The Plitvice Lakes National Park

The Plitvice Lakes National Park

The Plitvice Lakes National Park is only a few minutes drive from the Vita NATURA Estate. This unique natural phenomenon comprises of a string of 16 amazingly beautiful  turquoise lakes, many waterfalls and brooks. The entire area is surround by dense forests, and the Park itself is a habitat for a wide range of plants and animal species.

The Plitvice Lakes National Park is the oldest of all Croatia's national parks, and due to its inimitable natural beauty and outstanding value, it was placed on the UNESCO's World Natural Heritage List in 1979. The water sifts from many brooks and springs into the lakes which are interconnected with cascades and waterfalls. Travertine barriers that have been forming for some ten thousand years are the Park's main feature. As many as 1,267 various plants were registered within the Park, with as many as 50 orchid species, along with 321 butterfly species, 157 bird varieties, 20 different bat species,...

The varied fauna boasts the largest European beasts, such as the brown bear, wolf and lynx. During wintertime all the waterfalls are frozen, thus rendering the place an unforgettable feel of a winter fairytale. In spring and summer, lush waterfalls create an unrivalled experience of nature at its best.

The National Park is open for visitors throughout the year.

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