National park of Mljet

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The most beautiful and the greenest of all the Adriatic islands, one of the most attractive and most interesting cultural-historical pearls of the Mediterranean. Mljet is one of the favorite places visited by couples in love, nature and history lovers, and artists.


Island of Mljet is one of Croatia’s National Parks. It will take you just an hour and a half to get to this thin strip of land some 32 km long and never more than 3 km wide dramatically running parallel to the Peljesac peninsula.


Mljet lakes

The most visited part of the Island is the green and unspoiled west, where untouched Mediterranean vegetation and two saltwater lakes (Malo jezero – Small lake and Veliko jezero – Big lake) provide the focus of the Mljet National Park.


Both lakes are encircled by foot and cycle paths. Feel free to swim in the lakes. A boat from Veliko jezero will take us to the picturesque St. Mary’s Island, where you will be rewarded with a stunning view of the monastery established by the Benedictines in the 12th century.


Once on the island, most people come back to visit it over and over again through the years. Mljet is an island lost in the open sea, and the island is indeed hard to reach. But do not let this landscape, mentioned in the stories about Odyssey and St. Paul, as well as Benedictine monks and the Mediterranean Sea, remain a secret for you.