Tuesday, March 13, 2012


Galešnjak, the small heart shaped island is located in Pašman channel of the Adriatic, between island of Pašman and the town of Turanj on mainland Croatia. It was first recorded in the 19th century by Napoleons cartographer Charles-Francois Beautemps-Beaupre, who included it in his atlas of Dalmatian coast.

The island has the surface area of 0,132 km 2, with its beaches measuring 1,55 km in length. The highest point of the island is 36 m above the sea level. Today this island is privatly owned and contains only wild plants and trees.

The interesting story from 12. century says that the pope Alexander III. accompanied by his fleet sailed from south Italy to the Venice. On that occasion he passed trought Pašman channel and fleet stopped between islands Ričul and Galešnjak, from where he sended his messenger to Zadar to announce his visit to that town.

Galešnjak became world famous in 2008, when Google Earth declared it as one of the few hearth shaped natural phenomena.

                                                                Galešnjak video

                                                                Galešnjak GMaps

Post Author; Marija Jurlina


Plitvice lakes are first Croatia’s National park established in 1949 and located roughly halfway between the capital city of Zagreb and Zadar on the coast.

The park was inscribed on the UNESCO's World Heritage List in 1979.

Plitvice have the sixteen lakes which are formed by natural dams of travertine and are separated into upper and lower lakes.

The sixteen lakes are all interconnected and follow the water flow.
The national park Plitvice  are the world famous for it`s lakes arranged in cascades.

Around lakes are located eight km of wooden walking trails available to visitors.

The forests in the park are home to many rare bird species.

This place is  beautiful and definitely must be seen.

Plitvice lakes MAP

Wednesday, March 7, 2012


The Zadar area is a well developed tourist region with some 50 settlements and extending across more than 1200 km of coastline, off which are about 150 islands, isles and reefs, countless coves and idyllic tiny beaches amid unspoilt nature, washed by clean, crystal-clear blue seas.
Region Zadar extends from island Pag on north to town Drage on the south and has been inhabitated since antiquity and has many historic monuments and antique settlements.
There are three national parks in Zadar region: NP Kornati, NP Krka, NP Paklenica and two parks of nature: Telascica and Lake Vransko.
In the Zadar region there are many luxury hotels, apartments, private accommodation and camps...
In the close vicinity of Zadar is the city of Nin, the place in which the Croatian state was born and Croatia's oldest royal seat.

                                                                   NP Paklenica

                                                                    NP Kornati


                                                               City  Biograd 


                                                                       City Nin

                                The smallest cathedral in the world, the Church of the Holy Cross.

                                                                   City  Benkovac


                                                                   Zrmanja river

                                                                        Island Pag

                                                                       Long island

                                                                       Island Iz

                                                                    Island Molat

Island Rava-Center of the World
"Traveler, by the voice of my waves I will let you know,
you cannot escape my beauty. I am Rava – Center of the World- created by the God"

Island Ugljan

Island Vir

                                                      Silba, Olib Premuda and Ist Island