The island of Pag stretches along the Adriatic coast in Northern Dalmatia. The island's landscape is mainly rocky with some bushy patches and its fields and valleys are covered in rich vegetation, olive trees and vineyards. The island of Pag is known for its picturesque inlets and beaches, hunting grounds, their popular homemade cheese and lace as well as its many valuable monuments. These are just some of the things that make the island of Pag a wonderful tourist destination.
The main towns on the island are; Pag, Novalja, Povljana, Simuni, Zigljen, Kustici, Caska, Zubovici, Metajna, Potocnica, Lun as well as many smaller towns.
The town Pag is the island's main harbour as well as economic centre. It lies on the south-eastern side of the island in the inlet of Pag where the water flows into a shallow salty lake which is Pag's salt-pan. Pag is also known for its famous needlepoint which is a tradition that has been passed on from generation to generation. The building of the city of Pag began in the year 1443 with its straight roads and town square which were, most probably, planned by Prince Jurja Dalmatinac. As a tribute to this prince, a gothic castle was built. The fortress walls of the town and the roman-gothic church which was built in the 16th century are just a couple of historical monuments which were preserved. The city is also known for the hospitality of its people who will welcome you into their homes, apartments and rooms.
Novalja is known for its wide variety of restaurants, taverns, and nightlife in its discos and café bars. Its beautiful sandy beaches and great hospitality will satisfy every visitor’s needs. The inlets Zrce and Strasko, along with their sandy beaches, offers fun and entertainment in their nightclubs and café bars which are located right by the sea. Accommodation in Novalja includes apartments and rooms in beautiful villas, private homes, pansions, hotels and campsites.
Caska is a small town with one of the most beautiful beaches on the island of Pag. It is located in the heart of an old roman town from which the town of Cissa developed. Most of the villas and houses which offer accommodation such as apartments and rooms in Caska are located right by the beach.
Povljana is a town located on the south-western part of the island and is known for one special characteristic, its mud. The mud that is found in this area has a certain healing agent which helps in treating people who are suffering from rheumatism.
Metajna is a little town which is known for its natural source of drinking water. Accommodation in Metajna includes apartments, rooms, and pansions in private homes.
The island of Pag is a haven of beautiful beaches, sun and fun. Here visitors will get a taste of history while enjoying a wonderful and exciting holiday.
Tourist offers Island Pag
In the central area of the island of Pag, on the south side of the protected Pag bay is situated the village Metajna. From the city of Novalja Metajna is 12 km distant. This little tourist place welcomed its first tourists...
In a delicate bay on the north west coast of the island of Pag is situated Novalja, the most known tourist city on the island. Numerous ruins of the antique buildings testify of a rich history from which the most...
On the south east coast of the island of Pag, in a gentle bay is situated the biggest and most important town on the island, the city of Pag. Known for the production of salt trough the sea water-drainage process,...
On the south -west coast of the island of Pag, in a beautiful green bay is situated Povljana. A natural protection against the strong winds and the fact that is situated in a green bay gives to Povljana an advantage...