Four of eight Croatian National parks are located in Dalmatia: Paklenica, Krka, Mljet and Kornati. To those particularly valuable areas of natural heritage, we should add the areas under special protection – nature parks. There are three nature parks in Dalmatia: the southern Velebit, Telascica and Biokovo.
Dalmatia abounds in cultural and historical monuments of the Mediterranean culture, ancient monuments, monuments from the early Middle Ages, Romanesque sacral heritage and a series of well-preserved urban units characteristic for the Mediterranean. Four of six sites under protection of UNESCO are located in Dalmatia: the Diocletian’s palace in Split, the towns of Dubrovnik and Trogir and St. Jacob’s cathedral in Sibenik.
Decide for yourself which you would prefer: ravishing beauties created by nature or those created by people in the course of history. Or maybe some of each...