Fantastic Natural Wonders of Croatia
Honestly, Croatia has been blessed with some breathtaking wonders of nature. Waterfalls, lush forests, beaches, interesting architecture – it has it all! Choosing the most beautiful spots in the country definitely wasn’t an easy task to do, but we’ve done it. Enjoy!
The protected Plitvice Lakes National Park is world-famous and the oldest national park in Southeast Europe. It is home to 16 lakes that are famous for their unique colors which change constantly depending on the number of organisms or minerals in the water, as well as the angle of sunlight. The park is like a fairyland and it’s no wonder why it’s one of the most stunning natural spots in the world
Skradinski Buk – Krka National Park – Skradin
The park was created as a protection of the Krka River and is one Croatia’s true natural gems. In order to have the easiest access to the park is by starting from Sibenik and then heading to north-east. There you’ll find beautiful waterfalls, forests, hiking trails, Roman ruins, and if you’re lucky enough, all kinds of interesting animals. Due to the wealth of vegetation, geomorphological forms. And the play of light on the water, it is considered to be one of the most beautiful calcium carbonate waterfalls in Europe.
Blue Cave – Biševo Island
Blue Cave, or Modra špilja, is situated in a little bay on Biševo Island near Vis. As seawater eroded the limestone rock, the 24-meter cave was formed by the wave action. The entrance of the cave is just 1.5 meters high and 2.5 meters wide. And thanks to the glowing blue light that appears at specific times of day, the cave has become one of the best-known natural beauty spots on the Adriatic coast.
Galešnjak Island is a small island which has been nicknamed Lover’s Island due to its fascinating heart shape. The island is situated in the Pašman channel between the town of Turanj and the islands of Pašman.
Makarska is a city located between Split and Dubrovnik and is known for its gorgeous beaches and harbor with some beautiful views against the peak of Mt. Biokovo.
Blue & Red Lakes – Imotski
These amazing lakes you can find in the small town of Imotski. The Blue Lake lies in 220-meter deep sinkhole perhaps formed by the collapse of a huge underground cave. The Red Lake is the third largest sinkhole in the world. It contains a karst lake lying in the bottom and high cliffs that reach over 241 meters above normal water level.
Zlatni Rat Beach – Brač
Zlatni Rat Beach is recognized by names Golden Cape or Golden Horn thanks to its unusual shape. What’s even more fascinating is that the beach changes in the shape once every two to three years. It’s so unique, therefore the headland is protected as a geomorphological phenomenon.
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