Are health, recreation in nature, and making friends important to you? Then take a leisurely bike ride through Montenegro! This eco-friendly activity is the best way to experience the country's diverse and picturesque landscapes, adorned with five famous national parks, the largest lake in the Balkans, and the world's second deepest canyon!
Test yourself in an unusual race - Luštica Bay family aquathlon!
The aquathlon is an exciting race that combines swimming and running, and is tailored for the entire family’s enjoyment - interested yet? This athletic family challenge is held in Trašte Bay and on the breakwaters of the Luštica Bay marina.
Choose your favorite mountain biking route
Montenegro, with its many natural wonders, is ideal for a two-wheeled adventure. Your family, friends, and company will undoubtedly find the perfect trail for them. Do you know what the best thing about biking in this incredible area is? Because of the influence of the Mediterranean climate, you can ride all year!
All of Montenegro's natural wonders are linked by bike trails with carefully planned routes.
If you are a recreational outdoorsman, this is a challenging trail tailored for you
One of the most popular is the "Osmica" trail (meaning "eight") - a trail in the north of Montenegro that begins in the town Plav, passes by lake Plav, Mount Visitor, and the river Ljuča, before leading to Gusinje and returning to the starting point, all while resembling the number eight. The well-known biking race "Osmica" takes place here as well.
Learn about the history of charismatic villages, as well as the intriguing lives of the locals, and make sure to stop by a household to try honey, kaymak (similar to clotted cream), and plums.
Some of the cyclists' favorite routes!
If you're in Podgorica, the road from Podgorica to Virpazar is ideal. From Virpazar, take the old road up to Rijeka Crnojevića, passing through picturesque villages, then take the Cetinje highway back to Podgorica. It is a fantastic route with numerous gorgeous scenic views and a winding road that is exciting to ride! What if you want to go beyond Podgorica? Two favorites are the Durmitor ring and the route around the Bay of Kotor, with the finish on Njeguši!
Want a bigger challenge? Are you in good shape?
Then try the "Endless Landscapes" trail, which begins in Podgorica and goes through five municipalities: Danilovgrad, Šavnik, Plužine, Žabljak, and Kolašin. Montenegro also has four other national trails: "Slano i slatko,” which means “Salty and Sweet,” “Otkrića na sjeveru” meaning “Discoveries in the North, “Čarobni istok,” meaning "Magic East," and “Priče pokraj vode,” meaning "Stories by the Water."
Find your trail
- TT1: Salty and Sweet
- TT3: Eastern Enchantment
- TT2: North Discoveries
- TT4: Endless Landscapes
- TT5: The Stories by the Water
Rent a bike
You can rent a bike in many cities along Montenegro's coast, including Budva, Kotor, Tivat, Herceg Novi, as well as in other regions. Within the five Montenegrin national parks, you will find quite affordable offers for renting bikes.
Piva Nature Park also offers 30 mountain bikes that you can rent at their center in Plužine.
Stay up to date with news about mountain biking in Montenegro
If you want to keep up with the events on "two wheels," go to the Biking Federation of Montenegro’s website.
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