Tag - National Park

TARA NP (Тара)

The curvy and narrow road brought us to the mountain of heavenly scenery – Tara National Park. It is situated in Western Serbia, circumscribed by one of the deepest canyons of Europe – the river Drina canyon. Tara NP is home to the unique and one of the most diverse flora and fauna in...

KOPAONIK (Копаоник)

On the way to Stari Ras we have crossed the largest mountain range in Serbia Kopaonik (162 km / 5 hours). Its highest peak is Pančić’s peak that is 2,017 meters above sea level. One section of the mountain is a protected zone of the National Park Kopaonik (car’s eco-fee 700 RSD)...

ĐERDAP NP (Ђердап НП)

Đerdap National Park is also known as the Iron Gates of the Danube. Gorges, canyons, river valleys, and over a thousand caves of extraordinary beauty are hidden on the right bank of the river, from the Golubac fortress to the ancient fort of Diana. The deepest, largest, and most...

IRON GATES NP

On the way to Czech villages in the Banat region, we passed through the impressive Iron Gates Nature Park – The Danube Gorges. On the territory of this nature park, the Danube forms the longest gorges in Europe (134 km) and, in its narrowest sector, creates the Great and Small...

MALÁ FATRA NP

We spent two days in The National Park of Malá Fatra. It is situated in the westernmost Slovak high mountains Malá Fatra. The mountain is covered mainly with mixed beech forests, at higher elevations with fir and spruce. Pinewoods and meadows occur at higher altitudes. About 83% of the...

SLOVENSKÝ RÁJ NP

We have arrived in the late afternoon at Slovenský Ráj National Park. It is one of the nine national parks in Slovakia, situated in East Slovakia. The National Park protects the area of the Slovenský Ráj mountain range, which is located in the north of the Slovenské Rudohorie Mountains...

TATRANSKÁ LOMNICA

On the way to our last High Tatras resort, we have stopped at Tatranec Camp to refill our water tank (ridiculous 7 EUR). Then we moved to a very local botanical garden with an exposition of Tatras Nature (entrance 2,50 EUR). Later we have parked near the cable car station (free parking)...

STARÝ SMOKOVEC

After a short ride we have parked in Starý Smokovec (3 hours / 8 EUR) – another popular ski resort, from where we took the Starý Smokovec–Hrebienok funicular (11 EUR / person) to the small peak Hrebienok at an altitude of 1285 meters. There we hiked in cloudy weather for an hour around...

ŠTRBSKÉ PLESO

Our next destination in the High Tatras was the famous Štrbské Pleso – the highest situated settlement in the Tatras Mountains (parking 10 EUR / day). This famous ski resort lies next to a picturesque mountain lake of glacial origin with the highest depth of 20 meters. It is fed by...

DEMÄNOVSKÁ CAVE OF LIBERTY

The Demänovská Cave of Liberty is located in the northern part of the Low Tatras in Liptov region within Demänovská Valley. It is the most visited cave in Slovakia. The path with educational boards in the length of 400 meters leads to the entrance of the cave at an elevation height of 870...