Skadar Lake


Skadar Lake, with its surface of 391 km2 is the biggest lake on the Balkan peninsula. But, more than that, Skadar Lake is an ecological empire, oasis of silence and close interaction with the untouched nature. It represents an extraordinary attractive tourist destination. With its natural and anthropogenic tourist motives, current transportation infrastructure and the tourist demand resources, it provides conditions for all kinds of tourism during the whole year. An exceptional entirety of the cultural heritage is also represented by the traditional national architecture (old rural cores, fishermen houses, mills, bridges, cisterns…).
Boat excursions encompass visiting these places too. To tourists, particularly interesting
is visiting the Obod Cave which is placed in the Rijeka Crnojevića water source while, in the
area of the village Trnova – you can also visit Grbovica, Bobošuta and Ispila.
Nature admirers, ecologists and mountaineers can organize excursions and promenades. Paths are well marked and the signs are set up: recreational path – Vranjina, eco-path Obod and mountaineer path – Rumija.
The Lake aqua – territory is very suitable for the sportsmen preparations and organizing rowing and yachting regattas during the whole year.
The most attractive part of tourist offer in National Park is bird watching in areas specially identified for that purpose.
Big game fishing is practiced during the long range of years at Skadar Lake.
It’s one of the most popular sports. Every year an international competition “Skadar Lake Trophy” is organized (in July) as well as “Majski susreti” (The May Meetings).

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