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Colors of Hvar - traditions, festivals, mentality and lifestyle

Hvar Town Sunny island of Hvar is one of the most prestigious resorts in Croatia. It attracts visitors with its unique nature and abundance of historical monuments. Lavender fascinating with its unique aroma is the national symbol of the island. Many travelers are eager to visit the island in June, as at this time lavender and pink oleanders begin to bloom. Extensive fields studded with tiny purple and pink flowers look simply inimitable.
1. Those who are fond of natural attractions and hiking are recommended to go for a trip in June. At that time the island is particularly compelling because of blooming fields of lavender … Open
Tourists also prefer to bring lavender as a souvenir from the island; local craftsmen make a lot of interesting home decorations and talismans of it. Ladies will be delighted with an abundance of fine perfumes and cosmetics; as you might guess, all of them are made with addition of lavender.
Summer remains the most preferred leisure time on the island; that’s because of the grand festival held here during three summer months. The main part of the cultural and entertainment event is held in the capital of the island, Hvar. Every day there are concerts and theatrical performances; folklore ensembles take active part in the event. The Summer Festival is a wonderful way to get acquainted with the culture and traditions of local people. The large-scale program of this festival is very rich and diverse. Copyright
This sunny Island has always attracted tourists with its beautiful natural landscapes, unique monuments, and rich choice of entertainments. Lavender is considered the symbol of the city. The … Open
At the end of summer an amazing festival is held in Jelsa. It is dedicated to the main national drink, wine. Participants of the festival can taste the best local wines and visit one of the colorful fairs. One of the main features of the local cuisine is an abundance of interesting seafood dishes; this feature of the local culture is also reflected in national holidays.
View of Hvar from Fortica Each year, the Fish Night festival is held in the small coastal town of Vrboska. This exciting gastronomic festival always attracts a lot of foreign guests. For several days, this picturesque town turns into a large-scale restaurant complex. Continuous culinary competitions and tastings of delicious dishes are held on streets. Hvar would surely charm its guests with medieval splendor of the ancient city and interesting cultural traditions.
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Map of all churches
Cathedrals and basilicas near Hvar
♥   Crkva sv. Stjepana, Stari Grad, 12.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Katedrala Sv. Dujma, Split, 37.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Konkatedrala sv. Petar Apostola, Split, 37.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Katedrala sv. Lovre, Trogir, 41.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Katedrala sv. Marka, Makarska, 48.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Katedrala sv. Marka, Korčula, 61 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Nacionalno svetište sv. Nikole Tavelića, Šibenik, 76.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all castles
Survived castles around Hvar
♥   Castle 'Hvar Fortress' , 0.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Tvrdalj Castle' , 12.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Mirabella Fortress' , 36.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Starigrad Fortress' , 36.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Kamerlengo Castle' , 41.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Cambi Castle Croatia' , 42.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Vitturi Castle Croatia' , 42.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo

National traditions of Croatia

One of the main sources of income in Croatia, especially in coastal regions, is tourism. Local residents manage hostels and private hotels. Therefore, people are extremely polite with foreigners. Even the most unexpected or complex request is met with a consent and a smile. However, this does not mean that they immediately rush to work. On the contrary, Croats are very slow. They like to postpone everything for later and do not rush to do their job. They are pretty unpunctual, but utterly polite and correct. Although, politeness can often be insincere. In Croatia, it is customary to bargain and discuss the cost of goods or services, especially in shops and even cafes in coastal areas. … Open
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