Only a few minutes’ drive from Rakovica, you will find the Plitvice Lakes. Its 16 dazzling turquoise lakes and numerous waterfalls and creeks surrounded by thick forests are quite a unique natural phenomenon.
Winter offers the unforgettable experience of frozen waterfalls and lakes and splendid abundance of water running down scattered waterfalls is a must-see in spring, while summer offers a special sense of charm. The average elevation of the Plitvice Lakes is 600 m. The Lakes became a national park in 1949, and a UNESCO Heritage Site in 1979. The National Park is open all year round.