Žabljak

We’re excited to be opening a new hostel in the town of Žabljak in northern Montenegro at the start of May 2012. Žabljak is right next to Durmitor National Park and about 20 minutes drive from Tara canyon About Durmitor National Park and Tara Canyon 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 was inscribed on the World Heritage List in 1980. It is the largest mountain range in the Balkans with Žabljak being the highest situated town; a dream for hikers, campers and mountaineers alike. In winter it becomes a playground for skiers and snowboarders. The Tara River Canyon, also known as the Tara River Gorge, is the longest canyon in Europe and the second-longest in the world, spanning 82 kilometers and delving 1,300 meters at its deepest point. The canyon is protected as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and is also a part of Durmitor national park. The Tara River cuts a snaky line throughout the length of the canyon. There are rocky and pebbly terraces, sandy beaches and high cliffs … …read more,