Hello dear readers and/or fellow bloggers. Today I'm back with the part two of my visit to Hvar city. Today I'll show you a bit more of this city. This time I'm taking you a bit further away, to fully explore the beautiful promenade this town has to offer. If you take a close look, you'll be able to spot all the historical attractions, such as the fortress of Hvar, the city cathedral and so on in the background. The walking areas on both sides of the city are simply stunning, with lots of tropic and Mediterranean greenery among which you will notice palm trees, giant agava plants and cacti. 
How's life treating you? I've been feeling under the weather. I have a nasty throat infection (hard thing to recover from when you talk for a living) and I've been down with fever for the last few days but I haven't missed a single day at work because this is such a busy period for me and I don't see how I can take any days off. I'm drinking ginger tea by the liters and I hope that will help. 

1. Is Hvar town expensive to stay in?
That depends on where and when you decide to stay. Hvar has became a bit of a jet set destinations in the past few years, but that doesn't mean that you can't economize if you decide to do so. My tip is always to apply common sense and do your research before visiting. Obviously, a five star hotel during the season will cost you an arm and a leg, but if you book an apartment off season, you can get away with paying little.You can also book an apartment some place else, in one of the bays near by and visit Hvar town on its own. 
2. Is food and drink expensive in Hvar town?
Again, it depend on where you shop for them. The same principles discussed above apply for food and drinks. It all depends on what and how you decide to eat and drink. If you buy groceries in a local supermarket, they will cost you the same as anywhere in the country. If fine dining is your cup of tea, there is a price for that. There are quite a few expensive restaurants in Hvar town. There are hardly any opened off season so I haven't experienced them yet but they are supposed to be great. Hvar is known for some expensive spots, so if you're on a budget, you can simply avoid those places. The price will also depend on what you eat. Fresh fish from the Adriatic sea is never cheap, but if you order a pizza wherever then you can be sure not to go bankrupt. 
3. Do you have to pay to visit Hvar town?
No, you don't. There isn't a fee for visiting the town or the old part of the town as such. There is a small fee for visiting the fortress but that only applies during the summer, the rest of the year there is no fee. 
4. Are fees for museums and other historical attractions expensive?
Generally speaking, they aren't. You can also buy a single ticket that will allow you to visit multiple locations. For example, 2019 ticket price for both the museum and the fortress was 80 kunas (around 10 euros) but if you bought them separately, it would be 50 kunas each. 
5. Is docking your private yacht in Hvar marine expensive?
Yes, extremely so. Hvar is probably the most expensive port in this part of Croatia. Click here for a full report on marine prices in Croatia. 

Thank you for visiting and commenting. Have a lovely day!


  1. Hi! ) A very beautiful and interesting blog!!!

  2. Dearest Ivana,
    you really show wonderful views of Hvar City! The city has a great atmosphere and you look beautiful in it! I'm sorry that you got sick - I hope the ginger tea will help you to be completely healthy again soon.
    Hugs and best wishes,

    1. Thank you Traude. I'm not completely well yet but I'll do my best to get some sleep this weekend.

  3. This town is so lovely- to be on the water like this is amazing. Thanks for sharing these beautiful snaps!

    Le Stylo Rouge

    1. Thank you dear, I'm glad you enjoyed these snaps.

  4. Uffaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa ci devo assolutamente andare a hvar, mi hai fatto venire vogla!
    Don't Call Me Fashion Blogger

  5. The foliage here is gorgeous. Great tips for visiting Hvar. It does look like a pricey destination. I think it is more fun eating at less expensive restaurants. I hope you start to feel better Ivana!

