Camping Destinations in Continental (Inland) Croatia

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  • Bjelopolje

    Located near the Plitvice Lakes National Park, the village of Bjelopolje is characterized by a mountain scenery that surrounds it.

    It is an ideal destination for nature and adventure lovers. In addition to the Plitvice Lakes National Park, a world natural heritage site under UNESCO protection, the village offers many attractive opportunities for paragliding.

  • Bjelovar

    The baroque town of Bjelovar lies in the center of the Bjelovar-Bilogora County, in the north of the continental part of the Republic of Croatia, about 80 km northeast of the city of Zagreb, near the Hungarian border.

    Infused with rich history and culture, the city and its surroundings are rich in sites where guests can taste various traditional dishes and enjoy fine wines and visit the various events that take place throughout the year. For lovers of active holidays there are numerous bike and walking paths that intersect the vast hills of Bilogora.

  • Čakovec

    The town of Čakovec is the economic, cultural and administrative centre of Croatia's northernmost county. It lies between two rivers – Mura and Drava, and borders with Slovenia and Hungary.

    Aside from being widely known for its vineyards, agriculture and numerous hunting grounds, this region boasts a wealth of cultural and historical sites. The residents of both its urban hub Čakovec and the surroundings nurture a highly entrepreneurial spirit, owing to which this county is among the most developed ones in Croatia.

  • Donja Stubica

    The town of Donja Stubica is located in the heart of the Croatian Zagorje region, at the source of natural medicinal thermal water, surrounded by many green hills and fertile fields.

    The rich history that marked this region left its seal mostly in architecture, most notably the Baroque, which today is harmoniously intertwined with typical Zagorje culture and tradition. A special attraction of the city is the Croatian garden of iris flowers, extending to as much as 3000m2.

  • Drežnik Grad

    Drežnik Grad is a small town located in the central part of Croatia, on the left bank of the river Korana. It is an integral part of Rakovica municipality.

    It is famous for the remains of the eponymous medieval fortress which in its past represented a very important point of defense against the Ottomans. Today it is used for tourism purposes by the Rakovica municipality, and it can be reached by a path that leads from the direction of the nearby campsite Korana.

  • Duga Resa

    Being a city with many attractions, Duga Resa is located about 10 km from the city of Karlovac, on the crossroads between the capital Zagreb and Rijeka, center of the Kvarner region.

    Much of its tourist offer is related to the river Mrežnica, which runs through the city. There are many interesting bike paths, while the river is suitable for canoeing and kayaking. Fishing is on the list of activities too.

  • Grabovac

    The vicinity to the natural beauty of the Plitvice Lakes National Park is one of the advantages of the village of Grabovac, which attracts many lovers of nature and active holidays.

    This area can be explored by riding on marked bicycle paths, while numerous adrenaline activities will make every holiday more interesting and active. A must is to taste the traditional specialties of the Lika region, especially the lamb under the bell.

  • Karlovac

    Located in the heart of Croatia, the city of Karlovac is known as the city on the four rivers; Korana, Kupa, Mrežnica and Dobra. It is situated only 55 km from the Croatian capital Zagreb.

    Because of its location, Karlovac is one of the most popular rafting destinations in Croatia. Fishing is another activity that can`t be missed. The historic center is actually a fortress in the form of a six-pointed star that used to protect the city from Ottoman conquerors.

  • Klake

    The village of Klake is located 20 km from the Croatian capital of Zagreb and about 8 km from the town of Samobor, under which it administratively belongs.

    Located in a rural setting, close to the largest city in Croatia, Klake is attractive for its proximity to the medieval town of Okić and Žumberak Nature Park. There are many attractive cycling routes in its vicinity.

  • Kopačevo

    Kopačevo is located in eastern Croatia, east of the village of Bilje, at the entrance to the Kopački Rit Nature Park, one of the largest wetlands in Europe.

    It is situated about 12 km from Osijek, the fourth largest city in Croatia and the center of the Osijek-Baranja County. The tourist accommodation exudes with elements of traditional architecture of the region, and the first campsite in the area has been opened here.

  • Kopački rit - Nature Park

    Kopački rit (Kopački tršćak), a nature park not far from the confluence of the Drava and the Danube (Dunav), situated at the very border, is one of the most important, largest and most attractive preserved intact wetlands in Europe.

    The beauty of intact nature, multitude of waters, flora and fauna attract not only excursionists and visitors but also many experts and scientists from the whole Europe. A part of Kopački Rit has been designated as a special zoological reserve.

  • Koprivnica

    The city of Koprivnica is located in the north of Croatia, and it is an important economic center of the region. It is situated 90 km form the capital city of Zagreb.

