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Location: Trogir - Zagora - Sinj and Nature park Lastovo
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Trogir – Zagora – Sinj

Zagora is the hinterland of the coastal area and is separated from the coast by Kozjak, Mosor and Biokovo mountains. This typical karstic terrain,i.e. rocky ground with low vegetation is enriched by the presence of the river Cetina and the fertile soil oases, the beautiful Gubavica waterfall and natural phenomenon such as the Red Lake, Vranjača Cave…
If you are in search for natural beauties or you are an adventurer seeking to some challenges you’ll be able to enjoy the hospitality of gracious hosts, but also taste some of the culinary specialties. Active tourism and agrotourism of this area have been developing rapidly in recent years.

 

Nature park Lastovo

The Park consists of 44 islands, islets, rocks and reefs (the largest of them are Lastovo and Sušac) covering a total area of 53 square kilometres of land and 143 square kilometres of sea. Its borders are lit by the stone lighthouses of Sušac, Tajan, Glavat and Struga.

The Lastovo Archipelago was declared a nature park due to its mystic beauty, immense landscape value, thick forests and fertile fields rich with ponds, high coastal cliffs, land and sea caves, numerous rare sea and land species and habitats.

The Lastovo Archipelago has a rich cultural and historical heritage – numerous stone churches and chapels, picturesque chimneys and the traditional Lastovo Carnival, but one must not forget local inhabitants, who prove that the coexistence of man and nature is possible with developed environmental awareness.

 

Areas of Trogir, Dalmatian hinterland, Omiš and the island of Lastovo

Trogir and surroundings – rugged area with cliffs, submediterranean shrubs and cultivated fields and olive groves. Interesting species short-toed snake-eagle (Circaetus gallicus), eurasian eagle-owl (Bubo bubo) and several species of mediterranean warbler, most interesting melodious warbler (Hippolais polyglotta), olive-tree warbler (Hippolais olivetorum), olivaceous warbler (Hippolais pallida), Eastern Orphean warbler (Sylvia crassirostris ), Sardinian Warbler (Sylvia melanocephala) and Subalpine Warbler (Sylvia cantillans).
In addition to these, the area has significant population of Blue Rock Thrush (Monticola solitarius), sombre tit (Parus lugubris) and Western rock nuthatch (Sitta neumayer). Spring of the river Cetina, Pag field, artificial lakePeruća and canyon near Omiš are the only nesting sites of Common redshank (Tringa totanus) and Common merganser ​​(Mergus merganser) in Croatia. Area is one of the best for observation of two interesting types of swallow – Eurasian crag martin (Hirundo rupestris) and Red-rumped swallow (Hirundo daurica) and shrikes – Red-backed shrike (Lanius collurio), Lesser grey shrike (Lanius minor) and Woodchat shrike (Lanius senator).
The entire waters of the island of Lastovo is protected as a nature park and the area is ideal for observing some characteristic species of seabirds. The most interesting are population of: Cory’s shearwater (Calonectris diomedea), Yelkouan Shearwater (Puffinus yelkouan), European shag (Phalacrocorax Aristotelis desmarestii), Eleonora’s falcon (Falco eleonorae) and Audouin’s gull (Larus audouinii).

 

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Trogir – Zagora - Sinj
Nature park Lastovo
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