Stari Grad (literally Old Town) is a town on the northern side of the island of Hvar in Dalmatia, Croatia. One of the oldest towns in Europe, its position at the end of a long, protected bay, next to prime agricultural land has long made it attractive for human settlement. Stari Grad is also a municipality within the Split-Dalmatia county. Find property for sale in Stari Grad.
Stari Grad is the oldest town in Croatia. Stari Grad is historical heart of the island Hvar, ancient Pharos. It was built on the place where the deep bay passes into rich island fields, Arcadian valley whit vineyards and olive-groves. The town is surrounded with pine tree forest and cooled with summer breeze (maestral). Stari Grad is situated in the center of the island and it is an ideal place to start long walks and trips around the sunny island field with the sweet smell of herbs and flowers. Get your own property in Stari Grad.
Today, both the fields and the bay add an attractive quality to the island, in which the modern vacation sights have become intertwined with the antiquities of the town and of the island. The most outstanding building in Stari Grad is Tvrdalj, a large and well-preserved fortified castle once belonging to the noted Croatian poet, Petar Hektorovic. It has a fishpond and a 16th century tower. The summer months offer numerous cultural and sports events: The Summer of Stari Grad, concerts, recitals and shows.
The surrounding sea is well known for its rich fish world, and the beaches are rocky, concrete and pebble. Smaller beaches are located in the coves inside the bay, and the underwater fishing is possible along the northern coast of the bay. Buy your real-estate (flat, apartment, house, luxury villa, land or business/commercial property) in Stari Grad.
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