Excursions Croatia | National parks in Croatia
Pakostane is a charming beach town located right in the heart of the Adriatic coast, literally surrounded by the natural and cultural treasures of North Dalmatia.
Due to its key central location, when you choose a stay at the Villa Lena apartments, you will be surrounded by the lush and exotic national parks of Croatia.
As you look at the map, you will see that Pakostane is situated between both islands and mountains making it the ultimate getaway spot on Croatia’s Mediterranean coast. Excursions in Croatia are abundant, and because of Pakostane’s ideal position, there are a plethora of land and water activities available to you. Each National Park in Croatia has a unique and gratifying landscape, perfect for your next adventure. A bounty of pristine nature awaits you, but how you get there depends on your destination.
Pakostane is central to six National and Natural Parks and four ancient cities with a long history and rich heritage, all which can be explored during a daily excursion. Split, Zadar, Trogir, Sibenik and many other cities with history dating as far back as the prehistoric ages can be found within a 100 km radius.
Within a 150km radius, there are a few other breathtaking national parks in Croatia. Plitvice Lakes National Park, a World Heritage site known for its magnificent, flowing waterfalls is only 149 km from Pakostane, about a two-hour drive. Also known for its waterfalls, and a bit closer to town is Krka National Park. Located near the ancient town of Skradin, Krka is less than an hour from Pakostane.
Kornati, a famous National Park in Croatia, is an archipelago just over 10 n.m. away from the mainland. It can be easily accessed by boat, or for those seeking a memorable and thrilling adventure, by kayak.
Excursions Croatia are plentiful, but if you are looking to stay closer to Pakostane, Vransko Lake Nature Park may be your best choice for a delightful day.
Vransko jezero, the largest lake in all of Croatia is only 2.8 km outside of town and less than 5 minute drive.
Though, most people prefer to start their excursion in town and bike to the lake, and then set off to enjoy over 48 km of bicycle paths that ring around the park.
Whichever National Park in Croatia you choose to explore, you will discover a small piece of heaven, here on earth. You will never be disappointed with your stay in Pakostane because of the vast array of excursions Croatia has to offer you. Due to its central location, there are few other towns that can match Pakostane’s vast array of excursions to national parks in Croatia. If you are looking for a Mediterranean experience crammed with spectacular excursions amidst a rare primal landscape, then a stay at the Villa Lena apartments is your ticket to bliss.