Jelsa is located approximately 25 miles (40 kilometers) southeast of Split and 190 miles (306 kilometers) south of the national capital, Zagreb County.
While in Jelsa, be sure to spend some time at Jelsa Harbour.
From firm tourist favorites to lesser known delights, the area around Jelsa is crisscrossed with sights and attractions. If you get the chance, visit Bol, 7 miles (11 kilometers) away from Jelsa. In Bol, you can pay a visit to the Bol Marina and Vidova Hora. Supetar is yet another destination worth investigating. Here you'll find the Supetar Beach and Petrinovic Mausoleum. Supetar is 17 miles (27 kilometers) from Jelsa.
Hvar is 2 miles (3 kilometers) from Jelsa. This center includes a number of interesting things to do and see, including Jerolim Beach, Sveti Stjepana Square (Trg Sveti Stjepana) and Mount Hum. Make sure you don't return to Jelsa until you've spent a little time at Hvar's Komiza Harbor, Palmizana Marina and Hvar Town Arsenal.
Travelers who come to Dalmatia enjoy discovering the farms, open-air markets and gardens dotted throughout the region. Whether you're an atheist or one of the faithful, you're sure to be moved in Dalmatia 's cathedrals and other sites of spiritual significance.
Breathe deeply and feel your stresses melt away as you try out the area's more relaxing pursuits such as sunbathing and bird watching. For those who feel it's important to collect valuable insights as well as happy snaps while on vacation, Jelsa offers plenty of specialized activities, such as winery tours, cycling tours and culinary tours.
When your time is up in this special place, say farewell the way they do in Croatian, with a hearty "Zbogom."