We often think about the rest. You can buy an excursion to the neighboring town to become better acquainted with the history of the country. If such rest not for you and you dream to lie on the beach, then Montenegro excellent option for family rest. Probably, each traveler for the first time regarding Montenegro as the vacation spot, will ask a question: and what there such interesting? What this country may surprise seasoned travelers?
Montenegro offers a variety of leisure activities at reasonable prices. Here are the best beaches in Europe for a relaxing holiday. Activities – rafting on Tara, skiing, all kinds of “sea” holiday. Cultural holidays – get national traditions and colorful festivals.
About Cognitive tourism in Montenegro we can talk endlessly. We decided to make a list of the ten most luxurious attractions of the country. On the question “what to see in Montenegro” – we give a definite answer.
What is it? Ostrog monastery – not the oldest, but the most well-known in Montenegro. The honor of being recognized as believers of all faiths Monastery deserved because activities Basil of Ostrog. From an early age, he stepped on the path of service to God, Basil (real name – Stojan Jovanovic) passed it to the end, gained the respect of a holy and righteous life of austerity. The monastery impresses with unique location (it’s like “embedded” into the rock) and the miracles that happen to believers in the territory of the Manastir Ostrog.
Where is it? 30 km west of Podgorica, 8 km from the road connecting the town of Niksic and Podgorica.
How much does it cost? The monastery is open for free visits.
What is it? The largest lake and nature reserve in the Balkans, its territory was declared a national park in Montenegro. Skadar lake is unique for its flora and fauna: there are more than 30 species of fish and 270 species of rare birds. On the rocky islands of Lake Skadar are many Orthodox churches and monasteries. Combined with the stunning scenery shrine create a genuine harmony of nature and the human soul.
Where is it? At 15 km from Podgorica, 25 km from Petrovac.
How much does it cost? An hour sailing in a boat on the lake will cost 20-30 euros.
What is it? The unique Mediterranean fjord. The bay extends inland for 30 kilometers, “wedged” in dozens of cities in Montenegro and creates unforgettable natural scenery. Tour of Boca Bay of Kotor is one of the most colorful. Especially beautiful bay at night on a background of holiday lights.
Where is it? Located in the western part of Montenegro.
How much does it cost? If you go on an excursion – 20-25 euros. Or rent a car and go on your own (35 euros per day).
What is it? An object that it is necessary to include in the list of “what to see in Montenegro.” Island Hotel Sveti Stefan (ie San Stephen) – a visiting card of the country of Montenegro. It can be seen on all the postcards and souvenirs from Montenegro. In 1957, the entire island has been transformed into a single hotel, currently located on the island of hotels and villas of ultra-high-end.
Where is it? In the village of St. Stefan, 10 kilometers from Budva.
How much does it cost? Olimpia Express Bus to St. Stephen’s – 2 euros. But, according to the latest rumors, the island is now closed to the public.
What is it? Mountain range, the symbol of Montenegro and its statehood. The highest part of the mountain range – Mount Lovcen – was declared a national park. Lovcen abounds in architectural monuments and picturesque villages. Also on Mount Lovcen it is a museum, library and mausoleum of Petar II Petrovic Njegos, one of the greatest philosophers, poets and public figures of the country.
Where is it? On the coast, near the town of Kotor; can be reached by bus number 32.
How much does it cost? Entrance fee to the park: 50 cents on each machine; entrance fee to the mausoleum: 2 Euro – adult, 1 Euro – children.
What is it? The oldest national park in Montenegro, was founded in 1878 by King Nikola. One of the few remaining virgin forests in Europe is situated on the territory of the park. Millennial trees hit dimensions: height of some trees reaches 45 m, the girth of 1.5 meters. Also worth seeing Biogradsko Lake, a glacial lake located at an altitude of 1094 meters above sea level.
Where is it? 17 km from Kolasin, between the rivers Tara and Lim.
How much does it cost? The price of admission – 2 euros per person.
What is it? Until 2004 – the highest road bridge in Europe (height – 160 meters), for the aesthetic appearance is called “delicate”. The bridge is made of reinforced concrete, it was built by the engineer Lazar Yaukovichem before the Second World War. During the war, the engineer makes a “cunning move”, lays a bomb in one of the bays, to repair the bridge as soon as possible. Yaukovichu monument stands at the “entrance” to the bridge.
Where is it? Above the canyon of the river Tara, on the pass Crkvine.
How much does it cost? Entrance to the bridge – free.
What is it? This is the name you will hear, asking what to see in Montenegro. Durmitor National Park was established in 1952, in 1980 included in the UNESCO list of heritage. In the park there are 18 glacial lakes and 748 springs; Durmitor includes as many as 7 of ecosystems, including the canyon of the river Tara – the largest in the world after the US Grand Canyon
Where is it? 120 km north of Podgorica (from there buses, taxis and minibuses).
How much does it cost? Admission: 1 euro for children up to 7 years free entrance.
What is it? The historical capital of Montenegro, during the reign of Njegos in the central part of the city were built delightful buildings: churches, residences, educational institutions. By the number of museums in Cetinje – the first place in the country. Also here is the monastery, which is imperishable hand of John the Baptist and the Palace of King Nicholas.
Where is it? At the foot of Mount Lovcen, 50km from Tivat and Podgorica.
How much does it cost? From the two airports in Tivat and Podgorica buses (3-4 euros) and taxi (30-40 euros).
Kanjon rijeke Tare
What is it? The deepest canyon in Europe and the second deepest in the world (1000-1300 m) after the Grand Canyon in the US. It is the reserve and included in the UNESCO list. Most interesting is that expanse of the canyon and its many caves and animal and plant diversity has not yet been fully investigated and are waiting for their discoverers.
Where is it? In the north of the country, within the framework of the mountain massif of Durmitor.