Climate: Four distinct seasons /Mediterranean/ Continental, Mountain
Tourism: 1.5 million foreign visitors
Montenegro (meaning “Black Mountain”), often referred to as the pearl of the Mediterranean, is located in the southern Adriatic Sea. After years of isolation - which it used in its favour - the small nation has emerged as one of Europe’s most promising tourist destinations. And it has a great deal going for it: atmospheric coastlines, beautiful, clean beaches, fjords, canyons, dense forests, crystal lakes, fas, invigorating rivers, snowy peaks with mesmerizing views, valleys packed with vineyards and olive groves, picturesque historical villages, and modern leisure resorts. Still untouched by mass tourism, visitors can explore the country in its largely unspoiled state. . Go for an early swim in the morning on one of its many naturally exquisite beaches, go for a ride on lake Skadar in the afternoon, and enjoy succulent traditional Montenegrin cuisine in the evening up in the mountains. We guarantee the journey will leave you speechless and wanting more.
According to the World Travel & Tourism Council, Montenegro is the second-fastest growing tourism market in the world and it’s reaping the financial benefits. With its adopted the slogan “Wild Beauty”, it conveys to potential visitors the promise of a pristine yet adventurous experience. The country has made a remarkable recovery and regained its stability, becoming ideally poised to fulfill its ambition of securing a premier position at the higher end of the global travel marketplace. Only one hour’s flight from Rome, two from London and Berlin and three hours from Moscow, it is at the heart of Europe, and a stone throw’s from major European capitals. Put Montenegro on your travel agenda as soon as possible, we are here, ready to make your experience unforgettable!
Getting to Montenegro
Due to its central location, Montenegro is easily accessible by air with many major airlines. A variety of daily direct flights from and to most European capitals will make your arrival effortless. Low budget airline, Ryanair has also recently started flying to the capital of Montenegro (TGD) from London Stansted (STN) and Brussels Charleroi (CRL). There are two major airports in Montenegro located inland, in Podgorica (TGD) and Tivat (TIV), on the coast. At your disposal is also the Cilipi Airport (DBV) near Dubrovnik, Croatia, situated on the coast close the border, a 30 minute drive to Herceg Novi and the Bay of Kotor.
Montenegro is easily accessible by sea as well. Among its many ports, Bar is the largest, with daily passenger ferries and cargo to and from Italy (Bari and Ancona). Ports of Budva, Kotor, Risan, and Zelenika handle smaller and regional passenger transport, while the newly built luxury marina Porto Montenegro located in Tivat, only 5 minutes away from TIV airport, is enjoying its status as the Monte Carlo-equivalent for the Adriatic. On its heels, and determined to close in on its position and prestige, you can discover the newest project Lustica Bay, which will, upon completion, comprise of a port and an entirely new community of residential, business, and commercial properties. All the necessary info can be obtained from the following sites: