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Previous Next 1/42 © Treking Liga Careful not to fall off your bike while ogling the unreal landscapes of Krk island 2/42 © Treking Liga Trek through the tall pine and oak guardians of Gorski Kotar 3/42 © Treking Liga Treking Liga's trail through alien-like Pag island is aptly named 'Life on Mars Pag Trail' 4/42 © Treking Liga The earthy colors of Rab island are good for the eyes - and the soul 5/42 © Treking Liga Hiking or biking up Zagreb's Mount Medvednica is a rewarding experience during any season 6/42 © Treking Liga Climb up the Velebit mountain range and you'll be - quite literally - on cloud nine 7/42 © Treking Liga Crossing the Zrmanja river and its canyons by land is just as rewarding than by sea 8/42 © Treking Liga Pause to dip your feet into the Adriatic during your trek through Krk island 9/42 © Treking Liga Let the contrasting colours of Pag island captivate you 10/42 © Treking Liga Located southeast of Dubrovnik, the municipality of Konavle is a Mediterranean oasis 11/42 © Treking Liga Run alongside UNESCO-protected dry stone walls on Rab island 12/42 © Treking Liga You may pass a few long-haired, four-legged trekkers on your journey through the Velebit mountain range 13/42 © Treking Liga As you zoom through Zrmanja, don't forget to stop and admire the views 14/42 © Treking Liga Behold the many shades of blues of Krk during your island trek 15/42 © Treking Liga On Pag island, you just may have to stop and remember where you are (read: which planet you're on) 16/42 © Treking Liga Chase after the sunset in marvellous Mljet National Park 17/42 © Treking Liga View all the vistas on Rab island 18/42 © Treking Liga The Velebit mountain range will, at time, also seem otherworldly 19/42 © Treking Liga Watch your step on the endlessly winding trails of Zrmanja 20/42 © Treking Liga Catch glimpses of terra-cotta rooftop towns as you cross Krk island 21/42 © Treking Liga Between sprints, you just might be enticed to stop for a swim at the pretty beaches of Pag island 22/42 © Treking Liga Reach the top of Istria's Učka mountain for a rewarding 360 viewpoint 23/42 © martin sancheZ Ancient architecture will peek out at you all throughout your Krk island adventure 24/42 © Treking Liga Feel the power of nature as you take on Pag island 25/42 © Treking Liga Take part in the Škraping International Trekking Race on picturesque Pašman island 26/42 © Treking Liga Rab island's beauty - and its slopes, for that matter - will leave you breathless 27/42 © Treking Liga Roam the Velebit mountain range during golden hour 28/42 © Treking Liga Feast your eyes on the marvels of Zrmanja 29/42 © Treking Liga Though there are many, you'll never get sick of the stunning stone walls beaded across Krk island 30/42 © Treking Liga See nature's stone monuments as you pass through Pag island 31/42 © Treking Liga The magnificent Mosor mountain range near Split is a must-try trekking region 32/42 © Treking Liga The picture-perfect Zavižan trail on the Velebit mountain range offers unreal views of the hills, sea, and island beyond 33/42 © Treking Liga See how many colors you can spot as you travel over Zrmanja 34/42 © Treking Liga Your fellow trail companions on Krk island will include grazing sheep 35/42 © Treking Liga Allow yourself to feel small on powerful Pag island 36/42 © Treking Liga Sniježnica mountain in Dubrovnik-Neretva County will stun you 37/42 © Treking Liga Find your happy place on Rab island 38/42 © Treking Liga The hills (of Velebit) will be alive with the sound of oohs and aahs 39/42 © Treking Liga You'll go kookoo for Krk during your trek across the island 40/42 © Treking Liga Pace yourself on the slopes of Pag island 41/42 © Treking Liga Cross the waters - carefully; look out for sea urchins - of Rab island 42/42 © Treking Liga Feel at one with nature on Velebit's Zavižan trail
From forest-blanketed mountains in the verdant Gorski Kotar region to islands as beautiful as they are historic, Croatia is chock-full of nature trails waiting to be traversed. Discover the best treks and routes in the country through our gallery of the top 42 photos of Croatia's terrific trails.
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