Croatia, the island of Pag: a diverse holiday
Croatia is at first and foremost a magnificent sea vacation. Croatians know how to organize a tourist infrastructure so that it is both well thought out and, at the same time, quite unobtrusive. Large and small resorts, small and large islands: finding here an ideal place for a holiday is not difficult – every region and every island has its own specific features. The island of Pag occupies a special place: its area is more than three hundred square kilometers, and it is located in central Dalmatia.
Island of Pag, Croatia: features and attractions
The island of Pag is quite large, you can get to it by ferry, or on a yacht – if you have your own and you are fond of yachting or plan to rent a yacht for the duration of your stay in Croatia. The island of Pag offers an extremely diverse recreation, it allows you to choose among many different beaches – both numerous, filled with tourists, and quite secluded, located in small bays.
The main towns of the island are Pag town and Novalja. In the town of Pag you can see the Princely Palace and the incomplete episcopal palace with its own, authentic and original architecture, the city cathedral, the church of St. George, and the church of St. Margaret. In the city of Novalja – the real center of night life, this city is sometimes called the Croatian Ibiza: there are so many parties. The island of Pag is extremely multifaceted and absolutely everyone will find something for his taste. Unlike many other Croatian islands, grapes are not grown here, but sheep are bred.
Along the coast of each of the cities are numerous restaurants and shops, if you are traveling on a yacht, then you will not be difficult to moor in one of very well equipped marinas. If you are a connoisseur of beautiful architecture, measured sea rest, or, on the contrary, of luxurious, noisy parties, then you should definitely include the island of Pag in the route of your sea voyage: the benefit of its location is quite convenient.