Stari Grad ferry port in Hvar Island is served by a number of ferry routes with crossings to Ancona & Civitanova Marche available. With a selection of up to 3 Sailings Weekly, the port of Stari Grad connects Hvar Island with Italy.
Sailing durations range from 4 hours on the Civitanova Marche service to 10 hours 15 minutes on the Ancona service.
Although there is a brief summary on this page, as sailing information can vary based on time of year we’d advise you to get live sailing times and prices in our Stari Grad fare search.
Stari Grad is a town on the northern coast of the island of Hvar, which rests off the southwest coast of Croatia. The port is oftentimes used as the gateway to Italy, with crossings to Ancona and Pescara on the Italian east coast.
Literally translated as Old Town, Stari Grad’s name reveals its appeal; decorated in ancient buildings and imposing architecture, the small town is a paradise for anyone with a penchant for history. Unlike its neighbouring holiday resort, Hvar Town, Stari Grad exudes a constant vibe of relaxation, never troubling the laid back ambience with an onrush of tourists. Tvrdalj Castle is the standout attraction on the itinerary, imprinting an insight into the architectural forces that represented the town.
The structures and spires sit around the curvature of the picturesque bay area, a perfect setting for a lazy afternoon underneath the heat of the Mediterranean Sun. After a day of sightseeing, head to one of the fine quality restaurants to truly bask in the tranquillity, whilst enjoying some quintessential Croatian cuisine.
Most choose to walk around the serene landscape, rejoicing in the selection of impressive buildings.
Stari Grad is on the northern side of the island of Hvar in Dalmatia, Croatia.
If you’re looking to spend a night at or near Stari Grad Ferry port before or after your trip or if you are looking for accommodation for your entire stay, please visit our Stari Grad Accommodation page for the best accommodation prices and one of the largest selections available online!