Venetian Hvar Walking tour
Venetian tour around Hvar is 2 hours walking guided program about influence of Venetian culture on Croatian land. Do you know that Hvar was once part of the Venetian kingdom? Our professional local guide will tell the most interesting facts and legends about it. We start from Franciscan Monastery where we can contemplate the famous “Last Supper”, exquisite work of high renaissance art by the Venetian painters Palma Junior and Francesco Santacroce. We stroll down to ancient port of Hvar, medieval streets shrouded by legends of its days. Do you know that main square of the city was built in the times of Venetian rules? As well as many buildings at the center including distaff-styled baroque bell-tower. End your walk-in Hvar’s Loggia, beautiful piece of renaissance architecture. It was once part of the Venetian governor’s palace.
- Professional local tour guide
- Fortress Citadel Fee
Route & Duration
The most famous art object associated with monastery is an art painting of "Last Supper". Some critics suggest the work is a painting of Matteo Ingoli, but others believe the painting belongs to the school of Palma Junior.
Church of St Antony
Church of St Antony was founded in 1663 in the style of Dalmatian Baroque. It is given to Pope Stephen I. Martyred. It takes place at the corrner of a small square in the very center of Old Hvar town.
Port of Hvar
The ferry port is a heart of beautiful island of Hvar. It provides transportation along the Adriatic Sea for 14 destinations Worlwide.
Hvar town's mainsquare
St Stephens square is said to be a "Pjaca", the biggest square in Dalmatia. The Renaissance square covers more than 4500 sq, it was founded by Venetians in the times when Hvar was under its rule.
Hvar's theatre is the key point of historical development of a European art. It was founded in 1612 and became first theatre in Europe. The Arsenal was initially used as repairing of galleys spot also there was as a warehouse for nautical accessories.
The Hvar's Loggia was mentioned in 1289. The loggia was used as a courthouse which also collected the taxes and proceeding auctions in the Venetian times.
The fortress perched on a hill above the old town was built at the beginning of the 16th century. It dominates over the city discovering a beautiful panorama view of the town of Hvar and Pakleni Islands from the fortress.
Fransiscan Monastery ,
Ul. Biskupa Jurja Dubokovica 80, 21450, Hvar, Croatia
The main entrance to Monastery See Map
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.