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Travel Guide for Krka National Park, Croatia

Prerana Jamdarkhana Jul 29, 2019
109 square kilometers of sheer nature, Krka National Park is the seventh national park in Croatia. A magical place of gorges and waterfalls with a rich habitat, the park was formed to protect Krka river and the surrounding ecosystem.

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Krka Waterfalls

A relaxing place for all the visitors and the area around the waterfall has the second highest density of lavender in Europe.

Skradinski Buk waterfall

Definitely the most attractive part of the national park, this massive waterfall is formed in three levels and the effects caused by the play of light on whirlpools make Skradinski buk one of the most beautiful calcium carbonate waterfalls in Europe.

Krka’s Ria

A ria is the mouth of a river that flows into the sea. The low levels of pollution has been a boon to Krka ria's extremely rich bio-diversity.

Roški Slap

At Roski Slap, one can enjoy hiking trails that offer scenic views of the national park as you walk around.

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Visovac Island

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The most stunning island in the park is home to two vital monasteries; Visovac and Krka Monastery. The Eastern Orthodox Church, also situated on the island, is the second largest Christian church.

Flora and Fauna

The intensively diversified habitat is home to 860 species and sub-species of plants along with endangered species of bats, several species of birds, fishes, European otters and much more.

When is the Best Time?

The best season to visit Krka National Park is in summer; from May to August.

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Music Festival

The Sounds of the Krka - The Sounds of the River, is a special concert held in the national park from July- August every year.

Other Details:

  • Do not miss out on the boat trip available here through the park. The trip is included in the entrance ticket.
  • Pack your swim wear if you wish to take a dip as swimming is allowed at few locations in the park.