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Stories and Tips Hvar

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A Brief History of the Island of Hvar

Written by Owen Lipsett on 21 Jul, 2005

Although its natural beauty and nightlife are what draw most visitors to Hvar, it also has the richest history of any of Croatia’s islands. Unfortunately its museums (when they’re open) don’t do justice to it and the visible fragments of its past glories tend…Read More

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Looking for History in Hvar Town

Written by Owen Lipsett on 21 Jul, 2005

Most people come to Hvar Town for its beauty, nightlife, and beaches – with good reason. If you’re seeking history, however, you can easily walk between these sights in a leisurely half-day. While I managed to glimpse the interior of the Cathedral, if…Read More

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Stari Grad: Not Just Any Old Town

Written by Owen Lipsett on 21 Jul, 2005

"Stari Grad" literally means "Old Town" in Serbo-Croatian and considering that it’s the most ancient continuously inhabited settlement in Croatia, this is fitting. Founded by Ionian Greeks from Syracuse at the foot of a deep, mile-long bay that today shares its name, it was…Read More

Sunshine Reggae

Written by dangaroo on 13 Jan, 2009

Hvar is one of my favourite Croatian islands, it's difficult to know where to start when talking about Croatian islands as they are all so similar, yet different and there are so many of them. Let's start with Hvar though which like Bornholm of Denmark…Read More

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