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Plitvice Lakes National Park

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Plitvice Lakes National Park
  • (worth a trip)
  • 1-2 km
  • Average
  • 2 hours
  • 3 3

A series of amazing lakes and waterfalls

Nacionalni park Plitvi?ka jezera, 53231
Restaurants with local and national cuisine. Specialities of cuisine are lamb meat, cabbage and local sweets

Plitvice Lakes National Park is a specific geological and hydro geological phenomenon. The lakes were declared a national park on April 8th 1949.
It is the largest, oldest and most popular Croatian national park. The park itself is a forested mountain with a series of 16 small and large crystal blue lakes. Lake receives water from numerous rivers and streams, and they are connected by cascades and waterfalls. Travertine barriers, which occurred over a period of ten thousand years, are one of the fundamental features of the park. The special geographical location and specific climatic conditions have contributed to the emergence of many natural phenomena and rich biodiversity.

Plitvice is a beautiful oasis of beautiful natural scenery. It is difficult to say whether they are more beautiful in summer, spring, autumn or winter time. The lakes are like a wonderful phenomenon that just keeps getting more and more beautiful and draws attention of many tourists. They are located along the main road which leads to many Adriatic towns and villages. Anyone passing through will have no problems in stopping and visiting this God given place.

A day at Plitvice offers its visitors boat rides, bus rides if tired, beautiful scenery, view of lakes, waterfalls, wildlife and much more. They are ideal as a one day holiday destination. You will forget all your worries and emerge in nature and its blessings.

Opening hours

Every day- 8:00 to 18:30

How to get there

Higway Zagreb- Split, junction Karlovac and use state road D1 to Slunj and Korenica that goes to Plitvice