5 reasons to visit Plitvice Lakes right after New Year`s Eve

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There are only a few days left until the end of the year and you probably already know where you will be celebrating on Monday night. You may have already started to plan your first trips in 2019, because January is a great month for short trips, and the best time to travel in January is right after the New Year`s Eve.

Would you choose a trip where you will have fun, enjoy domestic food, outdoor activities and snap the best photos?

Then this is our Top 5 reasons why you should visit Plitvice Lakes in the beginning of January!


If you decide to come to Plitvice Lakes in January, it is good to know that the prices are much lower than in the summer months, which means you can extend your vacation too. Ticket prices are acceptable and it`s less crowded, which is why this trip will surely stay in your memory forever.


Visit the winter home of the Black Queen

The Legend of the Black Queen is already well known, but visiting Plitvice Lakes in the winter time is a unique experience. There is plenty of snow in winter months with ice sculptures that completely change the look of the beautiful Black Queen’s home, just like in this photo. Wow!


Outdoor activities

January at Plitvice Lakes offers several opportunities for outdoor activities. Walk on the hiking paths, or go skiing and sledging if there is enough snow. Fresh air, untouched nature and total peace will recharge your batteries for the year ahead.

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The traditional winter food in Lika-Senj County is so tasteful and caloric, you will have enough strength for all day activities. Try some of the winter specialities at the local restaurants.

Winter snowy photos

And last but not least are the photos you will take for your social media or family albums. Capture the perfect snow landscape and end the visit with many wonderful memories!


PHOTO: Discover Plitvice