Walking in Croatia: Day and Multi-Day Walks
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Mountain walking and trekking guide to Croatia, Europe with walks in the Dinaric Alps (Gorski Kotar and Velebit), Istria, Slavonia, the islands (Peljeöac, Korcula, Mljet, Hvar, Brac, Loöinj and Cres) and around Zagreb. 26 routes from easy day walks to treks and via ferrata over varied terrain. Includes full background information and hut directory.
summit. Premužićeva staza is unfortunately somewhat less spectacular beyond this point, and does not regain its grandeur until the section around Bačić kuk, a day and a half beyond Alan. From the base of the pass, continue through forest cover with occasional glimpses out over limestone formations, passing one track to the left up to Krajačev kuk (1656m), which can be reached in about 30mins, and a second, also on the left, to Veliki Lubenovac. EXTENSION Veliki Lubenovac is a level, grassy
saddle, passing a turn-off to Štirovača on the left, from where a further 50mins brings you to the summit trail, which branches off to the left. It’s 10mins up this to the top of Šatorina (1622m), with clear views north to Veliki Kozjak and south towards Bačić kuk from the summit. From the base of the summit trail a path descends via Matijević brig (1611m) to rejoin Premužićeva staza at Gornja korita in 1hr (korita means ‘water-trough’, and refers to the water-trough downhill a short way from
swallowed the entire ridge, as it is prone to do, in which case you will see very little at all. From the summit, descend southeast on a steep and rocky path, over tufts of grass to a junction in 10mins. For those short of time, it is possible to descend from here directly to PD Paklenica (see direct route box, below, a total of 4hrs 30mins from Struge) instead of continuing along the ridge to Sveto brdo and Ivine vodice. DIRECT ROUTE TO PD PAKLENICA VIA LIPA STAZA The direct route carries
(from the same departure point in Split), but it is slightly more expensive. Brač can also be reached by ferry, either: Split–Supetar, followed by a local bus to Bol, or Makarska–Sumartin, although this is much less convenient if you are heading for Bol. Accommodation For accommodation in Bol contact Bol Tours (www.boltours.com, tel: +385 (0) 21 635 693) or www.bol.hr. Vidova gora (780m) is the highest point on Brač. The following route climbs from just above sea level, following a
During this period, the Orthodox church encouraged Serbs to form a national identity based upon their religion, which together with the attacks of Starčević led to a gradual polarisation of the two populations and an increasing sense of a separate, Orthodox identity within a largely Catholic Croatia. The Hungarians exploited the situation by supporting the Serbian cause, dividing the country still further. Organised resistance to Austro-Hungarian rule first erupted in Dalmatia, and in 1905 Croat