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Central Croatia


Central Croatia has two bigger parts, Gorski kotar and Lika. As it is main transit route to the south, you can come very fast from the Croatian coast as well as from the continental route, from Zagreb. This is the privilege of Croatia as a small country.

Gorski kotar and Lika are advisable for visiting during the whole year; if you are on summer vacation at the coast, easily can reach one of the above mentioned national parks. Same attractivity offer a newyear's night on snow, in mountain house.

Admistratively, Gorski kotar is part of Primorsko-goranska county and the well known is National Park Risnjak. At the norther part, in Ogulin-Plasce valley, there is a border with another discrict in central Croatia; Lika. This is some kind of plateau surrounded with mountains; there's 58% size of all of the national parks in Croatia; Plitvice lakes, Paklenica and Northern Velebit.

Gorski kotar and Lika are areas in which the depopulation is very big and increase constantly; because of that the main economic activities are agrarian. Potatoes planting and cattle breeding in Lika and there's some of wood industry in Gorski kotar.

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