Plitvice lakes National Park, also known as Plitvice, are Croatian National Park, formed in 1949. Plitvice lakes are located in two counties, Licko – Senjska County and Karlovacka County. They are in the middle of Croatia, only 140 kilometers far away from Zagreb.
Total area of Plitvice lakes is 29685 hectares, from which lakes are 200 hectares, woods 13320 hectares and the rest are grasslands and other areas. The lowest point is 367 meters at Korana Bridge, and the highest point is 1279 meters high at Seliski top.
Plitvice contains 16 lakes, and are separated on Upper and Lower lakes. The biggest lake at Plitvice is Kozjak, with 81,5 hectares of area. It is also the deepest (47 meters at the deepest point). These lakes are characterized by the fact that dressing one to the other. At many points you can see falls, and some of them are huge and really breathtaking. Flora and fauna at Plitvice is really rich, so with such a beautiful nature this park is really gorgeous and it is under UNESCO protection since the year 1979.
Tourism is strong at this area, so accommodation could be found in many hotels. But hotels are not the only type of accommodation at this area as even in the year 1971 there was a camp site with 15500 units for accommodation. First start of tourism at this area was recorded in the year 1861. Today, Plitvice are visited by about one million of tourists each year. Many tours and excursions are organized every day for the guests. Plitvice have visitors during the whole year, so in winter is also very active here.
Weddings at Plitvice are also very popular and it’s not rare that couples choose Plitvice as their wedding destination.
Gastronomic offer is very good, and there are a lot of native restaurants where you can order some of domestic meals, alongside all other regular meals.
If you want to enjoy true nature, fresh air, and relax at beautiful peaceful place Plitvice should be your choice.