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When you search the Internet about the Island of Hvar you will find very easily many clichés for the purpose of tourism. But Hvar as an island is much more than sunny weather, long coast, and parties. Hvar popularity today is thanks to its rich history, culture and geographical position as well as natural beauty.
Here are some less known facts about island Hvar.
There is an island in southern Croatia that is completely different from all other islands you know. The Ancient Greeks called it Korkyra Melaina, and the Romans called it Corcyra Nigra, or roughly translated, Black Korčula.
Korčula was called “black” for its dense forest of holly oak, but also of pine trees, and their aroma, combined with other Mediterranean herbs, its the first thing you will notice upon arrival on the island. People who come to Korčula want to return back again and again. Here are LuxMediterranean top 5 reasons to visit Korčula.
Book a flight to Dubrovnik and visit the ‘Pearl of the Adriatic’
American Airlines is launching direct flights from Philadelphia to Dubrovnik on Croatia’s Dalmatian Coast next summer.
Launching June 7, 2019, American Airlines will begin flying seasonal flights between Philadelphia and Dubrovnik that will run three times a week until September 27, 2019, on Boeing 767 aircraft.
AFAR Travelers’ Choice Awards 2019
The Croatian tourist pearl of Dubrovnik was declared as the best cultural destination for 2019 by many readers of the popular American tourist platform AFAR. It is the recognition that this organization grants within the category of destinations, and Dubrovnik has achieved the highest number of votes of numerous American travel lovers.