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MONTENEGRAN PROTECTED NATURE AREAS

For tourists that are willing to try a more active holiday we also recommend to visit one of the Montenegro's national parks:

LAKE OF SCADAR (SKADARSKO LAKE)

Lake is located in Zeta – Scadar valley and is surrounded by mountains and 7 km far from Adriatic Sea. Two Thirds of Lake of Scadar is in Montenegro and rest one third is in Albania. Depending of level of water space of Lake varies from 530 to 370 km2 it is considered 44 km long and 14 km wide. Coast line is very cut especially in north – west side. Low valley of north part of Lake is often flooded.

LOVCEN

National Park Lovcen is located in rocky region of Dinara Alps. Slopes of Mountain Lovcen steeply rise from coastal region of Budva and west part of Cetinje. Park is bordered on South with highway Budva – Cetinje and on North with old Kotor road. “Black Mountain”, after which Montenegro got its name, rises to 1749 meters of altitude. Park is 6220 acres large. Office of the Park is at Cetinje.

DURMITOR

National park Durmitor The Park is located at wide mountain region in North West of Montenegro, limited by Rivers Piva and Tara between which there are 23 mountain tops over 2300 meters of altitude. Park is 39000 acres large and includes 82 kilometers of canyon of the Tara with altitude of 1600 meters above level of the River. Office of the Park is in Zabljak.

BIOGRADSKA GORA

Park is in mountainous region of Bjelasica that is located in central part of Montenegro between Rivers Tara and Lim and is surrounded with three municipalities: Kolasin, Berane and Mojkovac. Park is 5400 acres large and surrounded with mountains whose tops are over 2000 meters high and with nine glacier and one low land lakes, Lake Biograd. Seat of the Park is in Kolasin.

MORE ABOUT MONTENEGRO:

Visitor hotspots

Some of the visitor hotspots of Montenegro include the monastery of Ostrog, Mountain of Lovcen, Ada Bojana, the Scadar Lake, Boka Kotorska bay, the Durmitor mountain, Tara river and canyon, the national park Biogradska Gora and the peninsula Sveti Stefan.

History of Montenegro

During centuries of its rich history Montenegro has survived and remained one of the brightest models for the fight for freedom, for its own existence, and a place of which people always spoke with respect.

Reaching Montenegro

If you are arriving to Montenegro by air, you will be flying to one of the two nternational airports in Tivat or Podgorica, or the nearby croatian airport in Čilipi.