The Best Things To Do in Hvar

Hvar is often called as the queen of the Croatian Dalmatian Islands and receives the most sunshine than any other island in the region making it a bright and lively place. The significant position of the island, its rich history, culture, monuments, picturesque scenery, beaches, crystal clear waters, lavender fields, ancient olive trees, vineyards and a vibrant nightlife make Hvar one of the most sought after tourist destinations in the world.

The small island of Hvar has a plethora of attractions and numerous things to do that would surely promise an unforgettable vacation. The best way to experience everything that the island has to offer is by indulging in some of the best things to do in Hvar which include taking a tour of the medieval structures on the island like Hvar Fortress, Franciscan Monastery, St. Stephen's Cathedral, Hvar Public Theatre, Stari Grad and the Hvar Town Square. One can visit one of its many pristine beaches like the Jerolim Beach, Zavala, Milna and Dubovica or take a tour of one of the many nearby exotic islands like Pakleni Islands, Sveti Klement and Scedro. One can even take part in a wine and gastronomy tour or go for a swim in the clear blue sea waters. One of the top things to do when in Hvar is to experience the vibrant nightlife by visiting famous clubs like Carpe Diem, Pink Champagne and Kiva Bar. The exotic island of Hvar guarantees of a holiday that you will always remember.

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Top-Rated Tourist Attractions in Hvar, Croatia

Must see places in Hvar ranked on popularity. Here is the complete list of best attractions in Hvar and point of interests to visit.

  1. Hvar Fortress

    #1 of 57 Things To Do in Hvar
    Hvar Fortress

    Tags: Landmark, Hiking Trail, Historical Site, Fort

    Address: Hvar, Hvar Island, Croatia

    Timings: 09:00 am - 03:00 pm Details

    Located atop a hill on the old town, this 16th century citadel was restored during the French rule. The fortress houses a prominent collection and amphorae from middle ages. You can hike up the h...Read more

  2. Pakleni Islands

    #2 of 57 Things To Do in Hvar
    Pakleni Islands

    Tags: Outdoors, Island, Cruise

    Address: Opposite Hvar, Hvar Islands, Croatia

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Swim in the crystal clear waters, cruise on the secluded cloves, admire the beauty of this little paradise as you slurp on your favourite drink by the beach. Possibilities are endless!

  3. Dubovica

    #3 of 57 Things To Do in Hvar

    Tags: Beach, Leisure, Games

    Address: Hvar, Hvar Island, Croatia

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Great beach with snorkelling and sunbathing activities! Freshly grilled fish served with lemonade- Dubovica is an excellent experience.

  4. Carpe Diem

    #4 of 57 Things To Do in Hvar
    Carpe Diem

    Tags: Food And Drinks, Dance Club, Pubs, Entertainment

    Address: Riva Center, Hvar, Hvar Island 21450, Croatia

    Timings: 12:00 am - 02:00 am Details

    A great beach club with an awesome view and DJ’s playing music that drives the crowd crazy!

  5. Milna

    #5 of 57 Things To Do in Hvar

    Tags: Beach, Cafe, Restaurant, Leisure

    Address: Hvar, Croatia

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    A calm peaceful beach with lots of restaurants and cafes to explore as you go sunbathing!

  6. Franciscan Monastery

    #6 of 57 Things To Do in Hvar
    Franciscan Monastery

    Tags: Art And Culture, Religious Site, Historical Site, Architecture

    Address: setaliste put kriza, Hvar, Croatia

    Timings: 10:00 am - 07:00 pm Details

    An ancient monastery with no recorded period of construction, though the first renovation took place in early 14th century. The white Cypress trees in the surrounding and great architecture make it wo...Read more

