Tourism / Montenegro / Zabljak


The tiny town of Zabljak Montenegro can not boast of heroic history, interesting architectural monuments or museums, but nonetheless hundreds of thousands of tourists from all over Europe come here every year, do not get tired to admire its natural beauty and enjoy outdoor activities.

Here you can truly relax body and soul, get positive emotions and renounce the daily problems and the bustle. This vacation promises to be an active and full of exciting adventures. For tourists the opportunity to try out almost all types of outdoor activities - cycling and hiking on mountain slopes, horse riding, skiing and snowboarding, mountain climbing, mountain river rafting, paragliding and even canyoning.

Zabljak with a population of two thousand people is widely known in Europe as a kind of city-record. After all, being at a height of almost one and a half thousand meters above sea level, it is considered the most mountainous village on the European continent. It was erected in the heart of the mountain massif Durmidor - an ideal place for skiing.

How to get to Zabljak

The city has several highways, although their quality is still poor. There is also a small airport, but to the international airport in Podgorica on Zabljak have to cover a distance of one hundred and seventy kilometers.


The most popular and well-furnished resorts - Yavoravcha, Savin Kuk and Stutz, where you can do absolutely all the winter sports for four months starting in December and continuing until April. And for those who even can not imagine summer without snow, the track is open Debeli planned, where the snow cover lasts all year round.

In addition to the unique natural conditions in Zabljak there are well-developed resort infrastructure - work rental of ski equipment, offers also a team of professional instructors, and for the safety of tourists meets a huge state rescue. Organization of leisure here meets the highest European standards, while its cost is approximately two times lower than, for example, French or Italian ski resorts.

No less attractive Zabljak and in summer, when fully open all the splendor of the local nature. It should be noted that the city is in the midst of the national park reserve with relict forests and pine forests, which is included in the UNESCO World Heritage List - so unique, these natural treasures.

Entertainment & Attractions Zabljak

It's amazing how in such a small country could fit so many stunning natural beauty, most of which is concentrated in the area of ​​Zabljak - this lake, and rivers, and canyons, and the amazing caves and the stunning beauty of the mountain slopes, and more.

For sure, will not leave anyone indifferent rafting on the Tara river canyon, which is considered the deepest in Europe. At eighteen kilometers unique river route, intended for white water rafting, one can count more than twenty rapids and small waterfalls. No less fascinating is going to be, and the conquest of the canyon Nevidio. Here, tourists are offered the three-meter jump from the waterfalls and swim in small crystal-clear mountain lakes. It is this extreme kind of rest and called canyoning.

Even for those who do not is a supporter of extreme tourism in Zabljak there are lots of interesting entertainment, ranging from hiking in the scenic surroundings and ending with a swim in the mountain lakes.

Mountain Durmidor is also famous for its lakes, the most famous of which - Black Lake. It consists of two lakes, which sometimes merge to constitute a real waterfall. This lake is called "mountain eyes". And its name it has received due to the fact that its waters reflected the mountain, giving the water a special dark tint. The water in this lake is very clean and that is especially happy, you can swim in it.

Individual attention, the local mining cave, where there are about three hundred, and despite the fact that many of them have not yet been investigated. The most popular among tourists is the so-called ice cave, located at an altitude of two thousand meters above sea level and is considered one of the main attractions of Zabljak. There are constantly melting glacier water forms a whole lake, around which grow fanciful stalagmites and stalactites.

But even for those who do not is a supporter of extreme tourism in Zabljak there are lots of interesting entertainment, ranging from hiking in the scenic surroundings and ending with a swim in the mountain lakes. This should definitely come to witness the beauty of the local nature and fully enjoy its harmony.

Where to go: in Lovcen National Park to climb to dizzying mountain, to the tomb of Peter Njegos and honor the memory of the last of the spiritual ruler of the country; to abound with fish of all varieties of Skadar Lake or the ancient capital of Montenegro, Cetinje. In addition, it is necessary to visit the ancient fortress of Kotor and enjoy views of the Bay of Kotor, sing "talk though you're with me, Guitar seven-string ..." at the monument to Vysotsky in Podgorica and, closing his eyes on the height and steepness of trails, quietly whispering a prayer, climb to the monastery - rock monastery Ostrog. You may also be interested in Greece, Italy, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Croatia. The most popular towns and resorts of the country: Bar, Budva, Kotor, Podgorica, Petrovac.