On the largest and longest Croatian islands is best known for plentitude of sunnydays and that is the reason why it is called „sunny Hvar“. During the last few decades, Hvar has become the synonym for Croatian nautic tourism and desirable destination for numerous visitors. Thanks to the mild climate and rich Mediterranean vegetation which are especially characteristic for the south side of the island, tourism on the island is flourishing during the whole year.The island has been populated ever since the prehistoric period. One of the oldest Greek settlment, on the north side of the, was located here. Since medieval times, the center of the island is Hvar, on the south side. Hvar is the town renowned for beautiful architecture and the oldest theater in the whole region.
This is the official website of the tourist board of the city of Hvar, and here you can find all the information that you should have during your stay in Hvar – http://www.tzhvar.hr/en/
The Dionysian and spirited town of Hvar with its Paklinski islands is the summertime centre of the world. Everything is teeming with life and hundreds of boats dot the two mile wide channel. They are all in search of Hvar’s summer magic,its buzzing squares and streets, the mystical atmosphere of its churches and monasteries,Lucullan feasts and intoxicating wines pressed from the grapes of the island’s southern slopes.
Hvar is an island of sun-washed shores, adorned to the southwest by the archipelago of the Paklinski islands (Hell’s Islands), while almost at the foot of the tall Mount of Hum lies the solitary Šćedro. We set course for Cape Pelegrin and slowly sail into the Pakleni Channel. When sailing around Hvar, the images and landscapes change down the length of its eighty nautical miles.The main waterfront in town of Hvar has been taken by big yachts.Those slightly smaller jostle for space, mooring to buoys in the middle of the harbour or tying on at the west side of the waterfront.
They are all in search of Hvar’s summer magic, In daytime the boats and yachts in Hvar move to the coves of the islets across the way. Ždrilca, Stipanska, Vloka, Taršće and Vinogradišće are just a few, all linked by the clear sea and the inns in which fish and wine are excellent. If you stay in the coves until late, you need not sail away – they are all excellent anchorages.