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Rab

Rab is an island located in the northern part of Croatia, in the Adriatic Sea. It is part of the Kvarner Gulf and is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the country. The island has a total area of 93.6 square kilometers and a population of around 10,000 people.

Rab is known for its beautiful beaches and crystal-clear waters, as well as its pine forests. The island is also home to a number of historical sites, including the medieval town of Rab, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The town is home to a number of old churches, castles, and palaces, as well as a number of interesting museums.

Rab has been inhabited since ancient times and was an important trading center in the Roman Empire. In the Middle Ages, it was part of the Venetian Republic and was an important port for the city of Venice. In the 19th century, the island was part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire.

In World War II, Rab was occupied by the Italian forces and later by the German forces. After the war, the island became part of the newly formed Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia. During the Croatian War of Independence, the island was occupied by the Yugoslav People's Army. Today, Rab is part of the Republic of Croatia.

Rab is a popular tourist destination and offers a wide range of activities and attractions. Visitors can enjoy swimming, snorkeling, and diving in the crystal-clear waters, as well as exploring its historical sites. The island also offers a variety of restaurants, bars, and cafes, as well as a number of shops and markets.

Excursion tips for a day in Rab

Rab is a beautiful island in Croatia that is full of exciting activities for tourists. Here is a list of possible activities to do in Rab on a day:

1. Explore Rab Town - Take a stroll through the old town of Rab and admire the architecture, churches, and bell towers.

2. Visit Lopar Beach - Relax on the sandy beaches of Lopar and take in the stunning views of the Adriatic Sea.

3. Go Hiking - Take a hike in the nearby hills and enjoy the stunning scenery of the island.

4. Go Kayaking - Explore Rab’s coastline by kayak and take in the beauty of the island from a different perspective.

5. Visit the Franciscan Monastery - Explore the Franciscan Monastery and its beautiful gardens.

6. Go Windsurfing - Take advantage of the strong winds at the island’s beaches and go windsurfing.

7. Go Snorkeling - Discover the underwater world of Rab and go snorkeling.

8. Visit the Rab Town Museum - Learn about the history of Rab and its culture at the Rab Town Museum.

9. Go Fishing - Enjoy a peaceful day of fishing in the nearby waters.

10. Visit the Rab Cathedral - Admire the beauty of the Rab Cathedral and its stunning stained glass windows.

Experience Rab with unforgettable activities by our partner GetYourGuide. The offer is also ideal as a special gift idea for family and friends who are planning to visit Rab. Cancellations are possible up to 24h before the start of the activity (unless otherwise stated in the activity description), with a full refund of the booking price.

The climate in Rab

Rab in Croatia has a Mediterranean climate with hot, dry summers and mild, wet winters. In summer, temperatures are usually in the mid to high 20s (Celsius), while in winter they are generally in the low to mid-teens. Spring and autumn are mild and pleasant with temperatures generally in the mid to high teens. Rainfall is highest in autumn and winter, with spring and summer having much less rain. Snow is possible in winter, but it is not common. Overall, the climate in Rab is mild and pleasant throughout the year.

Cruise weather for Rab

Our weather forecast for Rab helps plan your stay according to the weather. For sunny days, pack light and breathable clothes, swimwear, and sunscreen. For winter weather, it's recommended to bring warm clothes, gloves, a hat, sturdy footwear, and a raincoat.

Date Icon Temperature Wind speed/gusts Cloudiness/Visibility Air humidity/pressure Sunrise/Sunset
Jul. 21st 2024 Jul. 21st 2024 max: 30.5 °C
min: 25.6 °C
8.6 m/s
18.4 m/s
24.4 %
24.1 m
57.2 %
1,007 hPa
05:35:33
20:38:52
Jul. 22nd 2024 Jul. 22nd 2024 max: 31.2 °C
min: 27.1 °C
9.7 m/s
32.8 m/s
79.7 %
23.8 m
60.0 %
1,007 hPa
05:36:34
20:37:55
Jul. 23rd 2024 Jul. 23rd 2024 max: 30.9 °C
min: 25.8 °C
24.1 m/s
28.1 m/s
11.5 %
24.1 m
60.4 %
1,012 hPa
05:37:35
20:36:55
Jul. 24th 2024 Jul. 24th 2024 max: 28.6 °C
min: 23.7 °C
29.2 m/s
34.9 m/s
40.5 %
23.3 m
64.0 %
1,010 hPa
05:38:38
20:35:54
Jul. 25th 2024 Jul. 25th 2024 max: 23.5 °C
min: 20.3 °C
45.7 m/s
54.0 m/s
84.5 %
21.4 m
70.2 %
1,009 hPa
05:39:41
20:34:51
Jul. 26th 2024 Jul. 26th 2024 max: 26.3 °C
min: 21.8 °C
41.4 m/s
48.2 m/s
0.8 %
24.1 m
53.6 %
1,012 hPa
05:40:45
20:33:46
Jul. 27th 2024 Jul. 27th 2024 max: 26.5 °C
min: 24 °C
22.7 m/s
23.5 m/s
0.0 %
24.1 m
53.2 %
1,013 hPa
05:41:50
20:32:39
Jul. 28th 2024 Jul. 28th 2024 max: 26.7 °C
min: 25.2 °C
15.4 m/s
16.6 m/s
26.4 %
24.1 m
55.8 %
1,014 hPa
05:42:55
20:31:31
Jul. 29th 2024 Jul. 29th 2024 max: 27.9 °C
min: 24.7 °C
20.2 m/s
22.0 m/s
4.4 %
24.1 m
59.6 %
1,014 hPa
05:44:01
20:30:20
Jul. 30th 2024 Jul. 30th 2024 max: 27.8 °C
min: 25.8 °C
24.1 m/s
26.6 m/s
0.0 %
24.1 m
65.7 %
1,013 hPa
05:45:07
20:29:08
Jul. 31st 2024 Jul. 31st 2024 max: 27.0 °C
min: 21.3 °C
52.6 m/s
48.6 m/s
20.5 %
23.6 m
72.7 %
1,009 hPa
05:46:14
20:27:55
Aug. 1st 2024 Aug. 1st 2024 max: 26.2 °C
min: 21.7 °C
47.2 m/s
45.0 m/s
58.4 %
22.4 m
60.1 %
1,009 hPa
05:47:21
20:26:39
Aug. 2nd 2024 Aug. 2nd 2024 max: 24.9 °C
min: 21.7 °C
39.2 m/s
46.1 m/s
14.2 %
24.1 m
52.9 %
1,013 hPa
05:48:29
20:25:22

Cruises to Rab

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Scheduled ship calls in Rab, Croatia
Date Ship Arrival Departure Details
Aug. 24th 2024 Saturday, 24th of Aug. 2024 Silver Whisper 08:00 am 06:00 pm
Aug. 6th 2025 Wednesday, 6th of Aug. 2025 LE BOUGAINVILLE 02:00 pm 10:00 pm
Aug. 19th 2025 Tuesday, 19th of Aug. 2025 L AUSTRAL 12:00 pm 11:30 pm
Aug. 20th 2025 Wednesday, 20th of Aug. 2025 LE BOUGAINVILLE 07:00 am 04:00 pm
Aug. 22nd 2025 Friday, 22nd of Aug. 2025 LE BOUGAINVILLE 02:00 pm 10:00 pm
Sep. 2nd 2025 Tuesday, 2nd of Sep. 2025 L AUSTRAL 12:00 pm 11:30 pm

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