Plitvice National Park is the most famous tourist attraction in Croatia. Over time, mineral-rich waters of Plitvice Lakes produce many series of lakes, waterfalls and caves such as travertine natural structures form continuously within. This is normal, because the lakes are situated in a limestone region. The continuous process of formation of travertine as the passage of time has created a magnificent view on the site, making it a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1979.
Plitvice National Park consists of 19.5 acres of a series of lakes, waterfalls and forests. Several animal species can be found there including the European brown bear, eagle, wolf, owl, bobcat and many more. The forest is also rich green forests, such as the Mediterranean vegetation and the Alps, in addition to the flora are commonly found. Because of this, there are hiking trails through the National Park tourists. It is also good for tourism, as there is a series of wooden walkways constructed and shuttle services and boat to appreciate the beauty of the lakes. However, swimming in the lakes is strictly forbidden to keep your turquoise.
The best time to visit the Plitvice National Park does not require seasonal adjustments. During the winter, frozen waterfalls and lakes are mostly creating a stunning view of the place. In summer, the park is very lively, as it is a green landscape in the forest and waterfalls are continually running. During the spring, it is comforting to see half of frozen water falls and lakes completely transform into a water system. And in the fall, it’s beautiful to see the entire park, preparing for next winter.
There are three hotels in Plitvice Lakes, and numerous private accommodation available in local villages. Entrance fee is around 55 to 100 kuna for adults depending on the season. The price for tickets are cheaper for children and the discounted price is applicable for a group of fifteen people or more. If you want to get away from the stresses of life, a holiday inspired by nature in the Plitvice Lakes National Park!