Area: Croazia
Place: Stari Grad

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The Port of Stari Grad

Located in the northwestern part of  Hvar, the port of Stari Grad (Stari Grad in Italian) is one of the main island, which boasts the distinction of being the longest among those of Dalmatia.

The port area - decentralized from the city center - is located at the end of an inlet, and is characterized by the presence of a massive quay and a pier where ferries and fast vehicles from Italy (Ancona , Pescara) and from continental Croatia (Split). From the port of Stari Grad it is possible to reach the neighboring islands.

One of the companies that serve this port is Jadrolinija, a leading company in maritime connections in the Adriatic.

How to reach the port of Stari Grad

There are various ways to get around Stari Grad and the island in general. The main solutions are listed below.


Stari Grad has a public road transport service that will allow you to reach other places on the island of Hvar. The bus terminal is located in Ivana Meštrovića BB

Cars or two-wheeled vehicles 

Once on the island, you will have the opportunity to rent a car, a motorbike or a scooter to move from one point to another in Lèsina in complete autonomy. 


If the two solutions previously proposed do not meet your needs, know that both on the port and in the city center you can take a taxi.

Airport connections - Port of Stari Grad

The island of Hvar is not served by an airportIn the area, however, it is possible to identify a heliport (located near the capital Hvar) and an airfield (between Stari Grad and Vrboska).

Connections Train station - Port of Stari Grad

From the bus station, you can reach the port area of ​​Stari Grad by using public transport or by taking a taxiThe distance between the bus terminal and the port of the city is about 3 km.

Services available on the Port of Stari Grad

  • Ticket offices
  • Hotel, B&B
  • Bars, restaurants
  • Supermarket
  • Car, motorbike, scooter and boat rental
  • Taxi pitch

Ticket offices on the Port of Stari Grad


Agencija Stari Grad - Trajektno pristanište 1, 21460 Stari Grad

Shops within (or near) the Port of Stari Grad

Like any self-respecting tourist resort, Stari Grad is also full of shops and boutiques where you can shop during your stay on the island of Hvar.

What to see near the port of Stari Grad

Except for the plain (listed as a World Heritage Site as it has remained unchanged since the 4th century BC ), Stari Grad does not have much to offer from a historical-artistic point of view.

The most significant monument of the town is certainly Ettoreo palace (kaštel Tvrdalj in Croatian), fortified residence of the Renaissance poet Pietro Ettoreo, author of a poem dedicated to fishing and talking with fishermen. The villa is characterized by a fish pond, a garden and the Latin writings visible in various rooms of the building. Behind the palace is the Muzej Staroga Grada, the museum of the Old Town.

Other notable buildings are the church of San Rocco (patron saint of Stari Grad), the church of Santo Stefano, the church of San Giovanni, the church of San Nicola and the Dominican monastery of San Pietro MartireAnother very popular place of worship is that of the White Cross, which stands on the hill of Glavica, about 1 km from the center of Stari Grad.