By being situated in northern Dalmatia, Zadar is close to basically anything you'd want to see. It's just a few hours away from 5 National parks and 3 Nature parks. From mountains to lakes, river falls and islands, there's something for anyone.
Mother Nature has used all her wondrous powers and put them in one place - the Zadar Region. Gaze upon the diverse flora, fauna, and picturesque landscapes as you take a break from the everyday hassle and noise of the city.
The possibilities are endless in an area that abounds in natural wealth:
Want to witness all the impressive forms water can take? Visit Krka Waterfalls and Plitvice Lakes for a generous dose of glistening waterfalls with a fairytale-like flow.
In the mood for an unforgettable cruising trip? Take a trip to Kornati National Park and relax upon the view of dozens of islands scattered on the surface of the sea like jewels.
Moreover, get fit, enjoy the greenery, and expand your knowledge of plant species on your trip to Northern Velebit National Park, Paklenica Canyon, or Velebit Nature Park.
And if you’d like to capture imposing bird species, Vrana Lake Nature Park is the right choice for you.
Few nature lovers can remain indifferent to what Zadar County and beyond offer. Whether you are enchanted by the crystal waters of lakes, rivers, and waterfalls, the wilderness of the mountains, or the rich plant and animal kinds, the national and nature parks close to Zadar will absolutely astonish you.