Top things to do in Pag Island

Top Choice Cheese in Kolan

Sirana Gligora

Pag's most award-winning cheese producer has a wonderful shop where you can taste many of the cheeses before you buy; there are dozens to choose from and they can slice what you buy for your picnic or vacuum-seal it…
Top Choice Croatian in Pag Town

Trapula Wine & Cheese Bar

Eateries on the main square of a town are usually best avoided: they don't have to work as hard to bring in diners as places elsewhere. But this fine bar on the main square has an excellent list of local wines (by t…
Top Choice Club in Zrće Beach


Rated one of the best clubs in the world (it came in at number six in DJ Mag's 2017 list), Papaya is the kingpin of the Zrće scene, complete with palm trees, waterfalls and a shell-like roof over the dance floor. On…
Cultural in Pag Town

Pag Carnival

The Pag Carnival is a tradition that's been 80 years in the making. Watch the kolo (a lively Slavic circle dance) and appreciate the elaborate traditional dress of Pag. The main square fills with dancers and musicia…
Club in Zrće Beach


Kalypso is the coolest-looking club on the strip, built into a cove at the northern end of the beach with myriad cabana-like bars surrounded by palm trees. While the sun shines you can chill out on day beds by a sma…
Club in Zrće Beach


Repeatedly voted one of the top 100 clubs in the world, Aquarius is a huge space with stylish alcoves, great views and a glassed-off area. Top DJs and festivals come here, as well as a beautiful crowd.
Church in Pag Town

Collegiate Church of the Assumption

Juraj Dalmatinac's Gothic church sits in perfect harmony with the modest structures surrounding it on the pretty main square. The lunette over the portal shows the Virgin with women of Pag in medieval blouses and he…
Seafood in Pag Town

Konoba Barcarola

Near a pebbly beach a short walk north of the old town, this simple seafood restaurant has a fishing-paraphernalia-bedecked dining room and a terrace shaded by jasmine trees. Fish is sold by the kilo and there's ple…
Cheese in Pag Town


Near the tourist office, this tiny shop sells a range of reeking, locally produced cheeses and is open year-round.
Seafood in Novalja

Starac i More

For a bit of sober Croatian authenticity in clubbing Novalja, head to this characterful tavern (the name translates as The Old Man and the Sea) set just back from the seafront and bedecked in fishing paraphernalia (…