North of Rijeka, the National Park of Risnjak, in the Gorski Kotar mountain region, is dedicated to altitude hikes over several days, sleeping at night in mountain refuges. If you are lucky, you might see brown bears, wolves or wild cats.
If you are not a seasoned climber, better stick to the marked paths through thr forest© iStockphoto.com / GoranStimac
The Park has over 1,000 species and sub-species of flora© iStockphoto.com / GoranStimac
The forest is home to bear, wolves and lynx© iStockphoto.com / GoranStimac
These fungi are typically found on beech trees towards the end of summer/beginning of autumn© Tomislav Obad /ParadoksB / 123RF
The Park has two peaks of over 1,500m in altitude© iStockphoto.com / GoranStimac