Montenegro is situated in the south of the Adriatic. Montenegro has a lot of natural wealth, beauty, mild beaches, clear lakes, rivers, and beautiful mountains. The capital town is Podgorica with 185 000 inhabitants.
Budva is the metropolis of Montenegrin tourism thanks to the great number of beaches that make this a most desirable tourist destination. Apart from its natural beauty, its bay islands and beaches for example, Budva is rich in historic monuments. The Old town lies on a small peninsula and represents a treasure chest of culture heritage. The Budva coast is 22 km long with 20 beaches. It is among the most beautiful coasts in the world.
Petrovac is a little settlement near the town – hotel of Sveti Stefan. Its beaches Perazica Do, Lucice, Sveta Nedjelja and Buljarice are among the finest of the Riviera of Budva. Its cultural and historic monuments include mosaics dating to the III century and Fortress Kastelo, built by the Venetians in the XVI century. For diving enthusiasts the two small islands Katic and St Nedjelja are a real attraction.
Sveti Stefan, a town – hotel, is located on an island connected to the mainland by a narrow strip that has two red colored sandy beaches. Originally built by traders and fishermen in the XV century, it became a town – hotel in 1960. Many famous persons have visited Sveti Stefan, among them Sofia Loren, Monica Viti, Bobbi Fisher, Sylvester Stallone, Claudia Schaeffer and Ingmar Stenmark…
Not only an excellent choice for holidays, Montenegro has many other remarkable characteristics: history, culture, tradition, good weather conditions, clean air, beautiful nature, the blue Adriatic Sea…. Everyone should visit Montenegro. This little country combines features of both the Balkans and the Mediterranean, near Serbia, Bosnia, Croatia, Italy and Albania. Despite its small size, Montenegro offers great diversity and abundant natural beauty. Don’t forget to take your camera to capture beauty of Montenegro.