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Private Tour to Island Brac and Bol in Speed Boat from Split or Trogir
"Pick a day of your holiday to go summer top destination - island Brač and its famous beach Zlatni rat. Island Brač is also famous for its beautiful stone (White house in USA).First stop is in village Milna deep and picturesque village for a coffee break. It has been harboring sailors since the times of emperor Diocletian. That is why is called Sailing paradise.After one hour of relaxing we are heading towards Sea Tunnels’s used in military purposes in the Age of Napoleon. There is three kind of tunnel. You are going to easily enter inside of the biggest tunnel where you can make memorable photos.Your journey continues to the oldest town on the island town Bol. In town Bol you can take time to visit stunnig 15th century Dominican Convent Monastery.After visiting of Bol continue walking to the beach Zlatni rat around 20 minutes.Make sure you remember the image of the beach because next time you see it it will not be the same. Its appearance changes depending on the direction of the wind and waves.After enjoying the most famous beach Zlatni rat it is time to return to Split at 6:00 p.m. and Trogir at 6:30 p.m."""
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Brac Island Full Day Tour from Split
"You'll head for the quaint village of Pučišća famous for its stonemasons school. You will be given a short tour of the school. There will be an opportunity to enjoy a coffee at a choice of nearby cafes or to browse a few of the local gift stalls which offer a range of stonecraft.  Travel to Vidova Gora the highest point of all the Croatian islands -you can see the famous Zlatni rat beach and the central Dalmatian islands of Hvar Korčula Vis and the Pelješac peninsula. Finally travel to Bol
From EUR99.00
 
Private 5 islands Tour With Speed Boat to Blue Cave and Hvar Island from Split or Trogir
"Your private tour starts at pre-arranged time and meeting point with speed boat and skipper just for you your family and friends. Skipper is the person who will take care of everything that you need on the tour.Your first stop is on the east side of Biševo island hidden treasure of the island Blue Cave. Blue Cave is the famous natural phenomenon creates a magical effect of deep blue and shiny silver color. The entrance of the cave is narrow and you will go inside of the cave with small boat and its passable only the Blue Cave has become the number one tourist destination. After you will be driven to picturesque fisherman’s village Komiža on western side of island Vis for one hour of free time to explore narrow streets and houses squeezad together beautiful pebble beaches surrounded by crystal clear sea or have a coffee on the promenade. Komiža is very proud of the fisherman’s history so it is logical that here you can find one and only in Croatia Fishermen's museum with traditional fishing tools.Cruising around the southern side of the island Vis we will stop for enjoy beach and snorkel time in the most attractive and unusual hid reachable only by seaside. Your next location is beautiful Green Cave on island Ravnik where you can enjoy in a amazing emerald green light while you are swimming. This emerald green light creates from a hole on the cave's top from the sun light.Enjo
From EUR900.00

More Local Customs in Hvar

The scent of the island

Hvar's been famed for its fields of lavender for centuries and the production of oil from the plant has long played a important part of the island's economy. You'll need to visit the island in Spring...
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TheWanderingCamel
May 11, 2012

Lavender - Symbol of Hvar

The island of Hvar is not just one of the sunniest in the Adriatic Sea but is also famous for its lavender fields. The Hvar lavender is of highest quality among all sorts of lavender grown throughout...
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mircaskirca
Jul 28, 2011

Lavender Festival in Velo Grablje

The village of Velo Grablje experienced a great increase in lavender planting and production in the 1930s, making the village one of the biggest producers of lavender oil in Dalmatia. But the harsh...
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mircaskirca
Jul 23, 2011

Faros Jazz & Blues Festival

In summer months Stari Grad hosts numerous festivals and other music events, such as Faros Jazz & Blues Festival, Stari Grad Summer, International Summer Music School, klapa singing on the...
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mircaskirca
Jul 20, 2011

Evening of Klapa Singing in Stari Grad

Strolling the charming narrow pebbled streets and small squares of Hvar towns you will most likely encounter Dalmatian klapa music, a form of traditional Croatian music. The term klapa is derived from...
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mircaskirca
Jul 19, 2011

