National park Prokletije

National park Prokletije, or as some like to call it, ‘The Alps of Montenegro’, is the fifth and the youngest national park in Montenegro, established in 2009. The park was named after the homonymous mountain which makes most part of the park. The name Prokletije is quite interesting since it actually means ‘cursed’ and it […]

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Valley in the Triglav National Park, Julian Alps, Slovenia

Triglav National park

The Triglav National Park is the only Slovenian national park. It was named after Triglav, the highest mountain in the heart of the park, which is also the highest summit in Slovenia (2864 m). The interesting fact is that the mountain is a true national symbol and it is featured on the national coat of […]

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Brijuni islands national park nature view collage, Istria, Croatia

National park Brijuni

The Brijuni islands are one of the 8 national parks in Croatia, situated in Istria, at the northwestern outskirts of Pula’s port. The national park consists of two larger islands, Veli and Mali Brijun, and 12 islets. Only three kilometres wide Fazana channel divides them from the Istrian coast. The best way to reach the […]

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