Large island near the mainland (32 NM long and 5 NM wide), composed mainly of limestone and karst rocks, it offers lunar landscapes particularly in its NE. It is located at the tip of the S N of the Adriatic.
It is separated from the mainland by several channels whose narrow Ljubacka Vrata SE tet Velebitska Kanal to the E and NE. Pag is the largest city on the island.
The island is accessible by a bridge 300 meters long, built in 1968, Cape Ostrljak on the mainland (near Miletici), 20 km from the town of Pag, in the center of the island.
We may find shelter in many places along the coast.
Grande île proche du continent (32 M de long et 5 M de large), essentiellement composée de calcaire et de roches karstiques, elle offre des paysages lunaires notamment dans sa partie NE. Elle se situe à la pointe S du N de l'Adriatique.
Elle est séparée du continent par plusieurs chenaux dont l'étroit Ljubacka Vrata au SE et le Velebitski Kanal à l'E et au NE.
Pag est la plus grande ville sur l'île.
L'île est accessible par un pont long de 300 m, construit en 1968, au Cap Ostrljak sur le continent (près de Miletici), à 20 km de la ville de Pag, au centre de l'île. On peut trouver un abri dans de nombreux endroits de la côte.
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Vir island is located SW Pag, it is 25 kilometers north
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Silba is a small island, 8 km long where
there are no vehicles and no hotels. Inhabited since Roman times, the Latin "silva" (forest) which gave its name to the island is covered with trees.On the island there are shops, restaurants and taverns, caffe bars,
post office, ...
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Winds:Do not underestimate the winds, especially bura
(bora) in the Gulf of Kvarner and the Velebit channel. Other winds are
more "lenient" but their strength varies in intensity from north to
south along the coast. For
example, the "Mistral" (Mistral) which is especially nice ...
Winds—WeatherBora is the name of the cold and dry NE or N wind which blows with great
strength and affects the Adriatic Sea in the cool season. It is much
less frequent and generally much weaker in summer. This wind is felt
strongly along both sides of the Adriatic and is especially ...
The Adriatic Sea is a body of water separating the Italian Peninsula from the Balkan peninsula, and is a part of the Mediterranean Sea. The western coast is Italian, while the eastern coast runs mostly along Croatia, but lesser parts belong to Slovenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, ...
La Méditerranée est reliée à l'océan Atlantique par le détroit de Gibraltar à l'ouest, à la mer de Marmara et à la mer Noire par les Dardanelles et le Bosphore à l'est. Le canal de Suez au sud-est relie la Méditerranée à la mer Rouge. Îles méditerranéennesLes principales ...