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PLITVICE LAKES NATIONAL PARK

Spring is the perfect time to walk through the park and enjoy the magnificent nature; "Korana" camp is a magnet for many campers; The dock for the electric boats; Every year, the Plitvice Marathon gathers more than two thousand participants from all ends of the earth; Dishes roasted under the bell are a specialty in Lika.

tip: The Plitvice Marathon will be held June 5, starting at 9:00 AM, and you can sign up here:

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Plitvice Marathon Those who desire a little more adrenaline will likely decide to explore the park surroundings on two wheels. Since cycling isn't permitted within the park area itself, bike trails are located nearby at the southern edge of the park. High mountains and karst fields with clear rivers, forgotten villages, herds of sheep in green valleys, old cities, and caves... Plenty of attractions are located next to these trails that attract more and more cyclists every year who know how to appreciate untouched nature, fresh mountain air, and time spent in unique surroundings. Another reason to visit Plitvice Lakes this spring is the 31st Plitvice Marathon, which will be held June 5. This international festival of sports, recreation, and healthy living has been held since 1981, with a break during the time of the Homeland War, and it gathers more than two thousand participants, and unites them in three races: a 42 km long marathon, a 21 km

half-marathon, and a 5 km recreational race. The special feature of the Plitvice Marathon is the Family Marathon. Although there are several comfortable hotels at Plitvice Lakes, in the spring, nature fans love to stay at one of the two camps. The "Korana" camp is located only six kilometers from the entrance to the park, and it is located in the close vicinity of the Korana River. It can accommodate around 2500 campers on its 35 hectare area, and campers can choose between campsites for RVs, camp trailers, or tents, and there are also 47 comfortably furnished bungalows. If you decide to stay in the smaller and more intimate "Borje" camp, located 15 km from the south entrance to the park, then you have chosen to stay in the picturesque surroundings of the LiÄ?ka PljeĹĄivica Mountain and forested Mrsinj hill. The camp can accommodate around 350 campers on 6.5 hectares, and nearby there is a restaurant of the same name with a familiar offer of food based on domestic specialties. ď ś

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Kvarner islands: Rab, Krk, Cres, Losinj | Zagreb's spring of culture | Ogulin | Plitvice Lakes National Park | Lika-Senj County | Sibenik-Kn...

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