  7. St. Stephen's Cathedral

    #7 of 57 Things To Do in Hvar
    St. Stephen's Cathedral

    Tags: Church, Religious Site, Historical Site, Cathedral

    Address: Trg Svetog Stjepana, Hvar Town, Croatia

    Timings: 09:00 am - 09:00 pm Details

    A Roman Catholic cathedral in the town of Hvar, St. Stephen’s cathedral is also known as Katedrala Svetog Stjepana. It is one of the most impressive buildings of Hvar and is built on the site of...Read more

  8. Central Park Club Or Club Park

    #8 of 57 Things To Do in Hvar
    Central Park Club Or Club Park

    Tags: Food And Drinks, Club, Dance Club, Pubs

    Address: Bankete BB, Hvar, 21450, Hvar, Croatia

    Timings: 12:00 am - 02:00 am Details

    Nice decor, foot tapping Jazz music and great ambience!

  9. Zavala

    #9 of 57 Things To Do in Hvar

    Tags: Outdoors, Neighborhoods , Harbour

    Address: Southern coast of Hvar, Hvar, Hvar Island, Croatia

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    A small harbour and a petite neighbourhood on the southern coast of the island of Hvar, Zavala is famous for its untouched nature and pebbly beaches. Petrascica is one of the most attractive beaches o...Read more

  10. Sveti Klement

    #10 of 57 Things To Do in Hvar
    Sveti Klement

    Tags: Island, Snorkeling

    Address: Hvar, Croatia

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    A group of small islands in central Damlatia, Sveti Clement is one of the largest of the Pakleni islands. The coastal part is barren and rocky and the interior parts are covered in maguis shrubs. Offe...Read more

  11. Hvar Public Theatre

    #11 of 57 Things To Do in Hvar
    Hvar Public Theatre

    Tags: Entertainment, Performance, Theatre, Exhibition

    Address: The Arsenal building, Hvar, Hvar Island, Croatia

    Timings: 08:00 am - 09:00 pm Details

    Hosted in the iconic Arsenal building of Hvar, the Hvar public theatre is reportedly the first theatre in Europe. It dates back to 1620 and was a centre of regional culture and art for centuries. The ...Read more

  12. Scedro

    #12 of 57 Things To Do in Hvar

    Tags: Island, Village, Historical Site, Nature

    Address: Scedro, Croatia

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    This is a small island located along the southern shore of Hvar. It is protected as a nature park and enthrals visitors with its untouched natural beauty, hidden coves and crystal clear waters. The co...Read more

  13. Jerolim Beach

    #13 of 57 Things To Do in Hvar
    Jerolim Beach

    Tags: Bar, Beach, Island, Cafe

    Address: Hvar, Croatia

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Famous as a nude area, the Jerolim Beach is perfect for a laid-back afternoon in Hvar. Southern slopes of the island with cobble stone beaches make the experience more memorable. It is located on one ...Read more

  14. Stari Grad

    #14 of 57 Things To Do in Hvar
    Stari Grad

    Tags: Church, Museum, Old Town, Unesco Site

    Address: Hvar Island, Split-Dalmatia County, Dalmatia, Croatia

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    This is one of the oldest towns in Europe and a UNESCO world heritage site located on the northern side of Hvar Island. Ideal for a day trip from Hvar, Stari Grad also offers a pleasant vacation for a...Read more

  15. Hvar Town Square

    #15 of 57 Things To Do in Hvar
    Hvar Town Square

    Tags: Walking Area, Cafe, Restaurant, Square

    Address: Hvar, Croatia

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    The main square or the pjaca of Hvar is also the largest square in Dalmatia province of Croatia. It was originally a part of the bay and was reclaimed by filling in the land in 1780. The adorable wate...Read more

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  • Save 6% Hvar Napoleon Tour
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    Duration: 8 Hrs

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    Duration: 4 Hrs 30 Mins

    Taste the local food, enjoy the beautiful view, learn why there is a professional astronomical observatory in Hvar and experi...

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    Duration: 3 Hrs

    Take a stroll through the most beautiful streets of Hvar to discover four unique restaurants and taverns, listen to different...

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