"Plitvicka National Park, pure beauty" Top 5 Page for this destination Plitvicka Jezera National Park by Martin_S.

Plitvicka Jezera National Park Travel Guide: 355 reviews and 1,211 photos

The park is loacted in central Croatia, not far from the Bosnia & Herscovina border on the highway south of Karlovac. It is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful, of many, spots in Croatia. This is the first sighting you get of the waterfalls as you come over the rise from the entrance and into the gorge where the series of waterfalls and lakes are.
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call 00385-53-751014
fax 00385-53-751013
e-mail: info@np-plitvicka-jezera.hr
visit: www.np-plitivicka-jezera.hr

The trails at Plitvicka National Park are clearly marked as you can see on the sign there behind Tal. In the background you can see one of the larger lakes, and YES, the color is what you see.

The trails wend along between, over and under and alongside small and larger waterfalls, with some of them close enough to touch. One important thing though is that NO swimming is allowed to preserve the perfect beauty of this jem.

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:Beauty as is should be
  • Cons:Have been told there can be crowding
  • In a nutshell:Do not miss this spot
  • Last visit to Plitvicka Jezera National Park: Jul 2003
  • Intro Updated Oct 24, 2003
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  • Cool-123's Profile Photo
    Aug 13, 2008 at 11:53 PM

    Great tips and photos!! I would love to see the natural beauty everywhere...

  • Jerelis's Profile Photo
    Dec 12, 2006 at 4:45 AM

    It has been a while eversince I visited Plitvicka. I was a kid, travelling with my parents. Your beautiful tips and pictures sure brings back memories!

  • bugalugs's Profile Photo
    Jul 20, 2006 at 2:09 PM

    You are at one with nature Martin. Such stunning scenery, and no wonder you felt like jumping in that lake it looks mystical

  • Malopolanin2006's Profile Photo
    Jun 16, 2006 at 7:04 AM

    Quite a nice pics of your trips, I envy you the Caraibean chapter, also Montserrat. I 've heard about volcano tragedy in 90s. I also love Croatia. rgds from Poland

  • Jul 7, 2004 at 7:24 AM

    WOW, this is amazing place, I must plan to visit this place as well when going to Croatia.

  • KristaB's Profile Photo
    Jun 17, 2004 at 3:30 AM

    I really need to go back to Plitvice soon, what a beauty! (e-mail not working again!)

  • Carla.Razenb's Profile Photo
    Dec 7, 2003 at 3:10 PM

    WAAAAUUW, and this is what I missed ?? Thanks for making me jealous again! :0)

  • Patje's Profile Photo
    Dec 6, 2003 at 3:53 AM

    dragonfly nr 2 looks like: Family: Libellulidae Species:Orthetrum coerulescens, or: Orthetrum brunneum

  • Nykaenen's Profile Photo
    Nov 3, 2003 at 11:29 PM

    Finally a Plitvice page better than mine :-)))

  • bkoon's Profile Photo
    Nov 2, 2003 at 12:05 AM

    I love these waterfalls too. Nice travellogues.


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