Procession starts at 10 PM on Maundy Thursday, lasts 8 hours covers a distance of 22 km and includes six parishes: Jelsa, Pitve, Vrisnik, Svirce, Vrbanj and Vrboska. Procession is on the UNESCO World Intangible Cultural Heritage List.
The specificity of this procession is that the parishioners carry not just one but 5 crosses at exact order. By the early 20th century in the procession were only three crosses, other two were purchased and donated to represent other two churches!
Explore the gastronomic offer of the town of Stari Grad and the surrounding villages, enjoy a real culinary experiences.
Riding bicycle around the Stari Grad will offer you the chance to learn about long and turbulent history of this area through recreation and spending time outdoors.
These walks take you into the cultivated area betwen Stari Grad and Jelsa. The fields, you will walking trough, were first laid out by Greek colonists in the 4th century BC.
The Dominican monastery of St. Petar Mučenik (St. Peter the Martyr) was founded in 1482 by a venerable gentleman from Piacenza.

24.03.2014.

STARI GRAD IS HAPPY!!

See video HAPPY filmed in Stari Grad.

11.03.2014.

SUMMER INTERMEZZO

Watch Summer Intermezzo in Petar Hektorović Castle video, filmed by Dina Bonefacic Mihaljek.

11.03.2014.

HIKING TRAILS AROUND STARI GRAD

Stari Grad is magnificently placed for walking. The geography of this part of the island of Hvar gives the walker a great variety of possibilities-walking by the sea, over the hills and trough the countryside, walks that are more than a stroll, and others that are demanding all-day walks.
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