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Sveti Nikola(island of Hvar)

 
Sveti Nikola(island of Hvar)

Page Type: Mountain/Rock

Location: Dalmatia, Croatia, Europe

Object Title: Sveti Nikola(island of Hvar)

County: the island of Hvar

Activities: Hiking, Mountaineering

Season: Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter

Elevation: 2054 ft / 626 m

 

Page By: NardiSt

Created/Edited: Aug 9, 2011 / Aug 10, 2011

Object ID: 736275

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Overview

Sveti Nikola(Saint Nicholas) is the the highest peak of the island of Hvar and is the third highest island mountain in Croatia. At the top there are picturesque chapel of St. Nicholas from the 15th century and a sizable stone cross. Baseline relief around the island make it a mountain ridge along the south side of the island with steep rocky slopes. The highest peaks of the island is situated above the southern shore of Zavala and Sveta Nedjelja(St. Sunday).
stone cross at Sveti Nikola
stone cross at Sveti Nikola
 
the chapel of Sveti Nikola(Saint Nicholas)
the chapel of Sveti Nikola(Saint Nicholas)
 
the interior of the chapel of Sveti Nikola
interior of the chapel

Getting There

http://www.jadrolinija.hr/pdfs/635.2011.zima.e.pdf

http://www.jadrolinija.hr/pdfs/635.2011.ljeto.e.pdf

http://www.jadrolinija.hr/pdfs/632.e.zima.2011.pdf

http://www.jadrolinija.hr/pdfs/632.ljeto.2011.e.pdf

http://www.jadrolinija.hr/pdfs/9603.2011.zima.e.pdf

http://www.jadrolinija.hr/pdfs/9603.ljeto.e.2011.pdf

 
position of the island of Hvar
position of the island of Hvar
 
main ferry lines in islands of Middle Dalmatia
main ferry lines for islands of Middle Dalmatia
map of the island of Hvar
map of the island of Hvar



Stari grad(Old town)

Stari grad(Old town) is the oldest town in Croatia.
Stari grad (Old town) on the island of Hvar
Stari grad (Old town) on the island of Hvar

 
church Sveti Stjepan in Stari grad
church of Sveti Stjepan in Stari grad
 
Dominican monastery in Stari grad
Dominican monastery in Stari grad
 
Tvrdalj in Stari grad
Tvrdalj in Stari grad

 
backside of Tvrdalj
backside of Tvrdalj

Ribnjak(fisch-pond) in Tvrdalj
Ribnjak(fisch-pond) in Tvrdalj

Red Tape

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Camping

Autocamp Jurjevac
Njiva bb
21460 Stari Grad, Hvar
Dalmatia
Croatia
Telefon: +385 21 765843
Fax: +385 21 765128
E-mail: info@heliosfaros.hr
This family camp is located in the center of a place named Stari Grad, and has two stars. It can accommodate up to 600 guests in its 44 bungalows. Located in the beautiful natural landscape, 300 meters away from the beach where you can enjoy the sun and crystal blue sea.

Camp Holiday
Mala Banda bb
21465 Jelsa, Hvar
Dalmatia
Croatia
Tel. +385 21 761140
Fax. +385 21 761140
E-mail: jelsa@hi.t-com.hr
Holiday Camp is located 1 km from the center of Jelsa on the island of Hvar. The camp's capacity is 50 seats for car trailers, and 250 places for tents. The camp is equipped with a new toilet area, and has available washing and ironing for clothes, exchange, trade, and use the phone and internet access. In the campsite you can rent various equipment for water sports, and there are many sports facilities for table tennis, and paths for rollerblading. Within the camp there is a Holiday Lanterna restaurant which offers a daily variety of delicious and tasty dishes.

Camp Lili
Owner: Zaninović Lina
Sveta Nedjelja-Jagodna
Tel.: + 385 (0) 21 745 742,+ 385 (0) 21 745 775 091 898 2546
Fax: + 385 (0) 21 745 742
E-mail: sime.zaninovic@st.t-com.hr, info@kamplili.hr
Camp Lili is located on the south side of the Hvar island in a beautiful bay Jagodna between Sveta Nedjelja and Ivan Dolac.It is small family camp which is surrounded with pine trees with two beautiful pebble beaches.The bay is ideal for anyone who enjoys in calm and peaceful seal idyll, likewise for admirers of nature, hiking, snorkeling, climbing, surfing, and other activities.


Camp Petarčica
Pitve (Zavala)
21465 Jelsa (Hvar)
Tel: + 385 (0) 98 661 304, (0)21 761 602
Fax: +385 (0)21 761 602
Web: www.zavala-petarcica.com.hr/camp
Camp Petarčica is located in the bay with the same name in city Zavala on the southern side of island Hvar. Camp owners offer also six apartments, just next to the beach and beautiful view. Beach is mostly stoned and has also graveled bay. Camp and the whole city is very calm and therefore recommended for families with smaller children. Pitches in camp are all covered with shade of pine trees, toilets are tidy, electricity connections available. In camp you can use refrigerator and grill places. Closest shop and bakery are 400m away, restaurant and bars about a kilometer.

View

View is nice on the islands of Korcula, Vis, Brac and Dalmatian coast.
view on northwest part of Hvar and island of Brac
view on northwest part of Hvar and island of Brac

Coordinates

N 43 ° 8 '40.3''E 16 ° 35' 51.2''

Mark

On the eastern side of the chapel of St. Nicholas there are two boxes with a register. Metal stamp is on the wall of the chapel of St. Nicholas.

Approaches

Dol(near the Stari grad(Old City)) – Sveti Nikola 2:15

Svirče - Sveti Nikola 2:15 h

Sveta Nedjelja – Sveti Nikola 1:30 h

Mountain routes to Sveti Nikola (St. Nicholas) departing from Dol and Svirče are long as 2:15 h. The shortest but steepest route to the St. Nicholas is from Sveta Nedjelja on the southern coast. Distance of 30 minutes from the peak can be reached by car. The old road begins at the church in Dol near the Old City. The road is in relatively poor condition and one should drive slowly and cautiously. Shorter is a newer road that begins as a branch immediately after the tunnel on the road Stari Grad - Hvar. The roads are connected to the pass 30 minutes before the peak. Poor road continues milder terrain, past lonely farms according to legible top and stops 3 minutes before it.
village Dol and top Sveti Nikola
village Dol and top Sveti Nikola
church of Sveti Mihael Arhanđel in Dol
church of Sveti Mihael Arhanđel in Dol
 
stone walls 1
stone walls 1
 
stone walls 2
stone walls 2
field stone houses
field stone houses
farm and vineyards below Sveti Nikola
farm and vineyards below Sveti Nikola
stone cross and the chapel of Sveti Nikola
stone cross and the chapel of Sveti Nikola
southern slopes of the island of Hvar
southern slopes of the island of Hvar
vineyards on the southern slopes of Hvar
vineyards on the southern slopes of Hvar

Map

Sveti Nikola is not shown on any mountaineering map.

External links

Images

Sveti Nikola(Saint Nicholas) on the island of Hvar