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Montenegro Travel Guide

7 reasons to travel to Montenegro

A far cry from the images we may have of the 'Bloody Balkans', Montenegro remains the pearl of the Adriatic. It's both environmentally and culturally fascinating. A trip to Montenegro will introduce you to a small country that boasts an incredible diversity, packed with activities suited to visitors from all walks of life. Here are 7 reasons why you should choose Montenegro for your next holiday.

  • 1.
    A complete change of scenery that's close to home
  • 2.
    An authentic destination, free from mass tourism
  • 3.
    Enjoy some wonderful company
  • 4.
    A rich, diverse landscape with something for everyone
  • 5.
    A religious melting pot that's culturally and architecturally diverse
  • 6.
    Tickle your tastebuds
  • 7.
    The Balkan's star attraction

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Is this the destination for you?

So you like being able to get around easily without spending hours on motorways, and seeing both coastal and mountainous scenery? A trip to Montenegro is just the thing for you, then!

You should go if

  • Do you want to enjoy both a Mediterranean climate at the coast and an Alpine climate in the Montenegrin Alps?
  • Do you like getting around easily and quickly? Montenegro could fit into the UK many times over!
  • If you like fjords, those in Kotor Bay are listed as a UNESCO world heritage site.
  • Do you enjoy visiting little seaside villages?
  • Do you enjoy walking along rivers and beside Alpine lakes?
  • Do you like birdwatching? Lake Skadar is home to one of the largest avian reserves in Europe.
  • If you like religious Orthodox art, there are numerous monasteries and churches just waiting for you to visit.

You shouldn't go if

  • Although if you're scared of large insects, be aware they're everywhere, particularly in marshy areas.
  • If you enjoy city tourism, you won't get that much out of the Montenegrin towns.
  • If you're terrified by mountain roads, the ones here are vertigo-inducing and strewn with chicken nests!
  • Do you like refined, light cuisine?
  • Do you enjoy the lively ambiance of very touristy seaside resorts?