Arrival to the island of Hvar
Travel by car to Stari Grad (Island Hvar):
There are 3 ways to get to the island of Hvar by car, (we recommend the first and fastest):
First (fastest) way
Take the new highway to Split from Split take the ferry to Stari Grad (Island of Hvar).
Stari Grad is the ferry port on the island of Hvar.
The trip by ferry from Split to Stari Grad is about 2 hours. (No reservations possible)
Go by car to Rijeka and from there take the ferry to Stari Grad.
The ride takes about 12 -14 hours, (in the past the departure from Rijeka was mostly from 18:00 - 20:00 h) so you arrive in Stari Grad on the next morning approx. at 8:00 to 9:00 o clock.
(You must first make a reservation for this ferry)
Third Opportunity over Drvenik - Sucuraj (See Q & A / FAQs)
TIP: If you are travelling the first time to the island of Hvar by car,
it is advisable to arrive during the day. At night, it is much more difficult to find the location on Hvar.
Important: you should print these directions in your own interest and take it with you, even if you have a navigation system for Croatia in your car.
Travelling by plane:
Destination airport is Split (SPU)
At the airport there are buses and taxis you can take to get to the port of Split. The connections to the port are very well organized. There are also opportunities to rent a car at the airport.
Here is a satellite map of Hvar:
Arrival to Hvar (tips)
1) Please print out the directions before you leave, even if you have a navigation system for Croatia in your car.
2) Guests arriving outside the high season, often confusing the summer and winter ferry timetable, so before travelling check the ferry timetable.
3) For those who travel by car: Do not forget to buy a vignette for Austria and Slovenia!.
Shopping in Stari Grad
Coordinate your arrival with shopping.
4) Since the apartments are usually available from 14:00h, it is ideal for guests who arrive early in the morning to the island of Hvar, to shop in the large supermarket directly in the ferry port of Stari Grad. In addition, there are also coffee bar's and toilets.