Tours - Roads of the Island of Pag

Reward your palate by tasting olive oil, Pag cheese and Boškinac wines, world-renowned autochthonous specialties. Visit the distillery of immortelle, find out everything about the family herb-growing tradition that resulted in finest herbal products and learn how to produce them. Explore the magic of natural attractions of the Olive Gardens of Lun, considered a unique world phenomenon.


Be enchanted by the numerous waterfalls, lakes and cascades of the Plitvice Lakes National Park. Discover the rich and varied species of the Kolanjsko blato ornithological reserve. Take the opportunity to get to know Pag, an island of exceptional beauty and interesting historical sights. Novalja and Pag are the two centers of the island and their stories throughout history leave no one indifferent. The city of Zadar will fill your heart with admiration, respect and fascination.

The remains of the sunken city of Cissa, which existed from ancient times until the end of the 4th century, can be found under the sea of today's Caska. Novalja was the port of Cissa and one of the most important hubs on the maritime waterway from the Mediterranean to the ancient city of Aquileia.

The impressive monuments of the cities of Zadar and Šibenik bear witness to their importance throughout history. A unique medieval festival with knightly games, the story of the city's patron saint, and Renaissance and Gothic portals are just some of the interesting things of the medieval town of Rab.

An ancient bronze statue of the athlete Apoxyomena was found near the island of Lošinj. It is a sensational discovery, since it is the only large bronze statue found so far on the eastern coast of the Adriatic, and the best-preserved statue of the nine variants of the Apoxyomene prototype known so far.

Enjoy the magical beauty of the island of Pag. Visit the Krka and Plitvice Lakes National Parks, both world-renowned for their stunning waterfalls, emerald rivers, playful cascades and the tufa formation process. Think about the peace of Zavratnica bay, one of the most beautiful bays on the Adriatic. Discover the city of Šibenik and get to know the extraordinary history of one of the oldest native Croatian cities on the Adriatic.

The city of Zadar is a veritable treasure trove of ancient, medieval and renaissance periods, as well as contemporary architectural works, such as the first sea organ in the world. Visit the charming town of Nin located on a small island connected to the mainland by two stone bridges. Nin is the oldest Croatian royal city and has inherited incredible historical monuments, discoveries and localities that testify that Nin has been continuously inhabited for more than 3000 years.

A drop of olive oil is a drop of pure health, it contains all the charms of the Mediterranean and the love of the sun. The botanical reserve of numerous olive tree varieties that exist in Lun area is considered to be a unique phenomenon in the world. While taking a walk around the trees of fascinating appearance, with their roots intertwined with the ground and stones, you will feel part of the majestic history that has been occurring under these treetops for centuries.


Breathe in the peace in this oasis of biblical olive trees while enjoying the authentic sounds of crickets and the bleating of nearby flocks of sheep. Find out how precious olive oil is produced. By tasting olive oil, get to know its main properties and determine its quality, and combine it with top Pag cheese and quality wine, which will create a perfect blend of flavors.

The life on the coast and on the islands of the Adriatic Sea is inextricably connected with the tradition of wine. Its enticing taste, flavour and colour have been enjoyed by inhabitants of this region for centuries. Sheltered by the beautiful island of Pag, a nurtured winegrowing tradition and mild Mediterranean climate have contributed to the development of autochthonous varieties of high-quality wines full or flavour and wine distillates with the addition of medicinal herbs.


By visiting the Boškinac wine road, you will learn everything you need to know about the production of this precious nectar and actively participate in this natural process. Pick grapes in the vineyards of Pag and observe first-hand how the finest wine is produced. Find out more about the autochthonous wine varieties through expert lectures, learn how to identify their characteristics and quality and, finally, taste this magical drink that blends perfectly with the traditional flavours of the island – olives and Pag cheese.

Pag is an island of diverse flavours – a place known for highly valued olive oil, aromatic herbs and excellent Dalmatian wine, but especially for the unique Pag cheese. In its rich and strong taste, this autochthonous product, which stands alongside the world’s most famous cheeses, combines Pag stone and salt, medicinal aromatic herbs and the tradition of the island.


Observe herds of Pag sheep carelessly grazing the finest plants on pastures surrounded by specific drystone walls. Learn about the production of Pag cheese and its ripening to the characteristic taste and aroma that many cannot resist. Taste the cheese that has been winning world awards for years, proudly carrying the label of an authentic Croatian product. It will simply melt in your mouth, asking to be combined with a glass of wine. Enjoy the true flavours of the island of Pag.

A visit to the Boškinac Winery reveals the charms of red and white wines which are among the best Croatian wines, special for the combination of autochthonous and world varieties. Hotel Boškinac's restaurant, known for interpreting traditional island cuisine in a creative and modern way, has recently been awarded the prestigious Michelin star.


