About Island Pag

Situated on the very 15th meridian, the Island of Pag has the moon-like surface, much thanks to strong bora wind which scatters the sea salt on the soil, preventing more complex vegetation presence. Yet, don’t think of Pag as a place of solitude and desolation. In many ways, it is the most populated Island in Croatia.

Pag received international fame when Zrce beach near Novalja became a hosting site of several influential music festivals. World’s top DJ artists and their fans stormed Pag, finding that in addition to top entertainment, it also has long history, strong cultural identity and numerous other reasons why it needs to be visited. Known for its cheese, lamb and sheep delicacies, Pag is home to Croatian traditional lace and numerous drywall structures. Settled since time of Antiquity, it features a number of old churches, monasteries and sacral sites, while its lovely beaches and fascinating underwater surrounding just wait to be discovered by curious travelers. And don’t forget that, no matter where you are in Croatia, you are probably consuming salt made on Pag. The Island actually has a museum dedicated to this spice, a site which shouldn’t be avoided in your voyage schedule.

Island Pag
Pag, Croatia

Ancient Ship Wreckage Discovered near Island Pag

Croatian soil has many tales to tell, the country territories being inhabited long before the current modern state. Every now and then, new traces of ages long gone are discovered, and some are not even on the firm ground.  The recent discovery of ancient ship wreckage, situated below the seas surrounding Island Pag, has been a top talk in the world of archeology. Not to mention avid scuba diving fans that are thrilled as well. The wreckage has been discovered by diving instructor Vedran Dorusic of Scuba Center Foka in late July 2018. The ship is believed to be a Roman vessel dating from 1st century BC, meaning it was sleeping firmly on the Adriatic bottom for two millennia. This…

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