5. National Park Paklenica
Spend a day discovering the stunning world of the National Park Paklenica, a part of Velebit Mountain. Home to over 1.000 plant species, 80 of them endemic, and 60 different mammals, with the highest peak at 1.757 meters. Paklenica is a true paradise for nature lovers and active travelers. Consider visiting the hamlet Marasović, a tribute to the stone carving mastery of the region or daydreaming by Velika Paklenica stream, dotted with 13 historic mills. Explore Yugoslav military tunnels and visit the cave Manita Peć, or take in the mountainous splendor from Paklarić viewpoint. Wherever you go, the natural beauty will amaze you. Abounding in trails of varying difficulties, Paklenica is a great choice for mountaineers as well as casual hikers.