For nature lovers and adventurers visiting Montenegro, hiking to Bobotov Kuk, the country’s highest peak, is one of the most unforgettable experiences you can have. But the hike to the peak, located in Durmitor National Park, can be a lot more challenging and unpredictable than many anticipate. While most people opt for the shorter route
Filled with dramatic landscapes and interesting hiking trails, Durmitor National Park is one of Montenegro’s top highlights. Many visit to conquer Bobotov Kuk, the park’s highest peak. But for those looking to take things a bit easier, hiking to the Curevac viewpoint and the Black Lake are worthwhile excursions that can be done on the
The Bay of Kotor is as historically rich as it is visually stunning. And just a short distance away from the hustle and bustle of central Kotor are two small towns where history, natural beauty and classical architecture converge. Perast is gorgeous in its own right, but it’s best known for the manmade island of
If you could only choose one destination to visit in Montenegro, make it Kotor. Nestled between Lovcen Mountain and the fjord-like Bay of Kotor, it’s undoubtedly the country’s most scenic town – and also one of its most historic, having largely taken its current form during centuries of Venetian rule. In the following Kotor guide,
Situated 900 m above the Zeta Valley is the most sacred Orthodox site in Montenegro and among the most significant in the Serbian Orthodox world. Ostrog Monastery houses the remains of a 17th-century saint named Basil, who locals claim still performs miracles for visitors to this day. Hiking to Ostrog Monastery in the manner of the ancient
Budva is easily one of Montenegro’s most popular destinations, largely due to its abundance of beaches. But as the number of tourists increases each year, so does the amount of high-rises, making it easy to forget that that Budva is actually over 2,000 years old. One respite from the unsightly modern developments is the charming Budva
Cetinje, Montenegro’s old royal capital, might not exactly take your breath away. But on the contrary, it’s one of the best places in Montenegro to take a breather, especially for those coming from packed beach towns like Budva. Even during the peak summer tourist season, this town of about 15,000 people remains calm and quiet.
As you’ll discover throughout your travels along Montenegro’s Adriatic coast, just about every city has a walled Old Town. Usually, as is the case with Budva or Kotor, they’re bustling with museums, souvenir shops and restaurants. But what makes visiting Stari Bar (‘Old Bar’) unique is that it’s entirely in ruin. What’s more, is that