Taking a walk along the crystal clear sea,accompanied by the scent of young pine trees and observing an unforgettable sunset, you will know that you are in wonderful place called Povljana.
Povljana as a place was first mentioned in the Middle Ages. This can be seen in the architecture of the church of sv.Nikola (Saint Nicholas) and archeological diggings in the Stara Povljana bay.
Povljana is situated on a plateau consisting of lime-stone clifs and fertile fields. The rich fresh water springs enable intense farming(arable farming and vinyards). The produce of these fertile lands result in gourmet delight for any visitor.
It is a quiet resort on the coast which is recognised as an ideal plac for family vacation.
Povljana is surrounded by many beautiful beaches which with their variety, would satisfy anybody´s wishes. If you can children, you can enjoy a shallow sea on the sandy beach and for those who want romantic and hidden places, Povljana offers small, secluded rocky bays.
In Povljana, next to the sea, is lake Segal, where you can find healing mud perfect for those with rheumatic discomforts. The landscape of Povljana is characterised by untouched nature . Amongst the scattered pine-trees and holm oak trees, there are abundant aromatic plants with curative functions such as lavander, garden-sage or rosemary. Beside typical animals of the Mediterranean area, on the island of Pag and Povljana itself, you can find pheasants and quails. You can see many of them in nearby ornithological reserves Veliko Blato and malo Blato.
The water area around the island of Pag is rich with clams and fish, the bay of Pag being one of the largest habitats of clams in the Adriatic.
The beauty of Povljana and the variety of walking and cycling routes will satisfy every person wanting an active vacation. Regardless of the duration of your vacation, there will not be enough time to explore all the tracks. The combination of cycling,swimming, diving, windsurfing and rock-climbing will leave you wanting to return time and again.
Another feature of Povljana is it´s vicinty to national parks such as Plitvice, Krka, Kornati, Paklenica and Sjeverni Velebit (Northern Velebit).
Domestic people cultivate an affection to original acapella singing, which has over time grown into the famous festival of Povljana u pismi ( Povljana in song).
If you want to spend your vacation in a part of the world where the nature is untouched, than Povljana is just the place for you.