Honoured visitors, dear fiends

Welcome to the Web page of the Privlaka Municipality Tourist Board. We would like to introduce this area and all its beauties, particularities, attractions and tourist potential...

The small peninsula of Privlaka, surrounded by the royal town of Nin to the east, is situated on the edge where the Dalmatian karst turns into sandy landscape of northern Dalmatia.
Privlaka, with its seven kilometres of length and four kilometres of width, is a rather small, but very warm-hearted village. The first written record of Privlaka dates back to the 13th century. Numerous archeological sites dating back to the unimaginable 20 000 years B.C. reveal us its ancient history.

Privlaka – an oasis with beautiful beaches

One of the most beautiful sights of nature in Privlaka are its beaches and coves. You won't spend too much time looking for a perfect spot for swimming and bathing - wherever you look there lies a beautiful and alluring sandy cove.

The perfect destination for a family vacation

With more than 2000 beds in modern and fully equipped rooms and apartments, in idyllic campsites, hotels, tourist resorts Sabunike and Škrapavac, this is a perfect place for a family vacation.

The village with a long fishing tradition

Early mornings in the picturesque little fishing port in the centre of Privlaka will reveal you the real atmosphere of this place. The local fishermen sort out their fishnets in the old-fashioned way offering you their daily fresh catch. This fishing place continues to preserve the oldest ways of fishing.

The place of stories and legends

The ancient Privlaka's wells reveal the true spirit of this village. The most famous well is the Sokolar well with its sad love legend mentioned in the first Croatian novel.

The Church of Saint Vitus

Was first mentioned in the 14th century. It is a symbol and the cradle of Christianity in Croatia..

The Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary

from the 19th century is considered to be one of the most beautiful examples of the original classicistic architecture in Dalmatia.

Privlaka, the better part of vacation and life

To come to Privlaka means to hear, smell, feel the untouched, unseen...

Beaches

Privlaka’s long, sandy, shallow-water beaches are ideal for family holidays. Families with small children will enjoy the clear sea and sand activities. The clear air and medicinal mud in Mostina cure rheumatism and arthritis. Sunbathing on the long, seaside promenade that encircles almost the entire village is indeed a special experience.

Hystory and cultural heritage

The first written record of Privlaka dating back to 1296 mentions Privlaka as a winegrowing village. For generations Privlaka has been closely connected to the sea, navigation and fishing. There are a number of ancient Christian monuments which are surrounded by fields under cultivation and unspoilt nature. Important sites dating back to the 14th century include the ruins of the Church of Saint Catherine and the Church of Saint Vitus, the patron saint of pharmacists, dancers and actors.

Gastronomy

The hard work of Privlaka’s fishermen mean the village has a fresh catch of fish each day. Fish and seafood is the base of our local cuisine. Whether grilled, boiled or baked, there are fresh fish dishes for every gourmet’s palate. Fish, molluscs and Dalmatian prosciutto, olives, the famous Pag cheese and quality wines can be tasted in taverns and restaurants where you will be welcomed by friendly owners in a family atmosphere.

Active holidays

Privlaka has various opportunities for playing sport. The village has two football grounds as well as a basketball and volleyball ground. For those who love water sports, there is swimming and diving along the coast as well as waterpolo and picigin, a local game played in the shallow waters of the sandy beaches. A pleasant way to stay fit is jogging along the seaside promenade.

Events

Privlaka offers a wide variety of cultural and entertaining summer manifestations like theatre spectacles, traditional fishermen’s nights, “a cappella” concerts and sport events.