Best Jelsa holiday apartments
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Popular accommodations in Jelsa
The port of Jelsa lies on the northern side of the island of Hvar off the Dalmatian coast. As almost everywhere on the Croatian Adriatic coast, there are several islands of different sizes in front of the mainland. Boat tourists and bathing tourists appreciate Jelsa especially because of its picturesque location and the southern climate with warm and dry summers. Depending on the weather, from Jelsa you can see the neighbouring island of Brac or the mainland. The best way to reach the neighbouring towns on Hvar is by local bus, and to explore the surrounding islands you can rent your own boat. Jelsa and the surrounding area offer plenty of opportunities to do this. To get from the mainland to the island and back again, you can use the catamaran that shuttle daily between Split and Jelsa. If you book an apartment in Jelsa today in order to spend your holiday here, you will be part of a centuries-old, even millennia-old tradition. Several ruins of ancient country villas testify to this. These were already used as holiday homes back then and prove that Jelsa has always been visited by people who wanted to relax and unwind here. During the 14th century Jelsa was first mentioned as a city and developed into one of the most important centres of shipbuilding in the region. Today tourism is the most important economic activity, but also viticulture, olive growing and fishing have traditionally played an important role in Jelsa and Hvar. You can also experience the typical flair of this harbour town very directly in your private holiday apartment in Jelsa.
Apartments in Jelsa: Holidays on historical ground
With private apartments in Jelsa you have a quarter on historical ground and at the same time a comfortable alternative to couchsurfing in Jelsa, which offers you much more independence. No matter where your apartment is in Jelsa, you will never be far from the historic buildings and monuments in the neighbourhood. Among the numerous churches and chapels in this area, the Castle Church of St. Mary is especially worth mentioning. The place of Saint Ivan in the Old Town and the chapel dedicated to him are considered to be the most beautiful place in the town. The trees of the pleasure garden, laid out around 1870, provide cool shade in the summer heat. Remains of the Civitas Vetus Ielsae can be found on the site of a former Augustinian monastery, whose monastery church is still standing: There is still a cemetery and remains of the ancient city wall. The reproduction of a Roman wine cellar above Ielsa under scientific guidance is also worth seeing.
Private accommodation in Jelsa – Holidays in sunny Dalmatia
If you would like to get to know Dalmatia and the Croatian Adriatic coast a bit better, you should visit not only apartments in Jelsa, but also other interesting towns and villages in the region – e.g. Accommodations in Zadar or Apartments in Vodice Of course you will also find Apartments in Zagreb. And if you translate to Italy by boat, you can follow your holiday in Croatia with a nice and cosy Apartment in Ravenna. for a few days. It’s best to book now so that you can plan your holiday early!