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Apartments Island Pag, Croatia

 

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Tourist information

Pag is the island of the Northern Dalmatian group with surface of 285 square km. Bigger settlements on the island Pag are: Novalja, ancient town of Pag, Lun and Caska. Southwest coastline of the island is flat, and northern coast is stiff and very high with Pag and Stara Novalja bay situated here. Pag is famous for its spectacular moonlike surroundings, its hidden bays, and for cheese, lace,salt and lamb. The town of Pag is the center of Pag Island, which is known for its amazing lace and fantastic sheep's cheese. It has become the center of an fascinating modern center with pillars and citadels which preserve the rich heritage. The town is rich in cultural buildings, as a result of its unstable past. The town of Novalja, in the northern part of island, has quite a summer season population of easy-going revelers. But to be honest, this island has long been widely known for other causes. Another advantage of this island is that the beaches are dozens of and reasonably un-crowded. There are a lot of large, sandy bays inserted along the coast in addition to the beach just outside Pag town and Zrce beach in Novalja. One of the prettiest beaches is the tranquil, shallow bay at Simuni, site of a camping ground.

Climate on Pag island

Weather condition on the island is Meditarranean, the biggest area of the island is stony ground, while smaller piece is covered by macchia. In the valleys and fields vineyards, greens and fruits are planted. The area of peninsula Lun is mainly cultivated with olive trees, so the production of olive oil is very well established. Residents also breed sheeps, and produce well-known Pag cheese. The sun heats the air creating a enjoyable Mediterranean climate. Average temperature level in the summer is 28 degrees and 12 degrees in the winter. For more than 150 days annually the temperature is over 18 degrees. A pleasurable moderate west wind blows throughout the summer season, while a dry and very chilly wind called "Bura" strong breezes in the winter. The typical sea temperature in the summer is 23 degrees (25 in the bay of Pag) and twelve degrees throughout the winter season. The swimming time of year in Pag lasts more than 110 days annually on the average and the sea temperature in that period is more than 18 degrees. Pag is recognized as one of the sunniest islands of the Croatia as it has at least 2 550 sunny hours annually.

How to get there

Pag Island is simply reachable. From Zadar, it's an painless 40 minute drive to Pag Town at the southern edge of island. Island of Pag is connected to the mainland by bridge in addition to ferryboat lines. If you are taking a trip to Pag Island from Zadar the island is reachable from Posedarje village via Pag Bridge, which takes guests to the island's south end. Jadrolinija ferryboats make on an hourly basis runs from Prizna to Zigljen on the island's north end, transferring tourists about 3 miles from Novalja. When demand is significant during the course of top summer period, the ferryboats typically throw out their timetables and leave harbor as quickly as they are full. Nevertheless, delays to board can come close to several hours during summer months. A one-way ferryboat ride for a vehicle with two people is priced at about 15 Eur.

Getting Around

Besides private taxis and intercity buses that run from the mainland and between Pag Town and Novalja, there is minimal public transport. Fortunately, both Pag and Novalja are small enough to be investigated on foot but traveling between the two settlements may be sluggish unless you have your own automobile. Most guests invest only a couple of hours sightseing the town and head straight for the beach. Thus, vehicles are the transportation mode of choice, and you'll want a rental car or scooter here if you aim to check out more than just one area of the island. Rental companies, including Hertz, Avis and Budget have offices at the Zagreb flight terminal and in other big Croatian cities.

Pag beaches

Pag beaches are also countless and fairly untouristed. Zrce is a lengthy, streched, stone beach, near the town of Novalja, positioned in the north-eastern area of the island of Pag. The beach is well-liked and regularly toured by the residents as well as tourists. It is also well-liked among young club goers and is reffer to as Ibiza of Croatia. There are several beach clubs, Club Aquarius, Kalypso and Papaya, which are open around the clock during the course of summer season. In the area knowned as Bosana beaches are mostly stony, less accessible and positioned about 15 min drive from the town of Pag. Caska beach is mostly sand, with some gravel sections. The coast here is extremely steep, angling quite deeply. On the beach there are taverns and some entertainment activities. Strasko beach (and camping area of the same name), is situated south of Novalja, and points to the open sea. It is approximately 1.5 kilometres in length, somewhat rockier than other beaches, so is the entry to the sea. After a few meters walking out you reach the sandy bottom. The beach is among the most gorgeous spots in the Croatia, free from extensive numbers of dining establishments, entertainment and sport centers.

Island of Pag activities

There are a lot of Island of Pag adventures, from cove-hopping to hiking and scuba diving. Scuba diving adventures on Pag Island have boosted in popularity in the last few years. The number of tourists who opt for this type of vacation is on the rise. The island of Pag masks numerous fascinating spots for skilled scuba divers, as well as for amateurs at diving. The old submerged boats and ancient Roman ships and extraordinarily sculptured undersea cliffs are awaiting you to uncover their secrets. Explore the great diversity of flora and fauna in the Pag undersea world, swim between reefs of fish and take pleasure in the sight of the red coral that smoothly moves to the groove of the waves.

Cycling and hiking are likewise incredibly favored with many beautiful tracks passing through the island. With the wide range of small-sized paths, tracks where you can take pleasure in the beachfront, Mediterranean woods and Pag is a cyclist's dream haven for all MTB fans. The charm of the distinct surroundings of the island of Pag and the broad array of bike paths will fascinate even the most challenging bicyclists. Take pleasure in a adventure along the well-looked bicycle paths that run along with the coastline and go through the enchanting island surroundings.
 

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