from 160€ / person | min. 2 | 7-8 hours
Between 1962 and 1968, 11 films on Winnetou, were shot in Croatia as a coproduction between Berlin’s Rialto Film and Zagreb’s Jadran Film.
Seven films were shot mostly in Paklenica up to the Prezid Pass in the south of Velebit. Four films were shot at the Paklenica National Park: Treasure of Silver Lake (1962), Among Vultures (1964), Old Surehand (1965) and Winnetou and Shatterhand in the Valley of Death (1968). Three more films were shot in Modrič – Rovanjska, Jasenice, at the Zrmanja River, Tulove grede cliffs and the Prezid Pass: Winnetou I (1963), Winnetou III (1965) and Winnetou and the Apache (1966).
After 40 minutes long drive, we will arrive to Paklenica National Park.
At this location there is an interesting memorial space in the original ambience of the former hotel Paklenica where a film crew was present, located within the present hotel Alan.
Next stop – the plateau with magnificent viewpoint of Zrmanja Canyon, served as a filming location for numerous movie scenes about Indian chief Winnetou based on Karl May’s novels.
Later,ride continues by macadam road from 1832 towards Velebit mountain’s most attractive peak, Tulove grede (Tulo’s rafters in eng.). From foothills of the mountain peak starts 1,5 hour long climb to the top, with pauses. At the top, you will have 30-40 minutes long pause to rest and enjoy in unforgettable panorama view of Zadar archipelago and hinterland from 1100 meters height. After that follows downhill hike to the bottom of the peak.
What is included: Pick up and drop off from your accommodation, round trip transfer by jeep Nissan Terrano, entrance fees, tour guide, road tolls, parking, VAT and all taxes, free bottle of water (0.5 l )
Not included: Personal expenses, travel insurance, tips for the guide, any extra arrangements, anything not mentioned under “What’s included”