Northern Region

Northern region – this is the largest region in Montenegro, and it is characterized by high mountains and continental climate, with harsh winters and a lot of snow. Three national parks are situated here – Durmitor, Biogradska Gora and Prokletije, together with two nature parks – Piva and Komovi. This shows that this region houses some exceptional natural values, a lot of fast, mountainous rivers, glacier lakes, challenging mountain peaks, it is rich in conifer and deciduous forests and numerous pastures and green meadows. People here have been doing cattle breeding from ages past, the region is well known for its cheese, clotted cream and other dairy products, but also for its potato, corn and other cereals. They also grow fruit – plums, pears and apples and make brandy of them. It is also rich with forest products, mushrooms, blueberries, raspberries, blackberries, strawberries and local housewives make various delicacies using these.