Croatia has numerous national parks but it’s most famous one is definitely the Plitvice Lakes National Park. This beauty of nature was granted the UNESCO World Heritage status 40 years ago, back in 1979, and ever since Plitvice Lakes are known as ‘’One of the world’s best waterfalls’’ and Number one travel goal for every hardcore traveller!
Not convinced? Here are a few reasons to change your mind:
1. Waterfalls everywhere
Have you ever imagine how the Garden of Eden looks like? Well, this place thanks to its dreamy lakes, dense forests and countless mesmerizing waterfalls is pretty close to what a Heaven on Earth should look like!
Plitvice Lakes National Park consists in sixteen lakes divided into upper and lower lakes with infinite numbers of waterfalls. A number of picturesque small waterfalls will lead your way across the wooden paths to the biggest waterfall in Plitvice – famous ‘Veliki Slap’.
Every one of Plitvice’s waterfalls, regardless of their sizes and heights, it’s simply stunning and picture perfect.
No wonder it’s the most popular tourist attraction in Croatia.
2. Lost in Paradise
With a total area of 300 square kilometres, Plitvice’s world of flora and fauna is simply astonishing. Thousands of plants and hundreds of bird species, deer and even bears are just a few inhabitants you can stumble into during your adventure through this deep woodland.
With 2 different entrances, 8 paths to trek and lots of smaller paths that simply vanish into woods, this Croatian national park is a paradise for all hiking enthusiasts.
3. Instagrammer’s playground
Around 1,2 million people visit Plitvice Lakes National Park each year. Most of them stop by on their way across the country or simply take a day trip from Island of Krk.
There is no season when Plitvice won’t take your breath away with its natural beauty. All the caves, hidden paths and corners, playful fishes in crystal-clear turquoise lakes or even frozen cascades during winter time make this national park a remarkably picturesque place and a definite must-see in Croatia. It’s one of the most Instagrammable place in the world you don’t want to miss out!
Now that we got your attention, book your next trip to Plitvice Lakes and visit this Heaven on Earth!