Montenegro is one of the youngest states in Europe, which was formed during the break-up of Yugoslavia. Its name is explained by the Italian phrase "Monte Nero", which means "Black Mountain".
The small territory of the country is distinguished by a variety of nature: unusually beautiful forests, mountains, rivers, lakes, and the sea. The fantastic landscapes of Montenegro fascinate and attract a large number of tourists, eager to enjoy the amazing beauty of unique places.
Montenegro is located in the south of the Balkan Peninsula, on the Adriatic coast. Amazing combination of natural conditions, mild Mediterranean climate, mesmerizing landscapes, azure sea, sandy beaches - all this became the basis for the development of tourist activities in the country. Tourism - is the main area of activity in Montenegro, most of the inhabitants of this country live at the expense of tourists, renting accommodation, developing infrastructure, and offering entertainment.
Residents of Montenegro are quite hospitable and friendly. The majority of the population professes Orthodox Christianity.
Montenegrin cuisine was formed under the influence of many cultures: Slavic, Italian, German, and Turkish. Culinary arsenal is represented by a variety of dishes from seafood and meat. Montenegrin wines deserve special attention.
Montenegro offers tourists a huge amount of entertainment all year round. In the summer it can be rafting, diving, windsurfing, yacht cruises, paragliding, biking, or mountaineering, and in winter time Montenegro pleases fans of mountain skiing and snowboarding. One of the popular types of outdoor activities in Montenegro is rafting - rafting on inflatable boats along mountain rivers. Nature has taken care of the presence of the most interesting routes for the alloy, which open up views of the picturesque canyons, and mighty mountains covered with a unique forest of black pine.
The shores of the Adriatic Sea of Montenegro are extremely popular among fans of diving. Not only do the flora and fauna of Montenegrian waters attract fans of scuba diving, but also the opportunity to see wrecks. In Montenegro, there are many diving centers, rent equipment and provide the opportunity to learn the basics of diving.
The beaches of Ulcinj, Tivat, and Boka-Kotorska Riviera attract windsurfers. The transparent and clean sea, comfortable beaches, and "right" winds create ideal conditions for skiing and kitesurfing.
Lovers of fishing in Montenegro can offer and catch freshwater fish in rivers and lakes, and sea fishing in the waters of the Adriatic Sea. The water in the rivers and lakes of Montenegro is crystal clear, so here you can find such kinds of fish like trout and salmon.
Montenegro is one of the leaders of European yacht tourism. The coast of Montenegro allows you to enjoy simultaneously endless sandy beaches, stone embankments of ancient cities, the vast expanses of the purest sea, and the greatness of the coastal rocks. A walk on a yacht will bring many amazing and unforgettable impressions.
Along with natural attractions, Montenegro can attract tourists through its cultural and historical values. On the territory of modern Montenegro, there were numerous cultures and civilizations that left their mark in the form of monuments of architecture of different styles. Here you can see monuments of the Roman era, and buildings of the late Middle Ages.
One of the most visited tourist Montenegrin resorts is considered Budva. This city is located in the Central part of Montenegro, on one of the most beautiful places the Adriatic Coast. Budva attracts tourists through its sandy beaches, medieval buildings the old town, and of course, a mass of all kinds of twenty-four-hour pleasures and entertainment. A few kilometers from Budva cozy resort Becici, famous for its beaches, is considered the most beautiful in Europe. Some kilometers to the south there is the Island of St. Stephen's. This Island hotel in the past was a fish village to the variety of fishing houses that are today converted into luxury hotels with all the amenities and modern interior. However, the appearance of buildings has not been changed and continues to keep its medieval color.
A fairly quiet room for rest in Montenegro is Petrovac. It is surrounded by Pine and olive forests and is considered family-friendly.
А small resort Sutomore lures tourists with its magnificent sandy beaches and convenient location. Rest in-store is one of the cheapest in Montenegro, though all the entertainment industry is sufficient. The famous Montenegrian and the largest medical center is located in Igalo. The combination of mountains and the sea creates its unique microclimate, which contributes to improving and restoration of forces. resort Igalo is known for its medical mud. All resorts -Kotor, Bar, Herceg Novi, Ulcinj, Tivat, Risan, Milocer, Perast, and others have their own magic. Each of them is surprised by its uniqueness, beauty, and future locals.