21 May 2021 4 min. Jelena Miladinovic
The shortest sentence that best describes Montenegro is: There is no smaller country, no bigger beauty. With a breathtaking Adriatic coast, beautiful mountain peaks, 5 national parks and clean...
A beautiful Balkan country by the Adriatic Sea, Montenegro is fastly becoming Europe’s favorite holiday destination. With historic towns, rugged mountains, and beautiful beaches, Montenegro is full of things to do and places to see.
Kotor is an incredible place to visit in Montenegro for its old town and fjord-like bay. You can wander around the medieval town center, see the Cathedral of Saint Tryphon, try the traditional food, and take a stroll along the shore. You should also go up to the fortress by taking 1350 steps and see the amazing views of the Bay of Kotor.
Budva is the hotspot for beach lovers. You can simply relax here and enjoy the sun. Some of the best beaches in Budva are Mogren Beach, Jaz Beach, Becici Beach, and Kamenovo Beach. Make sure to visit Sveti Stefan while you are in Budva.
In the southern tip of Montenegro, Ulcinj is a great town to explore. While you can enjoy walking around in its picturesque old town, you get to hang out at Montenegro’s longest beach, Velika Plaza. This sandy beach is also a popular spot for kite-surfing and windsurfing.
Lake Skadar, the largest lake in southern Europe, is shared by Montenegro and Albania on the border. It is a beautiful national park where you can spot different species of birds, take a boat ride, and swim in crystal clear waters.
Montenegro is full of natural wonders that should be discovered and Durmitor National Park is one of them. The park is home to Dinaric Alps and Tara Canyon, which is the world’s second deepest canyon.
While you can go hiking, camping, whitewater rafting, and climbing at Durmitor, you should discover other beautiful parks in Montenegro such as Biogradska Gora National Park and Mount Lovcen National Park.
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