Banj is placed in the bay with the same name, surrounded by pine tree woods and macchia. The town of Banj was first mentioned in 1265 in the form of Bagni. Discovered Roman coins prove that Banj was inhabited in antique times and that Romans had their baths in it. It is settlement of exemplary olive growers, vintners and fishermen developed around the Church of St. Cosmas, built in 1356. Nearby peak Bokolj offers a spectacular view of the Pasman Channel.

Island of Pašman

The picturesque Pašman channel, with many islands resembling scattered pearls, separates it from the Zadar and Biograd. Because of the rapid current that changes its course every 6 hours this part of the Croatian Adriatic is known as the cleanest one. With island of Ugljan it's connected with a bridge and with Zadar and Biograd with ferryboat lines. Island is very famous for olive-groves and it's home made olive oil.

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