Welcome to Stari Grad


The name Stari Grad means 'Old Town', a reference to the fact that it was founded in 384 BC by the ancient Greeks, who called it Pharos. The surrounding fields are still divided into parcels of land demarcated in antiquity.

The town sits at the end of a deep inlet, with the narrow lanes of the old quarter spreading out on its southern side. The waterfront promenade continues along the northern bank to a small beach.


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Hvar Gastro and Wine Private Day Trip from Split

You can freely change the itinerary as you like it, just contact us beforehand. ITINERARYYour driver will pick you up at 8 am, at any location that suits you and then drive you to Split harbor. You will board the ferry for Hvar at 8.30 am. Hvar is an island of many beauties, both in natural and urban life.You will arrive in Stari Grad at about 10:30 am. Afterwards, you will take a drive towards Hvar town, where you will start a walking tour. Hvar is full of beautiful places, even among all that splendor, Hvar town manages to thrill its guests and starts forth as a real jewel in the crown of the island.After the walking tour of Hvar town, depart for Milna (another small town), to Lambik restaurant.Once you arrive in the restaurant you will be treated to a rare honor - to see first hand how premier chefs make 'gregada', a wonderful seafood dish you will later eat for lunch! Gregada emerged as a handy lunch for hard working fishermen, who didn't have time for a proper three course meal, so they merged soup and main course into one... Simply enjoy!After lunch, drive towards Jelsa town, to undertake our wine odyssey.Geographic location of Croatian and its climate is very suitable for growing grapes, and the diversity of soil and temperature allow the production of various types of wine. While the whole country has a solid and at time propulsive production, Dalmatia especially is rich indigenous grape varieties.Here in Jelsa, you will undertake the tour of two premier wineries: Tomić and Duboković, where you can try some of the notch Croatian wines.Tomić winery is infinitely enchanting place. it's owner, Andro Tomic produces very specific Dalmatian wines, thus continuing the hundred fifty years old wine-making family tradition. His plavci wines are unlike any other, softer and more subtle, with a special character.Duboković winery is another winery with a long tradition. Its owner, Ivo Duboković was literary born over the wine basement. He has his own vineyard, and his flagship wine, called '2718 hours of sunshine in a bottle', comes with the position on the north side of the island.Afterwards, you will drive back to Stari Grad and board the ferry that will take you back to Split.If you wish to change the itinerary in any way, to add or subtract, please inform us earlier. We are more than happy to tailor the final tour according to your wishes. There are many charming places on Hvar one can visit, and our guide will be happy to advise you to make this trip an unique experience you will hardy forget!

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11-Day Croatian Gastronomy and Wine Tour from Zagreb with End in Dubrovnik

This is your itinerary, born out of years of experience and exploration.Day 1: ZagrebTransfer to the hotel from Zagreb AirportHotel check-in Dinner in the one of the famous restaurants in ZagrebDay 2: Zagreb, IstriaHotel check-out Walking Tour of ZagrebCooking class at Otto & Frank restaurantDrive towards Istria Hotel in Rovinj check-in Day 3: IstriaExploration of the Istrian PeninsulaLivade Truffle hunting Visit to Motovun Medieval town Kabola Winery Wine tasting Visit to Grožnjan Tophill townReturn to the HotelDinner at the Meneghetti wineryDay 4: Plitvice, ZadarHotel check-outVisit to Plitivice lakes, the most beautiful National park in CroatiaLunch at the Plitvice lakes local restaurantHotel in Zadar check-inSea food & Dalmatian wines tasting at Foša restaurant Day 5: Zadar, SplitHotel check-out Sightseeing of Zadar's historic town center, built on ancient Roman ruins Visiting the Sea Organ, the Sun Salutation Food & wine tasting at Bibich Winery near ŠibenikHotel in Split check-in Evening in SplitDay 6 SplitSplit city center sightseeingVisiting Diocletian Palace, which is on the Unesco Word Heritage listTour of the green and fish market, buying supplies with a private chef who will later prepare the lunch for you later at the Diocletian wine houseDay 7 Trogir SplitVisit to Trogir the old stone town on UNESCO's Heritage listWine & food tasting at Bedalov winery Evening at your leisure in SplitDay 8 Island HvarFerry cruise to Hvar Island, stop in Stari gradEnjoying the beautiful landscape while driving to Hvar TownWalking tour of Hvar townEnjoying the beautiful landscape while driving to JelsaWalking tour of JelsaWine & food tasting at Tomić wineryBack to Split by ferryDay 9 Ston DubrovnikHotel check-out Drive towards DubrovnikStop in Ston, on Pelješac peninsula, small city well known for its mussel and oystersTasting oysters on the oyster farmHotel in Dubrovnik, check-inDinner in Dubrovnik in wine bar MatuškoDay 10 DubrovnikSightseeing Dubrovnik, city known as the Pearl of the Adriatic Lunch & wine tasting in Crvik wineryEvening at your leisure Day 11 Dubrovnik APHotel check-out Transfer to Dubrovnik Airport

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Yellow Tour (Bike Tour)

We begin the Cycle-Hvar story in ancient Stari Grad and set out to explore the north side of the island. In the epically portrayed streets of this oldest Hvar capital, we depict our way through the centuries of living. From the central part of town, we move on to the ancient trail of the Greek Hora, i.e. UNESCO protected Stari Grad Plain, while we explore the oldest example of plotting in Europe.Through the fragrant trails of Hvar, we set out towards one of the most beautiful inlets of the Adriatic – Vrboska. This small fishing village located in a deep-set inlet and interconnected by numerous bridges, will surely remain one of the most beautiful memories of your Hvar vacation.Through the stunning atmosphere of the dense pine forest, we move on towards Jelsa where we will stop for a cup of coffee in the relaxing ambience of the main square.After Jelsa, we carry on to the heartland through many vineyards and olive groves. Here we discover quite a different image of the island and a way of life than by the coastline.We conclude the tour back in Stari Grad after 27 kilometers of the Natural Hvar story.

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