Franciscan Monastery

Hvar Venues

Just a few minutes walk from the Main square in Hvar, along the sea and the waterfront soon brings you to the Franciscan monastery. Built in 15 th century, was jointly financed by the nobles of Hvar and sea commanders as testament to their gratitude for many lives saved at sea near Hvar.

 

Peace of Monastery walls overwhelms every visitor and provides a sense of calm where you can enjoy a rich display of museum exhibits as well as paintings of Venetian artists like Francesco Santacroce and Palma Junior. The monastery is known for its magnificent painting of the Last Supper (2 x 8 m) which leaves everyone breathless. One more rarity that makes the monastery famous is the 300-year old cypress that is located in the garden of the monastery. Beautiful story around this venue along with its beauty attracts many, no wonder, to choose this venue for their wedding ceremony.

 

Lovely Renaissance cloister is a perfect choice for an intimate wedding ceremony followed by a cocktail hour in the gardens overlooking the Adriatic.

 

Venue is perfect for up to 100 pax.