Croatia offers a splendid, varied and scenic landscape ideal for all sorts of walking and hiking trails. Take an easy stroll along the beautiful serene kilometers long boulevard along the riviera of Opatija or Umag in Istria, go mountain climbing on the steep mountains of the Velebit or in the beautiful wild nature of Risnjak national park.
The Croatian climate is ideal for walking trips, warm temperatures in spring and autumn, little rainfall or windy conditions. The beautiful and diverse national parks offer walks from leisurely to strenuous through inspiring nature, but also the islands located in the clear blue Adriatic sea lend themselves for nice walks. The interior of Croatia is ideal for longer and multiple day hikes through captivating diverse landscapes with scenic vistas en relaxing natural peace and quiet. The mountainous area of Gorski Kotar in the north of Croatia located between the coastal town of Rijeka and Karlovac is perfect for long mountain hikes.
The gorgeous national park Risnjak is an excellent place for beautiful walks on sigh-posted international long distance walks. Besides hikes in mountainous areas, it is lovely to walk in the hillside landscapes of Samobor, Medvedica, Trakoscan and Varazdin.
All National parks offer a range of wonderful walking trails, look on the website of each park for more specific information and what it has to offer you. There are several travel organizations that offer an range of individual and group walking travel packages.