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Pag is a medieval town rich in historical and cultural sites and monuments that come to life during the summer and become a phenomenal photographic motif.
Tradition, displayed in costumes while performing the Pag's "Robinja", during the winter and summer carnivals and choir singing.
Food specialties such as cheese, lamb, mutton, sea specialties and baskotin's. Exceptional handicrafts such as the world-famous Pag lace and many other indigenous peculiarities.
A kilometer south of the city center is the old town Pag, to which Bela IV in the year 1244 gave the attributes of a free royal city. Pag is the town of sea salt. Because of it's importance, today's city of Pag was created in the 15th century. At the entrance of the city from the direction of Zadar, you can still see the old salt production process in small drainage clay pools.
The bay of Pag is rounded by 27 km gravel and sandy beaches. It is suitable and safe for diving, especially in shallow and central parts of the bay. During the summer several diving clubs are active and have diving schools. In addition there are water skiing, jet-ski and surfing, for which Pag is like paradise. A little further from the sea you can enjoy in climbing, cycling, tennis, handball, football and other sports, but also in peaceful walks through the beautiful Pag scenery. In addition to daily activities Pag offers plenty nightlife options. The land below the shallow bay hides another great wealth in tested and proven medicinal mud. Pag has many natural water wells, that are known from ancient times. A few of these wells are located in Vodice, that thank their name to these wells.
From the interesting places you can visit while in Pag, there are long and very beautiful sandy beaches of Uvala Slana, that is suitable for fishing. Reserves of wading birds and one of the first fish farms in Europe Velo blato. Malo blato and Blato Rogoza, that are also declared a special ornithological reserve. Caska, which abounds in beautiful beaches. Strange imprint in the rocks Pag Triangle, found in May 1999. It is speculated that the giant imprint was created 12 000 years ago. Beautiful beaches and small port of Sestakovci. Vrh svetog Jurja offers a very nice view of the Velebit channel, the Velebit mountain, beach Malin and a part of bay Slana. Sv.Duh, area with spacious meadows and large sandy beaches with sources of drinking water. Sv. Vid, 342 m high is the highest point on the island of Pag and offers a great view of the whole Pag bay.