Wander off into the past and stay impressed by the incredible achievements of man has done throughout history on the island of Pag and nearby cities and islands. Some of these achievements exist even today, nourishing the tradition of cheese, lace and salt production. A guide will share with you many curiosities that testify to the importance of this area.
In the underwater world of today’s Caska there are remains of the sunken town of Cissa that existed from ancient times until the end of the 4th century. Novalja was Cissa’s port and one of the most important nodes on the maritime waterway from the Mediterranean to the ancient city of Aquileia. Impressive monuments of the towns of Zadar and Šibenik testify to their significance throughout history. A unique medieval festival with knightly games, the story about the patron saint of the town, and the Renaissance and Gothic portals are only some of interesting attractions of the medieval town of Rab. An ancient bronze statue of the athlete Apoxyomenos was found near the island of Lošinj. It is a sensational discovery, in that it is the only large bronze statue found on the eastern Adriatic coast so far and is the best preserved statue of the nine known variants of the Apoxyomenos prototype so far.
Duration: 7 nights, 8 days
Accommodation, tour transfer, guide for all organized activities, necessary equipment, tickets.
SCHEDULE & ACTIVITIES
DAY 1: arrival and dinner with programme presentation
DAY 2: Novalja and Caska sightseeing & visit to the Boškinac winery
DAY 3: Pag sightseeing & visit to the Gligora cheese factory & Zadar sightseeing
DAY 4: boat tour of Zavratnica Nature Park and Rab Island & visit to the distillery of immortelle and to the Olive Gardens of Lun
DAY 5: free day
DAY 6: visit to the Krka National Park & Šibenik sightseeing, dinner at a nearby rural estate
DAY 7: boat trip to Lošinj Island & visit to the Museum of Apoxyomenos and to Lošinj’s Fragrant Garden
DAY 8: departure
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