Plitvice lakes were declared a national park in 1949. It´s the biggest, oldest and most popular Croatian national park.
It is a forested mountainous landscape which contains 16 lakes of various sizes, filled with crystal turquoise water, which gradually overflow into one another over the length of 5460 meters. The lakes are classified within two groups; the Upper and the Lower Lakes.
They acquire their water from numerous streams and rivers, and they are connected to each other through cascades and waterfalls.
Broad forest ranges, exceptional natural landmarks and waterfalls, the richness of flora and fauna, alpine air, the contrast between autumnal colours, forest paths and wooden bridges are part of a remarkable complex declared a natural inheritance by UNESCO in 1979. It was among the first to achieve this title.
It is also the location of the spring of the river Korana. The climate within the park is temperate mountainous.
The Plitivce lakes are located between the mountain ranges of Mala Kapela to the west and Pljesevica to the east, amidst the Dinara mountain massif.
The airports closest to it are Zadar, Rijeka and Zagreb.
If your choice for a holiday stay happens to be Apartments Laura, Plitvice Lakes will be quite reachable to you. This globally unique national park which has impressed millions of people definitely deserves to be visited by you as well.