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KVARNER ISLANDS: Rab

The magical waters of Rab are enticing for many divers; Touring the island on bicycles; While kayaking you will discover many coves that can only be accessed from the sea; The second leg of the "4 Islands MTB Stage Race" will be held on the island of Rab.

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are a magnet for both recreational and professional cyclists, and the most attractive ones are the ones that lead through oak forests and end at the beach. If you are a fan of mountain biking, then be on Rab on April 14, where the second leg of the "4 Islands MTB Stage Race" will be held. On that day, competitors will rush through the old town center of Rab, also passing through forests, sandy deserts, and the rocky part of the island. This unique mountain biking race lasts four days (April 13-16) and is held on four islands (Krk, Rab, Cres, and LoĹĄinj). The participants of the race will pass a total of around 270 km, ascend approximately five thousand meters, and pass by some of the most beautiful locations on these Kvarner islands. Another good reason to visit Rab in April are Asparagus Days. This wild island plant, prepared in the most diverse ways possible, will win you over with its flavor in Rab's restaurants from April 24 to 30. The main event will be the festival held on April 30 on St. Kristofer square, where the

preparation of a large asparagus frittata will start at 10:30 AM. The month of May will be in the sign of the Festival of Island Lamb, and the locals are preparing the final ceremony at the Padova III camp, where you will have a chance to see an exhibition of Rab's sheep. It will also be an opportunity to try delicious dishes made of roasted lamb and sheep's cheese. June is also full of many events, including the Rab triathlon (June 12), which gathers more than 200 competitors. All of them are winners since they all receive the priceless view the route offers. Come and see for yourself... ď ś

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