Must see attractions in Hvar Town

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    This gorgeous grin of beach has a tiny cluster of stone houses and a couple of cafe-bars. The juxtaposition of the white pebbles alongside the brilliant…

  • Fortica

    Looming high above the town and lit with a golden glow at night, this medieval castle occupies the site of an ancient Illyrian settlement dating from…

  • Trg Sv Stjepana

    Stretching from the harbour to the cathedral, this impressive rectangular square was formed by filling in an inlet that once reached out from the bay. At…

  • Arsenal

    Mentioned in Venetian documents as ‘the most beautiful and the most useful building in the whole of Dalmatia’, the Arsenal once served as a repair and…

  • Franciscan Monastery

    Overlooking a pretty cove, this 15th-century monastery has an elegant bell tower, built in the 16th century by a well-known family of stonemasons from…

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    St Stephen's Cathedral

    Providing a grand backdrop to the main square, this baroque cathedral was built in the 16th and 17th centuries at the height of the Dalmatian Renaissance…

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    Benedictine Convent

    Playwright and poet Hanibal Lucić was born here in 1485, but this town house has been home to a community of Benedictine nuns since 1664. Over the…

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    Episcopal Museum

    Adjoining the cathedral, this treasury houses silver vessels, embroidered liturgical robes, numerous Madonnas, a 13th-century icon, an elaborately carved…

  • M


    A 25-minute walk via a scenic but rocky path from Pokonji Dol will bring you to this secluded, pebbly beach. It's a pretty spot, but its isolation means…

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    Pokonji Dol

    This large pebbly beach is literally at the end of the road if you're following the coast east from Hvar Town. There's a large restaurant here.

  • Z


    This little rocky and pebbly cove is just off the highway east of Hvar Town.

  • M


    A small pebbly beach set beside a village, east of Hvar Town.