On the Trail of Winnetou

Endless landscapes, wonderful scenes and picturesque places are still in our minds when thinking about Karl May´s Winnetou movies from the 1960s. To get a bit closer to the world of Winnetou we are seeking for the movie locations. But where can we find them?

National park Plitvice lakes

One of the most famous locations is the National Park Plitvice Lakes. Here were scenes from the movies “Winnetou I”, “Winnetou II” and “Der Schatz im Silbersee” produced.

Kroatien Plitvicer Seen

Kroatien Plitvicer seen

Kroatien Plitvicer seen

National park Paklenica

Furthermore you can find famous locations in the National Park Paklenica. Spots can be seen in the movies “Der Schatz im Silbersee”, “Unter Geiern”, “Old Surehand” and “Winnetou und Old Shatterhand im Tal der Toten”.

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Nationalpark Paklenica Kroatien

Nationalpark Paklenica Kroatien Wanderweg

National park Krka

In the National Park Krka you can find locations from “Winnetou I”, “Old Shatterhand”, “Unter Geiern”, “Der Ölprinz” and “Winnetou und Shatterhand im Tal der Toten”.

krka

krka

Platak

The outback of Rijeka in the area of Grobnicko polje and Platak were used to produce scenes for the movies “Der Schatz im Silbersee”, “Winnetou I”, “Winnetou II”, “Unter Geiern” and “Old Surehand”.

Karlobag

In Karlobag you can find locations from “Winnetou II”.

karlobag

River Zrmanja

Around the canyon of the river Zrmanja you can find famous locations from the movies “Der Schatz im Silbersee”, “Winnetou I +III”, “Winnetou und Shatterhand im Tal der Toten” “Old Surehand” and “Winnetou und das Halbblut Apanatschi”.

zrmanja

zrmanja

Lake Vransko

At the lake Vransko close to Crvena Luka you will find the still remaind indian village of Jicarillas (“Winnetou III”) as well as the log cabin of the Curly Bill Gang (“Winnetou und das Halbblut Apanatschi”).

Trogir

Close to the delightful city Trogir you can find locations of “Winnetou III”.

trogir

trogir

Split

In Dalmatia´s main city Split you can find scenes from “Winnetou II and III”, “der Ölprinz”, “Old Surehand” and “Winnetou und sein Freund Old Firehand”.

split

split

split

Omis

The region of Radmanove Mlinice close to the city Omis were used to produce parts from the movies “Winnetou II”, “der Ölprinz”, “Old Surehand” and “Winnetou und das Halbblut Apanatschi”.

omis

Dubrovnik

In Ivanica, a place close to Dubrovnik scenes were produced for the movie “Winnetou und Shatterhand im Tal der Toten”.

dubrovnik

dubrovnik

dubrovnik

Benkovac

Around the area of Benkovac were found locations of the movies “Winnetou I”, “Old Surehand”, “Winnetou und das Halbblut Apanatschi” and “Winnetou und Shatterhand im Tal der Toten”.

Dinara Mountains

On the dinara mountains close to the place Vrlika you can find locations from the movies “Unter Geiern”, “der Ölprinz”, “Winnetou III” and “Winnetou und sein Freund Old Firehand”.

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