Montenegro is one of the most beautiful countries in the Balkans, especially if we take into consideration its size. This land with its exotic name is officially the first ecological state in the world.
In Montenegro, there are conditions and facilities for all sectors of tourism, the coastal, mountain and ski tourism. We have ancient towns, untouched and wild nature, hunting, fishing, photo safari and birdwatching in the Skadar Lake, deep canyons and caves, mountain rivers, lakes and peaks … in one word – everything!
In Montenegro, you can swim in the Adriatic Sea and ski in ski resorts on the mountains in the provinces at the same day …
In Montenegro, there are many places that are unique and unrepeatable:
a Gulf Boka Kotorska is the most beautiful in the whole Mediterranean and definitely a unique natural phenomenon. City Kotor is one of the oldest on the Adriatic coast and the church of St. Tryphon the oldest one in Europe! Cetinje is the highest European capital, but this is not the only fact that is Cetinje famous for.
Budva is certainly the largest tourist center in Montenegro famous for its old city, legends, night life and beautiful beaches. One of them is the Bečići beach which was once proclaimed the most beautiful one in Europe. The Ulcinj beach is one of the largest, 13 km long, and on its end there is a unique river-sea island Ada Bojana, known as a nudist paradise on the Earth.
Sveti Stefan is an unique place in the world, all in one: island, city, castle, luxury hotel …
You can also enjoy in the nature beauties – the national parks and reserves: Skadar lake, Biogradska Gora, Durmitor or Lovćen. You can enjoy in the most popular type of extreme tourism, rafting in the canyons of Tara, Komarnica (Nevidio), Morača, Piva, Mrtvica, Sušica
When we talk about ancient cities, don’t miss to visit: Kotor, Budva, Herceg Novi, Cetinje, Sveti Stefan, Perast, Ulcinj …
There are also the major urban centers: Podgorica, Nikšić, Budva, Bar etc.
Montenegro is known for its medieval monasteries, churches and mosques as well. Certainly the most famous monastery is Ostrog – a pilgrimage place with the relics of St. Basil of Ostrog. It is unique as well by its inaccessibility because it was built in the rock. There are also the Church of Sts. Tryphon in Kotor, the monastery Morača, Cetinje Monastery, the Church of St. Petar in Bijelo Polje, mosque in Pljevlja with the highest minaret in Europe and many other sacred objects.
Welcome in Montenegro!
Title: Republic of Montenegro
The political and governmental structure: Parliamentary Republic
Capital: Podgorica (130 000)
Major cities: Podgorica, Cetinje, Budva, Bar, Bijelo Polje
Currency: Euro (EUR)
Religions: Orthodox, Islam, Roman Catholic
Airports: Podgorica ( TGD), Tivat (TIV)
Area code (prefix): +382
Time Zone: +1 GMT