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Hvar Island Discovery
with picnic lunch

A wonderful way for your group to experience the beauties of Hvar in private cars/vans, with their own professional driver and licensed professional guide. All of the towns below are included in this island sightseeing tour. Tickets, if the museums are open, are also included in the price. If not, then the 35kn or 5 EUR per person will be deducted from the price.

Stari Grad
Stari Grad, formerly known as Pharia and Pharos, is one of the oldest settlements on the island and is in fact the city from which the island got its name (the name Hvar being a derivative of Pharia and Pharos). With roots reaching back to Greek antiquity, the town is adorned with white stone houses and has an atmosphere so special that throughout the years many of Stari Grad’s visitors have become its permanent residents.

Known as Little Venice, appropriately named for the many small bridges that connect the city over its narrow, winding fjord, Vrboska is the smallest town on Hvar and is wondrously endowed with charm. Here we’ll enjoy an inspiring stroll through the city and visit several old churches with some of the largest art collections on the Adriatic coast.

Jelsa, Pitve
Jelsa is one of the largest towns on the island. Enjoy morning coffee in St. John’s square, a beautiful square tracing its roots back to the Renaissance-Baroque era. We also recommend visiting the square’s small octagonal church, which dates back to the later part of the 17th century. On this trip we’ll also enjoy visiting Pitve, one of the island’s quaint villages. The group can have some grappa or a glass of the local wine at one of the cellars. Meander through the narrow streets and enjoy the charm of this traditional town

Program description: this full day tour tour starts with a drive through the island's ''lavender roads'' where we will listen to stories about the island's most precious plant. Enjoy the wondeful views and nature. Our visit includes Stari Grad, Vrboska and Jelsa and visits to 3 museums: Petar Hektorovic house/castle called Tvrdalj at Stari Grad; the Dominican Museum in Stari Grad and Fisherman museum and church in Vrboska,. Then we will visit and pass through the Ager, the UNESCO World Heritage Site in the middle of Hvar Island and finish with an authentic Dalmatian lunch in an olive grove.
Meeting point: we will pick up your group at their hotel, villa, private accommodation, where their yacht is moored or meet them at one of our four tour booths in Hvar Town. We will agree on this when the tour is booked.
Departure time: mornings 9 - 12Noon, afternoons 2 - 4PM. This can also be arranged at a time that is convenient for your group, so please ask us what your unique requirements are and we will be happy to get back to you with the particulars and our price.
End location: We will end this program where is the most convenient for the group - at the marina, hotel, villa or private accommodation. Just let us know.
Duration: This is a full day program.
What's included: the program as described, pick up, guide/driver, car transfer, museum tickets, lunch with wine in an olive grove.
What's extra: items purchased for personal use, gratuities to guides/driver.
Tour Type: History and culture, gastronomy
Transportation Method: comfortable air conditioned 8 seat vans or Toyota Landrcuiser or Mitsubishi Pajero - both 4WD vehicles.
Activity Level: Light
Disabilities friendly: Yes - but please inform us in advance so that we can readjust itinerary.
Kid Friendly: Yes.
Minimum: 4 people
Maximum: 50 people per group, using a bus; up to 4 groups at a time, maximum 200 people.


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