Not scared of exerting yourself? No problems with vertigo? Do you feel fulfilled after a whole day hiking with a rucksack on your back? Massimo Moratti will accompany us on a series of adventures through the Balkans' great outdoors. Virtual trips for the readers of our website, as real as ever for those who decide to follow Massimo's footprints


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The Rakitnica Canyon

Massimo Moratti

Once down there's no going back, you must go on. The canyon formed by the River Rakitnica can be ridden, but only in the company of an expert guide. A plunge into the waters and unspoilt nature of Bosnia


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Pale: more than just skiing

Massimo Moratti

In tourism Pale and the mountain of Jahorina are best known as one of the main skiing destinations in Bosnia and Herzegovina. However, once the snow melts, this area offers many other attractions, one without doubt being Mount Romanija


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Rugova Valley's Heart of Stone

Massimo Moratti

The Rugova Valley in Kosovo is an ideal place for outdoor activities, especially free climbing. It starts a few kilometres from the city of Peja/Peć , in Western Kosovo. Massimo Moratti has been trying out the “Spiders' Beach” routes




Monutain bike

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Istria's red soils: Mountain bike routes

Massimo Moratti

Mountain biking routes stretching for hundreds of kilometres, going coast to coast, passing through vineyards, olive groves and cultivations on red soils. Enjoy the ride

Rakitnica Peja/Peć Pale Vrsar-Orsera
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In the SeeNet II decentralised cooperation Programme many are the Actions aimed at enhancing environmental and sports tourism. From the cliffs in Istria, to the mountains and rivers of Bosnia Herzegovina, to trekking routes and cycling tours in Serbia, Kosovo and Montenegro. Learn more on SeeNet in these areas at: Istria, Bosnia Herzegovina, Serbia, Kosovo and Montenegro.


Dinno Kassalo, documentarist. Go to the interview




Muhamed Gafić, mountaineer. Go to the interview




Mustafa Nikci provides the accommodation, Agim Hagku is the guide. Go to the interview




Martin Čotar, cyclist. Go to the inteview

Bijela,the hidden canyon

Massimo Moratti

Discover one of Bosnia Herzegovina's less acclaimed treasures: a canyon carved out of the River Bijela, a gem which is not so easy to find as you need to embark on a real “journey to the centre of the earth” to see it. In the footsteps of Jules Verne

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  • Bijela, journey to the centre of the earth