Written by a British expat living on Hvar since 2003, Hvar, An Insider’s Guide is the first comprehensive guide book covering the entire island. Whether you are looking for a Carpe Diem Full Moon party or a dormouse festival, the information is in this book. Practical tips on how to get to and around Hvar, checking the sea temperature on its beaches, and where to eat, drink and sleep are covered.
A large section on activities on Hvar will offer something for everyone. Adventure enthusiasts can choose from sailing, scuba diving, kayaking, rock climbing and cycling, while more sedate past times such as wine tours, yoga, walking and painting classes for children are detailed.
The history and traditions of this wonderful island are covered in depth, while there is also a practical sections on visas, health and where to do your laundry. The food and drink chapter introduces some of the gastronomic treats indigenous to the region, as also recommends 5 restaurants each by the water and inland.
By Paul Bradbury
The 2012 edition of Hvar: An Insider’s Guide is now available as an e-book. You can download it here.