  6. Hello! You so beautiful! You look marvellous lovely!

  7. I hope you feel better soon. It was so fun to read about Hvar, and you are so great at exploring your areas!!

  8. Amazing post dear, I hope you feel better soon.


  9. Sei sempre in posti meravigliosi

  10. So cool dear!! And lovely place!
    Have a wonderful day! xx

    La ilusión de Nina -

  11. Sorry to hear you've been feeling a bit under the weather. I know it's sometimes hard to take time off. I've only got one colleague and due to circumstances she's only been working part-time for the last couple of years, so I simply cannot take time off when I'm sick, as all would be chaos. Now, on to your post! I can't get over the fact that Hvar town is so utterly lovely, and all the sights you are showing us are picturesque as well as very interesting. And look at the blue water and that sunshine! Thank you again for showing it all to us. Get better soon, my dear friend! xxx

    1. yes, often it is impossible to find replacement so one has to push through it.

  12. It is so beautiful and I love how clear the water is! You are lucky to live close to so many beautiful sights! :)

    It's so hard when you lose your voice - I hope you get it back and feel better soon!

    Away From Blue

  13. I'm really enjoying reading about Hvar town and seeing your beautiful photos. I just love the old sailboat and the beautiful white houses on the hill overlooking the water. I had to laugh about the question of whether it's expensive to dock your private yacht there. Probably if I have a private yacht, that's not going to be a concern for me :P I'm afraid I'd be one of the ones who'd spend too much and go during the warm season. I'd want to sit outside a café and people-watch. I'd never heard of Hvar town before but what a beautiful town! And I think you're dressed just perfectly for walking - I love your hair in braids! It sounds like you have what's going around here....everybody has it. I took Dayquil daytime cold and flu medicine, which helped a lot with the symptoms. Feel better soon!


    1. yes, there are many viruses going around. I'm glad you were able to find something to make you feel better. I'm still taking paracetamol for fever and some sprays for nose and throat. Thank you for sharing. I'm glad you liked Hvar.

  14. This town truly does look beautiful - and absolutely like somewhere I'd visit while visting the area! You look lovely in this outfit by the way; the faux fur trim on your coat is gorgeous!! x

  15. Thank you for information all about Hvar town!
    It is awesome place!
    The cactus are blooming beautifully!

  16. This is very nice.

  17. So beautiful!!! Thanks for all the information too :)) Happy day to you lovely x

  18. Insomma la devo proprio visitare Hvar prima o poi! Da come ne parli deve essere super interessante, e a giudicare dalle foto è sicuramente bellissima!
    Hai trovato un ottimo modo di passsare queste belle giornate invernali e goderti il sole al massimo! :)

  19. Thanks for sharing these beautiful photos and information. Hope you feel better soon :)

  20. Hvar je predivan grad preko ljeta, a sada na tvojim fotografijama vidim koliko je lijep i preko zime. Jako mi se sviđa tvoj outfit i cijene za usidiriti jahtu ili brod su ogromne, ali vjerujem da osoba koja ima brod ili jahtu može ih sebi priuštiti.

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    1. da, tako je. Cijena marine uvijek ovisi o ponudi i potraznji.

  21. Ohhh such a nice post, the place is so nice!!! Plus I love your outfit too. xoxo

    April of:

  22. So sorry to hear that you have throat infection, I hope you will feel better soon.
    Again I'm absolutely enchanted by beauty of Hvar, amazing photos and thank you for these informations.
    Have a wonderful weekend:)

  23. Dear Ivana, hopefully, you will recover soon! You are so brave that you nevertheless go to work! And now I really have again the wish to visit Hvar. It is so beautiful there and I love all the pictures you share including your classy winter look.
    xx from Bavaria/Germany, Rena

  24. Thanks for sharing this beautiful pics and this information about Hvar :)
    And of course, hope you feel better soon!
    Have a nice weekend!

  25. Your FAQs are really useful. I thought Hvar was too much for us when we went to Croatia but we were booking quite late- perhaps a bargain might be possible!

  26. You make me wanna book a trip to Hvar City, the place looks like the ideal venue to recharge energy and disconnect, I definitely remark that Croatia is on my list of places to go.

    I'll come to this post in case I go to Hvar soon (I don't think so, but who knows?). And the outfit you picked for this occasion is lovely and full of style Ivana!



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