After a beautiful day spent in the oldest, largest and most visited national park in Croatia, Plitvice Lakes, on the way back dinner is organized in the Lička Kuća restaurant, which offers specialties prepared according to traditional recipes and served in an autochthonous ambience.


Pag cheese tasting at Gligora Cheese Factory is an unforgettable experience, since Pag cheese is an autochthonous product that compares favourably with the world's most famous types of cheeses, combining in its rich and strong taste the flavours of Pag stone, salt, medicinal aromatic herbs and the tradition of the island of Pag.


Enjoying the beauty of Krka National Park is complemented by dinner at the Etnoland Dalmati in Pakovo selo, the most awarded excursion centre in Croatia. By reconstructing a typical village of the Šibenik area and the Dalmatian hinterland, Etnoland Dalmati offers visitors an experience of a past way of life, as well as fun, relaxation and a glimpse into the local culture and customs.


In the Olive Gardens of Lun, a reserve that is home to a large number of millennial trees, a tasting of olive oil is organized, followed by dinner at the Figurica restaurant in Kolan, which offers a variety of meat and fish dishes in a pleasant family setting overlooking pastures and picturesque vineyards.


Getting to know the beauties of the city of Zadar is rounded off by a trip to Obrovac, the starting point for a boat ride on the river Zrmanja, which enchants with crystal clear water and views of the canyons. The boat ride is followed by refreshment at the Mićanovi Dvori farm. Dinner is served in an autochthonous setting, where selected dishes of exclusively Croatian cuisine are prepared in a traditional way.

The Roman Empire left a significant and indelible mark on the territory of Dalmatia. Even the island of Pag, the most indented island in the Adriatic, did not escape this influence. The sunken Roman city of Cissa, today's Caska, which is mentioned in numerous legends, and the former Navalia, today's Novalja, are rich archaeological sites from which we can learn about the way of life in past times. The two cities are connected by the hand-hewn, 1,042-meter-long, ancient underground aqueduct Talijanova buža, a fascinating monumental heritage of the island.

Visit the archaeological sites of Pag, take a boat ride over the sunken Roman city of Cissa and learn more about its history by visiting museums and attending expert lectures. Gain additional knowledge by visiting the ethnographic collection in Kolan. End your educational experience about the life and traditions of the island in the best possible way - by tasting the local specialties.

Zadar City tour starts in the old city core at the main market within the city walls, and continues to the main palaces from the Venecian period at a beautiful Narodni trg (People’s Square). Follows a visit to the Four Wells Square, Church of St. Simeon and Petar Zoranić Square with excavated remnants of the Roman city gates. Along Kalelarga you continue to the main city square Forum and a round medieval church, St. Donat, after which a 30-minute break is planned among remnants of the Roman plastic art. After the break you continue to the Cathedral of St. Anastasia and the Three Wells Square with the remnants of the Roman tower and port, and visit the Monastery of St. Francis, after which you reach two architectural art installations Greeting to the Sun and Sea Organs, which driven by the sea waves plays 7 chords of 5 tones. The excursion ends with the visit to the Church of St. Chrysogonus.

The town of Nin is proud of the fact that it has been continuously inhabited for an impressive 3000 years. It is located on an islet in a small sandy lagoon, and is connected to the mainland by two centuries-old stone bridges. The Illyrian tribe of Liburnians strongly marked the development of Nin in the period from the 9th to the 1st century BC. This is evident from the fact that Nin is the site with the biggest number of Liburnian tombs and the largest amount of material remains which help to understand the entire development of Liburnian culture.One of the symbols of Nin is the Coronation Church of St. Nicholas, located on a prehistoric hill. According to folklore, seven kings were crowned in Nin, and on that occasion the crowned ruler would ride to the church of St. Nicholas, introduced himself to the people and cut with a sword to all four corners of the world.

Town of Pag tour starts in the old town. The original architecture, the work of Juraj Dalmatinac, a famous Croatian architect and sculptor, dates back to the mid-15th century. The programme includes a tour of the Collegiate Church of St Mary’s Assumption, and the Duke’s palace, a cultural heritage property which, following its restoration, has been serving as a venue for theatrical performances. We proceed to the Salt Works Museum, where visitors can observe the tools and devices used in manufacturing and transporting salt. The visit to the museum is followed by a tour of The Gallery of Pag Lace, dedicated to the world-famous lacework inscribed on the UNESCO’s list of intangible cultural heritage in 2009. Traditional Pag lacework has been an integral part of the life on the island, symbolizing both the beauty and the hardship of life on this island of rocks and salt.

Pag cheese is an autochtonous product which compares favourably with the world’s most famous cheeses. Its rich and flavourful taste is a result of the island’s stone and salt, medicinal and aromatic herbs as well as of the tradition of the island of Pag. Enjoy in our guided tour of the Gligora cheese factory, lasting for 25 minutes with mini tasting of 6 types of cheese.