Montenegro

by Annalisa Rellie

Montenegro

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Across the Adriatic from Italy, Montenegro occupies one of Europe's hidden corners. With medieval gems and a stark rugged beauty, the country offers something for cultural and active travellers alike. This fifth edition of Bradt's Montenegro is the most up-to-date and detailed guide to the country available. It contains the comprehensive coverage of the improvements in Montenegro's tourism infrastructure, such as the highway to Belgrade, and practical information on where-to-go and where-to-stay, perfect for the independent traveller.

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This is yet another very informative and well-written guide to a destination that is not yet "main stream." When the new, 5th edition was published I bought this to have the most up-to-date information on this country and gave my 4th edition to a friend.

I found the 5th edition even easier to read than the 4th. Fortunately, the updater did not delete any of the entertaining anecdotes of the original author. The new style maps also are an improvement. From my recent experience, I found the guide to be very accurate.

If any, my criticism would be that it is so well written that the country will struggle to surprise. But this is what makes it an excellent guide to read in preparation for a trip to the country.
(Posted on 03/10/2015)

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Contents

Introduction viii
PART ONE GENERAL INFORMATION 1
Chapter 1 Background Information 3
Geography 3, Climate 4, Natural history and conservation 5,
History 10, Economy 21, People 21, Language 22,
Religion 23, Education 24, Culture 24
Chapter 2 Practical Information 27
When to visit 27, Highlights 27, Suggested itineraries 28,
Tourist information 29, Tour operators 30, Red tape 32,
Embassies 32, Getting there and away 34, Health 39,
Safety 41, Women travellers 43, Travellers with limited
mobility 43, Gay and lesbian travellers 43, Travelling with
children 43, What to take 44, Money 45, Getting around 46,
Accommodation 53, Eating and drinking 54, Public
holidays and festivals 57, Shopping 62, Opening times 62,
Activities 63, Media and communications 71, Buying
property 73, Cultural etiquette 73, Travelling positively 75
PART TWO THE GUIDE 77
Chapter 3 A Tale of Two Cities 79
Cetinje 79, Around Cetinje 90, Cetinje to Podgorica 96,
Podgorica 98, Around Podgorica 112
Chapter 4 Bay of Kotorska 115
Herceg Novi 115, West of Herceg Novi 123, East of Herceg
Novi 125, The Boka Kotorska 127, Kotor 139, Beyond
Kotor 148, Tivat 152, Lustica Peninsula 161
Chapter 5 The Budva Riviera 165
Budva 165, West of Budva 177, South along the coast 178
Chapter 6 Haj-Nehaj 199
Southeast from Petrovac 199, Bar 202, The road to
Ulcinj 210, Ulcinj 212, Around Ulcinj 218, The Albanian
border region 221, Skadar Lake National Park 223
Chapter 7 Tramontana 233
Podgorica to Niksic 233, Niksic 235, Towards Risan and
the Boka Kotorska 242, Niksic to Pluzine and the Bosnian
border 243, Pluzine 244, Around Pluzine 246, Niksic to
Zabljak 248, Durmitor 250, Zabljak to Pljevlja 263
Chapter 8 Eastern Highlands 265
Pljevlja 265, Pljevlja to Mojkovac 269, Biogradska Gora
National Park 271, Bijelo Polje 274, Berane 277, Beyond
Berane 280, Rozaje 281, Plav 284, South of Plav 289, Plav
to Kolasin 291, Kolasin 293, South from Kolasin 298
Chapter 9 Borders and Beyond 301
To Albania (on foot) and back to Ulcinj (wheels) 302,
Via Grncar to Albania and back to Hani i Hotit 305, From
Rozaje to Pec in Kosovo 306, From Bijelo Polje via Serbia
to Pljevlja 308, From Pluzine to Bosnia via Scepan Polje 310,
From Niksic to Herzegovina via Vilusi 312, From Herceg
Novi to the Prevlaka Peninsula in Croatia 313
Appendix 1 Language 315
Appendix 2 Glossary 321
Appendix 3 Further Information 324
Index 328