Condé Nast Traveler points out that Hvar is an excellent destination to visit all year round, especially due to warm summers and mild winters, and points out the well-known Hvar statistics – that this is the sunniest island in Croatia, with more than 2800 hours of sunshine a year. This world-renowned magazine also highlights the rich historical heritage of the town of Hvar – highlighting the 13th-century Fortica Fortress as an unavoidable cultural monument. Also, the editors write about the famous harvest of Hvar lavender, which becomes one of the main attractions in the summer months. Along with Hvar, the five best islands include the Greek islands of Crete, Paros and Mykonos, and the Danish island of Bornholm. “This award is a kind of crown to our successful season behind us. We are honored to be in the company of the world’s best islands – this is a reward for all tourist stakeholders in our city and our island. In the Tourist Board of the town of Hvar, in the post-season we continue to position our town on the world map of year-round destinations with a diverse offer, and we believe in further tourist growth. “points out Petar Razović, director of the Hvar Tourist Board. More than 600.000 readers around the world participated in the selection of the best through various categories. The best hotels and resorts, airlines, villas, spas, airports, cruisers and tour operators, cities and islands were chosen. “We are extremely proud of the recognition we received. Being in such a selected company is a confirmation of year-round flawless work and providing services in accordance with the highest standards in tourism. I am extremely honored that the hotel guests recognized this and voted for us at this year’s Readers’ Choice Awards, ” said hotel director Igor Tabak. In the category of resorts, the hotel Amfora from Hvar took the title of one of the 30 best resorts in Europe. Photo: Sunny Hvar The world’s leading travel magazine Condé Nast Traveler has published the results of the Readers ’Choice Awards. The island of Hvar received another international recognition, a great award from the readers of the renowned magazine Condé Nast Traveler, whose votes ranked it at the very top of the best islands in the world and brought the title of the best island in Europe! The island of Hvar was named the best island in Europe in 2019. Hotel Amfora is located in a quiet bay near the center of Hvar with an unobstructed view of the Paklinski islands, which makes it a unique resort on the island of Hvar. Recognized for its spectacular cascading pool and diverse offerings, it is an ideal choice for couples, families and holding business meetings, congresses, conferences and exclusive events, writes Condé Nast Traveler.