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Stari Grad Holidays

Stari Grad holidays offer visit to a charming ancient town, near Rijeka, on the island of Hvar. Stari Grad is south of Karlobag and is the centre of the Riviera Paklenica. The Velebit Mountain meets the sea and the combination of marine and mountain features makes holidays in Stari Grad are stupendous. Stari Grad holidays offer a heaven for trekkers, climbers and water enthusiasts. Stockbreeding, agriculture, fishing and tourism are the main sources of economy. The exquisiteness of this lovely town during holidays to Stari Grad has attracted tourists from centuries. The Greeks discovered Stari Grad in 385 BC and named it Pharos. The Greeks, Romans, Slavs, Venetians, Turks and Austrians briefly ruled Stari Grad and this has led to an eclectic mix of cultures that is unique. The beautiful location, pleasant climate, fascinating history and delicious cuisine have made Stari Grad holidays popular.

The bay of Stari Grad is on the northern side of the island and is nearly 5 miles long. The plain is fertile and listed as a world heritage site by UNESCO. The fields of lavender and vineyards are on one side of the land while the sea is on the other side. Walking and hiking trails during holidays in Stari Grad are amidst pine trees, aromatic hers, vineyards and olive groves. So, exploring this island itself is aromatic and therapeutic. Long pebble beaches make Stari Grad holidays attractive to swimmers and sunbathers. Beach volleyball, mini-golf and tennis are popular here. There are many schools that offer sailing courses for those interested in this adventure sport during holidays to Stari Grad.

Holidays in Stari Grad includes little coves and islets that are serene and charming. The stone houses and narrow streets are reminiscent of the Stari Grad history. A trip to Hvar is romantic and enthralling. Comfortable villas and apartments during Stari Grad holidays provide comfortable accommodation facilities. The waterfront cafes and local taverns serve local specialities made of fresh fish and some delicious wines. Nightlife is limited to the events and concerts held and some bars that open late into the night. A calm and relaxed holiday in Stari Grad rejuvenates and refreshes the mind, body and soul.

Stari Grad Holiday Etiquette

The bills at the restaurants are inclusive of taxes and tips, so you can avoid tipping the waiters. Most food is homemade and it is polite to accept a welcome drink or a local appetizer.

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