Monday, November 17, 2008

Croatia-Croatian Nature Parks

Croatia is a country situated at the crossroads of the Mediterranean, central Europe and balkans. Croatia is surrounded by ten nature parks which are popular for their historical, cultural and ecological characteristics. In this article you will find a brief introduction about some of the famous nature parks of Croatia.

Lonjsko polje is one of the beautiful parks of Croatia.This park is one of the retention basins of Sava river and it runs along the Lonja river.Because of it`s flora and fauna it is one of the well known part of croatia. Lonjsko is also famous for some rare birds species like white tailed eagle and short toed eagle.
Medvednica is a mountain which is situated very close to Zagreb,the capital of croatia.Medvednica is a famous destination for hikers,tourists and travellers.This mountain is popular for it`s surroundings and skiing trips.
Telascica is ten kilometers long bay which is situated on th south side of Dugi otok which is an island of adriatic sea.Telassica is famous for it`s mediterranean vegetation as well as for beautiful pine trees.
Velebit is a largest croatian mountain bounded with adriatic sea from one side and green fields from another.This mountain is famous for it`s beautiful vegetation.
Zumberak is a hill station near the capital city of Croatia.This hilly area is famous for chest nut forests and various caves.
Papuk is a mountain situated in north eastern region of Croatia. Papuk is also a popular destination for hikers and walkers.

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