Nationalpark Nördliche Velebit

Northern Velebit National Park, the youngest National Park in Croatia, is simply yet another pearl in the necklace of Velebit.

Known for a long time, but still not fully discovered. The area of Northern Velebit is a true mosaic created out of the most diverse habitats, constituting home to many plant, fungus and animal species…


Zavižan is one of the best-known localities in the Northern Velebit National Park. Mountain hut Zavižan is located at 1594 m above sea level, underneath the Vučjak peak.


Constructed using the drystone technique, the Premužić Trail is today considered a masterpiece of trail building.

The route is laid out so as to provide the easiest possible access to the most rugged and inaccessible sections of north Velebit – Hajdučki i Rožanski Kukovi.

Naturpark Velebit

Velebit Nature Park is the largest protected area and the most important endemic hub of flora and terrestrial fauna in Croatia.


Krasno zählt zu den größten Gebirgssiedlungen in Kroatien und liegt an den nördlichen Hängen des Velebit-Gebirges, in einer Höhe von etwa 800 m über dem Meeresspiegel, innerhalb der Grenzen des Naturparks Velebit. Das Dorf besteht aus vierzehn kleineren Ortschaften, die im malerischen Tal von Krasno (Krasnarska dolina), das von allen Seiten von hohen und bewaldeten Felshängen und Gipfeln umgeben ist, verstreut sind.


Štirovača is a vast valley lying at around 1100 m above sea level, known for its far-stretching pristine coniferous forests.

In the past, Štirovača was a place bustling with activity, especially during the warm summer months. It had a sawmill, a restaurant and houses where shepherds and their families,…


Zavratnica is one of the most beautiful bays on our coast. It is located within the Velebit Nature Park and is a protected landscape.

It is a narrow inlet with canyon cliffs about 100 m high. 

Velebit Haus

Velebit House is an information center for Northern Velebit National Park visitors.

It is located in Krasno, one of our largest mountain resorts.