Montenegro. Description of the country, regions
Montenegro is a country of golden beaches and ancient castles, high mountains and azure sea. The nature of Montenegro amazes with its pristine beauty: rocky slopes, mountain rivers, calm majestic lakes. Rest in Montenegro is always an exciting adventure full of unexpected discoveries and vivid impressions.

Montenegro compares favorably with other countries with its unique nature, mild climate and good ecological situation. Tours to Montenegro are a combination of the clear waters of the Adriatic with relaxation on magnificent beaches, corners of virgin nature in numerous national parks and wide excursion opportunities, friendly people and amazing cuisine, an abundance of seafood and excellent wines.

Rest in Montenegro can amaze with its diversity. Tours to Montenegro will be interesting both for those who like to bask in the sun and for tourists looking for thrills and extreme rest. Due to the beneficial effect of the species and climate on the health of adults and children, family vacations in Montenegro are also very popular.

Tours to Montenegro look attractive due to the developed tourist infrastructure, an abundance of events and holidays, as well as visa-free entry into the country. You can see many of the most beautiful places while traveling through the national parks of Montenegro, and excursion tours to Montenegro, complemented by rest on the coast, are suitable for history lovers.

Numerous cultural monuments, magnificent virgin nature, mild climate and clear sea - rest in Montenegro will remain in memory for many years. The resorts of Montenegro are romantic and fabulously beautiful, filled with extraordinary healing air, and the beautiful nature of these places and excellent service contribute to the development of tourism in the country. According to your taste and possibilities, thanks to the wide variety, you can choose a hotel or apartment in Montenegro. Staying even in the most inexpensive hotel, you will be satisfied and get a lot of pleasant impressions from the sea, sun, excursions and friendly attitude.

Capital: Podgorica.

Language: Serbian. The local population for the most part understands both Russian and English.

Time: 1 hour behind Russian.

Geography: located in the southwestern part of the Balkan Peninsula. About 200 km of the Adriatic Sea separates Montenegro from southeastern Italy. The country probably got its name (Cerna Gora) from the dense "black" forests that surrounded Lovcen Mountain and other alpine regions of "old Montenegro" in the Middle Ages.

Climate: temperate continental, in the mountains - alpine, on the Adriatic coast - Mediterranean. In the central regions of the country it is always somewhat cooler than on the coast, and the influence of subalpine factors is noticeable. In the seaside region, summers are usually long, hot and rather dry, while winters are short and humid. The swimming season in Montenegro starts at the end of April and lasts until the end of October. The sea temperature for seven months ranges from +20 ° C to +26 ° C. The best time to visit the country is from May to October.

Currency: Euro (EUR). The National Bank works from Monday to Friday from 10:30 to 14:00, commercial banks - from Monday to Thursday from 8:00 to 15:00, on Fridays - from 8:00 to 13:00. All banks are closed on Saturdays. In the center of Podgorica, as well as in the resort areas, many currency exchange offices are open on weekends.

Customs: import and export of foreign currency is not limited, but it is advisable to declare large amounts at the entrance. In Montenegro, you can import and export 200 cigarettes or 50 cigars, a liter of spirits and 2 liters of wine duty-free. The export of objects and things of historical and artistic value is prohibited - without special permission.

Transport: the most convenient mode of transport is buses or cars. There is also a railway line in the country, it goes from Podgorica south to Bar, to the north - to Belgrade (Serbia) and to Niksic.

Shops, shopping: shops are open daily from 6:00 to 20:00, in tourist centers - until 23:00. There are convenience stores everywhere. Usually T-shirts with resort symbols, plates, shell crafts, etc. are brought from Montenegro. However, many tourists prefer local alcoholic drinks to this: wine, 45 ° "vine" or "Krunak".

Cuisine, restaurants: the cuisine is divided into three components: local, fish and Italian. The portions are huge. Montenegrin wines, although little known on the international markets, are quite worthy of attention. The “visiting card” of local winemaking is the tart Montenegrin “Vranac”, as well as “Krstach”, “Chardonnay” and “Sauvignon”. The highest quality strong drink is Krunak (grape vodka).

Security: the "security services in Montenegro" take care of the comfortable and quiet stay of tourists in the country.