|Durmitor & Tara
the Alps are for the Swiss is what the Durmitors are for the
Montenegrins. Admittedly, the peaks aren’t as high, but the wild
nature can easily compete with the Swiss “pendant”. That is why
Durmitor National Park, established in 1952, is so unique. UNESCO
also holds the same opinion, and in 1980 they listed it in their
World Heritage Program.
makes the 32,000 hectare park so extraordinary is the vast number of
different landscapes in such a small area. Between 450 and 2523
meters above sea level is where the geomorphology structures can be
found: canyons, mountains and plateaus, with a Mediterranean as well
as an alpine climate, as UNESCO briefly reports.
rivers dig out their beds more than a thousand meters deep in the
rock. The most famous of the ravines is Tara Canyon. It is
considered to be the second largest in the world after the Grand
Canyon in Colorado.