HVAR: With its focus on the Venetian-era Hvar Town, Croatia’s most fashionable island warrants exploring beyond the capital’s 16th-century fortifications. Leave the design hotels and cocktail bars behind to hike or mountain bike through a rugged landscape of lavender fields and hillside vineyards. Or take a sea-kayaking trip to the Pakleni islets, perfect for those who want nothing more than to meet the beach and be kissed by the golden sun.
-ASTA, Worldwide Destination Guide 2013/14
So, what is Hvar all about anyway?
Picture a destination with such an ideal climate that it enticed even the earliest of Europe’s sun-seeking travelers; An island famous around the world for its pristine beaches and pellucid waters. Breathe in the fragrant fields of lavender, taste test some of the worlds best olive oil and sip wine from vineyards that are blessed by the most hours of sun in the Adriatic–all in one afternoon.
There is no shortage of entertainment in Hvar! Visit the oldest municipal theatre in Europe, let loose at the legendary Full Moon parties or get lost in nature with some of the best adventure sports around.
With just a skip and a hop to the Pakleni islands, you can slip into a secluded retreat with nothing more on the agenda than massage, gourmet dining and perfect sunsets.
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