Nautical Tourism

Anchorages, that city of Hvar offers are in port of Hvar and in ACI Club Palmižana on Pakleni Otoci. When docked in city harbour you can enjoy in day and night atmosphere of the town. Pakleni otoci are one of the favourite nautical destinations on the Adriatic. Palmižana marina is situated in an attractive lagoon on the St. Clement island.

Fortuna vitra – this old saying, still preserved in the island dialect, nowadays speaks only of the power of the wind, whereas it once symbolised the fortune of all those depending on it. It is therefore not surprising that ancient Greeks chose this island for their new home by building the first town – Faros in the sheltered bay 2,400 years ago. The island of Hvar occupied a special place in the map of the Republic of Venice, it had a lively merchant navy at the time of Austro-Hungarian Empire as well successful fishing fleet which sailed across the Mediterranean. The ships are kept alive by island enthusiasts and festivals such as Feste forske pulene. It is also easy to look into the future with optimist and laser sails closing the season at the International New Year Regatta. From modern sailors who proudly tie hundreds of horse powers in trendy ports and ACI marinas to modern Robinsons still preferring the hidden coves. the will of Goddess Fortuna will make the island an inevitable point on their journey through time, space and life.