Explore Lika-Senj County


The Plitvice Lakes, the biggest, oldest and most visited Croatian national park, declared national park in 1949. Plitvice Lakes National Park was inscribed in the UNESCO World Natural Heritage List in 1979. Its specific beauty is a refuge for nature lovers and an inspiration for artists, and the uniqueness and wealth of its nature are a polygon for scientific research.


The town of Otočac is located at the centre of the Gacka region, and was built on the natural island on Gacka River.


Velebit is the largest mountain range in Croatia, around 145 kilometres in length and 30 km in width, and spreading up to 10 km south. The value and beauty of nature on Velebit have long been acknowledged and the entire range was included  in 1978 in the world network of biosphere reserves  within the UNESCO programme of Man and the Biosphere (MAB).


The Gospić town and its surroundings are primarily known for its natural beauty. In the center of old part of Gospić town, you can see a statue of a girl named Marta, the work of sculptor Frangeš-Mihanović, in the memory of the introduction of an aqueduct in 1894.


The main attractions are Grabovača Cave Park, Fort Frankopan / Old Town Perušić Tower and the church of the Sublime Holy Cross offering a lovely view of the  whole locality, the Lika River and Lake Krušćica , Kosin stone bridge from the 16th cent, Czar fir tree – the...


Sokolac Town from the 14th century with the chapels of the Holy Trinity and St. Fabian and Sebastian from the late Romanesque period Church of St. Vitus from the 14th century, one of the oldest sacral buildings in Brinje. Stone bridge across Gate - Jaruga stream in the centre of Brinje on the...


The easiest way to itinerate the Lovinac region is by bike. Bikes can be rented in the PZ Lovinac building. The entire area is connected by four cycling trails. Features of interest Velebit peaks: Sveto brdo (1753 m above sea level) and Babin vrh (1744 m above sea level ) and the natural...


Laudonov gaj Park Laudonov gaj (Laudon's grove) is located in the northwestern part of Krbavsko polje near the village of Šalamunić. Around 600 oak trees were planted 250 years ago with the aim control the sandy soil where quicksand was creating. The forrestation plan was executed...


- Nehaj Fortress, built in the mid 15th century, the symbol of the city of Senj and an entire epoch of Croatian and European history - The Cathedral of the Assumption of the Holy Virgin Mary, the most notable religious and cultural monument in Senj city, built in the 12th century - The Church of...


- Ruins of Fortica, a Medieval rectangular fortification; one part of the fortification is arranged and open and named Mediterranean Garden  Kava – mosaic gallery - Ruins of  St. Karlo Boromejski (St. Charles Borromeo) from 1710  next to which there is a monument dedicated...


Novalja Town Museum with a rich ethnographic collection and a permanent exhibition Talijanova buža – an ancient subterranean water system built in the 1st century AD, in the Roman period, completely carved in stone, about 1 100 m in length and up to 70 cm in width, with the entrance from...