Tuesday, June 28, 2011

Hvar: An Insider's Guide to Croatia's Premier Island Available on Kindle, PDF, Paperback and iPhone App

An expanded version of the first comprehensive guidebook for the island of Hvar will be in the shops shortly, as the 2012 edition of Hvar: An Insider's Guide to Croatia's Premier Island is about to go to the printer's.

The book is also available on Kindle (2011 edition) and iPhone application immediately. A list of contents for the 2012 edition can be found below. For more information about the release of the book, and information about Hvar, please visit us at www.total-hvar.com or join our Facebook page.

We look forward to seeing you on Hvar this summer.





Hvar: An Insider’s Guide to Croatia’s Premier Island



Introduction

1.Getting There and Around
2.Towns Guide
3.Villages and Islands Guide
4.Beaches
5.Activities
6.Festivals
7.Wines of Hvar
8.Food and Drink
9.Practicalities
10.Total Hvar Project


Introduction

Why Hvar?

When to Go?

Events in 2012

Highlights of 2011

History of Hvar

History of Tourism

Celebrity Hvar

Finding Accommodation



Chapter 1: Getting There and Around

Ferries to Hvar

Flights to Croatia

From Split Airport to Hvar

From Dubrovnik to Hvar

Bus and Train to Split

Speedboat Transfer

Car Rental: Mainland or Island?

Buses on Hvar

Panoramic Flights

Taxi

Scooter/Boat Hire

Driving on Hvar



Chapter 2: Towns Guide

Hvar Town

Where to sleep
Where to eat
Where to drink
Where to party
What to see
Museums
Activities

Stari Grad

Where to sleep
Where to eat
Where to drink
Where to party
What to see and do

Jelsa

Where to sleep
Where to eat
Where to drink
Where to party
What to see and do

Vrboksa

Where to eat, drink and sleep
What to see and do

Sucuraj

Where to eat, drink and sleep
What to see and do


Chapter 3: Villages and Islands Guide

Pakleni Islands

Scedro

Zecevo

Pelegrin Peninsula

Milna, Zarace and Dubovica

Basina and Mudri Dolac

The Hilltop Villages

The Kabal Peninsula

Through the Pitve Tunnel

Humac and Grapceva Cave

From Jelsa to Sucuraj



Chapter 4: Beaches

Hvar Town

Stari Grad

Jelsa

Vrboska

Pakleni Islands

Brusje Bays

Milna to Dubovica

Zavala to Sveta Nedjelja

Kabal Peninsula

Eastern Bays

Sucuraj

Naturism



Chapter 5: Activities

Water Activities

Sailing
Scuba Diving
Kayaking
Speedboat Tours
Rowing
Deep Sea Fishing
Windsurfing

Inland Activities

Cycling
Rock Climbing
Hiking
Team Building
Jeep Safari
Walking
Faros Marathon
Hvar Half Marathon
Gariful Sports Center
Other Sports on Hvar

Inland Gentle

Yoga
Painting
Wine Tours
Olive, Grape and Lavender Harvests
Herbal Walks

Kids Activities

Atelier Marinka
Tennis
Stella Mare Bike Camp
Ballet
Day Trips from Hvar



Chapter 6: Festivals and Traditions

Religious Festivals

Traditional Festivals

Wine Festivals

Children’s Festivals



Chapter 7: The Wines of Hvar

History of Wine on Hvar

Grape Varieties on Hvar

Hvar Rose: An Undiscovered Gem

Hvar Wine Association

Organic Wines

Wine Festivals and Tours

Hvar’s Wine Producers



Chapter 8: Food and Drink

Some Dalmatian Specialities to Try on Hvar

Some Typical Dalmatian Recipes

Traditional Drinks on Hvar

Five Restaurants to Try on the Water

Five Restaurants to Try Inland

Hvar for Vegetarians



Chapter 9: Practicalities

Visas

Health and Emergency

Money and Banks

Phone and Internet

Shopping

Public Holidays

Weather

Language

Safety and Hvar with Children

Religion

Souvenirs

Water and Electricity

Laundry

Buying Property



Chapter 10: The Total Hvar Project

From Somalia to Hvar

Total Hvar: Quality Information for a Quality Island

Acknowledgements

Useful Numbers

Map of Hvar

4 comments:

  1. Quick question: Does the iPhone app have the same content as the book?

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  2. There is MUCH more in the Kindle and book, which are both updated for 2012. cheers Paul

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