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Tara River Canyon, Montenegro

From series “The Deepest Canyons on the Planet”
Lenght: 80 km. Deepness: 1300 m.

Tara River Canyon is in Montenegro. This one is the deepest in Europe; the depth of the gorge is about 1300 meters and the length is about 80 kilometers. This canyon is located on the territory of the Durmitor National Park, so it constantly attracts fans of ecotourism. Tara River Canyon and the river forming it received their names after the ancient Illyrian tribe that once lived in these places. Tara River is one of the main attractions of the country; it has an unusual cascade structure and its length has more than 40 significant rifts. The river is crystal clear, so you can safely drink from it. Experienced travelers enjoy this event celebrating the amazing taste of river water, which can’t be compared with any another.

Tara River Canyon, Montenegro These scenic places have long been chosen by fans of rafting; river cascade structure makes it just perfect. Besides rafting, other sport activities are available to tourists – they can walk along the steep mountain slopes and narrow paths or enjoy mountain biking. The gorgeous Bailovica Sige waterfall and awesome Crna Poda forest are among outstanding natural attractions of the canyon. In 1940, Djurdjevic Bridge over the canyon was completed. It features a gorgeous panoramic view of the gorge and the surrounding landscape. Next - Blyde River Canyon

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Nearest airports:
 »  Mostar Airport OMO - in 82 km
 »  Sarajevo Airport SJJ - in 84 km
 »  Aerodrom Tivat Airport TIV - in 85 km
 »  Aerodrom Podgorica Airport TGD - in 94 km
 »  Ponikve Airport UZC - in 106 km
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Best hotels near Tara River Canyon

Hotel Soa

Located in 20 km from Tara River Canyon
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Rooms: 18
All units have a private bathroom and a flat-screen TV with satellite channels. Several have a separate bedroom and living room, kitchenette and … More: photo, rates and booking
Hotel Žabljak

Located in 21 km from Tara River Canyon
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Rooms: 26
All rooms come with a safe, minibar and cable TV. Each one includes a private bathroom with a shower, hairdryer and free toiletries. A bathrobe, … More: photo, rates and booking
Guesthouse Radovan Bošković

Located in 22 km from Tara River Canyon
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Rooms: 5
The local bus stop is 150 metres away, while the centre of Žabljak is at a distance of 350 metres. Guests can explore Durmitor National Park. The … More: photo, rates and booking
Hotel Lovac

Located in 23 km from Tara River Canyon
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Rooms: 20
Nearest bar and grocery shop are within only 50 metres from the hotel. The local bus station is at a distance of 1.2 km. During summer season, … More: photo, rates and booking

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