Explore Lika-Senj County
THE PLITVICE LAKES
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.
GACKA, OTOČAC TOWN
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.