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Hvar, Hvar Island, Croatia
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All reviewsgreat viewworth the climbentrance feewalk upwell worth the effortnice walknice cafesmall museuminteresting historysurrounding islandswatch the sunsetworth the trippakleni islandsthe main squareprisonhillpath
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Reviewed today via mobile

Kept in very good condition very interesting and an easy walk from Hvar City centre. Definitely great for photos of the Port and City below.

Thank Anne-Marie W
Reviewed today

We took a taxi to the fortress from our hotel as its on to off a hill well worth the cost which was 100kn also 40kn each entrance fee you can spend at least 2 hours walking around the fortress inside and out also there...More

Thank Harry C
Reviewed today via mobile

There’s a bar at the top where you can order drinks as you enjoy the view but not much else. I recommend this if you have time but it isn’t a must see.

Thank itsjesslai
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Walk to the fortress is fairly easy. If you want to can get a taxi up and walk down. It’s mostly ramps vice stairs. The views for the top are spectacular. Not that much to see in the fortress itself. A good place to see...More

Thank hardshell
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It’s a pretty steep climb from the harbour (we think it’s easily accessible with a taxi as well) but well worth the effort. You have a nice view over the Pakleni Islands and can enjoy a sundowner up there (there’s a small restaurant).

Thank DadaSuzzy
Reviewed 2 days ago

Take only about 20 minutes easy walking to go up and the view is worth the time. Actually there are a number of benches and chairs around and you don't have to pay to enter the fortress to enjoy the view, probably being outside is...More

Thank Gordon CC Y
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Highly recommend while here. It’s about a 20 minute walk up stairs and pathway to the top. Daytime views and sunset views stunning. Castle and old prison are worth a walk around.

Thank Kim E
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Smth not every city has, what a view, what a landscape! Don't be scared walking up, its very nice and easy 20 mins walk!

Thank peach a
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Took the catamaran from Split and spent a lovely four hours or so exploring Hvar City. An easy walk up to the fortress provided incredible views of the city and adjacent islands. The bars and cafes along the waterfront and around the market square are...More

Thank Andrew N
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Amazing views and at £5 each to get in its an absolute bargain. I’d recommend not going during the high sun as the walk is tiring as it is, let alone when it’s boiling hot too.

Thank Paul A
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19 September 2017|
Response from Yeugenia K | Reviewed this property |
You will enjoy Hvar a lot. It is such a special place, the fortress is beautiful but that's not everything. There is so much charm and character to the island. It has a great market, nice restaurants and one of the best... More
15 August 2016|
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Response from Marianne R | Reviewed this property |
Croatia has an excellent ferry system to travel from Split to Hvar and to Korchula.
17 March 2016|
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Response from Joanne P | Reviewed this property |
You could easily do it in 1/2 a day. I would say 3 hours would be enough and it would allow you to explore more. Sunsets are beautiful for the fortress and I think the early morning would give great light for photos. Enjoy... More