Things to see and do - Hvar
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Hvar Travel guide
Hvar : Michelin's recommendations
The island of Hvar is a thriving tourist resort. In summer its quays are lined with luxury yachts and café terraces. The site was an important centre under the Greeks, but the town owes most of its splendid architectural heritage to the influence of Venice. In the 16C it was rebuilt after being ransacked by the Turks. The quayside is the heart of the lower town, while the upper town, dominated by the fortress, is entirely surrounded by ramparts.
Tourist attractions Hvar : Things to see and do
HR - 21450 Hvar
This monastery occupies an idyllic site on a headland overlooking the sea. Built from 1465, only two monks still live here. Its museum boasts some fantastic works such as a fresco of the Last Supper (17C) and a rare Atlas by Ptolemy, printed in 1524...
Fortica HR - 21450 Hvar
This fort built in the 16C with the proceeds of the sale of salt and the help of Spanish engineers, replaced the former Illyrian fortifications which dated from the Greek occupation. During the great Turkish onslaught of 1571, the local inhabitants f..
HR - 21450 Hvar
A stony path leads down between the trees to this enchanting shingle beach. A tiny hamlet with a manor, chapel and a few fishermen's houses endow this site with a timeless atmosphere.
Podstine bb HR - 21450 Hvar
Located in a quiet and secluded bay with a private beach surrounded by palms and pine trees, Hotel Podstine features spa & wellness centre and an outdoor pool. An on-site restaurant offers delicious cuisine and guests can relax at a bar overlooking t..