Frequently asked questions about the island of Pag
Spend your holiday at Pag with the following tips:
- Scroll through the cozy streets in the city of Pag.
- Discover the unspoiled nature of the island by quad
- Special: the sheep cheese, a true delicacy due to the salty grass that the sheep eat
- Search for protected birds in Veliko Blato nature reserve
- Pick olives in the thousand-year-old olive groves of Lun
On the island of Pag you won’t find any amusements parks. But not to worry, however, plenty of activities can be found here such as kayaking and quad biking.
Around the city of Zadar there are plenty enough of outdoor activities as well. The real adventurer will have plenty of fun in the Adventure Park Zadar & Biograd. Climb the rope courses, clamber in the tall trees and complete this adventurous day with zip lining. This adventure park is a must-do for the adventurer.
Because of its location in the Adriatic Sea and strong winds, there is little greenery on this island. Due to the hot and dry weather, many olive trees grow here. The Mediterranean climate provides many hours of sunshine. With its location on the water and little rain, it is often good to be here.
Starting in June it can already feel like summer, and certainly July and August are very warm. September is the best month to plan a visit to this island.
Scattered throughout the island there are several campsites. Perhaps one of the coziest is Camping Strasko, located near Novalja. At the beaches of Camping Strasko you will find the Blue Flag, which shows that it is safe and clean. The camping offers a lot of facilities for everyone and has several swimming pools.
The island of Pag is the second-largest island of the Kvarner Bay in Croatia. The island has a length of 60 km and a width of 2 to 10 km. The best way to travel to Pag is by boat, or it can be reached by bridge. During the summer months, the ferry departs around 20 times a day and 10 times a day during the low-season. A crossing takes about 15 minutes.
The other option is reaching the island by crossing the bridge. Please keep in mind that a trip via the bridge is about 100 additional kilometers of detour.
As a last option, you can also go by plane. The closest airport is the one of Zadar.
A typical local product of this island is sheep cheese. You should definitely taste or buy some of this cheese at a local market!
The island of Pag is hosting several large festivals during the summer months. At these festivals you will only find the best DJ’s in the world. That is why the island is sometimes called the Ibiza of Croatia.