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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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Bol and Zlatni Rat Private Yacht Full Day Tour from Split
"The paradise beach Zlatni rat is one of the most beautiful beaches on the Croatian coastline and at the same time the most representative panorama of Bol. It was created by deposits of fine pebbles as sediment around the underwater reef spreading as a small tongue as much as 500 meters into the sea. The very tip of Zlatni rat keeps changing its shape constantly due to the influence of winds waves and sea currents making it appear different and repeatedly interesting. This location is a protected natural area and a favorite spot for surfers and kite-surfers from around the globe. Zlatni rat beach is only 2 km from Bol.""""Enjoy your private perfect beautiful yacht excursion to famous Bol and beautiful Golden Horn or Zlatni Rat beach on Brac island. Your own boat with professional skipper will pick you up anytime you prefer and take you to your tour. You will spend your da swimming
From EUR950.00
 
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
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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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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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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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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 picturesque...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Beautiful Beaches and Coastline

Having no real beaches (at least at our sight), and with inviting waters, the artificial building of diving spots is the solution. Hvar seems to have good solutions, inviting lots of swimmers and...
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The Fortress (Citadel)

All the comments are good-read... so pleasant for us Hvar-natives to see things with another eye - thank you all... We here see (the Fortica) more as a battle ground of our childhood, where some...
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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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Franciscan Monastery

The collection of the monastery of Our Lady of Grace has manuscripts, paintings and sculptures (including a work by Ivan Mestrovic, the most famous Croatian sculptor). On the yard stands the famous...
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Pakleni Islands

Standing in front of the harbour, this small islands protect it, and enrich the views from the fortress. Being short in time we didn't go there, and, for what I read, I think that we didn't miss...
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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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