Nearest Beach: Direct Access
Nearest Town: Pag 12km
- Pag: 12.6km
- Novalja: 15.8km
- Zadar: 62km
This town in the north of the island of Pag is is one of the most popular destinations in Croatia. If you like to party head for Zrće Beach which is one of the biggest summer party zones in Europe, with at least three night clubs open non stop 24/7 during the summer season.
The Kornati National Park comprises 89 unforgettable islands, islets and reefs, surrounded by crystal clear blue waters. You can book sailing day trips around the islands, or forget the boat and take a panoramic flight to get a real birds eye view.
Krka is a natural phenomenon, consisting of seven travertine barriers with a total height of 242m. Don't miss Roški slap - a large 22.5m high waterfall, with many smaller branches, cascades and travertine islands. Skradinski buk is one of the longest and most beautiful waterfalls on the Krka river and is one of the most famous natural beauties of Croatia.
This important ornithological reserve in the southern part of Pag is a must for all bird watchers, with over 160 species of wildfowl, or which 66 species are nesting birds.
The old town here is surrounded by sea on three sides and rivals Dubrovnik for charm. Much of the town's rich history is still evident - do visit the Roman Forum and the 9th century Byzantine church. The Riva sea promenade provides views out to the islands of Ugljan and Pasman and is a great place to enjoy wonderful sunsets. It's also the place to experience the sounds of Zadar's unique Sea Organ.
The rocky outcrops are a real draw for climbers and visitors wanting to watch the action. The Pag Tourist Board has maps of the best routes and the north part of Pag Bay (Slana) is exclusively intended for technical climbing with ropes. All climbing routes are easily accessible, but the technical climbing routes are only accessible by boat.
Without doubt this is one of Croatia's most beautiful national parks and it is the country's most popular tourist attraction. Sixteen crystalline blue lakes are all interconnected by a series of waterfalls - the largest (Veliki Slap) 70m high. Deep forest, river gorges, blue waters and above all the waterfalls all combine to make this a must see destination.
Paklenica National Park is on the coastal slope of southern Velebit and is famous for it's distinctive canyons. Covering 95km2 this is a stunning scenic area of untouched nature and abundant wildlife. The highest peaks are Vaganski vrh, 1575m, and Sveto brdo at 1753m.
Events in the Region
Novalja is the scene of music festivals throughout the summer. The action kicks off with the Big Beach Spring Break in late May, followed by the Hideout Festival at the end of June, the Fresh Island Festival in mid July, followed by Loveweek. In August it’s one event after another with the Black Sheep Festival, Barrakud Festival and finally the Sonus Festival.
Pag Town is famous for its summer carnival (it's the oldest in the Adriatic), with events taking place over two days. There is a parade, traditional 'wheel dancing' and a huge bonfire which, according to local belief, should cast away all evil forces for the next year. 2020 dates to be confirmed.
Off Parc Activities
If you feel like getting out and about whilst on holiday, the following activities are available in the local area:
|Quad Biking||16 km from site|
|Horse Riding||16 km from site|