Morning view of Vlaški Grad peak
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Panoramabillede af Hrvoje Mikolčević EXPERT Taget 04:59, 06/08/2012 - Views loading...

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Morning view of Vlaški Grad peak

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Vlaški grad (1383m) is a prominent rocky peak above the Mala Paklenica and one of the most scenic lookouts in the area of Paklenica National Park. It is very steep on all sides, and is recognized by the its rocky peak area, which juts out over the forest with a fantastic view of the Adriatic coast and Paklenica canyons. There is an unsupplied mountain refuge in its vicinity.

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    A: Vlaški grad mountain shelter

    Af Vedran Penga, 70 meter væk

    Vlaški grad mountain shelter is located right under the peak of the same name, at altitude of 1280 m....

    Vlaški grad mountain shelter

    B: Vlaški Grad peak (1375m), Paklenica National Park, Croatia

    Af Vedran Vekić, 190 meter væk

    Vlaski Grad is the highest and the most frequently visited peak in the central part of Paklenica area...

    Vlaški Grad peak (1375m), Paklenica National Park, Croatia

    C: Sveto Brdo peak (1753m), Paklenica National Park, Croatia

    Af Vedran Vekić, 1.4 km væk

    Sveto brdo, with a height of 1753m is the second-highest peak of Velebit mountains. It is located on ...

    Sveto Brdo peak (1753m), Paklenica National Park, Croatia

    D: Sunset panorama taken at mountain summit Sveto Brdo - 1751m

    Af Tomislav Knapic, 1.4 km væk

    Panorama taken on the very summit of one of the highest mountain summits in Velebit mountain range. T...

    Sunset panorama taken at mountain summit Sveto Brdo - 1751m

    E: National park Paklenica - Libinje

    Af Damir Turković, 3.9 km væk

    South Velebit view.

    National park Paklenica - Libinje

    F: National park Paklenica - Liburnija

    Af Damir Turković, 4.0 km væk

    The Liburnija peak(1705m), Velebit mountain in Croatia, part of a National park Paklenica. Beautiful ...

    National park Paklenica - Liburnija

    G: National park Paklenica - Vaganski vrh south view

    Af Damir Turković, 5.8 km væk

    The south side of the highest peak of Velebit mountain(1757m), part of the National park Paklenica in...

    National park Paklenica - Vaganski vrh south view

    H: National park Paklenica - Vaganski vrh

    Af Damir Turković, 5.9 km væk

    The highest peak of Velebit mountain(1757m) in Croatia, part of the National park Paklenica.

    National park Paklenica - Vaganski vrh

    I: On the rock above Mountain home Paklenica

    Af Vedran Penga, 6.0 km væk

    National park Paklenica is located in the South Velebit and highest peaks of Velebit (Vaganski vrh an...

    On the rock above Mountain home Paklenica

    J: Mountain home Paklenica

    Af Vedran Penga, 6.0 km væk

    Mountain home Paklenica is located at the begining of Velika Paklenica canyon, at 480 meters above se...

    Mountain home Paklenica

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    Text by Steve Smith.

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