Nestled in between two of the highest mountains on Hvar Island, you will find the sleepy, old fishing town of Jelsa. Once a hive of activity for the fishing industry this little town that sits on a beautiful bay is an idyllic and quiet escape from Hvar centre.
Even though Hvar boasts itself to be one of the sunniest destinations in the whole of Europe (it has an average of 2715 hours of sunlight per year!), you may be unlucky on your trip here and experience a rainy, cloudy or even stormy day. But fear not as there’s still plenty to do within the town despite Hvar’s main highlight being beaches, sailing brilliant sunshine. Read on for our recommendations what you can still get up to in spite of any unfortunate weather.
If you’re running away from the hustle and bustle of life and escaping to somewhere a little more relaxed, like Hvar, then there are a few things to consider before you take off. From the philosophical to the funny, the serious to the silly, we present our basic list of learnings from travelling the world.