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Tara Canyon

Kolasin, Montenegro

Tara Canyon

Tara River Canyon is the 2nd deepest canyon in the world and the biggest in Europe. Canyon is 78 km long and more than 1300 meters high. Protected by UNESCO since 1977. Tara River Canyon is one of the top  25 recognized world nature heritage sites, frequented and accessible to hikers.

The Tara river gets large quantities of water from numerous sources, and from breathtaking waterfalls and cascades, whose roar is heard on the very peaks of the canyon.

There are rocky and pebbly terraces surrounded with pine forests, sandy beaches , high cliffs, steep sides and more than 80 large caves along the Tara River Canyon.

White water rafting from may until october on the Tara River is premium attraction for extreme sports fans and the more adventurous who enjoy exciting rafting trips.

The Tara River Canyon is part of the Tara River rafting route. The one day rafting route, from Brstanovici to Šćepan Polje is 18 km long and it lasts 2 to 3 hours. This part of the Tara River Canyon is the most exciting because the river here has the biggest drop.

Sport fishing is permitted in some parts of the Tara river.

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