Plitvice Lakes National Park is one of the most talked about places in Croatia, an European country with a lot of amazing landscapes and one you should definitely turn to when planning a trip to Europe.

16 beautiful lakes interconnected by stunning waterfalls are the “essence” of this out-of-this-world scenery. Their water color varies, depending on the minerals they receive.


Forests are spread all over the park’s surface and the fauna and flora is unique. You will discover a lot of caves and unusual paths in your visiting tour around Plitvice Lakes, Croatia.

Getting here is possible by taking a bus from Zagreb (served by various international airports), Zadar or Split. In order to visit the park you need a ticket which can be paid at the entrance. This covers transportation by boats and buses. It normally takes about four hours to visit the lakes, but why hurry?  For accommodation in Plitvice Lakes National Park, begin your search here.

The park is on the UNESCO World Heritage List in tribute to its “outstanding natural beauty, and the undisturbed production of travertine (tuff) through chemical and biological action“.

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location of Plitvice National Park, Croatia (red square)



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