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Hvar ranks first among the Croatian islands in terms of the number of sunny days per year. The island is ideal for the fans of calm hiking, bicycle tours, and for divers. Those, who like to discover new places, should go to Paklinski, or Hell, islands, located less than a kilometer from Hvar. The easiest way to get there is either by water taxi, or renting a boat – if you know how to operate it. The name of the islands appeared due to the fact that earlier it was the place, where the ship boards were mocked, which was accompanied by huge smoke clouds. However, in Croatian "hell" and "pitch" are written the same, so maybe there is just a confusion here.
Island of Hvar is widely regarded as the sunniest island of Adriatic. This beautiful and charming place has lots of wonderful features. Unique climate, abundance of beach leisure places, … Open
Paklinski Islands is an ideal holiday destination for those, who seek solitude. A lot of sandy beaches, heath fields, and pine forests will allow you to enjoy the pristine nature. If you want, you can eat right on the archipelago – on each island, there is at least one restaurant with traditional Croatian food. Choosing a beach to your taste, remember that the Paklinski Islands are a recognized area for nudists.
It is worthwhile to go to the Scedro island, literally adjacent to Hvar. Scedro is uninhabited. The previously prosperous village of Nastane is now abandoned, and therefore, those who prefer to walk alone will be very comfortable here. The divers also like the water area of ​​the island, in many respects because in 49 BC there was the largest naval battle between Pompeii and Caesar. In the district of Hvar, there are quite a few good diving places. This is due to the great transparency of the water – visibility here can reach 50 meters, and a variety of underwater inhabitants, and diversity of seascapes. Copyright
Kilometers of clean beaches, a measured flow of time and many historical monuments of different epochs – that's how you can briefly characterize the island of Hvar. If you want to spend … Open
If you wish, you can get a training at any local dive school. If you already have a diver's license, then safely order a boat to the point of immersion you are interested in – and start exploring the mysterious world of the flora and fauna of the Mediterranean Sea! Be sure to dive near the Blue and Green Caves – the views there are simply magnificent. In addition to diving, snorkeling, sailing, rock climbing, windsurfing, and kite surfing are popular here.
Fans of hiking will have a lot to see on Hvar. A lot of routes connect towns and villages with each other, passing through beautiful forests and fields. Hvar is especially beautiful in June, when lavender blooms, growing throughout the island in extraordinary abundance. During hiking, be sure to climb the walls of the Venetian fortress Spagnola in Hvar and the French fort on the hill of St. Nicholas. The view of the island is amazing from both fortifications. Cycling is very popular here, so there are plenty of routes for biking, and you can rent an iron horse in any major city of the island for an affordable price. Several circular routes start from Hvar and Milna.
On the island, you can taste all the best Croatian dishes. Due to the proximity of the sea, the seafood courses are also very popular and varied here. However, the most significant dish for … Open
If you like just lying on the beach more than anything in the world, then remember that on Hvar the major part of the coast is rocky. However, there are sandy beaches here. The most popular of them is Milna, which is located next to the village of the same name. For the late lunch, you can get on foot to the Zlatan Otok winery. Due to the low cost of recreation, for a long time Hvar was popular among the young people, and therefore there are enough nightclubs. The greater number is concentrated in the capital of the island. Many single out Central Park, Falko, and Lola Bar. With the beginning of the tourist season, very famous DJs visit Carpe Diem, which is also located in Hvar.
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National and city parks around Hvar Island
♥   Forest Park 'Ošjak (Vela Luka)' , 24.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Forest Park 'Marjan' , 41.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Nature Park 'Biokovo' , 43.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'Mljet' , 80.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'Krka' , 92 km from the center. On the map   Photo

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Rafting is extreme sports that is about kayaking on the mountain rivers. Thousands of fans of this sport come to Croatia every year. Croatian mountain rivers are considered not the easiest to go through, and, therefore, inexperienced travelers should hire an instructor. The most popular rivers are Una, Dobry, Zrmanja, Koran, and Cetina. They flow along the territory of picturesque national parks, where you can relax and take a breath in special places. There are many cozy and picturesque places for fishing in Croatia. However, to start fishing, you must first obtain a permit. You can fish at almost the entire Adriatic coast. … Open
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Guide to your best city break in Hvar Island - popular places for recreation and leisure. Things to do during the day in Hvar Island - attractions, parks, beaches, aquaparks, racing tracks, biking trails or waterski. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) where to spend your time in the evening (bars, discos, clubs, etc.). We share some good ideas and the question 'What to do in Hvar Island?' disappears immediately. - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
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