Local information and venue - ECRS 2024

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Local information & Venue

The meeting will be held on the mediterranean island Hvar in the medieval town Hvar located only 15 km from one of the oldest Greek settlements in the Adriatic, Pharos (Stari Grad) which was founded in 384 BC. Hvar is the largest city on the island of Hvar in the Adriatic Sea. The population of the city is about 3.500 people. Hvar hosts Hvar Observatory on the hill Napoljun overseeing the city.
The conference will take place at Amfora Hotel, which is located 5 - 10 minutes walk distance to the west along the coast from Hvar town main square.

Hvar town on Google maps

Free guide of Hvar Town's historic core with 25 most noticeable sights you can found here.


Practical info

  1. Hvar/Croatia is a part of the Schengen area
  2. For visa regulations please check here
  3. If you need an invitation letter for the purpose of obtaining the visa (or other help) contact the local organizer.
  4. Time zone: Central European Time (CET)
  5. Currency: EURO
  6. Electricity: 220V, 50 Hz (standard european type of power plugs)


The weather in September is usually is usually warm and calm with average daytime temperatures between 22 and 28 C. The sea temperature is usually around 22 - 24 C.

 hvar climate
Average air and sea temperature in Hvar

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