    Known for its food industry, it offers numerous bike paths connecting it with its suburbs. There is also a route of nearly 80 km along the Drava River, the natural border between Croatia and Hungary, rich in fish, it attracts many fans of fishing.

  • Korenica

    The settlement of Korenica is located at the foot of one of the highest mountain massifs in Croatia, Lička Plješivica, the natural border between Croatia and Bosnia and Herzegovina.

    It is situated only 20 kilometers from the Plitvice Lakes National Park, and not far from the Paklenica National Park and the Velebit Nature Park.

  • Kratečko

    The village of Kratečko belongs administratively to the city of Sisak, regarded to be one of the oldest cities in the world, located about 60 km southeast of Zagreb.

    The village is located within the Lonjsko polje Nature Park, the largest protected wetland area of the Danube basin. It attracts its guests with traditional architecture, while the area is inhabited by rare animal species too.

  • Kumrovec

    Known as "the most famous village in the world", Kumrovec is situated along the river Sutla, in the northwest of Croatia, 45 km from Zagreb, near the Slovenian border.

    Its fame is linked to the fact that it is the birthplace of Josip Broz Tito, president of former Yugoslavia, who received a number of historical figures precisely in this place. This open-air museum, with its rural houses, was built at the turn of the 20th century.

  • Lipovac

    Lipovac is located in the far east of Croatia, along the highway that connects Croatia with Austria, but also with Greece.

    Besides being well connected with the rest of Croatia, but also with its neighbors, this village, which administratively belongs to the city of Nijemci, is famous for its church of St. Luke from the 14th Century, which is 3 km away from Lipovac.

  • Medvednica - Nature Park

    Medvednica (Zagrebačka Gora), a mountain in the immediate vicinity of the northern part of Zagreb; the highest peak Sljeme (1,032 m).

    Tourism on Medvednica has a long tradition. The first hiking object in Croatia was erected here in 1870 - a small, wooden pyramid.

  • Ogulin

    The town of Ogulin is situated in the center of Croatia, 70 kilometers from the sea, on the intersection of continental Croatia in the east, Gorski Kotar in the west and the Adriatic coast in the south. Its location allows for an easy access from all major emitting countries in Europe.

    Located at the foot of the mountain Klek, Ogulin represents an ideal starting point for attractive hiking and walking tours while at the nearby lake Sabljaci there are many possibilities to try water sports such as rowing, swimming and windsurfing as well as fishing.

  • Osijek

    Besides being the fourth largest city in Croatia, Osijek is the cultural, academic and economic center of the Osijek-Baranja County.

    Located on the river Drava, Osijek holds the title of "city of bikes", thanks to the many bike trails that offer an opportunity to discover many attractive places of this urban center in east Croatia.

  • Papuk - Nature Park

    Papuk, a mountain in the region of Slavonia, on the northern and north-western border of the Požeška Valley in Slavonia; the highest peak Papuk (954 m).

    Springs and sources of many water bodies (the Čađavica, the Karašica, the Pakra). Forest vegetation (oak, beech). Vineyards on the southern slopes of the foothills. The road Čačinci-Velika-Požega leads over the Perivoj peak (725 m).

  • Plitvička jezera - National Park

    The Plitvice Lakes National Park was among the first in the world, in 1979, to be declared a world heritage by UNESCO.

    The largest national park in Croatia, located about 140 km south of the city of Zagreb and 90 km from the coast, it attracts over a million visitors a year with its 16 lakes. The area abounds in forests where visitors can find certain endemic species of plants.

  • Požega

    The town of Požega, unlike many other settlements in this predominantly flat part of continental Croatia, features numerous hills and streams, making the relief and layout of the city very dynamic and varied.

    The whole town, located in the Golden Valley (lat. Vallis Aurea), directly under the slopes of Požega hills, encroaches numerous cultural and historical monuments, while its most popular event is certainly the AureaFest festival, a week full of numerous entertainment events and performances.

  • Rakitje

    Administratively, Rakitje is part of the city of Sveta Nedelja, situated 17 km west of Zagreb, the Croatian capital, and 5 km from the border with Slovenia.

    The area of Rakitje is known for its lakes which occupy an area of 210 hectares. Rich in fish, the lakes attract many fans of sport fishing from different parts of Croatia and neighboring Slovenia as well as from other European countries.

  • Rakovica

    The beauty of the untouched nature and unforgettable landscape is a characteristic of the area of Rakovica, located just a few kilometers from Plitvice Lakes National Park.

