Hosted by Zagreb Zoo, Croatia (19-23 May, 2020)
Interesting National Parks and nature parks worth paying a visit:
|National Park Risnjak||
A natural bond between the Alps and the Balkan mountains. Also habitat for all three European large carnivores: bear, wolf and lynx
|Plitvice Lakes National Park||
Plitvice Lakes is the oldest and largest national park in the Republic of Croatia. The park is primarily covered in forest vegetation, with smaller areas under grasslands. The most attractive part of the park – the lakes – cover just under 1% of the total park area.
|National Park Brijuni||
Archipelago reachable by ferry. Reach fauna and flora, archaeological site and small safari park
|National Park Kornati and Nature Park Telaščica||
Island paradise in the middle of Adriatic
|National Park Krka||
Known for its waterfalls and lakes
|National Park Mljet||
Oldest marine protected area in the Mediterranean, located on the Island Mljet
|Nature Park Lonjsko Polje||
Important wetland habitat in Croatia with European white stork village Čigoč
|Nature Park Papuk||Mountain in the middle of east Croatian plains|
|Nature Park Kopački Rit||Wetland habitat famous for its bird colonies, fish breeding sites, big heards of deer and wild boars|
|Nature Park Biokovo||Mountain that emerges from the sea|
Other interesting places worth paying a visit
|Trakošćan castle (Northern Croatia)||
One of 12 the most beautiful castles in Europe according to Conde Nast Traveler magazine. Castle, museum, park and the lake
|Dakova and Lipizzaner state stud farm||'Heart of Slavonia plains', romantic city rich in history and center of Lipizzaner horse breeding|
|Rastoke (central Croatia)||Sometimes known as "the Small Lakes of Plitvice“, because similar natural phenomena are occurring as at the Plitvice Lakes. Place of autochthonous ecologic and ethnographic significance|
|Vražji prolaz and Zeleni vir||Special geo-morphological reserve. Passage trough mountain river canyon, water spring and cave|
|Hum, Motovun, Grožnjan||Istran peninsula. Hum is the smallest town in the world, Motovun famous for medieval fortress, Grožnjan medieval urban complex occupied by artists|
Geomorphologic monument of nature and speleologic locality in Istria. Only place in Croatia where you can observe olms in natural habitat
|Poreč||Lovely city on the Istrian coast|
Another Istrian pearl
|Pula and Aquarium Pula||
Largest city in Istria and it's most famous monument is roman amphiteatre – Pula Arena
Connected by a bridge and on the way to islands Cres and Lošinj (ferry conection). Island with very diverse landscapes, good food and wine.
Reachable from the Istrian peninsula and Island Krk by ferry
Connected by a bridge with Island Cres. Island with very mild climate.
|Zadar||Coastal city of exceptional history and rich cultural heritage.|
Historic centre of Trogir has been included in the UNESCO list of World Heritage Sites for its Venetian architecture.
The second-largest city of Croatia, located on Dalmatian coast. Home to Diocletian's Palace, built for the Roman emperor in AD 305.
It is one of the most prominent tourist destinations in the Mediterranean Sea famous for old city surrounded by system of medieval fortresses and walls