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Sutjeska National Park

Tjentiste, Bosnia And Herzegovina

The national park Sutjeska is the oldest and the biggest national park in Bosnia and Herzegovina and it is the home to the last virgin forest in Europe. Moreover, the highest peak of Maglic mountain (2386 m) is also situated inside the national park and it is at the same time the highest peak of the country.

People mostly visit Sutjeska because they want to experience the beautiful nature this park offers, so it is obvious there are numerous marked paths intended for hikers so they could fully explore the park.

For those who like to explore on bike, there is one trail specially for cyclists. The trail starts at Tjentiste (by the Information Centre) where you have the option of renting bicycles if you don’t have your own.

Adrenaline addicts have the opportunity to experience the rafting on the Tara river in the Sutjeska canyon. Tourists who decide to ‘ride’ the Tara river will get the following rafting equipment: neoprene suit and boots, life jacket, helmet and paddle, and in case of rain, a raincoat. They will be trained by professional skipper, who controls the boat.

The main entrance of the NP Sutjeska is located at the northern part of the park, near the village of Tjentiste, where the park administration is located. Inside the park area, you have several options for overnight stay Or you can camp in the nearby Sutjeska river valley or Tjentiste valley which are suitable for pitching tents.

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