The tradition of lace-making by needle-point has been nurtured in the town of Pag for centuries. Among the products of this special technique, Pag lace is the most valued and was thus registered in the UNESCO world heritage list in 2009.
Pag’s Old Town is located a kilometre south of today’s town core. What used to be a large and rich town is today is an archaeological site and shrine. The Romanesque Church of St. Mary with a statue of the Mother of God has been preserved along with the remains of a Franciscan monastery.
A small village for a peaceful family vacation. The industrious denizens of Proboj raise sheep and are excellent fishers, hence foodies will be delighted by local products like Pag cheese, lamb, high-quality fish, salted pilchards, Dalmatian cured ham, olives, and high-quality wines. Privately-owned suites and rooms offer very nice accommodations.
A small harbour in a naturally sheltered cove on the southern side of the island of Pag that exudes simplicity and authenticity. If you want to withdraw from the hustle and bustle and indulge in the island’s tranquillity, Košljun is the just the place for you. Its exquisite pebble and sand beaches will be appreciated by children and sports-lovers alike.
A new bridge that connects the new town of Pag with Prosika replaced the early 20th century concrete bridge. The bridge is a somewhat altered replica of an old Venetian bridge built in 1737 based on the design by renowned Venetian architect Giambattista Lodoli.
The territory of northern Velebit was proclaimed a national park in 1999 due to the exceptional diversity of its karst phenomena, its rich biology and exceptional natural beauty on relatively small surface of 109 km2.