Lovćen National Park

Lovćen National Park in Montenegro is a jewel of the Balkans

The Park offers breathtaking natural beauty, rich history, and cultural significance. Established in 1952, this national park covers an area of 62 square kilometers and is home to diverse flora and fauna unique to the region.

Located near the coastal town of Kotor, Lovćen National Park is renowned for its rugged mountains, deep gorges, and lush forests. The park’s centerpiece is Mount Lovćen, which stands at 1,749 meters above sea level and offers panoramic views of the Adriatic Sea and the surrounding landscapes.

History buffs will find Lovćen National Park intriguing due to its association with Montenegro’s history and culture. The park is home to the Mausoleum of Petar II Petrovic Njegos, a prominent Montenegrin ruler, poet, and thinker. The mausoleum sits atop Jezerski vrh, the highest peak of Mount Lovćen, and serves as a tribute to Njegos’s legacy.

Visitors to Lovćen National Park can explore numerous hiking trails that lead to scenic viewpoints, hidden caves, and picturesque villages. One of the highlights includes the serpentine road that winds its way up the mountain from Kotor Bay to Njegusi village, offering stunning vistas along the way.

Wildlife enthusiasts will be delighted by the park’s diverse ecosystem, which is home to species like wild boars, deer, wolves, and various bird species. Nature lovers can also marvel at endemic plants such as Balkan peonies and edelweiss that adorn the landscape.

In conclusion, Lovćen National Park is a must-visit destination for nature lovers, history enthusiasts, and outdoor adventurers looking to explore Montenegro’s natural heritage and immerse themselves in its rich cultural tapestry.
Whether you’re seeking scenic vistas, historical insights, or adrenaline-pumping hikes, this national park has something for everyone.

Read what others share about their experience

  • Katie
    10 months ago
    Very nice park with a great ride to the top and beautiful wild nature. The only down side is a non...
  • Ya Il
    a month ago
    Great place for walking and cycling. Don't forget to wear warm clothes
  • Andrea Kennedy
    7 months ago
    Gorgeous park to go hiking in. There is an entrance fee to enter the park. Based on other people's...
  • Kimberley Zagyva
    a year ago
    Incredible! Such an amazing view and more than just a mountain to see. Please do be aware there are...
  • aline schwebel
    a month ago
    The view and the place is amazing ! But sorry I put a 1 star just to tell people to be careful...

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