    Here, at the entrance to the famous Croatian national park, visitors can learn more about the history of this part of Croatia, visit the Drežnik Grad castle or Rastoke village, located 15 km from Rakovica on the river Slunjčica, known for its mills.

  • Ribnik

    As a rare example of a lowland water fortress, the so-called Wasserburg, the old town of Ribnik is located near the city of Karlovac. It is one of the most interesting monuments of medieval architecture.

    The valley where it is located is abundant in water springs and streams which are inhabited by many animal and plant species. Part of this rural area, which can be explored along bike trails, is the settlement of Ravnica where many vacationers spend their leisure time.

  • Samobor

    The town of Samobor is situated in the northwestern part of Croatia, 5 km from the border with Slovenia and 20 km from the Croatian capital Zagreb.

    It is a favorite destination for lovers of hiking. Hiking trails lead to the Žumberak Nature Park, while the town and surrounding area can be explored by bike too. It is recommended to taste one of the most famous Samobor desserts, cream cake kremšnita.

  • Slavonski Brod

    One of the largest cities in eastern Croatia, Slavonski Brod is an important traffic hub located on the banks of the Sava River.

    At its location, during the Roman Empire there was an important crossing over the river, thanks to which the city became a trading center. The Baroque fortress Brod, which served as a defense against the Ottoman Empire in the 18th century, is located not far from the center and is the city's biggest attraction.

  • Slunj

    Slunj is part of the Karlovac region, located about 100 km from Zagreb. It abounds in natural beauties that bind with many activities for tourists.

    In addition to swimming, the river Korana is suitable for kayaking and canoeing. Water from the river Slunjčica flow through Rastoke, a village known for its water mills, registered in the Register of immovable cultural monuments.

  • Sveti Martin na Muri

    Belonging to the municipality of the same name, the village of Sveti Martin na Muri is Croatia’s northernmost point, bordering with Slovenia and Hungary.

    Its rich cultural and natural heritage, wine roads and thermal baths will appeal to everyone. For the thrill seekers, events such as the Days of Wine and Apples, Krampuslauf (the Krampus parade), and Martinje (the Feast of St Martin) are an absolute must. Sveti Martin na Muri is also known as a bike friendly destination, where cyclists can enjoy both lowland and hillside trails.

  • Štrigova

    Belonging to the municipality of the same name, the village of Sveti Martin na Muri is Croatia’s northernmost point, bordering with Slovenia and Hungary.

    Its rich cultural and natural heritage, wine roads and thermal baths will appeal to everyone. For the thrill seekers, events such as the Days of Wine and Apples, Krampuslauf (the Krampus parade), and Martinje (the Feast of St Martin) are an absolute must. Sveti Martin na Muri is also known as a bike friendly destination, where cyclists can enjoy both lowland and hillside trails.

  • Tuhelj

    Known for its thermal springs, the area of Tuhelj is located in northern Croatia, 40 km from Zagreb.

    Most of the tourist facilities are located within the local thermal complex. The local medicinal thermal mud, which is considered among the best curative muds in this part of Europe, is very helpful in the fight against various diseases. An adrenalin park and numerous hiking trails are located there too.

  • Varaždin

    Situated on the right side of the river Drava, the baroque town of Varaždin impresses with its unique architecture, religious buildings, museums, collections, castles, archaeological sites, and traditional crafts.

    The town hosts some of the most beautiful manifestations, festivals and events, with Špancirfest definitely being number one, and has been receiving for years many prestigious awards and accolades in the spheres of landscaping, tourism and quality of life.

  • Velika

    The settlement of Velika is located in the lower part of a small stream, on the southern slopes of Papuk Nature Park, a UNESCO's World Geopark.

    The 15 kilometers long road that leads up to the town of Požega goes through vast Slavonian fields, which in this part of Croatia are unusually encountered and intertwined with the surrounding hills and mountain peaks, creating a unique scene for enjoying a holiday full of activities in nature.

  • Zagreb

    The Croatian capital, Zagreb, is located in its center. It is connected to all important European centers, and located on a favorable highway route that leads in the direction of the Adriatic.

    Zagreb is rich in tourist attractions, some of which are located in its oldest part, the so-called Upper Town. There is also the Cathedral and the church of St. Marko. Visitors are recommended to visit the numerous museums and parks, including the Klovićevi dvori gallery and Maksimir park.

  • Žumberak - Nature Park

    Žumberak, a hilly region (around 300 sq km) in southern Prigorje (lower slopes) of the Žumberak range. Named after the old burg of Žumberak.

    The region offers traditional domestic cuisine, venison and fish specialities as well as the Plešivičko wine. The majority of the settlements lie above 400 m.

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