National park Northern 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.
Nature park Velebit
Velebit Nature Park is the largest protected area and the most important endemic hub of flora and terrestrial fauna in Croatia.
Lying on the northern slopes of the Velebit at about 800 m above sea level within the Velebit Nature Park, Krasno is one of Croatia’s largest mountain villages.
It comprises fourteen hamlets scattered around the picturesque Krasno Valley that is flanked on all sides by high wooded cliffs and peaks.
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 House is an information center for Northern Velebit National Park visitors.
It is located in Krasno, one of our largest mountain resorts.