Christmas celebrations in Jelsa, 2021
Why not enjoy the most beautiful time of the year on an exquisitely beautiful European island?

Advent, an excellent opportunity to see Jelsa at its best!

Water is life
Jelsa’s Drinking Water Fountain

Water is a vital resource on Hvar. Jelsa is blessed with a specially rich supply of fresh water.

Hvar Online
Hvar Island Online

Enjoy some of Hvar’s delights, even at a distance

#VisitJelsa: Instagram TOP 10 in January 2021

Instagram users captured the perfect island vibe in January. Here are the top 10 photos they posted. Use #visitjelsa to get featured in #VisitJelsa TOP 10. Follow @visitjelsa for more photos of the town of Jelsa and the Island of …

Hvar facts listed
Interesting Facts About Hvar Island

A random selection of interesting facts about Hvar Island.

The Town Hall
Jelsa’s Town Hall

Jelsa’s Town Hall has a fascinating history.

The Sunshine Island
Did you know that Hvar has an estimated average of 2726 hours of sunshine every year?

Hvar is one of the sunniest islands in Dalmatia, indeed the sunniest, according to the locals!

‘Tree of Life’
A 2,500-year-old Olive Tree

One of Hvar’s unusual treasures, an ancient olive tree set in beautiful countryside.

For Romantics: Myths and Legends

Folk tales are an interesting and colourful part of local history and beliefs everywhere in the world, not least on Hvar.

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