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National Park Krka - Croatia

National Park Krka

Are you willing to see and to feel a unique beauty of the nature and, in the same time, to enjoy the benefits of an amazingly beautiful vacation, we truly recommend the visit to the National Park Krka.

The access to the National park Krka is very easy.You can reach it over the A1 motorway or across the Adriatic Highway. It is open for visitors year round, and this breathtaking National Park can be toured by water, by road or by foot on many hiking trails. There are three entrances to the National Park Krka: Roški Slap, Skradin, Lozovac.

 Roški slap can be reached by road from Drniš, Knin and Skradin, or by the excursion boats of the National Park Krka. There are organized boat excursions from Roški Slap to the Krka Monastery. You can visit as well, the Early Croatian Fortress of Trošenj and Nečven. Skradin Entrance is starting point for the visitors that are willing to gor through the river Krka. This is an excellent opportunity to enjoy in an extraordinary beauty of the river Krka canyon.

There is bicycle trails, about 3 km in length, leading from the Skradin Bridge to Skradinski buk (Krka Falls). For any further information, you can contact the branch office of the National Park Krka in Skradin, where you can also find a souvenir shop and multimedia gallery. Entrance Lozovac is the main entrance for visitors that come by road.

If you prefer to take a walk, there is great opportunity to reach Skradinski Buk from this entrance. It will take about 10 minutes and hiking trail is about 800 m long. When it comes to the reason why so many visitors come over here through the whole year, Super-apartments will give you an insight to some facts about the National Park Krka.

This area was declared as a National Park in 1985 and this area is along the course of the Krka River, which flows through a deep and picturesque canyon for over 75 km and creates beautiful and unique waterfalls– Bilušić buk, Miljacka, Brljan, Rošnjak, Manojlovački slap, Roški slap and the fantastic Skradinski buk (Krka Falls 46 m), Europe's largest barrier of the travertine.

There are two cultural monuments: the Franciscan monastery on the island of Visovac and the Krka monastery. Visovac Island is in the middle of Visovac Lake. The Franciscan Monastery of Our Lady of Mercy, and the Church of Our Lady of Visovac, have stood here since 1445. They form a unique entity with their extraordinary and magnificent grounds.The monastery possesses a significant archaeological collection, a collection of historical church linens and dishes, and a rich library with many valuable books.

Due to the centuries of worship of Our Lady, the island of Visovac is also called Our Lady’s Island. There is another interesting spot - Jaruga Hydroelectric Power Plant. This is a hydroelectric power plant on river Krka and it is one of the oldest power plants in the world. Its present location dates back to 1903.

Regarding the accommodation, Super-apartments can offer plenty of apartments at affordable prices in nearby cities Skradin, Vodice, Šibenik.

Restaurants that we can recommend are: Stari mlin, Kalikuša, Bak, Panorama. There is interesting beach in Skradin city, where you can feel a mixture of the river and the sea. It is because of the proximity of the river estuary to the sea. There are many beautiful places, in Skradin or in area of National Park, where you can eat and enjoy in a perfect synergy of the beautiful nature around you and excellent meals. 

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