Day Trip Split to Hvar Island | Croatia Private Driver Guide

Day Trip Split to Hvar Island

Welcome to Hvar, with the same name ”Island of Hvar”. In fact, the longest Croatian island, with its 2700 hours of sunshine per year. One of the places loved by tourists and locals as well. Blessed by a pleasant Mediterranean climate, the island is characterized by gentle winters and warm summers. In the first place when you arrive by sea, you will see is a Fortress overlooking the town, a sentry guarding the people below. Today, Fortica is an attraction for visitors. Above all, Hvar is town with rich cultural heritage among which stands the Cathedral, the Franciscan monastery, the palace, the arsenal, and the theatre. Besides the culture, Hvar town is famous for its gastronomy, nightlife. Make sure You visit the Paklinski islands and relax by the sea. Finally, visit the famous Carpe Diem, Kiva Bar, Hula Hula and get fun at Hvar town!

Lavender fields Island of Hvar | BLOG

Did you know? Croatia is one of the biggest lavender producers, and Hvar is also known as ”the island of lavender in Croatia”. Together with a local driver guide, visit the Lavender fields around the village of Brusje, high up on the old road to Stari Grad. This village has stunning views of the seas and mainland. Indeed, there is a wide variety of items containing the native flower. For example, you can find scented oils, soap bars, and more. Do not forget to try the famous ”Lavanda” flavored ice cream!

How to get from Split to Hvar Island in a day?

Simply book your day trip Split to Hvar island with your own driver-guide and luxury vehicle. In the first place, pick up at the place of your accommodation in Split. Get on board a local ferry and set sail to the Hvar island and town of Stari Grad. Enjoy coffee while enjoying panoramic views over the Dalmatian islands Šolta and Brač. You’ll also be connected thanks to our free WiFi access on board. In general, prices for a day trip to Hvar are as low as 350 Euros (price is per vehicle not per person). Our service and quality are available on the TripAdvisor profile. Give us a try and experience it for yourself. Above all, please note all private vehicle transfers around the island and returns includes in the final price!

What You will experience?

Together with local driver-guide explore island bests. This private tour is a wonderful way to experience the beauties of Hvar and its surroundings.  On the island explore Hvar town, Stari Grad, Lavender fields, set up a culinary picnic, and more. With a guide in the lead head into the hills to the oldest village on Hvar, dating back 2000 years. How about a glass of wine named “6009 years ago” referring to the long tradition of growing vines and wine production on Hvar. We offer an unforgettable and authentic island experience in a unique way.

The Lavender fields on Hvar

Arriving at the island of Hvar at 10.30 are we start our Panoramic drive towards Hvar town. Together with our driver guide for the Hvar tour, we visit the Lavender fields around the village of Brusje, high up on the old road to Stari Grad. Did you know that lavender cultivation on Hvar began in 1930? One person planted a few lavenders in Velo Grablje, while the other villagers laughed at the idea. 20 years later, the inhabitants of Velo Grablje were making a living off of cultivating lavender and calling themselves a village of billionaires. In 1974 Hvar was the eighth biggest lavender producer in the world. During our tour, we walk through Lavender fields. Appreciate the magnificent color and breathe in the hypnotic qualities.

The Fortica fortress

If you walk from the main square to the north, passing the main city gate or Porta di datallo (Gate of Dates) ascending the stairs through the old part of the city in which there are palaces built in the 15th and 16th centuries, through small bends that give out the aromas of Mediterranean plants, you will reach Hvar’s fort Fortica or how the locals call it Španjola. It was built at the beginning of the 16th century (during the Venetian rule) and was reconstructed in 1579. Today the fort holds a collection of amphora and other exhibits from antiquity and the Middle Ages. Besides experiencing its exquisite architecture, you will experience an unforgettable panoramic view of the city of Hvar, its surroundings, and the Pakleni islands.

Duboković Winery (Jelsa)

Our program continues as we meet the leading Croatian winemaker “Duboković”. You will be invited to step into the family house and winery listen to stories from the firsthand winemaker. His vineyards are located on the island Hvar, one of the warmest and sunniest islands in the Adriatic spreading over micro localities of Sveti Nikola and Medvid bod. Soil structure ranges from limestone pebble, white sand with a small percentage of red soil, giving an ideal nutrition source to indigenous varieties such as Mali Plavac, Drnekusa, Parac, Kuc, Bogdanusa, and Marastina. The Plavac grapes Medvid and Medvjedica come from there. All the wines are fermented with natural yeast. Depending on the type of wine, they combine stainless steel and wood of various ages. Apart from the wines, they produce a wide range of varietal and aromatized olive oils.

Konoba Maslina Vrisnik

Finally, the day trip Split to Hvar ends with an “authentic culinary picnic” at the picturesque village of Vrisnik. Your meal will be prepared in a “traditional island way” and served by the island’s best olive oil producer Mr. Borivoj Bojanic and his wife Zeljka.

How do I make my booking?

You can complete your booking online by using the displayed booking form on website. Just choose the date, your departure, and destination points and follow the link. Another option is booking over the phone. We are also available 24/7 by email, WhatsApp, and Viber.


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Simply book your day trip from Split to Hvar island with your own driver guide and luxury vehicle. Prices start as low as 350 euros.