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North Velebit National Park

April 27, 2010 by  
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North Velebit National Park

About the Park Dear visitors! On Friday, April 30th, Northern Velebit National Park opened for visitors. The Northern Velebit was designated a national park due to its richness of carst phenomena, outstanding biodiversity and exquisitly beautiful nature on a relatively small area. The Park covers the surface of 109 km2. Inside the Park there is [...]

Plitvice Lakes

April 26, 2010 by  
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Plitvice Lakes

Plitvice Lakes – Croatia’s first National park, established in 1949. National Park Plitvice covers 296.85 km2 of breathtaking natural splendor what makes it the largest among the eight national parks of the country. The park was inscribed on the UNESCO’s World Heritage List in 1979, in recognition of its “outstanding natural beauty and undisturbed production [...]

National Parks Map

April 23, 2010 by  
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National Parks Map

Risnjak – National Park Risnjak Brijuni – National Park Island Brijuni Sjeverni Velebit – National Park North Velebit Plitvička jezera – National Park Plitvice Lakes Paklenica – National Park Paklenica Krka – Ntional Park Krka Kornati – National Park Kornati Mljet – National Park Mljet

Brijuni

March 31, 2010 by  
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Brijuni

Group of islands that lies close to Istria’s western coast, only 6 km from Pula make  Brijuni archipelago, known for their mild climate and rich vegetation. Brijuni National Park – Brijuni is a group of islands that lies close to Istria’s western coast. Its most beautiful part was proclaimed a national park in 1983. The [...]

Paklenica

March 31, 2010 by  
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Paklenica

Paklenica National Park – This park protects the canyons of the Mala and Velika Paklenica gorges, up to 400m (1,312ft) deep, which cut deep into the Velebit mountain range. The largest massif in Croatia, this is a karst limestone region with a wealth of fine caves (more than 70, through only one, the Manita cave, [...]

National Park Krka

March 31, 2010 by  
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National Park Krka

Krka National Park The Krka river runs through deep limeston canyons and into a string of lakes formed by natural dams and waterfalls before flownig out into the Adriatic near Šibenik (nothern Dalmatia). Unlike Plitvice lakes, the Krka watercourses are easly visited by organised boat tours, the longest taking four hours. In the middle of [...]

Kornati

March 30, 2010 by  
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kornati

Kornati – The Kornati route- for Modern day Robinsons This route concentrates on the surroundings of the Kornati National Park, an archipelago of 147 island, islets and reefs in a sea area of 234 square kilometres. The most interesting national phenomenon on Kornati are cliffs on the western side of the archipelago, also called crowns. [...]

Risnjak

January 9, 2010 by  
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Risnjak National Park – One of Croatia’s smaller national parks, Risnjak – set around peak (1,528m/5,013ft) – protects the karst highlands of Gorski Kotar in north-western Croatia, just north of Rijeka. It is a pristine landscape with neither human habitation nor cultivation. The most forested part of the country, the Risnjak, is where most snow [...]

Mljet

January 4, 2010 by  
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Mljet

Mljet National Park – Mljet, an island in the southern Dalmatian archipelago, south of the Peljesac Peninsula. Only the western section of this long thin island offshore from Dubrovnik is classified as a National Park. It protects rare and unbroken tracts of verdant Aleppo pine forests, plus their surrounding coastal shallows. On the peak of [...]