Hvar – Milna – Jelsa - Starigrad

Transfer to Split’s ferry port and boarding the ferry sailing at 08:30 to one among the world’s top ten most beautiful islands: Hvar.

Upon the arrival to the port of Starigrad, transport to the city of Hvar boasting many places worth a visit. Start with the cathedral and the Bishop’s palace, on the biggest square in Dalmatia, Hvar’s Piazza, then proceed to Hvar’s theatre (one of the first and oldest theatres in Europe founded in 1612) erected on the ancient Arsenal that once served as a repair and refitting station for war galleons. The Franciscan monastery founded in 1461 boasts an exceptional old masters’ collection and the Benedictine nunnery where the Benedictine nuns have gained world fame for their decorative embroidery, especially the agave lace.

After a few minutes, we will reach the Hvar Fortress (called Spanjola - Spanish), built above old city in the mid-16th century with a thrilling view of the city of Hvar and surrounding Paklinski islands before heading for Milna by the panoramic road passing through the lavender fields once one of the main products of the island. In Milna time a lunch and even a quick dip in the sea weather permitting.

The trip continues in direction of Jelsa to pay a visit to a superb wine tasting venue Bastijana modelled on ancient Roman dining rooms and buried in stone below the Tomic winery. Then it’s off to Starigrad, passing along the Ager Plain were the geometrical parcellation first laid out by the Greek colonists is so well preserved that it is on the UNESCO world cultural list since 2008. Time permitting, the visit includes the most famous building in Stari Grad, Petar Hektorovic's renaissance poet summer residence with a fish-pond and a dove-cot over it. Back for the 17:30 ferry to Split.

Price upon request