The 16th century castle home belonging to Petar Hektorovic. A spectacular residence with a leafy fish pond and gardens that lead you up a set of stairs for a good view of your surroundings. It is very quirky as there is several of the poet's quotes throughout his home that are inscribed into the stone walls. Definitely worth a quick...
We had a pleasant hour wandering around this place in Stari Grad. Tvrdalj is the fortified summer residence of Petar Hektorović, the Croatian poet (1487–1572). Evidently he was a romantic in the literary sense of the word before such thing existed. One was transported back in time. Hektorović sounds like he was thoughtful and community spirited, and Tvrdalj retains a...
Though a fairly short visit, this only cost 15kn entrance so is a must see spot.
A complete oasis of lush vegetation and unique architecture, it is great to just chill out in the shade of the vines and relax here.
Much more than it looks from the outside!
Interesting home designed by famous Croatian poet Hektorovic. It took almost 40 years to complete. There is a nice fish pond in the centre of the palace. The gardens are beautiful and lovely for a stroll. Well worth seeing
If this is open when you come by it is worth a look. This amazing poet has created a fun house that is also a fortree. It has a pool with mullet in it and improving Latin sayings scattered around. Then there is the diverse renaissance garden attached. This was rather overgrown when we visited but all the same will...