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Introduction

Hvar harbour

Hvar harbour

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Hvar is one of Croatia's most popular islands to visit.

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Geography

Hvar Island is located in the Adriatic Sea, off the Dalmatian Coast, three nautical miles from the mainland. The Hvar Channel separates Hvar Island from the island of Brač, the Vis Channel separates it from Vis, the Korčula Channel separates it from Korčula and the Neretva Channel separates it from the island of Pelješac. Several smaller islands can be found along the southern coast fo the island, most notably Šćedro island in the south and Paklenski Otoci in the west. The island covers 287 square kilometres. The main occupations are agriculture (fruit, olives, lavender) and fishing.

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Towns

  • Hvar is the main settlement, with a population of just over 4000
  • Jelsa is on the central-northern part of the island.
  • Stari Grad is the main sea port and where most visitors from Split land.
  • Sućuraj is a picturesque small town on the east cape of the island.

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Sights and Activities

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Getting There

By Car

You can take your car on one of the ferries to Hvar.

By Boat

Domestic

Italy

  • SEM Maritime Company between Ancona and Split, seasonal between Ancona and both Hvar and Vis Island.

Most car ferries call at the port town of Stari Grad, while some of the hydrofoils will stop at Hvar town.

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Sleep

PropertyAddressTypePopularity
Apartmani Barcot Hvarhanibala lucica 3Apartment92
Apartmani HvarKrizna LukaGuesthouse-
Apartmani KomazinKrizna Luka b.b.APARTMENT97
Apartments CurinMajerovica bb-21450 HvarApartment-
Apartments IrisBukainka bb HvarApartment96
Apartments MaricaKrizna Luka b.b.Apartment86
Apartments RogosicHvar, Sv. Katarina bbApartment88
Villa ŠeputićVrisak bbHostel94
CroParadise HvarVrisak bbHostel-
Heaven's Gate HostelUlica Domovinskog Rata 31Guesthouse-
House HaracicIza katedrale 2Apartment92
House KokoloIVE ROIĆA 38 21450 HvarApartment86
Guesthouse ZakariaGlavica b.b. Luka Zakarija, kod grobista, Glavica Town of HvarGuesthouse88
House IvanovicBukajinka b.b.Guesthouse95
Luka's LodgeLu'ica b.b. 21450Hostel95
Marija ApartmentI.B.Mazuranic 12 kod skoleApartment-
Nikla ApartmentsKod skoleApartment-
Hostel OrangeVandele Bozitkovic 16Hostel83
Pansion LacmanSv. Katarina b.b. 21450 HvarGuesthouse90
Pension CurinMajerovica bbGuesthouse83
Green Lizard HostelDomovinskog rata 13HOSTEL88
Villa ZoranaDomovinskog rata 18HOSTEL88
Villa PerkaSveta Nedjelja bb 21450 HvarGuesthouse-
Villa Sandra HvarBukainka 10 Hvar TownApartment-
Villa Skansi Backpackers HouseLucica 2bHOSTEL87
Villa Town GateHektoroviceva 1, HvarGuesthouse-
Villa VeraAntuna Dobronic 39Apartment87
La Casa di ElisaKrizna Luka b.bGUESTHOUSE88
Apartment BuzolicDomovinskog rata 35APARTMENT88
Tudor House HvarGojava 13Apartment-
Apartments EdiDolac b..bApartment92
Apartments ZaninovicHvar, Dolac bbApartment-
