the biggest lake in the Balkans on which there are about 70 islands.
The surface of Skadar Lake ranges from 391 to 540 km², depending on the season and precipitation.
On Skadar and the nearest Šaško Lake, there are ornithological stations. Out of 666 species of birds that live throughout Europe, 508 species live in the zone of these lakes. In the spawning season, the European eels from Skadar Lake travel to the Sargasso Sea, they spawn and die there, and the their offsprings swim back for the whole three years.
Areas for hunting wild birds, hunting reserves, and ponds for fish, attract hunters, tourists and fishermen from all corners of the world. There are restaurants famous for their fish dishes.
On the lake shore, there is a famous production of the local wine Vranac that is becoming international Montenegrin brand. However, highly prized wine in Montenegro is homemade wine, which is brewed in villages near Skadar Lake, and it is produced from the local grapes. The price per liter wine ranges from 6 + Euros. (Vranac – 1.2 Euros per liter.) Because of the microclimate and soil, products in this area are unique, and some species are grown only here.
Skadar Lake – the biggest lake in the Balkans on which there are about 70 islands.
The surface of Skadar Lake ranges from 391 to 540 km², depending on the season and precipitation
Biogradska gora – – Near the city Kolašin, national park Biogradska Gora is located. It is a part of the mountain Bjelasica, half of which is covered in woods (around 6425 acres).
Durmitor – jone of the earliest national parks, it was declared a park-reserve in 1952.
The biggest depression in Montenegro (898 meters) can be found here.
The canyon of the river Tara – it is 1300 meters high, which makes it one of the deepest canyons in Europe, and in the world. At 141 kilometer of the river, Tara merges with the river Piva, and together they form the zone of “The Great Canyons of Europe.“
Cetinje – At an altitude of 680 meters above sea level, at the brink of the mountain Lovćen, lays Cetinje. The first records of the city are found in 15th century, more precisely in the year 1440.
Podgorica – in 40 minutes you can get from Podgorica to the sea, as well as to the highest Montenegrin mountains.
Nikšić – developed as industrial city, as well as cultural, university and sports center. In its vicinity, there are monasteries Saint Luke and Ostrog, as well as the ski base.