The Mountaineering Homes (Cabins) and Camping Places:
Dom (Home) u Skrci 1723 meters above sea level
Bivak (Bivaque) u Velikoj Kalici 2020m
Koliba (Cabin) u Lokvicama 1800m
Dom (Home) u Susici 1180m
Brstanovica places for 100 tents
Radovana Luka places 50 tents
Sušica 55 tents
Šabran u Dobrom dolu 50 tents
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Radovana Luka in the Tara Canyon
Susica in The Susica Canyon
Apo Bozidara Zugica
MB Turist Voj. Tripka Dzakovica
Tiha noć Savin Kuk
The Mountaineering Homes (Cabins) and Camping Places:
Katun Obala Crnog Jezera
(The Shore of the Black Lake)
M and M Pizza
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> SPORT ACTIVITIES AND RECREATION
In The Durmitor Mountains there are 22 marked mountaineering paths. The most famous – but also the most difficult – is the path to Bobotov kuk (2525 meters over sea level) five hours and thirty minutes of walking.
The tourist organization of Zabljak +382 52 361-802
NP DURMITOR +382 52 361-474
IMPORTANT PHONES IN ZABLJAK
Pharmacy+382 52 361-203
Bus Station+382 52 361-318
AMS CG Zabljak (Automotive Association Zabljak) +382 52 361-578
Petrol Station Jugopetrol +382 52 361-231
Bank Branch Office DD-EXP Zabljak +382 52 361-232
Electrical Energy Distributive Office+382 52 361-510
Communal Services +382 52 361-179
Meteorological Station +382 52 361-253
Police Station +382 52 361-210
Mayor’s Office +382 52 361-130
Grammar School “Dusan Obradovic” +382 52 361-267
Secondary School “September 17th” +382 52 361-336
Health Service Station +382 52 361-504
Savin kuk – two wires, one ski-lift, two baby’s ski lifts, skiing possible in the night; a ski service, skiing schools, in-the-location restaurants. The ski track is 3500 meters long
Bosaca (Stuoc) – two-seat wire , restaurant at the peak (Vjetrena Brda). The ski track is 1760 meters long.
Javorovaca – two ski-lifts, one baby lift, the skiing during night time possible, ski school, ski-service, restaurants: the length of the track is 400 meters
One-day, two-days or three-days rafting organized, with starting places being:
– Radovana luka
All necessary informations may be obtained:
Ski klub Zabljak (Ski Club Zabljak)
Snowboard Club “Savin Kuk”
Snowboard Club “Zbrda Zdola”
Sportsko Drustvo “VRH” (Sports Association “THE PEAK”)
Sahovski klub Zabljak (Chess Club Zabljak)INTER SKI – Kayak Club
Streljacki klub Zabljak ( Sports Shooting Club – Zabljak)
Dani planinskog cvijeca (The Days of Mountain Flowers) middle od July
Smotra konja na Njegovudji (Horse Show in Njegovudja) June 28th
Trke za veliku nagradu Njegovudje (Horse Races for the Grand Prix of Njegovudje) July 13th
Planinarski pohod “Danilo Jaukovic” (Mountain Tour In Memoriam “Danilo Jaukovic) in July
Fudbalski turnir (Football Torunament) September 17th
Angel kup (Angel’s Cup) March ( Nordic and Alpine events)
Kriterijum prvog snijega (The Criterion of the First Snow) January
(Nordic and Alpine Events)
Kup Durmitor (The Durmitor Cup) February (Nordic and Alpine Events)
Roler kup (The Roler Cup) July
Cup Yu Mountain bike (The Yu Mountain Bike Cup) July 28th
Ljetnji Slalom (The Summer Slalom) Middle of July (Alpine Events)
> BASIC INFORMATIONS ABOUT THE REGION
When choosing your clothing and gear for your stay in the Durmitor Region, please bear in mind that this is a MOUNTAIN REGION, characterized by extreme climatic conditions, quite independent of the year’s season. Because of these reasons, please take the following, even for a short walk, and ABSOLUTELY for a mountain tour: a good wind-cheater, a sweater, a hat, a shawl, a rain-cape, a sturdy pair of shoes, a rucksack, sun-glasses (check them for UV light), a good sun-lotion.
