TARA NATIONAL PARK

Tara National Park covers an area of 19,175 hectares on the highest part of the mountain Tara and is located in the municipalities of Bajina Bašta and Užice in Western Serbia. This is a typical forest area, and its preservation and diversity of forest ecosystems, many of which are relict character, is one of the richest and most valuable forest areas of Europe. The special value and importance of the Serbian spruce (Picea spruce), endemic and relict species, which managed to survive the last ice age. In the park area there are numerous archaeological sites and monuments dating from the Neolithic period to the present time.