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Plitvice Lakes National Park


Plitvicka Jezera (Plitvice Lakes) is Croatia’s well known national park. Plitvice Lakes are also listed in UNESCO’s Register of World Natural Heritage. Plitvice Lakes is a group of sixteen small lakes – Proscansko Jezero, Ciganovac Lake, Galovac, Kozjak Lake… – mutually connected with numerous large and smaller waterfalls. Plitvice waterfalls are created by deposition of travertine – a kind of limestone that created this unique and attractive wonder of nature.

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Plitvice National Park is the area surrounded by dense forests of beech, fir and spruce, watered by various springs of the Korana River. Plitvice National Park is decorated with several caves and flower meadows too. Brown bear found, among other animal species, their home in Plitvice Lakes too.

Area of Plitvice Lakes is paradise for walkers and hikers as well as nature lovers. Lakes are lovely and cool in summer, icy and calm in winter, yellow and ochre in autumn, green and fresh in spring – any time of the year it is a privilege to be around those lakes! Plitvice Park is conveniently located near the main road that connects Zagreb and Croatia Adriatic Coast. It is easily accessible by public transport as well as by bicycle, from Karlovac, Zagreb or Split. Due to its popularity among Croatian as well as other visitors, there are various accommodations available in and around Plitvice Lakes including several nearby campsites. Read about getting to Plitvice

Map of Plitvice Lakes National Park:

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Plitvice Lakes Small Photo Gallery:

Plitvice Lakes hotel reservations:

Hostels, Apartments, Pensions, Private Accommodation Plitvice Lakes (Plitvicka Jezera):

  • House Tina
    House Tina, situated in a small village Grabovac 8 km before Plitvice lakes, in a country and on wooded site. Prices from €15.00 – Check House Tina, Plitvice Lakes availability
  • Nikolas house
    The best & cheapest accommodation in the centre of the Park! Nicolas house is ideal for tourists who prefer a calm house or travel by bus. Bus station Jezerce Mukinje is 100m distant, restaurant 150m, supermarket 300m, Park entrance Nr.2 1km. Prices  from €17.91 – Check Nikolas house, Plitvice Lakes availability
  • Villa Zora
    A beautiful rustic house, situated only 20 min. on foot from the lakes entrance, 5 min on foot from a bus station, with a big garden for recreation or relaxing. Prices from €19.28 – Check Villa Zora, Plitvice Lakes availability
  • Apartments Plitvice Lakes
    Apartments Plitvice Lakes – Family atmosphere and very friendly for kids! Prices from €20.00 -Check Apartments Plitvice Lakes, Plitvice Lakes availability
  • List of all Hostels, Apartments and Private accommodation in Plitvice
  • All Plitvice Lakes accommodation – book here!

Camping at Plitvice Lakes:

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Plitvice Photos

The idyllic Plitvice Lakes National Park is one of Croatia’s most famous attractions and can lay claim to some of the most beautiful waterfalls in the world. National Park Plitvice is made of 16 individual lakes interconnected by spectacular waterfalls – have a look at the gallery of photos of Plitvicka Jezera National Park:

More articles about Plitvice:

  • plitvice lakes in travel weekly 2013

    Plitvice Lakes National Park introduced by Travel Weekly

    In this weeks edition of Travel Weekly , the North American travel journal, under the title Natural beauty of inland Croatia, among other Croatian recommended destination Plitvice Lakes are featured ‘at the top of the list‘ as the oldest national park in South-east Europe. Here is an excerpt from the article: ‘While most North American visitors to Croatia explore …
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  • Plitvice Lakse Marathon 2013

    Plitvice Lakes Marathon

    Plitvice Marathon (Plitvicki maraton) 2013 races, which attract hundreds of runners each year, will take place on Sunday 2 June 2013. This will be the 28th year of Plitvi?ki maraton, annually held in Plitvice Lakes National Park, organised by the National Park’s authorities. The event, which includes three races: 42.2km course, …
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  • Snow and Ice at Plitvice Lakes

    Beautiful little photo album of Plitvice Lakes (Plitvicka Jezera) , one of the Croatian National Parks,  containing just 9 Similar Info About Travel to Croatia You May Like: Visitors Statistics for Croatian National Parks According to figures recently released by Croatian Ministry of Tourism and the National Bureau of... New Walking …
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  • Visitors Statistics for Croatian National Parks

    According to figures recently released by Croatian Ministry of Tourism and the National Bureau of Statistics, 2.26 million people visited Croatian national parks in 2011. Out of the total number, the 1.94 million were foreign travellers while the rest of the visitors were Croatian nationals. In comparison with 2010 figures, …
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  • Plitvice Lakes National Park Marathon 2012

    Plitvice Lakes Marathon 2012

    This year’s Plitvice Marathon races (Plitvi?ki maraton), which attract hundreds of runners each year, will take place on Saturday 2 June 2012. This will be the 27th year of Plitvi?ki maraton, annually held in Plitvice Lakes National Park, organised by the National Park’s authorities. The event, which includes three races: …
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  • New Walking Trails on Plitvice Lakes

    The Croatian National Park Plitvice Lakes, which has been included  on the UNESCO list of  World Heritage since 1979, is  widely known for its sixteen cascading lakes and waterfalls.  Recently, visitors can get to know the beauty and richness of the Plitvice forests as well. With the aim of bringing …
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  • Plitivice Lakes in new seven wonders of nature

    Plitvice Lakes, a Croatian national park ,  has entered the second round of the competition for the new seven wonders of nature. It was among a competition of 261 natural beauties from 222 countries and 77 natural attractions and entered the semifinals based on the votes cast by visitors to the …
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  • Film The Land of Falling Lakes – Plitvice Lakes – Croatia

    NATURE’s LAND OF THE FALLING LAKES reveals an enchanted water world in Croatia’s Plitvice Lakes National Park. Nestled in a cluster of lush mountains is a mysterious ancient forest known as the “Devil’s Garden,” where the olm, lynx, black stork, and Ural owl live together in an enchanted world of …
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  • Adventure Holiday in Croatia

    Adventure holiday in Croatia

    The latest article in the travel supplement of Saturday’s The Guardian titled “Croat of many colours” is about the adventure holiday around Plitvice Lakes. Subtitled ” Who needs the beach when you can have this unspoilt adventure playground of lagoons and waterfalls to yourself?” , the article covers a week long …
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