Jelsa Things to Do
Sveti Ivan (St. John) Square
Sveti Ivan Square is one of the oldest part of Jelsa. In the center of this small square stands the Church of St. John, dating back to 15th century, surrounded by Barogue style town houses.Related to:
- Historical Travel
artisinal flavored grappas
KristaB, from Solvenia, recommended this family's homemade wines and grappas. Tasty and beautifully bottled - if you're looking for something special - seek out this producer in Jelsa
8 Hotels in Jelsa
Racic BB, Jelsa, 21465, Croatia
Satisfaction: Very Good
Good for: Families
When we booked our reservation for the Hotel Fontana - Pinus Apartments they were owned by the...more
Mala Banda BB, Jelsa, 21465, Croatia
Good for: Solo
Vitarnja 21, Jelsa, Croatia
Good for: Couples
IVAN DOLAC, Jelsa, 21465, Croatia
Jelsa Bb, Jelsa, 21465, hr
No Street Name, Jelsa, 21465, HR
Mala Banda bb, Jelsa, 21465, Croatia
Konoba Humac: incredible grilled lamb in a perfect...
Konoba Humac is located east of Jelsa. You'll have take a rock filled, dirt road to reach this konoba but the effort is well rewarded. The setting looks out towards Brac - you sit beneath trees amid a cluster of stone houses. Order a glass of the strong red plavic and take in the view, and let the tranquilty of the setting work it's magic. All the food is locally produced. You must order 'under the bell' type dishes in advance.
Favorite Dish: The lamb was incredibly tender and juicy - the thinly sliced grilled potatoes slightly smoky from the grill. The salted sardines were bathed in fresh olive oil. The home made plavic wine is robust and strong. Thanks to KristaB for recommendation.
Marko: A step up from Hambi
Well-priced, pleasant location, good food
Favorite Dish: Seafood risotto 40 kn
Breadcrumbed hake 35 kn
Wiener Schnitzel 45 kn
Grilles calamari 40kn
1 litre local wine 50 kn
Please note these are 2004 prices.
The same risotto in summer 2008 cost 50kn! But the places is still excellent.
If your current health insurance doesn't cover you while your abroad, you should consider getting international travel insurance just in case something should go wrong.
various locations, see programme.: Ljeti Festival, summer festival
Some great events taking place in the evenings: poetry recitals on the little garden island in the middle of Vrboska, opera in the main square in Jelsa, Dobronic exhibition in the Opcinski Dom (Town Hall, Jelsa). The authorities are making a big effort now for tourists.
Dress Code: casual
Youth Club in the park
.. well it's a cafe that seems to attract teenagers. It's in the middle of the Dubokovic park, and has an internet cafe attached. Verandah and wooden pergolas provide shade.
Dress Code: plenty of punks there, so don;t worry!
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