Did you know that Skadar lake National Park in Montenegro includes the largest lake in Southern Europe and it is considered to be one of the most beautiful tourist attractions in the Balkan peninsula? Have you ever experienced the wild and wonderful nature of that area?
Whether you’ve already been there or you are planning to pay a visit, there are things worth knowing about this inspiring, Montenegrin natural beauty. Skadar National Park is located on the border of Montenegro and Albania. The overall surface of the lake is 369,7 km², while the Montenegrin part is about 221,8 km².
It is a karst lake, between 4 and 6 km deep, with many isles containing traces of the rich historical and cultural heritage of Montenegro. The shores of the lake are rich in numerous capes and bays, overgrown with reeds that give the National park its’ special and authentic look.
Skadar was declared a National Park in 1983. and since then it represents one of the most visited sights in Montenegro. In order to really get to know Skadar lake National, it is important to go all the way back in history.