Pharos and Heraclea
1st millennium BC
In the area of today’s city of Hvar the earliest known settlement is found. It was established by Illyrians, and it spreads out on slopes of hill at the northern side of town square (which was then a small lagoon that came all the way to the today’s cathedral). There is a strong hold on the top of the hill.
4th century BC
Greeks from the island of Pharos established PHAROS in Stari Grad.
4th - 3rd century BC
Some historians presume that at this time there where Hvar is today, was a Greek polis HERACLEA.