On the isle of Galešnjak, people lived 7,000 years ago

ON THE GALAŠNJAK, an islet in the Pašman Channel planetary known for its heart-shaped shape, has been inhabited by humans in the distant past, a little more than 7000 years ago, in the older phase of the younger Stone Age, the latest discovery by the research team of the Department of Archeology at the University of Zadar A few days ago, in an underwater area between the islets of Ričul and Galešnjak, at a depth of six meters, he discovered an ancient huge rectangular structure built of larger amorphous stone. Continue reading “On the isle of Galešnjak, people lived 7,000 years ago”

Varied gastronomy

Gastronomy – When a fishing tradition with onerous effort is lost in one place, the result cannot be missed, so a regular lunch is a delicious treat on a regular basis. The aromas and tastes of Pašman will inspire everyone only on the island, where the quiet rhythm of life and listening to nature emphasize the essential – a family meal that brings together generations, when the beauty of simplicity is reflected in food prepared with love. For centuries, the sea has nourished the region with fish and shellfish, and has supplemented the mainland with savory snacks such as rabbit or pheasant stew and sweetened old fig and mendulas with a good drop of local wine.

Benedictine monastery of St. Cosmas and Damian

This monastery complex is of particular importance for the cultural and historical heritage of the island of Pašman because it is directly connected with the Croatian medieval state, that is, with the ruler Peter Kresimir IV. It is located in the southern part of the island, on Ćokovac hill, 2 km northwest of Tkon.
Church of St. Cosmas and Damian was first mentioned around 1070 when Croatian King Petar Kresimir IV. granted the right to the church and surrounding subdivisions to the monastery of St. John the Evangelist in Biograd.