Watersports & Excursions

Away from the glamorous bars and restaurants of Hvar Town, the island of Hvar offers some fantastic back-to-nature experiences. Along the coast, a host of watersports are on offer, while the rugged interior is crisscrossed by hiking and cycling paths.

Hvar Adventure -- This highly respected agency is run by local sports enthusiasts, who arrange adventure-sports activities, including half-day sea kayaking tours, one-day sailing tours, windsurfing, hiking, cycling, and rock climbing. Cookery classes and wine tasting expeditions are offered as well.

Jurja Matijevića 20, Hvar Town. www.hvar-adventure.com. tel. 021/717-813.

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.