The nesting place and winter habitat of a number of bird species on the location of a former saltern speak about beauty and spirit of the times...
SUPETARSKA DRAGA, a town and cove in the north-western part of the island of Rab, 7 km north of the town of Rab. The cove is the submerged part of the field of the same name, formed of flysh deposits. The cove offers a suitable pier with muddy and sandy bottom (the maximum depth reaching 33 m), particularly during the bora and the sirocco. The best anchorage for smaller yachts is in the middle of the cove of Dumici; larger vessels are docked in the middle of the cove of Supetarska Draga A 150-m long breakwater provides good protection against the winds of the fourth quadrant.
Supetarska Draga is situated in a protected cove (small bay), with fertile fields, an abundance of potable water and luxuriant vegetation. It is the favourite destination of those who are keen on quiet and peaceful rest. The modern, well-equipped marina, as well as the nesting place and winter habitat of a number of bird species on the location of a former saltern speak about beauty and spirit of the times.
In a field below Kamenjak is the church of St. Peterfrom the second half of the 11th century, which belonged to the former Benedictine monastery (the abbey abolished in 1467). The three-nave basilica with three semicircular apses is the most valuable preserved early Romanesque monument in the region of Kvarner (churches featuring similar architectural elements are also found in Zadar, Nin, Rab and Krk). The bell tower, which has been preserved in its original form only in the -lower part, houses two bells: one from 1299 (the oldest preserved on the Croatian coast) and another one from 1453. - In the direction of Lopar is an interesting abbey water-mill, situated on the very coast.
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