Croatia is located in the south of central Europe within the Mediterranean region, and in the eastern side of the Adriatic Sea. The northern region of Croatia has a temperate continental climate, while the central and rural areas enjoy a mountain climate, and the country is considered geographically diverse, as it includes flat agricultural plains along the Hungarian border, mountains The lowlands and highlands are near the coast of the Adriatic Sea, along with the picturesque islands it contains.
The country provides amazing climatic conditions and wonderful natural scenes for various activities throughout the year, where all kinds of water sports can be practiced in its many beaches, and lovers of climbing and wild trips can enjoy the country’s mountains and natural areas that are considered to be important tourist attractions in Croatia, and between this and that, lie lakes Croatia, which is considered one of the most beautiful natural tourism sites ever.
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The most beautiful lakes in Croatia
Croatia is one of the most beautiful tourist destinations in the world, and a poll conducted in 2005 showed that it is the first destination on the world level, due to its mild climate, ancient history, and its natural places, countryside, islands and beaches of great beauty, along with its popular folklore. And its distinctive culture.
The lakes of Croatia are among the most beautiful natural regions in the world, and we will talk in our report about the most beautiful lakes in Croatia.
Lake Vrana Dalmatia
Lake Vrana is located in the historic Dalmatia region and between the provinces of Zadar and ينibenik Knin, which is the largest lake in Croatia and one of the country’s natural reserves, with an area of 30.7 square kilometers, and its surface rises 0.1 meters from the sea level, while its maximum depth is 4 meters .
The lake is considered a natural habitat and rare wetland systems, and has a high biological diversity, and includes a large amount of fish for fishing enthusiasts.
Lake Dubrava is an artificial water basin located on the Drava River in northern Croatia, and it is one of the four largest basins built on the Drava River, and used as a hydro power station in the region, and it is the second largest lake in Croatia after Vrana, and the largest artificial lake in the country, with an area 17,1 sq km.
It can be said that the lake is a popular destination for fishermen, and it has a small marina and several wooden cabins, along with a small airport for gliders.
Lake Peruca is the second largest artificial lake in Croatia, located in the province of Split Dalmatia, and on the river Citina in particular, which is fed by it, and it borders Mount Dinara on the northeastern side, and Mount Sevillaga on the southwestern side, with an area of 3,700 square kilometers.
The lake was created in the place of the Dragovi Monastery, which was moved to a nearby hill, from the Cretaceous limestone.
Lake Brocklan is located in the lower reaches of the Krka River, and covers an area of 11.1 square kilometers, and is connected to the sea by a narrow channel leading to the port of ينibenik, and its surface height is 0.5 meters above sea level, and has a maximum depth of 25 meters.
The lake is an important tourist destination as it offers boat cruises for fishing lovers, along with wooden kayaks and small rowing boats.
Lake Varazdin is one of the artificial lakes of Croatia, which is located on the Drava River, and used as a hydroelectric power station. The lake is a popular destination for hunting, recreation and water sports, as it is a haven for the people of the regions and their visitors, especially during the summer.
The lake has a wonderful green nature, and provides all facilities for water sports and fishing, and many wooden cabins on its banks dedicated to serving its visitors.
Lake Vrana Kreis
Lake Vrana is located in the heart of Kris Island, which is one of the fresh lakes of Croatia, with an area of 5,800 square kilometers, and its surface is 14 meters above sea level, and its maximum depth is 74 meters, and the city of Chris has been supplied with drinking water from it since 1953 AD.
Lake Vrana is surrounded by many green mountains, and there is a local legend with a castle under the lake, which is a popular fishing destination on the island.
Krocchica Lake is an industrial lake located in Cushing Lika, which is administratively divided between the municipalities of Gospic and Perusic, with a total area of 3.9 square kilometers. It was created by dam of the Leka River and is surrounded by mountains and dense trees.
The lake is surrounded by a small sandy island, and the surrounding area is suitable for camping enthusiasts, and includes some small waterfalls.
Plitvice Lakes is located in Plitvice Lakes National Park which is one of the oldest and largest national parks in Croatia, and it was included in the list of UNESCO World Heritage sites in 1979 as it is one of the most beautiful lakes in Croatia, and the park as a whole was established in 1949 AD, and is located in the mountain Karst region In the center of Croatia.
The park is famous for its lakes, which formed as a result of the convergence of several rivers and underground springs, arranged in a coherent manner, and separated by some dams.