal time for sport events is before and after the summer season, indeed, and sports activities during the winter has made Hvar a year-round tourist destination. Cyclists have already discovered the challenges of the island's cycling routes and are in the right place to enjoy close to five hundred kilometers of landscaped cycling tracks. There is an increasing interest of runners to participate in a unique half-marathon on one of the most beautiful and demanding tracks from Stari Grad to Hvar. The reasons to stay in Hvar after the summer holiday season are also the Big Game Fishing Tournament in October and the squid hunting competition Peškafondo Gariful Hvar in November, while the International New Year's Regatta for Laser and Optimist classes traditionally sails until New Year's Eve.

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