Lake Vrana - A Wonder of Nature


Perhaps one of the best testimonies to how surprising nature can be is Lake Vrana – a freshwater lake located on the beautiful island of Cres. It is a wonder of nature Cres, Kvarner and Croatia take great pride in.

This fresh-water lake in the midst of the salty sea – a unique natural-geographical phenomenon - 5.5 kilometres long and 1.5 kilometres wide. The lake’s level is above the level of the sea surrounding it, with its bed lying below sea level, at a depth of 74 metres. This huge natural reservoir of drinkable and healthy water contains more than 200 million cubic metres of water. Thus the great quantity of drinkable water in this Karst lake is a real treasure which supplies Cres and Lošinj inhabitants with water.

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