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Situated in a picturesque natural setting, facing the South, the sun and the sea, historical town of Hvar is today the main tourist centre of the island Hvar, and one of the favourite resorts on the Dalmatian Rivera.

Hvar lies in the cove protected by the Pakleni Islands in the South and a low crest in the North. Called "the Croatian Madera", is famous for its very specific climate with a lot of sunshine, very few rainy days and almost no snow at all. As a rule, hotel guests pay only half a price if it is raining for the whole day and nothing at all if it is snowing (which occurs almost never).
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Hvar town as seen from the Fortress.
Below the trees - surrounded by medieval walls old town with the Renaissance cathedral of St. Stephen.
Further, on the hill - modern mansions of local inhabitants.
On the right - the Pakleni Islands and part of the old harbour.
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Shooting Date/Time: 2006-09-23 09:04:23
Shooting Mode: Aperture-Priority AE
Tv( Shutter Speed ): 1/150
Av( Aperture Value ): 7.1
Metering Mode: Evaluative Metering
Exposure Compensation: -1/3
ISO Speed: 200
Lens: 18.0 - 55.0 mm
Focal Length: 18.0 mm

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