Krka national park
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Krka waterfalls and the town of Skradin or Šibenik

The national park is located in central Dalmatia, a few kilometers northeast of the city of Šibenik, and includes the area along the Krka river, which flows through a 75 km long canyon and flows into the bay of Šibenik. The Krka River has 7 travertine waterfalls, which represent a natural karst phenomenon. Below the Skradinski buk waterfall, which is considered one of the most beautiful travertine waterfalls in Europe, was built the second oldest hydroelectric power plant in the world and the first in Europe. A number of important archaeological sites are located along the Krka River, too.

In the summer, a boat ride through the Krka river canyon takes us to the town of Skradin, where you will have some free time to relax, have lunch or simply wander and enjoy the town and the surrounding landscape. In the spring and autumn months, the excursion continues by bus to the town of Šibenik, a town with a glorious past, kings, cultural and historical monuments and the famous Croatian Renaissance building, the Cathedral of St. Jacob. In addition to the rich cultural heritage, visitors can enjoy magnificent views of the town as well as rich Mediterranean gastronomy.

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  • An ideal picnic spot for families with small children