The country is famous for its spectacular mountains, glacial lakes, the elegant beach resorts of the Budva Riviera, and the UNESCO World Heritage listed Bay of Kotor. Montenegro is one of the most beautiful countries in the world, with an abundance of natural, historic and cultural gems and treasures to explore.
The capital of Montenegro is Podgorica, a vibrant hub and perfect starting point for exploring the plentiful attractions of the country. Montenegro’s southern coastline has a Mediterranean climate, whilst the centre of the country and the northern parts boast a continental climate, due to the higher scenic elevation.
Visit The Historical Sites
The Old Town of Kotor is a UNESCO World Heritage site that is surrounded by city walls. The town boasts an impressive collection of architecture, monuments, churches, cathedrals, and palaces. There are also cafes, bars and restaurants where you can relax and soak up the authentic Montenegro atmosphere, while enjoying a glass of craft beer or locally produced wine.
Ostrog monastery is one of the most popular pilgrimage sites in Montenegro, receiving over a million visits each year from tourists and believers. The monastery is one of the most photographed churches in Montenegro for the fact that is has been built into a sheer cliff face. Visit Ostrog monastery to learn about religious traditions, its history and admire the stunning views.
The small Montenegro Coast City of Ulcinj has plenty of history to uncover. The Old Town is surrounded by medieval walls, with plenty of restaurants, cafes and hotels to visit, as well as a small museum with a church dating back to 1510, where you can learn about the towns history.
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Explore The Blue Grotto
The Blue Grotto in Kotor Bay is a magnificent natural attraction and a great reason to visit Montenegro. When the sun filters through the cave it creates a stunning illuminated display of shimmering blue light as it touches the water. Take a boat trip through the caves and explore the tiny islands and inlets, before swimming in the bay.