About Island Hvar

Being one of the most popular islands of Croatia, Hvar is located in the very heart of Dalmatian region. Covered with thick pine tree forests, fruitful vineyard terrains, and lovely lavender fields, the isle also offers prime spots for enjoying the sea, such as beaches of Lucisca, Mlina and Mlaska.

Small coastal settlements such as Dol, Pitve and Humac provide superb gastronomical enjoyment under their stony roofs, while local guides are always ready to introduce you to Hvar’s historical background and natural surroundings. Visitors can also attend kayaking excursions, licensed scuba diving schools and guided cycling sessions.

The Town of Hvar proudly keeps one of the oldest public theaters in Europe, and taking a walk in romantic Jelsa will reveal old villas and deep grotto of Vrapceva Spilja. These are just a few of Hvar’s notable landmarks, and when you add great nightlife full of concerts, parties and cultural events, you’ll learn why people keep returning to this Adriatic Island.

Island Hvar
Hvar, Croatia

Searching for Pirate Treasure in Croatia

Adriatic Sea has been a site of dense naval traffic since times immemorial. Its bottom hides many secrets, so finding a sunken pirate treasure in Croatia is not that surprising. Precisely such kind of discovery has recently been found in the seas near Hvar Island. Four new vessel wreckages have been located and are subject to archeological investigation. And yes, these archeologists are also scuba divers. Contrary to popular opinion, it is not easy to find remains of large ships on the sea bottom. This is especially true in cases of old vessels, as historical documents rarely depict the precise position of their last sighting. During centuries sea corals and underwater vegetation embrace the wreckages, making them literally undistinguishable from…

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