Zabljak, Montenegro - Mount Durmitor Winter Sports Resort
Zabljak is the most famous tourist centre in Montenegro 1,445 metres above sea level at the very center of enormous mountain Durmitor. The highest tourist town in the Balkans, situated at 1,445 metres above sea level represents the best destination for winter tourism. This little city in the north of Montenegro surrounded by numerous lakes and a number of mountain tops. For its natural beauties emerging at each step Zabljak attracts a large number of visitors during summer.
Mount Durmitor, 'the most beautiful severe scenery', even described by one of the greatest world travellers who added: “Nature created this mountain in its most powerful uncontrolled exhilaration, forming its chaotic relief which confuses and at the same time, dauntingly attracts!” The area of Durmitor, the mountain territory rich with history and nature which takes your breath away, lies between two, maybe most beautiful Montenegrin rivers, Tara and Piva, on one side, and all the way towards west slopes of the spacious Sinjajevina to Scepan polje, on the other side. Even though it is high and sometimes unapproachable this territory remembers tumultuous happenings and numerous tribes and nations. In its vicinity there is the deepest canyon in Europe, magnificent canyon of the Tara River. Meet the “Tear of Europe”, the most beautiful and cleanest river in this part of the world which leaves you breathless. Rafting on the Tara River is certainly attraction for extreme sports fans.
The knowledge that Durmitor outside winter is covered by 1,500 species of various plans is reason enough for visiting of this area out of the main season. Manifestation as Dani planinskog cvijeca and Angel Kup enrich tourist offer of Zabljak and monasteries and churches near the city contribute to expansion of religious tourism.
One of the locations that inevitably visit all guests of Zabljak is on just a few kilometers from the town itself. With specific shape, in a wonderful atmosphere surrounded with a conifer forest Crno jezero stretches as an excellent location for your daily rest, walk, or maybe a staying on the lake itself. On a sun irradiated slopes of Savin kuk, Stuoc, and Javorovaca every winter a place more is looked for, because when in the more famous European destinations there is no snow – Zabljak has it. If you are a fun of some skiing discipline, or you maybe just like snowy panorama and landscape – let Zabljak be your choice.