We are arrived at the end of our travel: we stayed in the Pag Island and we turned it from North to South, exploring it and its beautiful water. After which we have been in the city of Zara, located in the coast, to stroll a bit and rest after the traveling by car. Now we are ready to resume our journey to Grabovac, the village where we spent the night to be ready the next morning for Plitvice!
The Plitvice Lakes National Park is located in Croatia at 130 km to Zagreb the Croatia’s capital and 215 km from Trieste, and it’s composed of 16 lakes divided in upper and lower lakes.
In 1979 the system were proclaimed World Heritage by Unesco
This beautiful system of lakes can be visited with a network of footpaths and 18 km of wooden walkways water wide.
The Upper Lakes are a system of 12 lakes separated by travertine barriers. The Prošćansko and the Kozjak lakes are the largest lakes in the whole system; the Lower Lakes are formed a group of remainder 4 lakes, and at the end of Lake Novakovića Brod, there is a collection of waterfalls cascading vertically for 25 m into the large hollow, where this series of lakes ends. The waters of Lake Novakovića Brod merge with those of the Plitvica Stream, tumbling from a height of 78 meters in a spectacular waterfall, the Great Waterfall, the highest in Croatia.
At the park entrance there’s the map of lakes and routes and cost 20 kuna; while the entrance cost 55 kuna in low season and 18 in the high.