The near-by region
The following places may be reached by car or going along marked paths:
Crno Jezero (The Black Lake) – circular path around the Lake. The tour, coming from Zabljak, and circumventing the Lake takes one hour thirty minutes.
Barno Jezero (The Swamp Lake) a forty-minutes walk from the “Durmitor” Hotel
Zminje jezero (The Zminje Lake) – a one-hour walk from the Black Lake along a well-marked path.
Jablan Jezero (The Poplar Lake) – an one-and-a-half hour walk starting from the restaurant “Momcilov Grad”
Riblje Jezero (The Fish Lake) a 15 kilometers drive starting from Zabljak in the direction of Savnik, turning left by the Monument in Banske kuce.
Vrazije Jezero (The Devil’s Lake) a 15 kilometer drive, along a tarred road, starting from Zabljak in the direction of Savnik, turning left by the Monument in Banske Kuce.
Bogumilski stecci (The Bogumil Steles) – (a location known in the people’s tongue as “The Greek Cemetery”) – a 15 kilometers drive by a tarred road, starting from Zabljak in the direction of Savnik, with a left turn at The Monument in Banske Kuce, on the mountain over The Devil’s Lake.
Poscensko Jezero (The Poscen Lake) – a 10 kilometers drive, starting from Zabljak, on the circular road around Durmitor.
Modro Jezero (The Blue Lake) a 15 kilometers drive, starting from Zabljak, on the circular road around Durmitor.
Srablje Jezero (The Itching Lake) very near to the Modro Jezero (Blue Lake)
Valovito Jezero (The Stone-Fall Lake) – very near to the Studenac Source, seventeen kilometers from Zabljak, on the circular road around the Durmitor
Curevac – a very beautiful sight-seeing place in the Tara Canyon (1625 meters above sea level), 7 kilometers on a tarred road starting from Zabljak in the direction of Nadgora Village, and than from a mountain table, along a well-marked mountain path, a twenty minutes walk.
Tmorska Glavica (The Tmor Head) – a five kilometers drive, starting from Zabljak in the direction of the Podgora Village, and from the Podgora Village, along a macadam road one-and-a-half kilometers, and than, walking thorough a pine forest in the northerly direction, right to the Tara Canyon. The sight-seeing place is on a bare mountain, but surrounded by forest, across the Draga river, one of the right-hand tributaries of the Tara river.
Most na rijeci Tari (The Tara River Bridge) – a 24 kilometers drive starting from Zabljak, in the direction of Plevlja. The bridge construction was made in the far-away 1938-1940. The Bridge is 350 meters long, and has five arches, the biggest being 116 meters. From the bridge to the water level there’s a drop of 150 meters.
Pirlitor – a mountain over the Tara river, with the remnants of the identically named middle-ages town.
Radovan-luka (The Radovan Harbor) a very beautiful place and sleeping place in the Tara River Canyon; the place may be reached by ATV’s (All Terrain Vehicles – Jeeps). There’s a Motel with 42 sleeping places.
Kanjon reke Susice (The Susica River Canyon) – right by the identically named lake, part of the Durmitor National Park. The Susica River is a tributary to the Tara River. The place may be reached by ATV’s (All Terrain Vehicles – Jeeps). The Motel has 18 sleeping places.
Further Away Regions
The Durmitor Ring – a circular ring around the Durmitor Mountain, 56 kilometers long road, right along the Tara-Piva Plateau, sometimes passing along mountain saddles (Sedlo, Prijepsa, Stuoc). This road will take you over the Susica River Canyon, and other very beautiful places. If you take this road, you’ll probably never forget it, because of its exceptional beauty, wild places and idyllic places.
Kanjon reke Tare (The Tara River Canyon) – a really rare natural attraction, the canyon being 68 kilometers long, with over 50 cascades, and over thousand meters deep (at the deepest place 1300 meters). The Tara River Canyon is the dream place for rafting.
Splavariste (sljivansko) (Rafting Place at Sljivansko) – a place two kilometers before you reach The Tara Bridge, in the direction of Mojkovac.
