National Parks - Wonders of Nature
The beautiful travertine Krka waterfalls are trully wonderful and unique in Europe as a whole. Some parts of the Krka River, after which the park was named, have been protected since 1948.
The city of Biograd is about 60 kilometers away from Krka National Park. In the immediate vicinity of the Krka Waterfalls is the town of Šibenik and its beautiful cathedral, which is under the protection of UNESCO.
Did you know that there are 1246 islands in the Croatian part of the Adriatic? Of these, as many as 89 are part of the Kornati archipelago! The Kornati archipelago was declared a national park in 1980, and Kornati islands are known as the most indented island ecosystem in the Adriatic Sea.
Plitvice Lakes are the oldest and largest national park in the Republic of Croatia, which is also worth a visit. The travertine process, which forms barriers and creates lakes, is a unique phenomenon for the whole Europe. That is why the Plitvice Lakes National Park has been included in the UNESCO World Heritage List.