City of Pag
City of Pag, the centre of the island, was founded in the 15th century and today is a rarely found well preserved middle age walled-in town. It is the cultural, touristic and the administrative centre as well. The plans for its construction were made by the renaissance architect Juraj Dalmatinac.
One of the most valuable cultural and historical monument is the parish church of St Mary that has St Valentine’s reliquary and a miraculous crucifix. The church is located at the main square Kralja Petra Kresimira IV square. The main square along with the old Tower, the remnants of the town walls and former Duke’s palace (today a lace museum) will walk you through the history of the city of Pag.
Novalja is a tourist center of Island of Pag. Well known resort town and destination of many tourists, offers possibilities of active and meaningful vacation. The natural beauty of Novalja is mostly in its pronounced beautiful beaches: Zrće, Straško, Caska, Babe, Trincel, Braničevica and Vrtić.
Among then, Zrće stands out as one of the biggest and best beaches on the Adriatic coast. Beaches Zrće, Straško and Trincel have a blue Flag marking (highest quality standards). Nightlife and entertainment you will find in nightclubs nearby, especially at beach Zrće.
The central place of the municipality is Kolan who’s locals mostly deal with sheep, wine growing and recently with tourism because of the closeness of the sea and the beautiful beaches. Many beautiful beaches St. Duh, Prnjica, Rogoza with clear and clean sea, sandy bays will offer you unforgettable enjoyment intertwined with the beauties of drywall and stone. The ethnic museum, old wells, coal mine, church of St. Luke, St. Jerolim, St. Mary and St. Vid are only part of what you will see if you visit this pleasant place.
Good wine, traditionally well-known Pag cheese, lamb, smoked ham and other specialties prepared from seafood will make your vacation complete and unforgettable. Football playground, bocce, private tennis courts, respectable restaurants and cafe bars with their offer enrich the place where the locals are always smiling and ready to help.