Spanjola, Hvar

4.5
Must see · Lookout · Historic Site
features an impressive collection of amphorae and other objects from ancient times and the Middle Ages. From the town square, walk north, passing the main city gate. Climb the stairs of the medieval city walls to the fortress. Perched on a hill, it offers a panoramic view of Old Town and Pakleni Islands. Built at the beginning of the 16th century, the fortress was restored after the explosion of the powder chamber in 1579. The French added some reinforcements during their rule. Austrians built the barracks and observation post. Using our custom trip planner, Hvar attractions like Spanjola can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • I'm getting a bit frustrated with Trip Advisor as I wanted to report on the harbour/town as well but no combination of; Croatia/Hvar/harbour/port/old town seems to get me onto the correct page. So...  more »
  • Historical fortress overlooking Hvar town and harbour. First stop during our visit to Hvar - recommend this in order to avoid the numerous tourists. 15 minute walk up to the castle - we took a taxi...  more »

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