ABOUT THE HVAR AND PAKLENI ISLANDS TOUR:
This tour features the highlights of central Dalmatia islands ( Brač, Hvar, Pakleni). During the first drive on speedboat you will enjoy panoramic view of Split, Brač and Šolta island. You will visit Bol on Islands Brač and enjoy swimming and snorkeling on famous Zlatni rat beach. Zlatni rat ( Golden horn) is known as natural phenomenon and one of the most beautiful beaches of the Mediterranean and thanks to its particular shape it is also one of the most exceptional beaches in the world. It is surrounded by the crystal clear sea that goes from turquoise blue to dark blue in just 10 to 20 meters and it is bordered by decades-old pine trees, planted by the locals to create some natural shade. Second stop is town Hvar, located on the south side of island Hvar. In Hvar Town you will have enough time to explore the architectural and natural beauty of the town. Pakleni Islands are group of beautiful small islands and connected coves where you will have plenty of free time for lunch, to explore and swim in bays framed by untouched nature. After Pakleni islands our last stop is authentic fisherman village Milna, on the west side of island Brač and very famous among the sailors due to its natural protection. In Milna we will enjoy the wine tasting at local family house.
After enjoying a day on these sun-kissed Croatian islands, enjoy a lovely cruise back to Split and Trogir.
Bol on the island Brač and Zlatni rat beach are our first destination, where you can enjoy swimming, snorkeling and sightseeing the world know, famous beach Zlatni rat.
After Bol, surrounded by the blue Adriatic, we'll make our way to the lavender island of Hvar and its glittering port of Hvar town.
Hvar island- The second destination we will arrive is island Hvar. We will visit the beautiful Hvar town the one of the most lively and fun-loving destinations in Croatia.
When in Hvar, we recommend a visit to:
Hvar’s cathedral - together with Bishop’s palace, encloses the east side of the biggest square in Dalmatia Hvar’s Pjaca (St. Stephen’s sq.), dedicated to St. Stephen, the Pope and martyr, patron of dioceses and Hvar town.
Fortica (Spanjola) fortress - built above old city in the mid 16th century. Its architecture and military history will thrill you as much as the view of the city of Hvar and surrounding islands.
Arsenal – one of the first municipal theatres in Europe, founded in 1612., erected on the ancient Arsenal (a space used for repairing of galleons, and a storage of various seafaring tools). The theatre’s exterior is mostly preserved in its original form.
The Franciscan monastery - built in 15th century as a retreat for sailors. Within the monastery there are the artifacts exhibited in the monastery collection which is also the oldest on the island. It consists of paintings, manuscripts, old coins and incunabula.
Pakleni islands- Pakleni Islands are on just 15 minutes away by speed boat. After enjoying and absorbing the history of Hvar you can enjoy swimming. Often mistakenly called Hell’s Islands, the name Pakleni is taking from a type of resin used in ship building.
After Pakleni islands we continue to our last stop Milna, small and picturesque fisherman village on the island of Brač famous among the sailors. In Milna we will enjoy the wine tasting at local family house.
Please note that due to the crowd in the heart of the season or changing weather conditions there is a possibility of changing the departure time(earlier/later) from the harbour or changing the itinerary if it’s necessary in agreement with the skipper on board.Our boat tours are necessarily at the mercy of the weather. Although we check weather forecast on daily basis, it is still not 100% reliable.
Passengers on this tour are recommended to bring bathing suits, towel, sunglasses, sun cream, hat, spare clothes to change, a sweater for early morning or evening, and most definitely a camera to capture amazing photos.
Tour is not recommended for pregnant women, participants with serious back or neck problems and children younger than 3 years.