The Most Breathtaking Natural Wonders To Visit Across The Balkans

We have already talked about the Balkans numerous times. From their absolutely delicious food to some of this region’s weirdest folklore. So you probably already know how much we would encourage everyone to visit the Balkan countries at least once in their lifetime. However, if you still need some extra convincing, we want to introduce you to some of the most stunning natural wonders in the world that you’ll be able to explore across this region. From dramatic mountains to crystal-clear lakes, there is no shortage of breathtaking scenery. These are some of the top natural wonders in the Balkans.

Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia

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Plitvice Lakes National Park is one of the most popular natural attractions in Croatia and for good reason. This UNESCO World Heritage site is home to 16 terraced lakes that are connected by waterfalls and cascades. Visitors can walk along boardwalks that wind through the park, taking in the stunning scenery along the way. The colors of the water range from emerald green to turquoise blue, creating a truly magical experience.

Durmitor National Park, Montenegro

Located in the heart of the Dinaric Alps, Durmitor National Park is a true gem of the Balkans. The park is home to rugged peaks, glacial lakes, and dense forests. Visitors can hike along the many trails that wind through the park, taking in the stunning views along the way. One of the highlights of the park is the Black Lake, a crystal-clear glacial lake that will take your breath away.

Natural Wonders in The Balkans- Tara River Canyon, Montenegro

The Tara River Canyon is one of the deepest canyons in Europe, with walls that reach up to 1,300 meters in height. The canyon is located in northern Montenegro and is part of Durmitor National Park. Visitors can raft down the Tara River, taking in the stunning scenery along the way. The water is crystal-clear, and the canyon walls are full with caves and waterfalls.

Lake Ohrid, North Macedonia

Lake Ohrid is one of the oldest and deepest lakes in Europe, and it is also a UNESCO World Heritage site. The lake is located on the border between North Macedonia and Albania. You will also have the chance to admire the numerous mountains around it. Visitors can swim in the clear waters of the lake, or take a boat tour to explore the many beaches and hidden coves along the shore.

National Wonders in the Balkans- Kopaonik National Park, Serbia

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Kopaonik National Park is located in central Serbia and is home to some of the most stunning mountain scenery in the Balkans. The park is named after Kopaonik Mountain, which rises to a height of 2,017 meters. Visitors can hike along the many trails that wind through the park, taking in the stunning views of the surrounding peaks. In the winter, the park is a popular ski destination, with many slopes and trails for all skill levels.

Sutjeska National Park, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Sutjeska National Park is located in southeastern Bosnia and Herzegovina. This place is home to some of the most dramatic mountain scenery in the Balkans. The park is home to the Sutjeska River, which flows through a deep canyon and is surrounded by rugged peaks. Visitors can hike along the many trails that wind through the park, taking in the stunning views of the surrounding mountains. One of the highlights of the park is the Skakavac Waterfall, which plunges 75 meters into a deep pool below, making it one of the best natural wonders in the Balkans.

Kanita is a wanderlust-fueled traveler with an inclination for unraveling the mysteries of history, the paranormal, and the bizarre world of medicine. As a true crime buff, Kanita's nights are often spent delving into the depths of chilling mysteries. Yet, it's not just the paranormal that captivates her—her background in medicine fuels a fascination with the weird and wonderful world of medical oddities, from twisted historical practices to the myths and legends that shroud the field. From exploring haunted locales to uncovering the strange and morbid tales of medical history, Kanita is your guide to the unconventional, the unexplained, and the downright eerie.

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