Radovan Luka (The Radovan Harbor) – 23 kilometers downriver from Splaviste, may be reached by ATV’s right across Curevac.
Brstanovica – the last camping place in the Tara River Canyon, may be reached with ATV’s from Scepan Polje.
Manastir Dobrilovina (The Dobrilovina Monastery) – a Monastery from the Middle Ages in the Donja Dobrilovina Village, in the Tara River Canyon, somewhere forty kilometers from Zabljak in the direction of Mojkovac.
Crna poda (The Black Poda) a primeval forest of black pine (some of the pine being over 50 meters high), on the 45th kilometer of the Zabljak-Mojkovac road.
Zabojsko Jezero (The Zaboj Lake) may be reached from the Donja Dobrilovina Village, by a macadam road in the direction of Sinjajevina Mountain.
Planina Sinjajevina (The Sinjajevina Mountain) – may be reached by an ATV, quite a number of katuns (mountain house/stable), idyllic villages, fine churches, beautiful lakes, and innumerable meadows.
Kanjon Nevideo (The Canyon Where Never Is Daylight) – 3.5 kilometers long, in the Komarnica River Valley. It is some fifty kilometers from Zabljak in the direction of Savnik.
Pivski manastir (The Piva Monastery) – very near to Pluzine. Originally right by the source of the Piva River. The Monastery was built by The Patriarch Savatije Sokolovic in the years 1573 – 1586 on the foundation of an even older church. The inner walls, some 1200 m2 are painted by frescoes from the first half of the seventeenth century. In the altar a big fresco of the Mother of God is placed, covering practically the whole ceiling. When the Mratinje Hydroelectric Work Dam was constructed, the Monastery was, stone by stone moved to a new place some hundred meters higher than it’s original position.
Scepan polje (Scepan’s Meadow) right by the confluence of the Piva and Tara rivers, making the new-born Drina River. There is a middle age Town named Soko ( Falcon Town). Very near there’s an old church built by Herceg Scepan.
Manastir Ostrog (The Ostrog Monastery) – this very famous Montenegro Monastery is placed on the Danilovgrad-Niksic Road, below a Mountain of the same name, some nine hundred meters above sea level. The Monastery was founded by Vasilije Jovanovic, better known by his saintly name Saint Vasilije from Ostrog. Saint Vasilije even spent the last few years of his life in this Monastery. Saint Vasilije followed the steps of the ascetic and hermit Jesaya, finding the cave where Jesaya prayed. Right from these times, in this very cave there is Gornja Crkva (The Upper Church), consecrated to The Saint Cross. The Upper Monastery is made of the little Church of The Saint Cross, built in the year 1665, and the Church of Saint Vavedenije (Introduction) the founding year of which cannot be established with any certainty, and which according to legends was established by hermits even before Saint Vasilije came. The Lower Monastery, built in the year 1820 has in its walls The Church Of The Saint Trinity, a Holy Place, where many pilgrims and believers come.
Manastir Moraca (The Moraca Monastery). This Monastery is placed in the Moraca River Canyon on the magisterial road Podgorica-Kolasin. The Monastery was established in the middle of the thirteenth century. The frescoes are of a rare and inimitable beauty, being the very summit of the Byzantine Art. The fresco (The Raven Feeds Prophet Eliah) is untouched by ages, a rare occasion indeed.
Manastir Svete Trojice (The Saint Trinity Monastery) – some two kilometers from Plevlja, hid among rocks. This Monastery was probably founded in the twelfth century. It was newly painted in the years 1592 and 1594/5. In the rich treasury of saintly objects and old manuscripts a very special place is given to the donor’s chest (darohranilica) – a chest made of silver with three towers.
Dzamija Husein pase Boljevica (The Husein Pasha Boljevic Mosque) – a small mosque, but exceptional in its beauty and harmony, built in the year 1562, practically left in its old glory. The minaret is 42 meters high, and the mosque has 14 domes. The main dome is richly decorated in the Persian and Arab tradition. The outside dimensions somehow remember to a Byzantine five-domed church, with small domes in the corners of an inscribed cross. The architect-builder is unknown, but the mosque must have been built by Dalmatian builders and stonemasons.
