Croatia’s islands are amazing: beautiful turquoise water, endless beaches, plenty of choice for the island of your dreams, great sunny weather all year round. But Croatia is more than island paradise - it also boasts with some amazing national parks where you'll hear crunching of leaves underfoot, waterfalls and chirping of birds. Yes, we are talking about the most relaxing places in the world …
Kornati national park
If you fancy sailing, sun in your face and wind in your hair, Kornati is the place the be. 238 km of coastline offer 89 islands (yes, that is a lot!), which makes it perfect for sailing. The only thing you’ll regret is no having enough time there …
Mljet national park
Don’t like to crowd on the breath? Go for Mljet national park, perfect for adventure lovers. Kayaking, hiking, swimming or simply doing nothing. Reach it by ferry from Dubrovnik and experience true nature – no cars are allowed.
Krka river national park
Green kingdom of waterfalls, bridges, pristine nature is a place, where you will hear your own heartbeat. Swim in the waterfall, fall in love with the 14-th century medieval fortress, take a boat ride or simply meditate under a tree. A short ride from Split will get you there.
Plitvice national park
Plitvice Lakes major drawcard is its 16 interconnected lakes, and of course, the famous Plitvice waterfalls beginning at 25 meters all the way to a staggering 78 meters tall. Plitvice lakes are renowned for their distinctive colours which range from azure, blue and green. The colour of the water is dependent on the quantity of organisms, minerals, the season, and amount of sunlight that is in the water at the time. Reach it by bus from Zagreb.