Krka River National Park

Fantastic karst formations and travertine waterfalls
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Krka River National Park will thrill you with its natural beauty. Also its fantastic karst formations and travertine waterfalls, history and attractive swimming areas. The Krka River National Park is spacious, largely unchanged region offering its visitors exceptional and multifaceted natural value. Including one or more preserved or insignificantly altered ecosystems. The 73 km long Krka River defines the national park landscape. Its wonderful waterfalls stretching from the western foot of the Dinaric Range into the Adriatic sea near Sibenik. The waterfalls are a karstic phenomenon. Over millennia river water has created a canyon up to 200 m deep through limestone hills, bringing calcium carbonate with it. The material is called tufa. It is formed by billions of plants growing on top of one another. As a result, these growths create barriers in the river that produce spectacular waterfalls.

Krka River National Park will thrill

There are five main entrances to the park. While most people visit from Sibenik, there are two most popular starting points from Skradin and Lozovac at the southern end. The other three entrances are at Roški Slap, Krka Monastery and Burnum. Therefore when you are at the Krka River National Park there are several places of interest. The attractions and facilities available are various footpaths, sightseeing tours and presentations. Also boat trips, souvenir shops, a museum, and restaurants. Finally, there are also several archaeological remains of fortresses in the park’s vicinity. Dating back to as far as the Roman times.

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