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Zavratnica Bay - the most exquisite pearls on the Croatian coast

Zavratnica is a 900 m long narrow inlet located at the foot of the mighty Velebit Mountains, in the northern part of the Adriatic Sea, 1 km south of Jablanac. The bay is about 50-150 m wide. Because of its natural values even in 1964 was declared a protected landscape, and since 1981 is an integral...

Velebit, Premužićeva Trail

Premužićeva Trail is a 57 km long hiking trail that leads along the Velebit across the craggy ground of the north and central Velebit. The trail starts at Zavižan Mountain Hut, takes you to Veliki Alan and ends at Oštarijska vrata. It was named after its crator, Ante Premužić,...

Kuterevo, Bear Sanctuary

Beautiful place and more beautiful animals ... bears are wonderful ... if you are passing throug definitely stop and visit. You can help the volunteers to make life easier for these wonderful animals. It is a way to drive, in the middle of the country side. But, worth a visit. These people, all...

Educational Trail - Theresiana

The route includes three kilometer long section of the old Austro-Hungarian road Teresiana which connects former regimental center Gospić with port Karlobag. Theresiana was built in 1786 on instructions of Emperor Joseph II, and was named after his mother, Empress Maria Theresa. Visitors can enjoy...

Grabovača, Cave Park, Perušić

Grabovača is high ground a mountain, part of Central Velebit, located between the karst Lika plateau and Perušić field, 2.5 km from the  center of Perušić. The historical monuments of Kula from the 16thcentury, and the parish church of the Holy Cross from the 17th century can...

The Lika River and Kruščica Lake

The Lika River The approximate surface of the Lika basin is 1570 square kilometers. Lika springs from the foot of the Velebit, at a 600 meter height above sea-level. The 78 km long Lika is the longest precipitating river in Lika. Its main tributaries are Novčica and Otešica (left) and...

Kosinj Bridge

Kosinj Bridge is a seventeen meter-long stone bridge that crosses the Lika River connecting Gornji and Donji Kosinj. It was designed in the 19th century by Milivoj Frković, a civil engineer, and built according to the old Croatian bridge building technique. The bridge is unique with its openings in...

Majerovo vrilo, a source of Gacka River

There were about sixty functional mills on Gacka river and its tributaries worked during the course of the 20th century. Today, only few of them are still in use and tyey are located at the river Gacka springs. Representing the ballacne between man and nature they keep the memory of an...

Cerovacke caves

Cerovacke caves are the largest and most interesting, four kilometers southwest of Gračac, the north eastern slope of Mount Velebit Crnopac (1403 m), in the southern part of Velebit Nature Park. They were discovered during the construction of the Lika railway in 1924, and revealed them to the...

The Olive Gardens of Lun, Pag Island

The Lun olive groves represent a true oasis and one of the most scenic and beautiful corners of our island. Among the countless olive trees, there are about 1500 wild olive trees – Olea Oleaster – measuring about 5-8 metres in height and about 20 – 80 cm in DBH. This area of wild...