Top things to do in Rab Town

Top Choice Tower in Rab Town

St Mary's Campanile

Dating from the 12th century, this is Rab’s tallest bell tower and one of the most beautiful on the entire Croatian coast. The 26m edifice is topped with an octagonal pyramid surrounded by a Romanesque balustrade, a…
Church in Rab Town

Church of the Assumption

It hasn't been a cathedral since 1828, when the diocese was dissolved, but locals still refer to this, their grandest church, as the katedrala. Its striking facade has stripes of pink and cream stone, and a Gothic-s…
Monastery in Rab Town

Monastery of St Euphemia

A 2.5km walk heading north along the seaside promenade from Rab's old town brings you to this peaceful Franciscan monastery, dating from the 13th century. The monks have a small museum with old manuscripts and relig…
Church in Rab Town

Holy Cross Church

This 13th-century church takes its present name from a crucifix upon which, in 1556, the image of Christ was said to have wept due to the immoral conduct of the people of Rab. Sadly, the miraculous cross was lost in…
Viewpoint in Rab Town

Viewpoint

For a great view over Rab's rooftops, including all four bell towers, head to the northwesternmost corner of the old town and look for a small courtyard containing fragments of old monuments. Stone stairs lead up fr…
Church in Rab Town

St Anthony the Abbot's Church

At the eastern tip of the old town, this church attached to a still-operating Franciscan convent has lots of inlaid marble and a carving of a seated St Anthony decorating the altar. It's the final resting place of S…
Club in Rab Town

Santos Beach Club

This summer-only beach club is about 10km from Rab Town, far away from any complaining neighbours in a remote spot near the Mišnjak car ferry (shuttle boats run at night). DJs spin to a lively party crowd and there …
Church in Rab Town

St Andrew's Monastery

Founded in 1018, this Benedictine monastery has Rab’s oldest bell tower (1181) and a still-functioning bell dating from 1396. Peer through the railings at the church's triple nave; some of the plasterwork has been r…
Croatian in Rab Town

Konoba Rab

For real country cooking – albeit in a multilevel, faux-rural setting – this place excels. Find one of the many nooks and crannies containing tables and order mains of grilled meat and fish staples, or the lamb bake…
Mediterranean in Rab Town

Ristorante Ana

In the newer part of town, just around the corner from the bus station, this apricot-hued restaurant has a quiet internal terrace overlooking a garden. The cook plates up a better-than-usual line-up of pasta, pizza,…