Skrad is a wonderful mountain village, located 700 meters above sea level in the heart of Gorski Kotar, mountain part of Croatia. Around 1000 inhabitants are dispersed at 53.85 square kilometers, in Skrad that is scattered as scattered pearl necklace below the slopes of the Skard’s peak. Small, harmonious Skrad is surrounded by lush coniferous and deciduous forests, and climate there is extremely suitable for people who have respiratory problems.
Place Skrad aspires above the canyon with the natural phenomena Green vortex and Devil’s passage. Green vortex is incredibly wonderful expression of nature, which fits perfectly in this small reserve of water and green perfection. Green vortex is a spring coming out of the bottom of the cave, which is located at the foot of cliffs seventy meters high. Devil’s passage is a magnificent hole in the rock through which passes a stream Jasle. So rare phenomenon You can only see drawn in a fairy tale, and you can only experience it in this small corner of the country.
Tourism in Skrad exists now for over 150 years, because of the construction of Louisiana road connecting Karlovac to Rijeka, which today is a modern road, along which goes even a railroad. From 19th century, here were built many catering, mountain houses, churches, post office, even the ski hill in early 20th century. Beside hotel accommodation, you can find warm and peaceful apartments in private houses with all modern equipment on can wish for, air condition, heating, satellite tv, microwave oven and else.
Due to its exceptional position, Skrad is perfect not only for an idyllic winter holidays, but the tour to Skrad in other seasons can fill your body and mind with healthy magic air and experiences.