Paklenica National Park is situated on the coastal slope of southern Velebit. It encompasses the watercourses of Velika and Mala Paklenica, their recognizable canyons which were vertically cut into the southern slope of Velebit and the wider environs.

paška čipka

The Ethno-Gallery of the Družina Culture and Arts Association contains many valuable exhibits: typical Pag blouses adorned with Pag lace, older women’s and men’s folk attire, various items of apparel, antique parts of furniture and photographs that testify to life as it once was in Pag.

zborna crkva m arijina uznesenja u pagu

The Church of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary is situated on the main town square and is the most valuable monument of ecclesiastical architecture in Pag. The cornerstone was laid on 18 May 1443, marking the commencement of its long-lasting construction.

During Venetian rule, Pag’s citizens were exempt from participation in military campaigns due to the importance of salt production. However, Ivan Petar Kašić waived the exemption and participated in one of the most important battles in history: the Battle of Lepanto in 1571.

most katine pag

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.

 

Andreja Boat Tours was established in 2012, and since then many satisfied guests have had the opportunity to explore the hidden beauties of Pag’s numerous coves, beaches and caves that can most often only be reached by sea. The boat can admit 12 passengers, and private excursions can be organized for smaller parties. At an average speed of 12 nm, most sites can be reached within 15 minutes.