Croatia travel guide - Information for your holiday in Croatia
Croatia's National Parks
Besides its beautiful coast and beaches Croatia’s other landscapes are so diverse and overwhelming that you would need several weeks to visit all of country’s National Parks.
Discover a unique flora and fauna, pittoresque and cliffy mountain areas, green valleys, roaring waterfalls and idyllic lakes.
The National Park of Krka, for example, impresses with the 72 km long Krka river flowing down to the valley. The densely wooded area of this NP stretches over a beautiful terraced landscape. You can walk through the park on boardwalks and pathes and marvel at the numerous cascades and waterfalls formed by the Krka river. The most watery cataract rushes down over 17 levels. At the bottom of the waterfall the river forms some kind of small lake where you can even bathe.
In the National Park of Brijuni (in Istria) you might feel like in Africa. On one of the12 islands belonging to this NP there is a zoo with zebras, antelopes, gazelles and even elephants. You can also visit an old castle which was built in the 19th century. The main island (Veliki Brijuni) cannot be discovered individually, only with a group guide.
The Plitvice Lakes National Park is probably the most famous park in Croatia. It’s characterized by its beautiful, turquois shimmering lakes which are connected to each other by a numerous small and big waterfalls and cascades. Visitors can explore the park following the trails through the wood and along the several lakes and waterfalls.
Here you find a list of the Croatian National Parks:
• Plitvice Lakes