The warmest time of the year has officially begun! It’s the season when we always plan many activities and search for a destination we can fully enjoy.
How do you feel about a vacation full of sports and adrenaline, the most beautiful natural vistas and incredible local food? Welcome to the Plitvice Lakes Municipality, because those are three major reasons to spend your summer right here!
Tourists are staying longer and longer in the area of the Plitvice Lakes Municipality and for a good reason. The rich contents and mosaic tourist offer are an excellent reason to visit for several days, especially for people who want to have an active vacation and enjoy the pristine nature with numerous available activities.
The Plitvice Lakes Municipality includes five cycling routes of varying length and intensity, from recreational and novice to challenging routes taken by semi-professional and professional cyclists. The Plitvice Lakes Municipality includes five cycling routes of varying length and intensity, from recreational and novice to challenging routes taken by semi-professional and professional cyclists.
You can ride the slopes of Plješivica, climb to Gola Plješivica, cycle on the Popolju route across the field of Korenica, traverse The Trail, or ride around Mrsinj.
Nature enthusiasts who prefer walking can enjoy the trails in the Plitvice Lakes National Park that take them from the Upper Lakes to the Lower Lakes, walk the educational-recreational trails “Čorkova uvala” and “Plitvica”, hike to the peaks of Medvjeđak, ascend to the Mrsinj Grad fort ruins, or go up to the summit of Lička Plješivica.
The trails are excellent because they allow you to witness the natural beauty of the area in addition to being a great sports exercise.
You can also try your hand at airsoft or paragliding, and the ski area Mukinje is an increasingly popular destination when snow falls in winter.
2. A trip in nature
Visiting the area of the Plitvice Lakes Municipality will leave you breathless because a place booming with so much natural beauty and landmarks is rare.
The national park is visited by hundreds of thousands of tourists from across the globe each year, and we invite everyone to also trek to the Plješivica mountain, discover Mrsinj, take a walk through the meadows and take in the fresh air.
Just take a look at some of these sights:
3. Local food
Untouched nature always comes in the company of healthy local food, and we have that in abundance over here.
Restaurants and hotels use local supplies and some of the dishes you simply have to try include lamb from Lika, potatoes from Lika, cheese, basa, trout, dishes with wild garlic… and then sweeten it all with fritters, strudle, friend crepes with basa, and plum cake.
We have no doubt that you’re interested so see you this summer in Plitvice!
PHOTO: Discover Plitvice/ Rade Jug, Francis and Adam, Vincent Chew, Darren and stephanie McCombs