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Paklenica nature & adventure

Paklenica nature & adventure Distinctive canyons carved vertically into the south slopes of Velebit mountain.

Paklenica National Park with distinctive canyons carved vertically into the south slopes of Velebit mountain range represents an adrenaline paradise of Zadar region. Developed by the process of karst formation Paklenica abounds in various natural sculptures of rock, which intertwines with dells and beautiful mountain meadows. In its lavish underworld, Paklenica hides many beauties among which dominates the cave Manita peć. The best way to explore and experience all the beauties of Paklenica National Park is by hiking as the Park offers more than 150 kilometres of marked mountain trails. The canyon of Velika Paklenica is one of the most popular climber destinations in Europe as well as an ideal destination for all those fans of trekking and hiking.

Velebit Mountain and its impressive beauty can be experienced most intensively on photo safari trips while the admirers of Karl May can enjoy visiting original shooting locations of the legendary Winnetou movies.  In this area, Zrmanja River provides some exciting rapids favourable for rafting and canoeing. In the vicinity, there are also many mountain bike trails for mountain bikers.