Six Things to do in Hvar Town
Hvar Town is the bustling hub of Hvar island, and choosing what to do first in a place where it’s completely impossible to get bored can be tricky. You’ll have the opportunity to enjoy the quieter parts of Hvar island on your sailing holiday, and so whilst in Hvar Town we advise making the most out of every single second of your MedSailors Croatia adventure!
1. Take in the Spectacular Views from the Fortica
This incredible medieval castle has been a constant presence in Hvar Town for centuries, and climbing to the top to take in the sweeping views of the town and the ocean below is more than worth your time.
2. See St Stephen’s Square and St Stephen’s Cathedral
The magnificent St Stephen’s Square, which used to be an inlet, is now home to charming Croatian eateries and even a concealed well from the early 1500s. At the end of the square is the breathtaking 15th century Cathedral, with an impressive bell tower and incredible atmosphere.
3. Wander Around the Episcopal Museum
Right beside the Cathedral is a fascinating museum, which houses several Madonnas, an extensive stamp collection, and a magnificent golden chalice dating back to the 15th century.
4. Venture into the Turquoise Waters
From St Stephen’s Square, simply decide whether you want to head left or right and soak in the warm Croatian sunshine whilst you enjoy a short walk as you choose your spot along the beautiful coastline.
5. Taste Some Sweet Croatian Treats at Nonica
It’s no secret that Nonica bakery has the best sweet treats in Hvar and you’ll struggle to choose from the array of tempting traditional Croatian baked goods – just don’t forget to sample the amazingly chocolatey Nonica tart!
6. Enjoy Cocktails at Carpe Diem
After a busy day exploring, treating yourself to a fancy cocktail at one of Hvar Town’s most exclusive coastal cocktail bars will sound like an excellent idea. Always bustling with activity and with a resident DJ, there’s never a dull moment in this alluring bar.