Jablanac is a village in
Croatia, located on the Adriatic Seaunderneath the Velebitmountain, overlooking the island of Rab. The village has a ferry port that connects it to Rab. The population of Jablanac is 118 and it is located in the municipality of Senj(which lies to the north).The village has 1 hotel (Ablana), 1 harbour front cafe (Ruža), 1 harbour front restaurant (Lux) and a street cafe/diner (Oaza). There is 1 small supermarket (Porat) and a Harbourmaster's office. The village also boasts the lowest mountaineering hut in the whole of Europe which, at 20m above sea level, overlooks the ferry. There is a newspaper kiosk and common currencies can be exchanged next to the ferry ticket office.Avoid visiting the village on a Saturday during the summer and on public holidays as the queues for the ferry can stretch for up to 4km back up to the main coast road.
Local attractions include Zavratnica inlet where you can see a sunken military ferry wreck from WW2 and stunning scenery. Nereby is the Velebit mountain and the beautiful National park "Sjeverni Velebit".
* [http://www.jablanac.com www.Jablanac.com] , currently only in Croatian
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