Starigrad Paklenica is a town and municipality in the county of Zadar in Croatia.
It is located in the northwestern part of the Zadar County at the foot of the Velebit mountain and has a population of 2000 inhabitants.
Municipality of Starigrad includes the nearby village of Seline and Tribanj.
The whole area is located in a protected natural environment because the whole mountain Velebit with its coast has the status of a nature park.
The most interesting part of the mountain is located just in the hinterland of Starigrad, and these are the canyons of Velika and Mala Paklenica, which are due to the wealth of hydrological and geomorphological forms and rich flora and fauna were declared a national park.
Here is also the highest peak of Velebit mountain, 1757 meters high Vaganski peak.
Starigrad is the center of Paklenica riviera, which is built on a fertile plain on the foundations of the ancient city Argyruntum which was an important port and fortress in ancient Rome.
Today it is a bustling tourist destination thanks to the kilometer-long pebbles beaches, mild Mediterranean climate, and numerous sports facilities.
In addition to pleasant family resorts, Starigrad is a traditional gathering place for hikers, climbers, adventurers and nature lovers who come to explore the impressive Paklenica canyon and enjoy the unspoiled wilderness of Velebit mountain.
In the past, the population has been engaged in nomadic animal husbandry, forestry, and agriculture.
Slowly development of tourism at the end of the last century, today are dominating service activities and tourist services.
Accommodation is available in many rooms and apartments of family houses, but also in a number of small private camps
The clean natural environment produces organically grown food that you can try in a number of local restaurants and taverns
We invite you to visit this natural paradise where the mountains touch the sea and where you will surely spend an unforgettable vacation
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