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Linden Tree Retreat & Ranch is situated in a valley at the base of Velebit Mountain, inside Velebit Nature Park, UNESCO protected Biosphere Reserve. Driving distances from major cities and tourist sights are approximately:

  • 1 hour from Zadar and Plitice lakes
  • 2 hours from Zagreb and Split
  • 3 hours from Rijeka
  • 5 hours from Dubrovnik and Istria
  • 7 hours from Vienna and Venice

We are served by Zagreb and Zadar international airports.

To reach us by car from east, north and south, take A-1 (major highway that runs north-south) and take Perusic exit. At the bottom of the ramp take left toward Perusic. After 400 meters (1/4 mile), just before the church take right toward Klanac. Drive 12 km.

In Klanac, take right toward Donje Pazariste. Drive 10 km. Drive thru Donje Pazariste. You will pass a brewery on your right that makes famous Velebitsko pivo. Continue for another 3 km. Turn left when you see our sign. Linden Tree Retreat & Ranch is 0.5 km on your left.

If you are coming from Adriatic magistral road (Jadranska Magistrala, E65), take the exit for Stirovaca (from June thru October as you can be snowed in at other times). The drive is 53 km long. Go thru Stirovaca and Bakovac. We are located 5 km from Bakovac village. Turn right to Velika Plana and follow the road for 0.5 km. We are on the left. It is nearly impossible to miss us.

Our GPS coordinates are 44.650361, 15.159452.

If you are using public transportation, nearest town is Gospic, 23 km away. It has train and bus services to Zagreb and Split (several departures and arrivals daily). Zadar and Rijeka are served by bus lines. From there, you can arrange our car and driver pick up service.

Linden Tree car and driver service is available to and from any destination inside Croatia. Charge of 1 € / km applies.

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