Paklenica National Park, Starigrad-Paklenica

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The natural mountains, gorges, and caves help to make Paklenica National Park the number one rock climbing destination in Southeastern Europe. Put on your hiking shoes and follow 200 km (125 mi) of nature trails through the ecosystems of this 9,500 hectare (23,475 acre) subtropical park. You'll encounter numerous native plants among the 1,000 recorded species at the site, as well as a large number of different birds. A wide variety of animals also calls this home, ranging from aquatic worms and endangered Orsini's Vipers to European antelopes and brown bears. Mountain peaks here reach as high as 1,757 m (5,764 ft). Before you head to Starigrad-Paklenica, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Starigrad-Paklenica trip maker app , to make sure you see all that Starigrad-Paklenica has to offer, including Paklenica National Park.
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  • You just have to go . Hiking, biking, biking, however you go you will love it. Nature at its best. Stunning scenery Whatever time you think you need , put more on as you won’t want to leave  more »
  • Some wonderful trails for all abilities, enough shade in the morning to avoid the heat. Rock climbing was a hit with the kids. The walk to the cave was challenging but very rewarding; the chill of the...  more »
  • Nice place with a lot of trip available. Good place for hiking and climbing too. Good to know: It has a pretty cheap entrance fee and there is cave for tourists but only available before 1 pm.
  • We had a wonderful hike to restaurant that served the food from the bell, Mario's. The path was very clear and comfortable to walk on. Lovely seeing so many on the trail and seeing so much rock climbing. Great experience and great memories .
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