The Island of PAG
Pag is the island of the North Dalmatian group with surface of 284,5 km2. Larger settlements on the island Pag are: Pag, Novalja, Stara Novalja, Lun and Caska. Southwest coast of the island is flat, and northeast coast is steep and high with Pag bay (with huge bay Caska) and Stara Novalja bay located here.
Climate on the island is Meditarranean, the biggest part of the island is rocky ground, while smaller part is covered by macchia. (See photo of Pag landscape). In the vallies and fields (Novaljsko, Povljansko, Vlašicko and Dinjsko) wines, vegetables and fruits are cultivated. The area of penninsula Luna is mostly planted with olive trees, so the manufacturing of oil is well developed. Inhabitants also breed sheeps, and make famous Pag cheese.
The tradition on the island is also making of the Pag lace. Beside these, the island is also very famous by salt production. Main towns on the island are linked by road which is the extenstion of the Adriatic highway. Pag is linked to the mainland by bridge as well as by ferry lines - check about ferries to Pag Island and ferry ports Novalja and Zigljen .
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Zrce Beach Island of Pag - Zrce is a long, streched, pebbled beach, close to the town of Novalja, situated in the north-eastern part of the island of Pag . The beach is popular and frequently visited by the locals as well as visitors. It is also popular among young club goers and is reffer to as Ibiza of Croatia. ... read more
Camping on Pag island - There are several camping places on the island of Pag, most of them located along the sea or in small bays with pebble beaches.
Croatian Legislation Changes - Night Clubs at Zrce Beach at Pag Island will work 24/7: According to recent changes to Croatian legislation, all night clubs at Beach ZRCE can now work non-stop , 24 hrs a day! The club community of popular night clubs Aquarius, Papaya and Kalypso, all located at Zrce Beach, Island of Pag are delighted with this news ... read morePag cheese bears the International Superior Taste mark: The famous Pag cheese produced in the cheese plant Sirena – Mala sirana in Kolan at Island Pag owned by Ivan Gligora, has recently been awarded two golden stars and the right to label this cheese with the Superior Taste mark at the international Superior Taste event in Brussels.
PAG - Salt Production : Through whole history, until nowadays, the special place in economy of the island of Pag has the salt production.
Pag Sheep - Sheep Breed description - Island Pag - Croatia
Pag Cheese - famous croatian cheese produced on Pag Island. The most famous and most awarded product of Sirena is the Pag cheese (Paški sir), a product made of sheep milk from the autochtone cheep from Pag. Pag cheese 5 - 18 moths mature characteristically, has a piquant taste, particular smell and mildly marble and grained texture.