KarlobagMaDi Destinations Karlobag
Karlobag with its Adriatic Riviera is located beneath Velebit Mountain. It is on the intersection of magisterial road Rijeka – Zadar and regional road Karlobag – Gospic. Mountain and sea contact has provided this area with the ideal climate combination ranging from Mediterranean to mountainous which is especially beneficial for tourism. With beautiful coast and crystal clear sea, there are a few attractions in its hinterland, out of which Velebit needs to be pointed out, which is declared World Biosphere Resort in the area above Karlobag.
There is also Baške Oštarije, a well-known hiking destination with a climate refreshing even when it's very hot on the coast. For mountain lovers it is possible to hike on marked trails: in south direction towards Paklenica National Park, or in north direction towards Premužic trail and further. Except hiking it is also possible to go on a field trip to visit Plitvice Lakes National Park, or to the island of Pag at 1.8 km distance from Karlobag. Capuchin monastery in Karlobag treasures valuable paintings. St. Joseph church built in 1713 in times of Leopold I, with architectural ornaments from 18th century, and the chapel of Virgin Mary of the Sorrows. On a knoll above there are ruins of medieval fort 'Fortica', and also ruins of parish church of St. Charles of Boromej built in 1615.
The biggest towns in the Karlobag (which is also the administrative center) Riviera are: Ribarica, Cesarica, Lukovo Sugarje, Barci Draga and St. Maria Magdalene, as well as Baške Oštarije on Velebit Mountain. You may choose private accommodation in comfortable suites or rooms. Your stay with us will be enriched by our gastronomical offer in restaurants, coffee shops, pastry shops and, above all, kindness and friendliness of our hosts. Visit Karlobag and take a stroll down its streets and town squares which will make your vacation unforgettable.