Maybe no other European country has such diverse, yet so preserved rivers as Croatia. Rivers of Croatia are true treasure of this country.
There are many types of river sources, but one of the most beautiful is the limnocrene spring, also called the vaucluse type spring, named after Fontaine-de-Vaucluse in France. Colloquially is also called the lake source.
The Plitvice Lakes, a land of falling lakes with hundreds of waterfalls, are built by a „magical“ substance called tufa (could be called travertine, sedra in Croatian). OK, it is not magical, but the results are definitely like they came from a fairy tale.
The Krupa River is an unknown pearl of karst, an oasis surrounded by rock. It is one of the least known, yet one of the most beautiful rivers of Croatia. It is only seven kilometres long, but has much more to offer than a ten […]
Wetlands act as nature’s water filters. The Ecological Society of America estimates that they can remove up to 60 percent of the metals in water and up to 90 percent of the sediment from urban and agricultural runoff.
The Ombla is a short river in Croatia, its course is approximately 30 meters (98 feet) long, and it empties into the Rijeka Dubrovačka embayment of the Adriatic Sea. By many accounts, it is the shortest river in the world.
Preserved floodplains are best natural protection of the flood losses. (more…)
Middle Danube, shared by Croatia, Hungary and Serbia is one of the last preserved lowland river corridors in Europe, the old continent that saw first inhabitants thousands of years ago. The mighty Danube is a cultural and economic backbone of Central and South-East Europe. Here […]