Risnjak National Park

January 30, 2010 by  
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Risnjak National Park is located very close to Rijeka, extends all the way to the Slovenian border. This wide area comprises a whole range of natural phenomena but not one single tourist facility, which makes it ideal for those who seek unspoiled mountain nature which shows is at its best when everything bursts into flower come springtime. Read more

Northern Velebit National Park

January 27, 2010 by  
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This national park, established as recently as 1999, encompasses the highest areas of northern Velebit. This wide area has remained untouched to this day, its ecological system well balanced. Read more

Kornati National Park

January 26, 2010 by  
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According to legend the Kornati were created when God, having created the Earth, was left with a few stones which he simply tossed over his shoulder.

The result was the densest archipelago in the Mediterranean, with over 140 islands, rocks and reefs, 110 of which form the national park. Read more

Mljet National Park

January 26, 2010 by  
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Mljet National Park, a wonderfully beautiful island located southwest of Dubrovnik, with its spruce forest, its olive groves and vineyards, belongs to the group of southern Dalmatian islands. Read more

Paklenica National Park

January 25, 2010 by  
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The area between the highest peak of Velebit and the sea was declared a national park in 1949. The outstanding features of the park are the canyons of Velika and Mala Paklenica. Cliffs rising to a height of more than 400 metres, waterfalls and wild, rugged rock forms create a dramatic ambiance. The area is a veritable challenge for alpinists, researchers and scientists alike. Here, bird watchers come into their own – there are 220 bird species, while hikers, mountaineers and free climbers find delight in the numerous cliffs and rocks, caves and potholes. Most interesting among the caves are Manita peć, which visitors can visit with guide, and Vodarica cave. On the rocks of the Velika Paklenica canyon alpinist climbing routes have been marked, the most popular being the rock known as Anića Kuka (712 metres). Read more

Brijuni National Park

January 24, 2010 by  
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On these 14 islands just of the west coast of the Istrian peninsula time seems to have stopped still. Thick forests, ancient oak trees, avenues of pines and cypresses, and a 1,600-year-old olive tree – all are a part of its history of nature. Rich woods of holm oak were partially cleared at the end of the 19th century in order to landscape parts of them into a park forest for a once famous and exclusive summer resort, with numerous meadows where today herds of fallow deer, axis deer and moufflon graze. Read more

Plitvice Lakes National Park

January 23, 2010 by  
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Fans of Winnetou know this area well (although they are generally unaware of the fact) since this is where a great part of the film based on Karl May’s work was shot. This national park is a true fairytale land – with its 16 lakes interlinked through waterfalls. Read more

Krka National Park

January 23, 2010 by  
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In this area the River Krka presents a unique play of nature. For more than two-thirds of its overall length (723 kilometres) the Krka flows through a canyon whose depth varies between 100 and 200 metres and accumulates into lakes which empty over seven waterfalls into the depths. Read more