At the entrance to NP Paklenica there are several villages that offer accommodation. Source: chorvatsko.ckvt.cz
Paklenica National Park includes tow canyons Velika and Mala Paklenica and has the area surface of 96km2. These canyons are the most beautiful part of Velebit mountain range. UNESCO included it on the list of protected world biosphere reserves. Velebit is the largest Croatian mountain in terms of area surface (2274km2). In 1949, Paklenica was declared a National Park. The area of South Velebit has been inhabited since the prehistoric times. Many visit this karst phenomenon rich with unique geomorphologic forms in search of adventures in a wild mountainous setting. Over 100,000 people visit this
Mountaineering house Paklenica is only about two hours away (without longer breaks). Source: paklenica.hr
area annually. The area has almost 200km of hiking trails and paths, 400 climbing sites, 90 speleological sites with several caves and caverns, most popular of which is Manita pec cave. This alpinist centre is also well-known outside of Croatia, with especially popular cliff Anica Kuk where Big Wall Speed Climbing contests are held. Paklenica is characterized by rich vegetation. Forests cover two thirds of the area. The park was named after black pine resin, paklina, formerly used in folk medicine. In this untouched nature you can photograph a rare plant species, degenia velebitica. Birds are
Mountain climbing season on the cliffs of Paklenica starts in April of each year. Source: spk-direkt.hr
the most numerous fauna group. Especially valuable are the Griffon Vulture (which is unfortunately on the brink of extinction in Croatia), diurnal butterflies, brown bear, wolf and bobcat. If you are one of those people who consider a hiking or climbing vacation, this is an ideal place for you as it has a rich recreational and sports offer with various routes and excursion programs, from visiting the mill to conquering mountain tops. You cannot get lost as you are directed by panels and mountaineering signs. Paklenica Riviera will be a great addition with its offer of water sports. You can stay and rest in refuges and the mountain lodge, and the nearby Starigrad
has several hotels and numerous apartments. Paklenica cannot be visited only once. You will soon want to visit again.
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