Looking for an active holiday or nature escape in Croatia? Visit one of the popular Croatian national parks! Plan your journey and book tickets online fast and easy!
Plitvice Lakes are world-wide known national park and by many travel portals declared as one of the most beautiful natural sites in Europe. Except walking and sightseeing, here you can also find several educational and recreational, hiking and biking trails.
Getting to and from Plitvice lakes
- TO PLITVICE BY BUS
- FROM PLITVICE BY BUS
If you are traveling from Plitvice, you can take any of the buses that are located at bus stops near the park. It is possible to travel by bus to Zagreb, Karlovac, Split, Zadar, Pula, Rijeka, Opatija and Osijek.
When you're already near, a place definitely worth visiting is watermill village Rastoke, also known as "Plitvice lakes in miniature". Rastoke is a village 30 kilometers away from the Plitvice Lakes National Park, where the river Slunjcica flows into the river Korana, known for its beautiful nature and historical tradition.
Paklenica National Park, on the southern slopes of Velebit, is the best preserved and largest forest complex in Dalmatia. In the national park Paklenica you can explore some of the popular hiking or educational trails, visit the 19th century water mills, ethno-house or Manita peć cave and go rock climbing on one of the well-equipped long climbing routes on almost all the rocks in Paklenica.
National park Risnjak is the natural border between the coastal and inland parts of Croatia, located only 15 kilometers from Rijeka. It is also the natural habitat of the lynx (in Croatian "ris"), bears, wolves and edelweiss. A part of the National Park is also the mountain range Snježnik with a beautiful view over Kvarner Bay and the Alps, as well as the spring of the river Kupa. Don't stop at walking, head for the mountain bike trails or spend time observing wildlife.