Lika destination area - Plitvice Lakes
The municipality of Plitvice Lakes is located in the northeastern part of Lika-Senj County. It covers an area of 470.79 km² and has 41 settlements. Considering the terrain, the municipality is a hilly-mountainous area where Mala Kapela and Plješivica stand out. The seat of the municipality is in Korenica. Korenica is a tourist village located at the foot of Plješivice in Lika, about 20 km from Plitvice Lakes National Park.
The Plitvice Lakes area, declared a national park, is one of the most beautiful natural sights in Europe. It is a wooded mountain region through which, one below the other, sixteen beautiful lakes and ponds of crystal blue-green color. Many rivers and streams fill them with water, they are connected to each other by sparkling cascades and forest waterfalls. Over the millennia, the water of these lakes breached, eroded and dissolved the rocks and beds through which it flowed.