National Park Kornati

The Kornati National Park covers the bigger part of the Kornati waters. Because of their exceptional landscape beauty, interesting geomorphology, highly jagged and indented coast as well as because of rich communities of the submarine eco-system, the islands were made a national park in 1980.

The Kornati archipelago, as a separate and special island group located between Šibenik and Zadar islands, covers the area of about 320 km2 and includes about 150 land units, located either permanently or frequently above the sea. The archipelago makes 12% of all the islands in the Croatian Adriatic – 1264 islands, 67 of them inhabited. It has been long attracting the attention of yachtsmen, divers, mountaineers and other nature lovers. From Balabra to Samograd, distance of 35 km or 19 nautical miles (between Long Island and Žirje islets), and from Mana to Gangarol, distance of 13 km or 7 nautical miles (between the open sea and Pašman, Vrgada and Murter) there are four island chains in two groups. One of them is the Upper Kornati – Sit and Žut island chains with 51 land unit, and the other one is the Lower Kornati with 98 land units.

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National Park Krka

National Park is a spacious, largely unchanged region of exceptional and multifaceted natural value, and includes one or more preserved or insignificantly altered ecosystems. With its seven travertine waterfalls and a total drop of 242 meters, the Krka is a natural phenomenon. At the heart of the national park is a Franciscan monastery located on an island Visovac.

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Plitvice Lakes National Park

Plitvice Lakes most famous national park in Croatia, and are among the most beautiful sights in Europe. Because of their natural diversity, the UNESCO World Heritage List. Plitvice lakes consist of 16 interconnected lakes and numerous waterfalls, surrounded by dense forests. Visitors will find many trails and wooden bridges, built just above the calm water of the lakes.

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Zadar

Zadar is a city where huge spaces are left for pedestrians. Using your guidebook, your walk along the cobblestone streets of the city will become a walk through history, and also an experience of the contemporary life of the city. When tired, do try to take a break in one of our restaurants, pastry shops or coffee shops that you can find in the gastro offer of this guidebook. Enjoy listening to the concerts, visit the theatre, museums, and exhibitions.
The city of Zadar is an easily reached destination by land, sea and air. It has a good traffic infrastructure through which it is directly connected to other bigger cities of the Republic of Croatia: Zagreb, Rijeka, Split and Dubrovnik, with extraordinary accommodation and contemporary service of numerous marinas. Whichever way you want to reach Zadar, the natural beauty of the landscape will not leave you equanimous.

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Zrmanja

Zrmanja River delights crystal clear wending their way through an impressive, 200m deep canyon that eventually merged with the sea at the town of Novigrad. The upper reaches of the river abounds with cascading waterfalls and small, among which the most attractive 11m high “Veliki buk”, while “Jankovic buk”, adorned with the striking ruins of old mills, a popular trip from izletište.Ploveći Starigrad-Paklenica, worth a visit Novigrad – an ancient fishing town situated at the mouth, and to determine counts Kurjaković above the town of Obrovac, which is also situated on the banks of the canyon. The most interesting tributary of the Krupa River Canyon. The attractive location of this river can be reached by road from Starigrad-Paklenica, for example, to a large grass-covered travertine barriers called Deveterac. It was named by 9 travertine cascades that end 13m high waterfall. Even in the 19th century is worth a master at this place was built the famous bridge Kudin, and this technique of stone walls, with 12 arches made of tufa blocks placed on the same stone pillars.

National Park Northern Velebit

The area was declared a national park because of the variety of karst phenomena, the wealth of wildlife and outstanding natural beauty on a relatively small area.

The park is 109 km2, and inside there is a strict nature reserve Rozanski kukovi its geomorphological phenomenon which has so far uncovered more than 150 caves, such as the famous Luke’s Cave, one of the deepest in the world, discovered in 1999 . year.

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