Stari grad, Hvar island
Stari grad - The old town
- is another settlement at the island Hvar
, founded by Greek pilgrims from ancient times. Much later, in the Renaissance, it was the summer resort of Hvar aristocracy like Petar Hektorović was; well known Croatian poet and his cultural legacy today is the biggest advantage of tourist attractions here. Many will say that in Stari grad time is not important. Walking through its streets you can feel the breath of history, although today each house in its ground floor has a modern shop or store. The beaches are beautiful; there’s more than forty beaches and little bays; sandy, pebble or rocky and many of them are accessible only by boat. Here, families vacationing with children, couples and individuals, a large groups of young surfers...Hvar is the sunniest island in the Adriatic and one of ten the most beautiful islands in the world; Stari grad has long been recognized as the world's attraction ...
Tourist offer of Stari grad
Your holidays here can be a complete; additionally, this city has very appropriately designed active vacation programs for children such as sailing school, guitar lessons, swimming school, painting school; so to the adults remains much time for exploration and fun.Immediately upon seeing Stari grad will offer its traditional cake which is (along with other Mediterranean spices), the basic ingredient of honey.You can find accommodation in hotels with more than three stars rank, private apartments or in the camp that has all the modern facilities.There are many restaurants offering local fish with vegetables, prepared according to traditional recipes and cuisine of this part of Dalmatia. Of course, there are many meat dishes, but each dish is a combination of local spices and culinary skills that are not changed through the centuries and generations.Residents of the town are very proud of their wine Plavac. This sort is grown in the wider region of Dalmatia, but experienced growers know that the final quality of the wine depends on the climate and vineyard location; so, the attribute "the most sunny island" once again comes to the fore.
Almost in the city center there are two pebble beaches, on the north and south side of bay, very suitable for small children and persons with physical disabilities. On the beach there are restaurants, hire deck chairs and showers.Very attractive is sandy Maslinica bay which is 2 km out of settlement and the only one reachable by car. Other bays is possible to explore renting the boat in one of many agencies. It should be noted that the ferry dock is located outside the city so if you decide to go on foot, many will tell you that this is a great idea. Thirty minutes of easy walking will be very stimulating, and entering the city, they say, in such a mood gives really impressive effect. If you decide to visit the city museum you will see a life that is taking place here through the past two millennia. A variety of exhibits, talks about what happened here. Bike routes can take you on tour of all the beauty of the island with several lookouts.
Center of city life is on the waterfront. A representative summer season in this city just give all the events that take place here. Various events and festivals, as well as when you sit alone with coffee in the sun. Riva is the soul of life of this city and certainly you will not miss.Stari grad is very well connected with near and distant destinations, the busiest line is Split-Hvar. You can arrive by ferry from Rijeka to Dubrovnik. Here you can swim in mid-April, and probably in early October. The Old town is a source of good will and kind people and beautiful scenery is the same for centuries.
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