New guide: ‘Holy Week on Hvar island’

Our guide to Hvar’s proud tradition of Holy Week celebrations and rituals, their origins and their significance today.

Jelsa’s nautical prestige!

The Jelsa Municipality has recently featured in a programme titled “Wind Masters Croatia” on the world’s most prestigious TV channel for sailors and everyone who loves seafaring and water sports. The programme, available in four languages, can be seen on …

The best of Hvar!

Hvar wines are famous far and wide, as is the island which, preserving traditional grape varieties along with the island’s designation as Dalmatia’s sunniest, produces top-class wines. The well-known project for identifying the ‘Stars of Wine’, now in its fourth …

Hunting – Beware!
Hunting Season 2022-2023

Danger! Hunters about on Sundays and Wednesdays through the winter


Spraying against insects will be carried out on Wednesday 27th July 2022 from 23:00 to 04:00 on Thursday 28th July 2022. In the case of bad weather, the spraying will be delayed by a day. Despite the false assurances of …

Guide for You : Application

The ‘Guide for You’ application will enrich your stay in our Jelsa area. It offers complete information in one place: just scan the QR code at the bottom of the photo to obtain an audio guide in a choice of …

Hvar’s ‘Days of Olive Oil’ Festival

Hvar’s Olive Oil Association 7th celebration of the island’s high quality produce.

Dark Sky Community
Jelsa Municipality: First in Croatia to join the Dark Sky Community!

The Jelsa Municipality is honoured to be designated the first International Dark Sky Community in Croatia and Southern Europe!

Virtual tour of Hvar
Virtually 360 – Jelsa Municipality

A unique bird’s-eye view of Hvar Island in all its magnificence- Explore. then choose your favoured destination!

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