Boka Kotorska: a driving tour

There is no better way to see the Montenegrin coast than by car.

Cetinje

Nestled in a shallow bowl surrounded by clipped woods and frozen limestone peaks, Cetinje, 670m above sea level and 30km west of Podgorica, is…

Prokletije National Park

Montenegro’s youngest national park – designated as such in 2009 – harbours the glorious Prokletije (Bjeshket e Nemuna in Albanian), a wild and rocky region of…

Skadar Lake National Park

Consuming the greater part of Lake Skadar National Park, the second largest of Montenegro’s five designated parks, Lake Skadar (Skadarsko jezero) some 25km south…

Biogradska Gora National Park

Covering an area of 54km² across the central part of the Bjelasica mountain range in between the Lim and Tara rivers, Biogradska Gora is the…

Durmitor National Park

The almost completely mountainous Durmitor region is inland Montenegro’s siren draw, a spectacularly wild and wonderful region of saw-toothed peaks, glacial lakes, deep canyons…

Ostrog Monastery

Several kilometres northwest of Danilovgrad, it’s just about possible to detect a white speck grafted into the grey, vertiginous rock face on the opposite…

Ulcinj

The most southerly town on the Montenegrin coast, Ulcinj (Ulqin in Albanian) is immediately different from anywhere to the north. The Venetian influence that…

Food and drink in Montenegro

Food In common with other Balkan countries, Montenegrin cuisine is overwhelmingly dominated by meat, though the coastal region offers plentiful opportunity to indulge in…

When to visit Montenegro

Climate The narrow coastal belt of Montenegro enjoys a Mediterranean climate, with long dry summers and short mild winters. Average July maximum temperatures are…

Travel and visas in Montenegro

Visas Citizens of EU countries, the United Kingdom, Switzerland, Australia, Canada, New Zealand and the USA, and most countries of eastern Europe do not…

Health and safety in Montenegro

Health It is recommended that travellers from the UK to Montenegro be up to date on primary courses of vaccinations for diphtheria, tetanus and…

Montenegro

The remote, often inhospitable interior of Montenegro displays an outstanding array of snow-dusted peaks, crystal-clear lakes and rivers and deep forests and canyons. Norm…