Pag is one of the most attractive Croatian islands because it has a particular and authentic charm.
It is located 10 kilometers north of the city of Zadar (Zadar) and is the fifth largest island in Dalmatia.
1. Numerous desert landscapes
It is an island whose half of the territory is a real desert with beaches and land without any vegetation, just like you are on the moon. The northern part, on the contrary, offers green landscapes with forests and vineyards.
2. Bora wind
In some parts of the island you can experience bora, a dry and cold wind that is called a melodramatic queen because sometimes it has extreme characteristics: it begins to blow suddenly and immediately with enormous force, always in gusts and from different directions.
3. Clear sea and beautiful coves
The island of Pag has very rugged coastline and enriched by bays and coves with a singular beauty. The sea is warm with all shades of blue and sometimes shallow which attracts many people, especially families with children. There are all kinds of beaches: pebbly or sandy, small or spacious, surrounded by desert or green landscapes etc.
4. The famous Pag cheese
The island of Pag is famous for its flocks of sheep from which milk is produced the most famous Croatian cheese which is called Pag cheese. The island is also known for the production of salt.
5. Pag lace
Starting from 2009 the Pag lace together with the Lepoglava and Hvar laces is part of the UNESCO Intangible Heritage of Humanity. In the city of Pag, in the Ducal Palace there is a very interesting Lace Museum.
6. Famous history and traditions
The city of Pag is full of traces of a long history and many traditions: there are many traditional dances, songs, fests, carnivals, processions in traditional local costumes etc.