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National parks in Croatia

Croatia has 8 beautiful national parks, one of which is under UNESCO protection. Find your ideal accommodation through our catalog, visit the nearby national park, and experience all the beauty and charm offered to you by the natural beauties of Croatia


National park Brijuni

Nacionalni park Brijuni

Along the western coast of Istria are several island groups among which the most interesting, the largest and most developed are Brijuni island group of 14 islands and islets area of 7.4 km2. Large Island as the largest island of Brijuni archipelago, which was cultivated in a harmonious landscape of meadows and parks, contains extremely valuable remains of the architectural heritage and is important to note that the sea is almost 80% of the protected national park area in which are almost all the elements of the marine eco-system of the Adriatic .

National park Kornati

Nacionalni park Kornati

NP Kornati occupies an area of 220 km2 and includes 89 islands, islets and reefs with about 238 km of coastline. Despite this relatively large number of islands, the continental part of the park makes less then 25% of total area, while the rest is marine ecosystem. Swim in crystal clear and warm sea of the Kornati. This is an experience that you will remember all your life.

National park Krka

Nacionalni park Krka

Virgin pure karst river with 7 magical waterfall originates near Knin, in two thirds of its length runs through the canyons. It is extremely rich in endemic flora and fauna, with 222 species of birds. The Lake Visovac between Roski Slap and Skradinski slap (13 km) is the island Visovac with the Franciscan monastery in idyllic gardens with a long cultural history. Quiet lakes and rivers are ideal for canoes and kayaks. The national park is allowed to swim, so bring your swimsuits and refresh yourself in the crystal clear river Krka!

National park Mljet

Nacionalni park Mljet

This is by many the most beautiful and picturesque island of the Adriatic, one of the most attractive and cultural-historical most interesting pearls of the Mediterranean, visited by many tourists year after year. It covers almost 5400ha, including the seafront 500m from the coast, islets and rocks. The flooded bays, the Malo and Veliko jezero, are the most prominent locations of this area and an important geological and oceanographic phenomenon. A pleasant stay is ideal for swimming, sunbathing and walking paths around the lake.

National park Paklenica

Nacionalni park Paklenica

Paklenica National Park covers an area of the coastal slope of southern Velebit, the zone of highest mountain peaks (Vaganski vrh, Babin vrh, Sveto Brdo). It covers an area of torrential flows of Velika and Mala Paklenica, and their distinctive canyons carved vertically into the southern slopes of Velebit. Paklenica National Park is the most important Croatian climbing center, known outside the Croatian borders. A special highlight of this climbing area is its proximity to the coast, and the Paklenica Riviera is an ideal place to combine climbing and water sports.

National park Plitvice lakes

Nacionalni park Plitvička jezera

The most popular among the eight national parks in Croatia is Plitvice Lakes national park. Plitvice lakes is the only national park in Croatia included in the List of World Heritage (UNESCO) in 1979. and was among the first in the world. There are 16 crystal clear lakes connected with numerous waterfalls that makes a nature wonder. Plitvice stream water are descending from the rocks, forming a 78 m high waterfall of the Great falls, the highest waterfall in Croatia, together with water from lakes forms the river Korana.

National park Risnjak

Nacionalni park Risnjak

The western mountain range associated with the Dinaric Alps and features a Large Risnjak (1528 m) and Snjeznik (1506 m) and is abundant with karst phenomens like faults, chasms, caves and pits. Large areas are covered with old conifer forests, mountain meadows, subalpine and alpine flora with many endemic species. If you want to learn more about the fauna of the park, especially the great beasts come, listen and merge with nature.

National park North Velebit

Nacionalni park Sjeverni Velebit

From Vratnik (698 m) on the road Otočac-Senj to Veliki Alan (1379 m), surrounded by sea with the naked rocks of Velebit Channel, with the interior of the forested mountains, National park North velebit covers the widest part of the Velebit Mountain. The area was declared a national park because of the diversity of karst phenomenon, the biodiversity of wildlife and outstanding natural beauty on a relatively small area.