Island Hvar is distant only by 50 minutes sail from the land if you would take trip by fast katamaran (without car) or by two hours' sale by ferry-boat with vehicle. It's still a bit closer to the land than island Vis.
From the place of katamarans landing in very center of Hvar to town of Milna leads good road and trip takes half an hour walking.
Ferry boat is landing at Stari Grad connected with Milna (12 km far) by good road.
Hvar is very proud of its 300 sunny days each year with avarage day temperature in July/August exceeding 25° C. That is why is Hvar (both town of Hvar and Milna) favourite rest place for celebrities as Silvio Berlusconi, Hugh Grant, Bill Gates, Eddie Jordan, Steven Spielberg, David Beckham, Bernie Ecclestone with wife and even president of Croacia Stjepan Mesic as well as countless famous persons of papers' covers all over the world.