Car Hire Hvar
Hvar is located in the Adriatic Sea. Due to its location in the sea, the island of Hvar is part of the Croatian territory. Hvar is found close to the Dalmatian coast of Croatia, between the islands of Brac, Korcula and Vis. The highest elevation of the Hvar Island is Sv. Nikola (628 m). Several towns have been formed on the island and have a total population reaching approximately 11,105 inhabitants.
Top Attractions within Hvar
Stari Grad Plain is located on the Hvar Island. The agricultural landscape was set by the ancient Greek colonists in the 4th century BC. The importance of the land was recognized in 2008, when it was included on the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites and it is also deemed as a Cultural Good of Croatia.
The Hvar Port is one of the main entrances into the island. It is also a favored promenade location, due to the fact that people can admire the wide variation of boats, ferries and yachts that coast here. Along the port, there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, bars and shops, in which people can find entertainment, food, drinks and souvenirs.
Vineyards can be found in the southern part of the island. These are the locations in which famous Croatian wine products are made. Red wines from the Plavac Mali grapes can be tasted in the vineyards located in the south of the island, as well as white wines, which can be found in the portion between Stari Grad and Jelsa.
The Town Square of Hvar is the largest and the most beautiful one in Croatia. It is the main landmark of the city which bares the name of the island and the point from which the tour of the city can start. The town square was the main point of the development of the northern part of the community in the 13th century and of the circling sides of it in the 15th century. The hill fortress of the town of Hvar is easily accessible from the square and should become the next aim of your tour.