Apartments BubaloIve Roica 52Apartment89
Youth Hostel Villa MarijaHvarHostel89
House BenjakVrisak b.bApartment-
Phara HostelGdinj b.b.Hostel88
Pansion HuljicJelsa bbGuesthouse86
Villa MajicBukainka b.b.Apartment88
Apartment Bilo JidroUlica Brae Buzolia 14Apartment92
Aparthotel PhariaPut Podstina 1Hotel-
Apartments TihanaStreet Ulica Kralja Zvonimira Stari GradApartment94
Apartment&Guesthouse MilicicKrižna luka bb, HvarApartment88
Hotel Podstine-HvarPodstine bbHotel-
Hotel Croatia HvarMAJEROVICA BB DALMATIAHotel-
Apartment Villa MajankaUvala Pribinja Brusje bbAPARTMENT-
Apartments Marinka Viskovic HvarMarinka Viskovic Zastup b.b.Apartment-
Guesthouse PaulinaLucica bbGuesthouse-
Apartments Jelsa-island HvarBulkova bb JelsaApartment-
Delfin HotelFabrika BBHotel-
Pharos HotelSv. Katarina bbHotel-
Apartments & Rooms Teo PetricSime Buzolia Tome 1 Bukainka 1APARTMENT91
Villa ZoraNela Šarić Riva 16 Stari GradGuesthouse85
LaraDuska Roica 9Guesthouse93
Dink's PlaceIve Roića 5HOSTEL91
Apartment IvaMarica Plenković Križna Luka b.b.Apartment90
Apartments Mazuran HvarUlica Marina Gazarovića 38Apartment-
Apartment MladenVrisak b.b.Apartment-
Villa Ana HvarIvana Roiata 54APARTMENT-
Apartmani KresicIvana Buzoliaa 12 HvarAPARTMENT89
Hvar Out HostelBurak 23HOSTEL87
Villa Dalmacija HotelRiva bbHotel-
Hostel MarineroBanketi bbHOSTEL87
Sirena HotelMala Gacka bbHotel-
Villa PopovicLUKE TUDORA 8Guesthouse-
Apartments PeraB. Bozitkovic 2Apartment91
The Palace HotelTrg Sv. Stjepana bbHotel-
Guesthouse Violeta HvarBISKUPA DUBOKOVIĆA 22Guesthouse-
Villa NinaNikice Kolumbica 16APARTMENT-
Apartments KuzmanicJanka Zazjala 37APARTMENT-
Villa FioLucije Rudan 67 (Pais)APARTMENT-
Apartment ButorovicIvana Buzolica 21APARTMENT-
Apartments Irena - HvarLucija Rudan 38APARTMENT-
Apartment ViskovicIve Roica 61APARTMENT89
Masa GuesthouseIve Roica 73GUESTHOUSE-
Poppy's PlaceIve Roica 20APARTMENT-
Apartments ArbanasicA¡ime Buzolic Tome 59APARTMENT-
Andjelka's housePut groblja 9, HvarAPARTMENT-
Villa AdriellaIve Roica 25Guesthouse-
Laura Dina Hvar ApartmentsJanka Zazjala 35, Krizna LukaAPARTMENT-
Mazuran ApartmentsMarina GazarovicaAPARTMENT-
House HektorovicPetra Hektorovica 8GUESTHOUSE-
Apartments JuliaMate Hraste 9Apartment-
Villa Milton HvarJelke Bucic14Apartment-
Vinka Tudor Apartments and RoomsJelke Bucic 20APARTMENT-
Apartmani Jozica PaduanIvana Bozitkovica 10APARTMENT-
Apartments HULJIĆNikice Kolumbića 12Hostel-
Helvetia HostelBurak bbHOSTEL-
Bubi Hvar ApartmentsBukainka B.bApartment-
Laguna LoznaUvala Lozna 6Hostel-
Apartmani LavandaDuska Roica 13APARTMENT-
NikaAntifasizma 17, Dolac (centar)Hostel84
Apartments ViniIvana Buzolića 6 (Bukainka)APARTMENT-
Nikola ApartmaniIvana Buzolića 28, HvarAPARTMENT-
Villa PaladinaIve Roica 59APARTMENT-
Guesthouse NovakJurja Novaka 6aGUESTHOUSE-
Benjak ApartmentsMarina Gazarovića 14Apartment95
Hvar De Luxe ApartmentsBrače Božitković 6Apartment-
Apartments PlazaIvan DolacAPARTMENT-
Apartments Tudor JosipDolac bbAPARTMENT-
Apartments Marija BibićIve Roića 71APARTMENT-

Quick Facts

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Coordinates
  • Latitude: 43.172591
  • Longitude: 16.44323

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