If you wonder what does the peace look like, it is enough to climb the highest peak Bokolj and take a look at what is being offered on your palm. From the Kornati to Velebit, from hidden bays in the south to the beaches in the north, olive fields or home-made chard in the garden of every family.
Pašman and Ugljan. The islands of joy and happiness, full of little people with big hearts. Place so far away from modern civilization, you will feel spiritually cleansed and fall in love with one of our favorite Croatian islands.
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4 Interesting facts about Ugljan & Pašman:
1) Ugljan was inhabited since early stone age
2) Pašman channel, due to the changes of current every six hours really is the cleanest part of the Adriatic Sea
3) The islands are perfect for nature lovers who can explore the island riding a bike or hiking along the trails
4) Close to Island of love – Galešnjak
Must see attractions
Galešnjak – Love Island
Galešnjak is one of those places that you saw on postcards or when your friend posted a picture. You are not mistaken. It is the heart. The heart that jealously protects its Pašman for thousands of years. Throughout the world, there are only three islands in the shape of a heart, but only Galešnjak never changes its shape. Neither the winter low tides nor strong tides, a not even strong wind called “bura” of Velebit, didn’t manage to find a way to harm this beauty.
Ugljan has more than 20 km of diverse shore with many small or big coves with crystal clear sea and untouched nature, Suitable for swimming, scuba diving, and boat excursions. Pašman Island abounds with innumerable beaches with crystally clean sea surrounding it from all sides. Apart from the mentioned beaches, there are numerous hidden bays for those who wish to hide and enjoy the intimacy and untouched nature that provides the island of Pašman. Some of the beaches are Mostir, Ćinta, Suha, Ždrelac, Banj and etc.
St. Hieronymus Monastery in Ugljan
In the center of the town, there is a beautiful building on the sandy beach of Mostir. The convent was build in 1430. with the simple gothic church of St Hieronymus consecrated in 1447. The architect is Juraj Lukači-Zavaliska. In the cloister of the convent, there is a decorated tomb stone of the founder of Glagolitic print shop in Rijeka, the bishop Simun Kozičić-Benja ( 1460-1536)
Church of St Kosmas and St Damien in Ugljan
Build in a 11th or 12th century in late pre-Romanic style. The legend says that the merchant Torricella built it, who was saved in a shipwreck and who swim to that place. It is the oldest church in Ugljan. It is placed in the docile cove of Ljokina, and there is a path leading to it, ideal for cyclists and pedestrians.
Ugljan & Pašman are all about eating quality food
Presenting few restaurants, cafe, and market where you can expect only superb food, produce and amazing dishes for good prices. Everything you need for gastronomic superb experience
Our newly opened tavern on the island of Ugljan, in Ugljan town, in the center of Ugljan, will enchant you with its interior, domestic atmosphere with a pleasant ambiance and indigenous and modern cuisine. The traditional interior of their ancestors’ old oil mill opens its door for from Easter till late October.
In the preparation of Dalmatian specialties they use fish, shells and seafood, and vegetables from their own, ecologically pure breeding. The restaurant has cafe bar Terrace with sea view and a tavern with a saloon. The restaurant has services on your request – in full board or a la carte.
Konoba “Dido Šime”
A family tavern specializing in local cuisine. A unique ambiance that resembles Roman times. Food dominated by fresh fish daily is caught by the owner and is prepared in front of guests in a traditional manner. The covered terrace is located 2 meters from the sea and offers a unique atmosphere with sunset.