We simply do not know precisely how long salt has been produced in Pag. Salt production in the Croatian lands was first mentioned in the book about Adriatic salt pans by Prof. Candide from the university in Naples, published in 1912.
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.
The Church of St. Francis (‘Sveti Frane’ in Croatian) was built in the latter half of the 15th century in the northern part of the old town core. Works on its façade continued until mid-1510s. A monastery next to it belonging to the order of Friars Minor Conventual was dissolved in 1785.
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.
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.
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.