The beauty of Croatia extends along the way to the Adriatic sea - through the
golden-green Slavonian plain decorated with enchanting oak forests, to the
picturesque hills of the green Croatian Zagorje, over dark green fir forests
and the colourful meadows of the Plitvice lakes, over the summits of Velebit,
that eternal rocky old man shrouded in blue sky, the Adriatic sea can be
The main protected areas of Croatia are the eight NATIONAL PARKS (nacionalni parkovi),
the eleven NATURE PARKS (parkovi prirode) and two strict reserves.
The total area of all national parks in the country is 994 km2,
of which 235 km2 is sea surface.
Each of the national parks is maintained by a separate institution, overseen
and funded by the government ministry of nature conservation and spatial development.
When coming to visit National parks, you probably get the best value for you're money
selecting a private apartment or room type of accommodation.
There is a wide choice of private accommodation in Croatia ranging from rooms in family
houses to self-contained flats / apartments.
Apartments are a good idea for group of people or families as the cost or renting is much
lower than hotel accommodations. All apartments include a kitchen, crockery, tableware,
pots and pans so one can cook too.