The island of Rab is located in the north of the Adriatic Sea as part of the Kvarner archipelago. There are 7 places on the island: Lopar, Barbat, Banjol, Palit, Kampor, Mundanije and Supetarska Draga, as well as Rab itself.
There are approximately 9,000 inhabitants living in Rab, which are engaged in tourism, agriculture, fisheries and cattle breeding. The locals have been organizing tourism for more than 110 years.
The protector of the island of Rab is St. Christopher, who, according to ancient legends, has saved the island several times by conquering its wonderful powers and is still celebrating his day today. The island is also known for its Rapska fjera, which is visited every year by tens of thousands of tourists. During your stay in Rab, you can also see the performance of Rapske self-builders who have renewed the tradition of shooting the monastery, to the joy of guests and islands. The city of Rab is famous for its four bell towers and medieval streets and churches. They also call it "Little Venice" for the preservation of the cultural historical core. Tourists have started to visit Rab for more than two centuries, while organized tourism begins to pop around 130 years ago.
Rab has won many awards, among which are: 2004 Rab the best tourist destination in Croatia, the 2005 tourism vice versa, and the silver flower of Europe as one of the most sought after and most desirable European destinations in general. The Rabbi are especially proud of the two blue flags on the beaches of Lopar - Crnika and Suha Punta. A pleasant climate allowed the development of tourism on the island. The island of Rab has a Mediterranean climate whose main feature is the warm summer and the gentle winter. The number of sunny hours averages 2 497 hours a year. The average air temperature in summer is 26 ° C, and the average sea temperature from May to October is over 20 ° C.
It is worth to visit the "Rapska fjeru", which Rabljani presents to its guests is their rich and famous past. During this event, time returns to the Middle Ages and offers guests an unforgettable experience of history and presents them with numerous old crafts. The program of Racial Fear has been established and lasts for three days. The first evening is the opening ceremony, the other evening is a fisherman's evening and many fish specialties are prepared, and the third evening is held a knight tournament. We hope you will visit this special and original event.
Lopar is a tourist resort on the island of Rab, 12 km away from the old town of Rab. Lopar can be reached by ferry lines Jablanac-Mišnjak and Valbiska-Lopar. The locals are particularly proud of the founders of the state of San Marino stonemason and the born Loparanina of St. Marina. The place is abundant with numerous sandy beaches attracting numerous tourists; there are even 22 of them 3 nudists (Gypsy, Sahara and Stolac). The most famous of them is Paradise Beach, which is 1.5 km long. The certificate of her excellence is the Blue Flag she received in 2003.
Lopar is recognizable by the numerous bays that stretch across the coastline and provide a perfect vacation for every family. The local population mainly deals with tourism, agriculture, livestock breeding and fisheries. The peculiarity of this vibrant Primorje village is its numerous restaurants that give it a superb gastronomic offer. In Lopar you can have fun with numerous facilities for children and adults, from various water sports to water sports and nightclubs.
Among the sights are Lopar's Church of St. John the Baptist and the Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Both churches are open all day to locals and their guests. In the churches, summer festivals are organized in foreign languages as well as concerts of serious music and klapa. The Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary celebrates its day on September 8 and that day the locals make the largest celebration in the year known as "Little Lady". The Loparans have some of their specialties, among which the particularly pronounced pronunciation of the letter "r" and the singing that is different from the usual coastal style of traditional singing. In Lopar dancing "Tanac" and "Bitch" accompanied by traditional goat's goat's meat called "Mih". In our place also a carnival is celebrated when the Mesopust men's family members dress up the traditional carnival dress and go home in the place bringing happiness and joy to the people.
Lopar is recognizable as the Mediterranean Medvjedica habitat, and is named after it as the "Medova buža" cave, which today became the venue for the wedding of Ekzibirosis. The naked island that was a long-term prison is just a few miles away from Lopar, and every year it visits more and more tourists to get to know its history.
The place is abundant with numerous sandy beaches attracting numerous tourists; there are even 22 of them 3 nudists (Gypsy, Sahara and Stolac). The most famous of them is Paradise Beach, which is 1.5 km long. The certificate of her excellence is the Blue Flag she received in 2003.