Tourist And Resort Montenegro
Montenegro is an amazing and hospitable country. This is an unusual combination of centuries-old historical and architectural heritage, unique culture and picturesque nature. Here, off the coast of Montenegro, that the Adriatic Sea is the cleanest, and the water off the coast is transparent and reaches a depth of 55 meters.
The nature of Montenegro is unique. High rocky mountains covered with centuries-old trees: cypress trees, pine trees, olives and orange groves. From afar, the mountains, densely covered with trees, seem dark green. It is believed that the name came from here - Montenegro. There are many crystal clear lakes, green hills, mountain rivers and waterfalls. The main advantage of Montenegro is precisely its unique and rich nature.
In the central and northern parts of the country, the climate is temperate continental, and on the Adriatic coast - Mediterranean. In general, a pleasant, mild climate, comfortable for relaxation and treatment. There is no incinerating heat. The weather is calm and sunny until late autumn. Summer air temperature in coastal areas is from + 22 ° С to + 27 ° С. The swimming season is quite long, starting in mid-April and ending in early November. The water temperature in summer is +20 - + 26 °. The most favorable period for holidays in Montenegro is from the beginning of May to the end of October.
Montenegro has approximately 117 beaches. The beaches on the southern coast of the country are mostly sandy or small pebble. Large pebble beaches and even rocky ones are also found. But the northern part is characterized by a rocky shore, swimming is far from permitted everywhere. In general, everyone can find a beach for themselves to their taste. But a common feature of all the beaches of Montenegro is that the water here is the cleanest.
One of the sunniest and most popular beaches on the Montenegrin coast is Ada Boyana. This is a sandy beach, the sand of which is healing. Ada Boyana is an island in the shape of a triangle. According to legend, the beach appeared at the place where the merchant ship once sank. The sand that has accumulated on the ship and numerous rocks, and formed this island. As already mentioned, the island is a triangle, which is washed by fresh river waters on both sides, and the third side of the island is washed by the waters of the Adriatic Sea. The water warms up well on the coast of the island; you can swim here from the beginning of April until mid-November. Another amazing fact is that the Boyana River flows in two directions at once, which no other river in the world can boast of.
Another popular tourist destination is the Bar. This is a port city. Here, almost 300 days a year is clear and sunny, and the water warms up to + 22 ° - + 23 ° already in late April - early May. For those who besides a beach holiday seeks to get acquainted with the cultural and historical heritage of Montenegro, it will be useful to visit the local historical and architectural monument - the Old Bar Fortress. This is an open air museum. Another distinctive feature of this place is a unique natural monument - an olive tree 2000 years old, but the most amazing thing is that it still bears fruit abundantly.
One of the most famous resort areas of Montenegro is Budva. This is the largest tourist center and one of the oldest cities in the country. There are documentary, historical and architectural traces of the stay of the Phoenicians, ancient Greeks and ancient Romans. This is evidenced by the endless finds of archaeologists. According to legend, the city was founded by an ancient Greek hero, whose name was Cadmo. He was expelled from You, and with his wife named Harmony, he stayed here. The Slavs appeared in these places much later, their first settlements appeared around the 7th century A.D.
The main wealth of Budva is the old city that arose here in the Renaissance. The city is surrounded by a powerful fortress wall. There are a lot of unique attractions with an architectural, natural, historical and cultural heritage. The Citadel, the Church of St. Mary, the Church of the Holy Trinity, the Church of St. Ivan will not leave anyone indifferent.
Budva is a positive, sunny city. Everyone will find entertainment here to their liking. For lovers of beach holidays - a lot of cozy sandy beaches. Budva is the center of bright holidays. Great music festivals and theater performances are held here.
Nightlife lovers will also not be disappointed. Budva provides a wide selection of cafes, restaurants and modern night clubs for every taste. Those who like to wander around the shops and benches in order to purchase souvenirs and all sorts of useful little things will also be pleasantly surprised. Particularly attracting the attention of tourists are the original products of local craftsmen and artisans.
In Budva there are many Orthodox monasteries, ancient churches and the legendary island of St. Stephen, which attract pilgrims from all over the world.
The cuisine of Montenegro is divided into approximately 3 categories: Italian dishes, fish and seafood dishes and colorful local dishes. It is important to mention local wines, of course, they do not have wide international fame, but this does not detract from their qualities. Among them are: tart wine “Vranaс” and white wine “Krstach”. Especially popular here is vodka made from grapes called “Krunak” - it is a strong and very high-quality alcoholic drink. In souvenir shops you can buy a variety of T-shirts and hats with local emblems, and there is also a huge selection of dishes. Many people buy local wines and Krunak as a souvenir.
We would also like to note that Montenegro is a hospitable country. And in this country they are very friendly towards European people.
In general, Montenegro is a pleasant, high-quality and inexpensive vacation. The main thing is that tourists should respect the wonderful local nature and cultural heritage with respect and care. Have a nice rest!