Profound beauty of the deepest European canyon

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In the most beautiful environment in Montenegro, within Durmitor National Park, the incredible canyon cliffs, up to 1300 m high, rise up above the crystal clear waters of the majestic Tara River. The deepest canyon in Europe, Tara River Gorge is a place where you can feel calmness but also experience the excitement and adventure.

Tara River canyon is a place where nature lovers, adventurers, photographers, bloggers and all the other well-traveled visitors just stay breathless. As a part of National Park Durmitor, Tara river has the greenest and naturally wildest surrounding in Montenegro. Thanks to its rich vegetation and wild life, many endemic species, drinkable water and unspoiled nature, Tara River Canyon is one of the World UNESCO Heritage sites.

Tara river is also known as The Tear of Europe because of its purity and clarity. It is popular destination for rafting, but it can be a great place for kayaking as well. For those who are not into extreme adventures and who prefer calm way of enjoyment, Tara river is a great location for fishing.

The symbol of the Tara River Canyon is massive and impressive Djurdjevica Tara bridge. Built in 1940 it is still considered to be one of the most beautiful arch constructions in Montenegro.

Besides natural phenomenons and incredible environment, Tara river is among the most attractive rivers for rafting adventures.

In addition to rafting, which is one of the most popular ways to explore Tara river and the canyon, adventurers can spend a truly unforgettable experience in this area. Canoeing, kayaking or hiking are all great ways to explore the area. Jeep safari tours or horse back riding is possible to book as well.


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Katarina Kalicanin

Katarina Kalicanin

I am Katarina and the country I know the most is definitely my own: Montenegro. Active hiker constantly in touch with nature, I am eager to present my country to the world.

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