The name Hvar refers to both the island and the principal town on the island. If you arrive on the island by ferry, you may land at Stari Grad, which lies northeast of Hvar. We found the road from Stari Grad to the town of Hvar, creeping along a narrow precipice overlooking the sea, to be beautiful but harrowing. If heights bother you, opt for the road that runs through the interior.
Billed as the sunniest island in the Adriatic, Hvar also is one of the more stylish. If you arrive when the la... Subscribe to travel42 to read the full Destination Guide. travel42 offers professionally written guides on more than 5,700 travel destinations and ports-of-call worldwide. Go to travel-42.com to learn more, or call 1.866.566.8136 to subscribe. Copyright (c) 2014 Northstar Travel Media, LLC. travel42.