Montenegro is a small, cosy country surrounded by rocky mountains and an azure sea, dotted with sparkling rivers, rich in crystal lakes, and full of archaeological and historical cultural monuments.
Located in the southwest of the Balkan Peninsula, this country has an area of only 13,812 square kilometres.
These kilometres include:
- mountain ranges (the legendary Durmitor);
- the central plain;
- Lakes (many of which are nature monuments);
- rivers (the most extended Tara).
From the southwest side, montenegro is washed by the Adriatic Sea.
Montenegro's geographical diversity contributes to forming three climatic zones (mountain, coastal, and continental), making this country attractive to tourists with different preferences. For lovers of mountain skiing, lovers of luxuriating in affectionate sea waves, eco-tourism lovers, and lovers of relaxation with benefits to improve their health - for all in montenegro, there is a comfortable zone for recreation.
Treatment in Igalo
Tourists who have visited montenegro for therapeutic and preventive purposes choose the Igalo complex. Modern equipment and high staff qualifications make Igalo the most famous hospital in Europe. Those wishing to improve their health will find here the highest level of service. In addition to the treatment of local mineral water, radon baths, sea mud, and special programs (shiatsu, taiji, electroacupuncture, reflexology), vacationers can enjoy tennis courts, sea beaches, and hiking, snorkelling, visit the salon beauty and also make paragliding in Budva montenegro.
Relaxation on the Riviera
The resort area is represented by three Rivieras: Budvanskaya, Ulitsinskaya, and Hercegnovskaya. The Mediterranean climate of the Riviera will allow tourists to fully experience the charm of the warm sea, the gentle sun, and the golden sand.
Hercegnovskaya Riviera lies within the Kotor Bay, recognized as one of the most beautiful bays on the planet. The most popular resorts of the Hercegnovskaya Riviera are Kotor, Tivat and Herceg Novi. The resort city of Kotor, founded in the era of Ancient Rome, was an independent city-state during the Byzantine Empire. In the Renaissance, it fell under the rule of Venice, which affected its cultural heritage and architecture. The resort has almost no beaches but is famous for its majestic cathedrals and architectural monuments with pronounced Byzantine and Roman influences. The most interesting to visit is the Cathedral of St. Tryphon, where you can admire the frescoes of the XIV century, works of gold and silver artisans of the period XIV - XVIII centuries, and visit the grave of the Saint. No less attractive for tourists will be the Church of the Holy Virgin on the Reef, St. George's Island, the Church of St. Luke, the Church of St. Mary, the Church of St. Rosita, and many other historical sights. In addition, an enchanting and colourful festival is held annually in Kotor.
Of all the resorts of the budva Riviera - the most important tourist centre is rightly called budva. This is a city with very ancient architecture. The old part of the city, with a picturesque church, is noteworthy. In the new part of the city is the Old Fortress. But not only lovers of antiquity will fully appreciate budva, but also lovers of an active, cheerful holiday. Here, there are many hotels, villas, and rooms for rent for every taste and purse. Along the embankment is a leading resort street with restaurants, cafes, discotheques, and various attractions, including paragliding montenegro. And, of course, the beaches: Slavic, Pisana, Mogren, Guvante, and others. Montenegrin beaches are very convenient and safe.
Sightseeings of Montenegro
Visiting the main sight of montenegro, Ostrog monastery, will cause a feeling of genuine rapture and reverence. Cut high in the rock, it is visible from afar. Here come pilgrims to worship the relics of St. Basil.
The small town - of Zabljak is a famous ski resort in Europe. It is located in the centre of Durmitor (a mountain massif in montenegro) and has everything you need to satisfy a skier's needs. The developed infrastructure allows for organizing a rest by the standards. Tourists here will provide rental offices, a team of instructors, and well-equipped ski trails.
The magnificent nature of Durmitor will attract the attention of tourists regardless of the season. Pine forests, relict forests, and prosperous animal kingdoms can be enjoyed thoroughly. Mountaineering, hunting for wild animals, rafting along mountain rivers, and visiting glacial caves and mountain lakes will be provided at the resorts of Durmitor.
Resting in montenegro, you need to visit the spiritual capital of Cetinje, located at the mountain Lovcen, to feel all the strength of the spirit of the Montenegrin people. Three times, the Turks tried to take possession of this city; each time, they suffered a fiasco. Being the centre of the struggle for independence from the Turkish invaders, Cetinje became a symbol of heroism, courage, and patriotism for the Montenegrins.