Plitvice Lakes

A UNESCO heritage site, to say the largest national park in Croatia is attractive would be a rash understatement.

It’s most certainly worth going out of your way for while in the country, proving that not all the beauty here is along the Adriatic Coast only.

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There’s multiple hiking suggestions you can follow once in the park, but my group found them to be a really rough guide line, since one of our walks was a suggested 3 hours and we finished it in about half the time.

I really wouldn’t consider myself overly fit either! So, I would think most could easily fit in at least a couple different hikes into one day to enjoy a few different areas of Plitvice.

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I would recommend bringing your own lunch too because this is a national park after all and while there is a few cafés I probably wouldn’t bank on getting a great feed at them.

As I was here in July it was prime tourist season and at some points in the walks unfortunately it was almost a standstill while people blocked the paths trying to take photos. It was such a shame!

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Otherwise, the day I spent here was perfect and away from the crowds it was a peaceful natural reserve.

Here’s a few of my favourite snaps!

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Prices for entry start from the equivalent of 10 AUD (or about 7 EUR) but during peak summer season can go up to 33 AUD (or 23 EUR). The currency in Croatia is the Kuna currently.


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