Would you like to visit the most beautiful national parks in Croatia?

Zadar is on the crossroads to 4 national parks: Plitvice lakes, Krka waterfalls, Kornati islands and Paklenica canyon. The fact that there are 8 national parks in total in Croatia makes it even more fascinating so lucky for you, Zadar is the perfect base for visiting national parks.

Pick a National park that you would like to visit and spend a day surrounded by wild nature, far from the city noise.

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Why visit national parks from Zadar?

  • From Zadar you can easily and quickly get to the globally known natural phenomenon of the Plitvice Lakes National Park, first national park in Croatia and UNESCO site.
  • It is also easy to reach the historical town of Skradin or Lozovac entrance and visit Krka National Park with waterfalls and natural environment that will take your breath away.
  • Just a short ride from Zadar lies Paklenica National Park, UNESCO World Heritage site. It covers the area between the coast and the highest peaks of Velebit mountain, from 0 all the way up to 1757 m of altitude. Walking trails are suitable for all ages and you don’t have to be a climber to enjoy this greatness and beauty.
  • By the sea Zadar is surrounded with islands that are scattered like pearls in turquoise sea of Kornati National park whose bays are an eternal inspiration for travelers

1.8 million visitors

In 2019, Plitvice Lakes, one of the most beautiful Croatian and European national parks, was visited by more than 1,8 million people.

The river Krka, with its winding and attractive course is 73 kilometers long and represents one of the most beautiful natural scenes in Dalmatia.

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