The Croatian coast and the numerous islands are considered one of the cleanest places on the planet. They attract millions of tourists with its golden beaches and gliding on the water with yachts, a mild climate and ancient harbor town. It is impossible not to admire the “Pearl of the Adriatic” Dubrovnik or unique Plitvice lakes, the architecture of Zagreb or Split, the Basilica in Porec and the historical part of Trogir, the cathedral in Sibenik and the views from the waterfront of Rovinj. Croatia is able to meet the most diverse demands of even very spoiled travelers.
If you went on vacation to Croatia and did not look at the Plitvice lakes – consider threw money away. It is a real natural wonder that every traveler must see. Plitvice Lakes is a national park in Croatia. The park is enormous – nearly 30 thousand hectares. Here you will see 16 large and many small lakes located cascade of 140 waterfalls, 20 caves, a unique beech and pine forest. The park Plitvice lakes inhabited by wolves, bears, rare birds. It is interesting that until the 1960s the park was inaccessible for tourists. Only in 1958 construction of pedestrian paths and routes began and, over time, environmentally friendly electric trains, ferries and pleasure boats appeared.
Now Plitvice Lakes – the most popular tourist destinations in Croatia, with all the ensuing consequences. On weekends there are a lot of tourists. Therefore, we would advise to choose to visit this unique park on weekday, preferably early in the morning. And it’s better to travel to the Plitvice Lakes on your own, rather than with a group tour. Stop for the night can be in a hotel, which is located in the park or stay at Plitvice. Entrance to the park is for an extra charge. Adult ticket costs about 16 euros, for children – 7- 8 euros, for the little ones it’s free. Be sure to draw a card at the entrance to the Plitvice Lakes – this will help to focus on this vast territory. Keep in mind that in the park it is strictly forbidden to have picnics, campfires, walks with the animals. It is also forbidden to swim in the lakes. Do not forget to bring warm clothes – the weather at the Plitvice lakes is very changeable.