In the dark nights illuminated by the stars, by the campfire or in the warmth of the mountain shelter, even today you could hear experienced mountaineers telling legends from the mythical mountain Velebit, which are passed down for generations by word of mouth.
Legends about caves with hidden treasures, good and evil fairies, a king with a dog's head, the Black Queen, are slowly falling into oblivion. What remains are the facts - that Velebit is a top destination for a trip to nature.
As many as 2 national parks have been declared on its territory: NP Paklenica and NP Northern Velebit.
Velebit is a mountain that will not leave anyone indifferent, and it is great for hikers, mountaineers, climbers, mountain bikers ....
Paklenica is internationally recognized as a top destination for sport climbing, hiking and cycling.
There are more than 150 km of hiking trails and paths at your disposal, the difficulty of which varies from relaxed walks to challenging climbs for the most enduring. There are also about 600 arranged climbing routes of varying difficulty.
Some hiking trails in Paklenica you will pass with ease, while others will leave you breathless
Mountain biking in the Paklenica area offers a ride through great landscapes and takes you back in time, taking you through abandoned old villages.
Paklenica is the most popular climbing area in Croatia with about 600 routes, from easier to very difficult
The entrance to Paklenica is only two kilometers from Camp Paklenica. Road turn towards the entrance is only a hundred meters from the entrance to the Camp.
Premužić's trail is the easiest way to get to know the beauties of Northern Velebit. If you start from Zavižan, you will soon come across a beautiful botanical garden. And then the landscapes will alternate - mighty rocks, forests, green meadows.
A 16 km long section of the trail passes through the park, between Zavižan and Veliki Alan. Always go on a multi-hour hiking well equipped because on the way there's only one shelter - Rossi's hut.
The tame Premužić trail is also ideal for non-mountaineers, just don't forget to equip yourself properly
Mountain bikers as well as mountaineers will find refuge in the National Park. Always pay attention to the weather forecast - the weather changes in an instant because it is an area where the continental and Mediterranean climates collide.
Fans of active holidays will fall in love with Velebit. Let Starigrad Paklenica be your base for exploring the largest Croatian mountain.
Hiking through the Northern Velebit National Park takes you over rocks, through the forest, to fairytale meadows
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