Theme Week Croatian Adriatic Coast – Hvar Town

27 May 2016 | Author/Destination: | Rubric: General Reading Time:  9 minutes

© Maîtresse

© Maîtresse

Hvar is a city and port on the island of Hvar, part of Split-Dalmatia County. The municipality has a population of 4,300 while the city itself is inhabited by 3,800 people, making it the largest settlement on the island of Hvar. It is situated on a bay in the south coast of the island, opposite from the other nearby towns of Stari Grad and Jelsa.   read more…

Brela on the Makarska Riviera

31 July 2014 | Author/Destination: | Rubric: General Reading Time:  4 minutes

© - Nikolaj Potanin/cc-by-2.0

© – Nikolaj Potanin/cc-by-2.0

Brela is a municipality in the Split-Dalmatia county of Croatia, population 1,700. The municipality consists of two villages: Brela and Gornja Brela. Village Brela is located on the Adriatic coastline of Dalmatia, about 15 km northwest of Makarska.   read more…

Split on the Adriatic Sea

7 September 2013 | Author/Destination: | Rubric: General, UNESCO World Heritage Reading Time:  7 minutes

Split © E.coli/cc-by-sa-3.0

Split © E.coli/cc-by-sa-3.0

Split is a city situated in the Mediterranean Basin on the eastern shores of the Adriatic Sea, centred around the ancient Roman Palace of the Emperor Diocletian and its bay and port. With a population of 178,192 citizens, and a metropolitan area numbering up to 350,000, Split is by far the largest Dalmatian city and the second-largest city of Croatia. Spread over a central peninsula and its surroundings, Split’s greater area includes the neighboring seaside towns as well. An intraregional transport hub, the city is a link to numerous Adriatic islands and the Apennine peninsula, as well as a popular tourist destination.   read more…

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