Hiking in the Balkans
The Balkans are a group of countries with diverse geographical features and climates, from the Mediterranean coast to the Adriatic islands. The word “Balkan” comes from Turkish and means “wooded mountain”. These mountains offer great hiking opportunities for those who love spending time outdoors.
The Balkan Peninsula is home to many national parks and nature reserves with beautiful landscapes that include forests, rivers, springs, waterfalls. Hikers can enjoy walking through dense woods or along serene streams in some of these protected areas such as Mavrovo National Park in Macedonia or Durmitor National Park in Montenegro.
In the Balkans, there are many natural wonders that await those who dare to explore. The mountains and valleys of these countries offer a diversity of climates and landscapes for those looking for an adventure. One can find lush green forests in Albania or be taken by surprise with snow-capped peaks in Montenegro. Hiking is one of the most popular ways to see these areas as they provide some of the best views on foot!
The Balkans also have endless opportunities for outdoor lovers, whether it’s hiking along trails or climbing up hillsides. With so much land to explore, there are always new routes waiting to be explored! This blog post will cover three different hikes across Montenegro, Albania, and Kosovo where you can escape from everyday life and enjoy.