The town is located at the south foot of the Velebit mountain range. The mountains form an barrier between the mountainous climate of central Croatia and the Mediterranean climate of the Adriatic. The close proximity of the mountains and the sea ensure that an exceptionally varied range of activities are on offer, which ensures that the area is perfect for active family holidays. The 1,700 m high cliffs in the mountains are considered one of the best climbing areas in Europe and attract many daredevils who are drawn to the free-climbing opportunities.
Alternatively, Vaganski Vrh – which is the highest mountain in the area, at 1,758 m high – is home to a fantastic hiking trail, which is hugely popular with guests staying in one of our villas in Croatia. The summit trail is 50 km long and travels through the central and northern part of the mountain. The area is particularly suited for guests in our dog friendly cottages and apartments as there are a total of 150 marked trails available, as well as 400 climbing routes, all waiting to be discovered!
The area is home to a huge variety of natural resources. In fact, Velebit has been declared a Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO in 1978. The area attracts visitors from near and far – whether that be visitors from Starigrad or other parts of Croatia. The area is home to two national parks. The 96km² Paklenica park is abundant in flora and fauna. Here you will discover the breath-taking canyons of Velika Paklenica and Mala Paklenica, which can be explored on foot or by bike.
The municipality of Starigrad consists of the three areas, Seline, Tribanj and Starigrad. Wherever you stay during a visit to a Croatia holiday homes, you will soon discover that there are traces of a rich history and plenty of attractions everywhere. It is also a popular location for day-trippers, including guests staying in our Split apartments, who visit to admire the natural beauty in the area. Whether you book one of our last minute cottages or luxury villas, be sure to discover a fantastic holiday in the mountains!
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