Durmitor, the most beautiful and highest mountain in Montenegro ant it is also a national park.
The name Durmitor is probably derived from Balkan Romance-Vlach, meaning “sleeping place” (cognate with English dormitory).
The Durmitor National Park, created in 1952, includes the massif of Durmitor, the canyons of Tara, Sušica and Draga rivers and the higher part of the canyon plateau Komarnica, covering an area of 390 km². It is the largest protected area in Montenegro, and it was inscribed on the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites in 1980.
80 kilometers long and 1,300 meters deep, the Tara River Canyon in the Durmitor National Park is the deepest gorge in Europe, and is the second largest in the world, after the Grand Canyon
Durmitor mountain is the center of Montenegrin mountain tourism. The tourist facilities are concentrated around the town of Žabljak. In winter, the main activities on Durmitor are skiing and snowboarding. In summer, the activities shift to hiking, mountaineering and recreational tourism. Water sports are also practiced in the area. One of the most prominent attractions of Durmitor mountain are 18 glacial lakes, the best known of which is the Black Lake.
One of the main attractions in Durmitor is also Red Rock Zip Line, that goes at top of the canyon next to the famous bridge. Also if you pass by there canyoning is a must. It is organised in the Nevidio Canyon.
Because of its attractiveness, and tight interaction with the other destinations we offer, Durmitor is also the place where we often spend our time and where we are welcomed as guests. With you, of course! Usually it is in the summer, when the good-natured giant opens his hands and arms to accommodate all those who want a holiday, or even just a break in the fresh and bracing mountain air. And there are more. Diverse and unspoiled nature Durmitor, is an ideal destination for all those who love adventure and active holidays.