Did we mention The Barbati Apartments are a great starting point to explore interesting destinations on the island of Pag?
We recommend you places to see and things to do around The Barbati Apartments, Novalja – Vidalici village, island of Pag.
Zrce beach is one of the most famous party beaches in the Adriatic. During the whole season, there is a 24/7 party going on here. Some of the world's most famous DJs have played here and we are proud to say many of them have stayed in our apartments and enjoyed the meals from The Barbati Restaurant. Zrce beach is less than 10 minutes drive away from The Barbati Apartments so you can party the whole night and easily get back to your apartment for a good rest.
List of bicycle routes on the island can be found in the following link.
The Town of Novalja
Novalja town is a tourist center of the island of Pag. There you can take a long walk by the Novalja harbor. You’ll come across many souvenir stands where you can find handmade souvenirs which will remind you of your fabulous holiday.
Diving Club Amfora
Diving Club Amfora is a sports association based in Stara Novalja. Today it has more than 100 members from Croatia and other countries (Slovenia, Germany, Czech Republic, Austria, Poland, Hungary…). Diving Club Amphora organizes training courses for skippers (A and B categories).
Zrce Beach – rent a Jet Ski
On the Zrce beach you can rent a jet-ski, pedal boats or motor boat
The Town of Pag
The town of Pag has a long and rich history. Numerous cultural and historical monuments will welcome you in this old town. National costume of Pag town is one of the most traditional values of the Croatian coast. The most recognizable female costume is white “blankets” – linen in the form of a triangle - the rim is decorated with Pag lace embroidery.
Lun olive gardens
Lun, the northernmost settlement of the island of Pag is known for its olives and olive oil. Nearly every family of Lun and the surrounding area have their own olive trees, scattered all over the place, inherited from their great grandparents. Among 80 000 olive trees spread on about 23 hectares, about 1500 trees of wild olive Olea Oleaster species stand out in their uniqueness, quite different from one another, intergrown with the surrounding stones, as if they were always there. And they almost were since the oldest olive tree has over a thousand years.
There is also one of the newest and most modern water ski lifts in Europe. Cables of 600 meters in length and 10 meters in height will give you a special feeling while water skiing or wakeboarding. They have everything you need to start - it only takes willingness and a desire to experience a new sport.
Gligora Dairy Pag cheese from Kolan on the island of Pag holds the most prestigious awards.
The Pag Triangle
Only 1.5 km away from The Barbati Apartments there is a starting point to the mystical Pag Triangle. The Pag Triangle was discovered in 1999. It is an area of approximately 500 square meters in which the shape, size and color of the stones differs from those nearby. The area is an isosceles triangle of 32x32x22 meters in dimensions. Its discovery was widely covered by the media so the Pag Triangle has intrigued scientists and UFOlogists, and this area has become a tourist attraction. Further studies have shown that the rocks in the Pag Triangle fluoresces in red under the UV light which means that they were thermally processed probably some 12000 years ago. The fact that there aren't any living plants or insects in the triangle area made the visitors speculate about the origin and existence of the triangle: some argue that it is the imprint of an alien spacecraft, others that it is a guide to the constellations, the sanctuary of the Neolithic hunter or a personification of the Holy Trinity … Visiting the Pag triangle will allow you to incline to a particular theory or perhaps develop your own.
The ancient aqueduct in Novalja
The ancient aqueduct is an underground building carved in stone by human hands. It is 1042 m long, and approximately 60 cm wide. It was used to supply drinking water to Novalja, workshops and ships in the harbor. Today 150 m of aqueduct in length can be seen with the entrance located at the Novalja Town Museum.
Kolan muds – ornithological reserve
A marshy habitat that highlights the richness and diversity of bird life. It is protected as an ornithological reserve because of its importance for the conservation of biological diversity.
Adventure park - Rizvan City
High-adventure excursions center Rizvan City is situated in Lika, near the town of Gospic, in the village Rizvanuša in Velebit Nature Park.
- driving SUVs and quads
- rock climbing
- zip line, etc.
Plitvice Lakes National Park
Plitvička Jezera or Plitvice Lakes is the largest, oldest and most popular Croatian national park. They represent a forested mountain area with 16 small and large crystal blue lakes.
- hiking and walking
- natural beauties
- bike trails
Paklenica National Park
It covers the area of torrential flows of Velika and Mala Paklenica, and their distinctive canyons carved vertically into the southern slopes of the Velebit mountain, and the broader surrounding area.
- driving jeeps and quads on the Velebit mountain
- rock climbing
- hiking and walking
- rafting / canoeing
Kornati National Park
Kornati archipelago is the densest one in the whole Mediterranean containing 89 islands. It is situated among the islands of Žirje, Long Island and Pašman.
- sightseeing excursions by boat
Krka National Park
The most popular parts of the Krka National Park are Skradinski Buk and Roski waterfall. Skradinski Buk is one of the most famous Croatian natural beauties, made of travertine cascades, islands and lakes.
- boat trips
- natural beauty
- ethnological monuments
The Town of Rab
There are many legends about the town of Rab like the one of St. Christopher, patron of the diocese and the whole island; St. Marino, the founder of the Republic of San Marino, mathematics professor, theologian, physicist, bishop and archbishop; Marco Antonio de Dominis, and all the living legends of the island people. You can take a boat trip from the island of Pag to the Island of Rab.
- cultural monuments
Nehaj Fortress, the symbol of Senj, was built in 1558. It is built from the leftovers of the ruined churches, convents and houses which were situated outside the town walls. Nehaj Fortress is open for visitors from May to November.
Kuterevo – shelter for bears
Kuterevo shelter (on the Velebit mountain) cares for orphaned bears and is the first of its kind, and so far the only such in the world (several shelters care for the adult bears, but not the young). The shelter is open to visitors from spring to late autumn and has 10,000 visitors a year.
Krasno is most famous for two things: the Shrine of the Mother of God and dairy. The Feast of the Assumption (August 15) in Krasno attracts a river of pilgrims.
Majerovo Vrilo – Mills
The Gacka and its springs had about sixty mills in the past. Today only a few springs in Sinac still perform their ancient function of milling using the driving force of the river.
Rafting trip on the river Zrmanja is 14.5 km long section from Mlini Žegar to Berber buk. The ride takes about 3 hours depending on water level of the river.
There are many possible activities for you in this pearl of the Adriatic sea. Learn more here: