Rab (Italian Arbe) is an island and a town of the same name in Kvarner.
Rab is just off the northern coast of Croatia in the Adriatic Sea, today in the Primorje-Gorski Kotar county. The island was the frontier between Liburnia and Dalmatia. Rab is one of the most popular islands in the north Adria, with the town as beautiful as Dubrovnik, and green woods as in Mljet National Park.
After Opatija, Rab was one of the first vacation and wellness oases in the Kvarner archipelago region, also known as the pioneer of the nudism. Rab offers everything necessary for a great holiday -- friendly people, good facilities, nice climate and great beaches.
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Rab can be accessed by ferry from Valbiska on the island Krk, and from Stinica near Jablanac on the mainland.
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- Old Town, Rab Town.
- Rab archeological traces (hiking). An open-air museum, presenting about 30 archaeological sites, connected by three educational trails spreading on the area of Kampor, Lopar and Supetarska Draga.
- Mišnjak-Lopar hiking trail. According to Wandermagazin (a German hiking magazine) in 2019: one of Europes most beautiful hiking trails.
- Beaches. Rab is the Adriatic island with the biggest concentration of beaches per microregion in Croatia (according to Spatial plan of Primorje-Gorski Kotar County (Službene novine 50/2006)).
- Camp Wodenča. Nature Camp Wodenča is a newly opened boutique camp on the Island Rab, located toward the edge of the village Barbat. Camp Wodenča is situated in a beautiful olive grove, with one half of the camp's perimeter bordering the village and the other bordering the island's nature.