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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  • It's ridiculous that you can't get a ticket from entrance 3 even though there's a staffed desk. The staff member tried to get me to take a 30 euro taxi to another entrance. I found it was possible to....  more
    It's ridiculous that you can't get a ticket from entrance 3 even though there's a staffed desk. The staff member tried to get me to take a 30 euro taxi to another entrance. I found it was possible to....  more »
  • Visiting Plitvice Lakes was never on my to-do list, however, it is one of the best places I've visited and a truely unforgettable experience. We read reviews about how busy the park gets later in... 
    Visiting Plitvice Lakes was never on my to-do list, however, it is one of the best places I've visited and a truely unforgettable experience. We read reviews about how busy the park gets later in...  more »
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  • Great place to spend a day. As others have said, this may be the best national park in Europe. I visited during the pandemic slowdown. Normal times, it is extremely crowded in summer and early fall. 200 kn per person entry fees. If you are in Croatia, then it is a must do. Wear good walking shoes. Need to be in good physical shape for walking, not necessarily need to be athletic. Lots of up and down steps. Narrow path for two way stream of visitors. Pick a dry day that is not too hot. Temperature here can be different than Split. Not for anyone with any mobility issues.
  • Wow! This place is beautiful. If you are visiting Croatia you have to visit here. It is worth the drive out here from anywhere within 2-3 hours if you wants something amazing to see. Plan ahead! They are crazy about their tickets though so make sure you purchase the correct ticket for the correct date. Trying to get them to change something on your reservation is harder than trying to change the passenger on an airline ticket.

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