Country Code: ME, MNE
Surface: 13.812 km2
Border length: 614 km
Population: over 650.000
Capital city: Podgorica
Old royal capital: Cetinje
Seacoast: 294 km
Beaches: 73 km, 117 beaches
Longest Beach: 13 km – Velika Plaza/ Long Beach, Ulcinj
Climate: Mediterranean, 240 days of sunshine
Swimming season: 180 days
Highest mountain peaks: Prokletije-2.534 m; Durmitor-2.523 m
Biggest Lake: Lake Skadar 370 – 530 km2
Deepest Canyon 1.300 m – Tara River Canyon
National Parks: Durmitor, Lake Skadar, Lovcen, Biogradska Gora, Prokletije
Time zone: CEST
Electric current: 220V/50Hz
A country of miracles, a treasure chest full of most wonderful treasures, as if, as the legend says, the God’s bag had really torn apart when he was giving gifts of nature and wonderful creations as the
However, geographers say that this area standing on the edge between the east and the west, in the South of Europe and the Balkans, not large but unique for its diversity, was created in ancient times by the strong forces of nature as the dark magnificent mountains that fall into the sea and create 117 beaches along 293 kilometers of coastline, and other beauties fell out of it just above Montenegro.
About an hour away from Rome by plane, less than two from Paris or Istanbul, or five from Dubai, Montenegro is close to the rest of the world. It’s a place where you can go for a swim in the sea and go hiking on the snowy mountain tops in one day.
BETWEEN THE UTMOST LUXURY AND MINIMALISM.
BETWEEN AN ADRENALINE RUSH OR COMPLETE SERENITY.
IT’S WHERE YOU CAN CHOOSE TO BE HIDDEN OR JOIN THE CROWD.
IT IS WHERE YOU CAN CHOOSE TO TAKE EVERYTHING.
Different civilizations crashing and colliding have left the most beautiful marks between the wrinkled mountainous. Roman floor mosaics, Illyrian gray castles, Venetian stony walls, vibrantly painted Orthodox monasteries, ornamental Catholic churches, modest and minimalistic mosque minarets and plane socialist style buildings will tell you about Montenegrin rich cultural history.
Myriad powers fought over these lands and that is why the locals are tall and strong, their eyes are of different shades of all colors, and their welcoming hug is warm and brotherly, its people are loud and they gesticulate vigorously when showing their affection.
Montenegro shows off with the deepest canyon in Europe, the biggest lake in the Balkans, the longest underground river. This is the land of the southernmost bay of glacial origin, the cleanest river and one of the last rainforests in Europe, the oldest olive tree, the last pelican resort and the warmest European town during summer.
❯ 1 Jan – New Year’s Day
❯ 7-8 Jan – Orthodox Christmas Day
❯ 1-2 May – Labor Days
❯ 21-22 May – Independence Day
❯ 13-14 Jul – Statehood Day
❯ Easter and Christmas holidays are also celebrated.
❯ Dubrovnik — 32
❯ Split — 145
❯ Corfu — 190
❯ Venice — 350
❯ Athens — 395
❯ Bodrum — 645
❯ Didim — 650
❯ Porto Cervon — 710
❯ Istanbul — 830
❯ Cote D’ Azure — 890
❯ Mallorca — 1005
❯ Barcelona — 1050
❯ Tivat – 17km southeast
❯ Dubrovnik – 35km northwest
❯ Podgorica – 101km southeast
❯ Police: 122
❯ Fire department: 123
❯ Ambulance service: 124
❯ Help on the road: 19807
❯ Montenegro Customer Care / Tourist service: 0 8000 1300
❯ Mobile operators: T-Mobile, Telenor, M:tel
❯ Dialing Code: +382
Please note that each holiday lasts two days, and if the holiday starts on a Sunday then both Monday and Tuesday are holidays.