Manastir Sv. Djordja (Saint George Monastery) in the Tara River Canyon, by the village of Gornja Dobrilovina. The monastery was built in the sixteenth century.
PRIRODNJACKA ZBIRKA NACIONALNOG PARKA DURMITOR
(THE NATURAL SCIENCES COLLECTION OF THE NATIONAL PARK DURMITOR)
A very fine collection of the flora and fauna from the Durmitor Region.
The collection may be seen in the building of the National Park
Phone: +382 52/361-474
Office hours: 08 – 14 hours.
LIKOVNA GALERIJA SKI CENTAR “DURMITOR”
(THE FINE ARTS GALLERY SKI CENTER “DURMITOR”)
A lasting exhibit of pictures, graphs art and sculptures.
Phone: +382 52/361-301
BIBLIOTEKA – KULTURNI CENTAR ZABLJAK
(LIBRARY – THE CULTURE CENTER ZABLJAK )
Organizes promotions of new books, literature evenings and suchlike.
Phone: +382 52/361-331
CENTAR ZA KULTURU OPSTINE ZABLJAK
(THE CULTURE CENTER OF THE ZABLJAK COMMUNE)
Located in the Bozidara Zugica street
Phone: +382 52/361-331
(THE “DURMITOR” CINEMA)
Located in the Bozidara Zugica street.
Phone: +382 52/361-331
OTHER CULTURAL AND HISTORICAL MONUMENTS
Tumuli – illiric stone heaps by the village of Medjuzvalje, in the very vicinity of the remains of the ancient town of Pirlitor, some twelve kilometers from Zabljak in the direction of Plevlja. The Tumuli are quite easily reachable by ATV’s.
Stele – ancient Bogumil tombstones quite near the Devil’s Lake (Vrazje Jezero), some 15 kilometers in the direction of Savnik.
Pirlitor – the remains of a middle ages fortified town in the Tara River Canyon. According to legends the town of The Duke Momcilo. It is 16 kilometers from Zabalj, reachable by ATV’s.
Veliki Most na Djurdjevica Tari (The Great Bridge over the Djurdjevica Tara River) – twenty four kilometers from Zabljak, in the direction to Plevlja.
Kula Vojvode Novice Cerovica (The Tower of Duke Novica Cerovic) – in Tusin.
Manastir Svetog Djordja (Monastery of Saint George) – in Gornja Dobrilovina in The Tara River Canyon, right by the Primeval Forest Preserve Complex of black pine Crna Poda (Black Poda), some forty kilometers away from Zabljak.
Manastir Arhangel Mihailo (The Monastery of Archangel Michael) – by the Bridge over the Djurdjevica Tara River, some thirty kilometers from Zabljak.
Saborna Crkva Svetog Preobrazenja (The Cathedral of the Holy Transfiguration) in Zabljak, built in 1862.
Crkva Svetog Djordja (The Church of Holy George) – near Pirlitor.
Crkva Svete Petke (The Church of Saint Petka) – near the village Tepac, some twenty two kilometers from Zabljak.
Crkva Svetog Djordja (The Church of Saint George) – in the village of Krs-Saranci, some twenty two kilometers from Zabljak.
Crkva Svetog Nikole (The Church of Saint Nicholas) – in the village of Novakovici, eighteen kilometers from Zabljak.
Crkva Svetog Spasa (The Church of the Saint Salvation) – in the village of Mala Crna Gora (Little Montenegro), thirty five kilometers from Zabljak.
Spomenik na Mljeticku (The Monument on Mljeticak) – the very place where Smail-Aga Cengic was killed.
Spomenik Zrtvama Fasizma na Zabljaku (The Monument for the Victims of Fascism) – on the plates of which the names of 14 752 humans killed or dead during fascism in Montenegro during WW II as victims of the fascist terror, in the battle for liberty and against fascism, are engraved.
Spomen Obiljezje (The Memento Monument) – on the shores of Crno Jezero (The Black Lake) where the Supreme Command and Tito where in 1943.