The gorges of Paklenica National Park form a great step up from the incredible coast! The varied terrain provides exciting trips through the Dinaric Alps all the way east to the Danube River for unforgettable adventures!
Located in central Europe and within close proximity to some of the major cities of eastern Europe, Croatia is highly sought-after destination. It has a long coastline stretching along the Adriatic Sea and shares a border with Hungary, Slovenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Serbia. It is well-known for its islands and Mediterranean Coast and constantly ranks as a top tourist destination. Its natural beauty is gaining momentum as a driving force for increased tourism, as well.
The weather is warm and rainy, with some slightly differing features depending on the location. The Adriatic coast and the associated hinterland, where you would find Paklenica, is warmer and more comfortable than other places in the country.
As one of the crossroads and entrances into Eastern Europe, Croatia has a few options to get there. You can fly into the interior via Zagreb, the capital. Dubrovnik and Split are popular coastal destinations, with seamless access to the regional geography just inside the Mediterranean coast. Trains make travel possible, connecting smaller cities and towns, such as Zadar for reaching Paklenica. Croatia also boasts an impressive motorway that connects its regions.
The summer is the perfect time to visit Croatia, with a peak season that tends to be less crowded than other similar European destinations. Come in the spring and fall for the scenery and slightly cooler temperatures.
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