Can’t get enough of Croatia’s intense natural beauty? Here’s another place that will make your jaws drop–the Plitvice Lakes National Park. Not only is this the biggest national park in the country, it is also one of the oldest in the southeastern part of Europe. It is no surprise at all that the UNESCO declared this place a World Heritage Site is 1979.
This park, which was established in 1949, can be found nestled within the karst mountains of central Croatia, lying along the border between Herzegovina and Bosnia. It serves as link between the inland Croatia and Adriatic coastal region. The whole area spans 73,350 acres or 296.85 square kilometers.