Rastoke, Slunj

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Lakes, rapids, and waterfalls at Rastoke once provided power for local mills, and today they add to the natural setting of the historical center of Slunj. Frequently referred to as the Small Lakes of Plitvice, the site that was once a rural Croatian settlement is now distinguished by stone and wooden houses, paths, bridges, and quaint restaurants that overlook the natural wonders. From this area you can explore old mills and participate in outdoor activities like rafting, hiking, and cave touring. Make Rastoke part of your personalized Slunj itinerary using our Slunj road trip planning tool .
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  • Beautiful village between Sierras, waterfalls, rivers and beautiful buildings. The history of the town is connected to nature, people respect the river very much.
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  • Car Rental is a smart choice for travelers around Plitvice. You should park your car in a nearby parking lot and walk around leisurely. When we arrived, there was a light rain, and there were only quaint houses dotted with natural rivers. A large river falls into a waterfall and pours into another river, and the inhabitants drift off a portion of the upper river to create another flow, where the water wheel is turned and the power source. There is a sense of harmony between people and nature.
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