About the island of Rab

The island of Rab is a part of the island archipelagos of the Kvarner bay in the Adriatic, in the north-western part of Croatia.

The island has rich past, even since the time of the Illyrians 360 years before Christ. Through its turbulent past, the island of Rab (or Arba, Arbia or Arbiana - which are all Latin names for Rab) was ruled by many different rulers, from the Illyrians to the Greeks and Romans, Byzantines, Venice, Hungarian and Croatian rulers. Traces of the history and traces of all these influences are built in the town through architecture, bulwarks, churches, palaces and portals but also in tradition and folklore.

Interesting finds can be found in island villages: Barbat, Banjol, Palit, Kampor, Mundanije, Supetarska Draga and Lopar. The island has approximately 9000 inhabitants living mostly of agriculture, fishing, shipbuilding and tourism. Tourism on the island of Rab is old 120 years.

Our farm is situated in Palit.