Wine Production

The island of Hvar is one of the ancient homelands of viniculture. In the 4th century B.C. the Greeks brought the grape vine to this sunny island and planted it in the fertile plain of the ancient...
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mircaskirca
Sep 17, 2010
 
 
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Fishermen's Evening in Vrboska

During the summer months there are a lot of festivals and cultural events in the island. One of them that we had the opportunity to attend was the Fihermen's Evening in Vrboska, an event that...
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mircaskirca
Sep 14, 2010

Rota Palagruzona - Regatta of Traditional Ships

For centuries the fishermen from Komiža (Vis island) used to fish sardines near Palagruža (Croatia's furthest island, placed in the middle of the Adriatic sea, between the Italian and Croatian coasts)...
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mircaskirca
Sep 14, 2010

Eating them alive, instead of cooking.

The sea urchins are considered a great and expensive delicacy on the Adriatic coastline. However they are easy to gather; all you need is a diving mask with a tube. Dive down to the seabed and catch...
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csordila
Dec 05, 2008

Drink for free

It's used in the local pubs, to give the barman a little money everytime you take something, for you only or for all your friends. The first time you pay. The second time you pay. The third time the...
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poisons
Jul 23, 2005

Lavander & rosemary

Hvar is famous for it's plantations of lavander and rosemary and it's century long tradition of producing lavander / rosemary oil.. All over the island you can see pitoresque teraces where locals grow...
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Enzyme_X
Jul 03, 2005

Risotto Pelegrin

Pelegrin is a cape between Hvar and Stari Grad. I guess it is the variety of it's underwater inhabitants that inspired local gourmets to name this dish Risotto Pelegrin.For 4 persons:3 cloves of...
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KristaB
Jan 27, 2005

Zlatorog

The ever present Ujuusko and Karlovachko don't seem to make it over here. Instead the Zlatorog beer which may be Slovenian and is apparently named after a mythical goat, is drunk everywhere. It's...
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biggeorge
Mar 25, 2004

Dogs on the loose!

The habit for dog and cat owners on the island seems to be to keep them free. While wandering on the streets of the towns you can spot nice dogs. Didn't see any Dalmatians, though ;)
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tpk2
May 10, 2007

Top Hotels in Hvar

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Bankette, Hvar, Hvar Island, 21450, Croatia
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Majerovica bb, Hvar, Hvar Island, 21450, Croatia
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Podstine bb, Hvar, 21450, Croatia
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Hvar Harbour, Riva, Hvar, Hvar Island, 21450, Croatia
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Majerovica b.b., Hvar, Croatia
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Trg sv Stjepana bb, Hvar, Hvar Island, 21450, Croatia
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Top Things to Do in Hvar

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Beautiful Beaches and Coastline

When I visited Vrboska, I noticed people walking on another path, not straight to the beach near. So, I followed them to discover a more interesting place to see and swim, for those who don't mind...
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The Fortress (Citadel)

The Hvar Fortress or Fortica Španjola is a defensive fortress overlooking the city of Hvar. We visited Hvar on the Blue Cave and Hvar tour with Portal Tours from Split. It's a bit of a climb up the...
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Pakleni Islands

This is paradise in heaven, extremely beautiful. Both when it comes to nature around and how the eye looks. Here you will find Carpe Diem Beach Club, wow what to say than AMAZING. We spent the first...
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Venetian Streets, Houses, and Architecture

Venetian influence and control over Hvar began in 1147 and continued on and off for the next 650 years. Is it any wonder Hvar Grad, the island's most important town is full of wonderful examples of...
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Day Trip to Blue Grotto and Vis Island

Several companies offer these tours. Many of them have stands on the beach promenade in Hvar, check the prices and what is included before you book. We chose a whole day trip including a stop in...
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Hvar Harbour

Here you can enjoy your breakfast overlooking many of the wonderful islands, have a cup of coffee, a glass of wine, eat a good dinner, and so much more. It is also one of yonder ferry from Split...
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"Hvar"
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KristaB

"Island full of hidden gems"
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"Hvar - holiday h'ven"
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"Hvar, Croatia"
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"The Island of Hvar"
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