The watermill Špoljarić
The watermill Špoljarić (MlinicaŠpoljarić) in the village Korana Špoljarić, on the river Korana has been renovated and is still in operation, giving an insight into the traditional building and crafts.
Distance from the Plitvice Holiday Lodge je 9,7km
More info on: np-plitvicka-jezera.hr
The old town Drežnik
The old town Drežnik (Stari grad Drežnik) is a fortress in Rakovica County. It had been mentioned in historical sources of 12th century and ruled by the Turkish from 16th till the end of the 18 century.From the tower visitors will enjoy a beautiful view of the Valley of Korana River. There are many cycling and walking trails from Plitvice lakes to the old town Drežnik.
Distance from the Plitvice Holiday Lodge 18km
More info on: www.plitvicevalleys.com
The airport Željava
The airport Željava represents remains of the grand military project of the former Yugoslavia which construction cost 11 billion US dollars and was a top military secret. Situated on the very border between Croatia and Bosnia and Herzegovina its biggest part is located in the inside of the mountain Plješivica. In 1992, when the war in this area has already broken out, the Yugoslav People’s Army destroyed a part of the airport with 56 tons of explosive. Although the whole area has been rundown, the tour will leave no one indifferent.
Distance from the Plitvice Holiday Lodge 21km
The Gacka Museum
The Gacka Museum (Muzej Gacke) situated in the town Otočacis a local museum comprising archaeological, historical, ethnographic and painting collection.
Distance from the Plitvice Holiday Lodge 57km
More info on: www.gpou-otocac.hr
The Regional Museum of Lika in Gospić
The Regional Museum of Lika in Gospić is located in an old baroque building in the city centre. This museum comprises an integral collection of the traditional culture of the Region of Dinara, with its archaeological and numismatic department, cultural and historic department with collection of arms and furniture and ethnographic department.
Distance from the Plitvice Holiday Lodge 59km
More info on: muzejlike.hr
The Memorial centre Nikola Tesla
The Memorial centre Nikola Tesla is located close to Gospić, in the village Smiljan, which is Tesla’s birthplace. On 13.000m2 surface you will find, among other, a modern multimedia centre dedicated to life, work and discoveries of this great man.
Distance from the Plitvice Holiday Lodge 65km
More info on: mcnikolatesla.hr
Memorial house Dr. Ante Starčević
Memorial house Dr. Ante Starčević is situated in the village Veliki Žitnik in the vicinity of Gospić. The Memorial house comprises a multimedia centre providing lots of information on the Croatian history of the 19th century.
Distance from the Plitvice Holiday Lodge 66km
More info on: arhiv-gospic.hr
Shelter for baby bears Kuterevo
Shelter for baby bears Kuterevo will leave no one indifferent. Its mission is to provide home and protection for orphan baby bears. In this way the shelter protects the bear habitat and promote sustainable life and the tradition of the local mountaineer community. The guided tour includes educational part on wildlife, particularly on bears’ characteristics.
Distance from the Plitvice Holiday Lodge 73km
More info on: kuterevomedvjedi.org
The Village Krasno
The Village Krasno at the foot of the mountain Velebit represents a real jewel of the traditional culture. At the location of the oldest forestry in Croatia you may visit its Museum of Forestry. Visitors information centre of the National Park Sjeverni Velebit – Velebit House is a must see interactive museum. In Krasno you may visit a well-known Sanctuary of Virgin Mother of Krasno from the 18th century where you can particularly admire the painted ceiling with theLatin citations. We strongly recommend the restaurant at the lookout near the sanctuary where you can eat some traditional local dish and enjoy the view of the valley and the mountain Velebit.
Distance from the Plitvice Holiday Lodge 80km
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The town of Senj and The Nehaj Fortress
The town of Senj and The Nehaj Fortress are situated on the Adriatic coast. After crossing the mountain Velebit you will be surprised and thrilled to see the Nehaj Fortress. The town of Senj had never been conquered and will tell you a story about its rich history, tradition and especially about uskoks, Croatian warriors fighting against the Turks.
Distance from the Plitvice Holiday Lodge 98km
More info on: www.muzej-senj.hr