Ah, Croatia, the Mediterranean as it used to be. A charming natural beauty, vivid, and full of life. There is something magical about the serene feeling you get from just standing there and looking at nature in its simple yet powerful beauty. Nature as it used to be.
Croatia is the best ecologically preserved area in Europe with the cleanest sea and the most significant number of national and nature parks in terms of the size of the territory. These are National Park Kornati, National Park Paklenica, National Park Plitvice Lakes – UNESCO HERITAGE, National Park Brijuni, National Park Mljet, National Park Risnjak and Northern Velebit. Along with them are a dozen protected nature parks, hidden gems scattered throughout Croatia.
The Kornati archipelago of Croatia, also known as the Stomorski islands, is located in the northern part of Dalmatia, south from Zadar and west from Šibenik, in the Šibenik-Knin county.
Mljet is the southernmost and easternmost of the larger Adriatic islands of the Dalmatia region of Croatia. The National Park includes the western part of the island, Veliko jezero, Malo jezero, Soline Bay and a sea belt 500 m wide from the most prominent cape of Mljet covering an area of 54 km.
Plitvice Lakes National Park is one of the oldest and largest national parks in Croatia.The national park was founded in 1949 and is in the mountainous karst area of central Croatia, at the border to Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Risnjak National Park is a national park in Croatia. It is located in Gorski kotar, the most mountainous and heavily forested region of the country, about 15 km inland from the Adriatic Sea.