Plitvice Lakes National Park, Plitvice Lakes National Park

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See 16 interconnected lakes arranged in cascades and separated by natural travertine dams at . This World Heritage Site is a former meeting place of Western and Eastern cultures, and the oldest national park in southeast Europe. During your visit, watch for the waterfalls featured in several 1960s and 1970s westerns based on Karl May novels. Also known as the Devil's Gardens, the area features blue, green, and grey bodies of water. Native species you might spy as you explore include wolves, turtles, brown bears, and lynx. Don't miss the remnants of an Illyrian fortress. Use our Plitvice Lakes National Park route builder site to arrange your visit to Plitvice Lakes National Park and other attractions in Plitvice Lakes National Park.
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  • We were in the lakes on November 17, 2019. Luckily, we didn't have a sunny day and a few clouds. The water is so transparent and you breathe a fresh, fresh air. At this point there are very few tourists, so you can enjoy everything calmly and peacefully. It's worth visiting, because but don't go in high season that can become hellish.
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  • First, the logistics of getting there. We were on a cruise and were determined to see the park, although we had only 9 hours in port. We combined forces with another couple and were able to secure a v...  more »
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  • A wonderful area to explore. You can either decide to stick to the normal "tourist route" along the lakes - or choose to go off the path to follow several trails that lead through the amazing forest area (the trails have different difficulty levels) For us it was a very pleasant experience :)
  • Beautiful park and absolute must-see. However, going early and taking the 8 am bus is a must to enjoy the park. After 9, the place is simply flooded by Asian and American tourists who will stop at nothing to get a picture at every possible corner.
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