Cuddled with natural beauty, blessed with cultural legacy and assortment in geography is what makes Montenegro holidays an affair to remember.
A twin to Serbia and a newly-budding tourist destination, this little country seconds to the saying- Beauty comes in all shapes and sizes! Travel to Montenegro, relax on its beaches, celebrate great festivals happening all round the year and feel rejuvenated! A Montenegro vacation is what you should be opting for the next time you visit Europe!
BEST TIME TO VISIT
Montenegro weather is typical Mediterranean: warm summers and bitterly cold winters.
The best time to visit to Montenegro is in between April to September.
By Air: The main international airport for Montenegro is the Podgorica airport. Dubrovnik airport is also a major airport that serves flights to Montenegro from most of the Europe.
By Train: The cheapest way to get to the country and undoubtedly one of the most scenic train journeys, there are a few trains from Belgrade- capital of Serbia.
By Boat: regular ferries operate from Bar in Montenegro to Ancona and Bari in Italy.
By Taxi/Car: You can access Montenegro via road from the European countries like Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia and Albania. The country is well connected with European routes E65, E80, E762, E763 and E851.
By Bus: Montenegro is well connected through roads with the nearby countries like Croatia, Bosnia, Herzegovina, Kosovo and Albania.
By Train: The fastest way to get around Montenegro is by train. You can easily travel by train to get from North to South.
By Bus: Buses and Minibuses are easiest way to get around and ticket prices vary from city to city. Montenegro travel guide has updated time tables of all the major operating bus companies.
By Car: Renting a drive-yourself car is a good option as the road connection within the city is pretty efficient and the drive is pretty scenic.
By Taxi: Taxis are cheap and reliable and the taxi stands are found commonly all over the country.
By Hitchhiking: It is appreciated and not a bad idea if you are up for it!
WHAT TO SEE
Though small in area, Montenegro has plenty of stuff in store to astonish its visitors. Roughly divided into areas according to the topography, Montenegro sightseeing will mesmerise the tourists with its charm and poise. This list of things to do in Montenegro is big and pleasing.
Tourist places in Montenegro are spread over four major regions:
The north coast region: this region has many well-maintained old towns some of which are listed as UNESCO world heritage.
The south coast region: This is the most-frequented region by the tourists and has alluring beaches, dazzling nightlife in Montenegro and you can have a vacation full of activities. This region has the most number of Montenegro attractions.
The northern region: Has a huge lot of national parks, a great resort for nature lovers.
The central region is densely populated by locals but has a breathtaking charm.
Places to visit in Montenegro:
WHAT TO DO
PLACES TO STAY
There are many options available for accommodation in Montenegro
They can be listed as below:
PLACES TO EAT
The local cuisine is the combination of European and Mediterranean spread, there are many restaurants, pizzerias and eateries available to serve the foodie traveller. Smoked ham, seafood dishes and variety of cheese are a must-try. The top restaurants in Montenegro serve the fast food and international cuisine as well.
Donuts served with honey and fried figs are to die for! Wine and brandy are a speciality.
FESTIVALS and EVENTS
There are many great festivals and enjoyable events happening all round the year in this pleasing country like Dan Svetog Tripuna - St. Tripun’s Day, Festival Mimoze, Vrela zima u brdima- the hot winter in hills festival. There are also exciting events like Montenegro Ski fest- national skiing event
And On the roads of King Nikola- Cycling race.
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