Montenegro from Latin is translated as "black mountain". Tourists are more familiar with calling this country Montenegro. This European state is located on the Balkan Peninsula, on the Adriatic coast. Sunny and friendly Montenegro enjoys constant popularity primarily among fans of budget and eco-friendly holidays. By the way, the state itself is young - only in 2006 it gained independence, and earlier it was part of the state union of Serbia and Montenegro.
The name of the country adopted on the Balkan Peninsula is black crna Gora. It was formed in the 14th century, when Venetian merchants sailed past the Montenegrin coast and saw Mount Lovcen. Because of the thickets of pines on the slopes, the mountain seemed black to sailors. From here came the name Crna Gora (Crna) or Montana Negro (Montenegro).
The pearl of the country, the most ancient city of the Montenegrin coast, built by the Venetians back in the Middle Ages. Budva is divided into Old and New parts.The old city is an interweaving of narrow streets and small squares that are full of architectural monuments. The old city is surrounded by walls built in the 15th century. The walls are fortified with several towers, and in the center is a citadel. There is a museum in the citadelIn the New part of the city at the height of the season, life does not stop for a minute. Numerous discos, bars, restaurants, casinos, tennis courts and sports fields - there is everything for lovers of fun and outdoor activities.Budva - the center of the eponymous municipal district, includes the settlements of Becici, Petrovac, Sveti Stefan and Rafailovici. The population of the district is 15.9 thousand people, of which 10.9 thousand are residents of Budva.
Kotor, the popular resort of Montenegro, is located in a picturesque place on the shore of the Bay of Kotor, at the foot of Lovcen Mountain. Extremely favorable climate - long warm summers and mild short winters, 200-230 sunny days a year, favorable geographical the situation, the abundance of fish in the sea attracted the first settlers to these lands in ancient times.Since ancient times, Kotor was a city of merchants and famous sailors who hid their ships here from storms and storms of the open sea. Every year there are noisy theatrical processions, national festivals, vivid and memorable carnivals and international fashion shows.
Tourist center of Montenegro. Petrovac is a town surrounded by olive groves and dense pine forests. Located in a bay along a pebble beach, 17 km from Budva. You can walk around the city in 30 minutes.The sea is calm in the summer. The resort is located in a secluded bay, protecting from the winds. Landscaped beaches are covered with fine red pebbles. The Adriatic Sea is clean and gentle. Petrovac is a great place for boat trips and water sports.
Podgorica The administrative capital of Montenegro, a modern European city. Transport hub, economic center, city of science, health, education and culture. The majority of administrative state institutions are located here, including government offices of the country and the Parliament. A few kilometers from the city is the second international airport of Montenegro. The climate here is Mediterranean: summers are dry and warm, and winters are mild with plenty of rainfall. The average annual temperature is 16 degrees. In summer, the temperature reaches 40 degrees.
St. Stephen is a small peninsula in the Adriatic Sea, a symbol of Montenegro. This resort is the only city hotel in the world where medieval architecture is fully preserved.It is located 9 km southeast of Budva and is connected to the coast by a narrow isthmus. There is less noise and fuss than in Budva, and the density of the "resting population" is low in season. The explanation is simple: St. Stephen is an expensive place to stay.
Azerbaijani citizens do not need a visa to enter. In Montenegro, the official language is Montenegrin, which is almost no different from Serbian. But half of the advertisements and signs are written in Russian, the older generation was taught Russian at school, young people speak English better. In November, the swimming season in Montenegro is already closed, but just walking around the cities and the coast is pleasant - during the day the air warms up to + 17-20 degrees, and at night it does not fall below +8.
• Montenegro has the deepest canyon in Europe (on the Tara River) with a depth of more than 1 km.
• In the village of Bar, an olive tree grows older than 2000 years.• In many villages of Montenegro, houses are connected by underground tunnels in case of evacuation or war.
• The total length of the beaches in Montenegro is 73 km.
Azerbaijani citizens do not need a visa to enter.
Travel packages can be purchased at travel agencies.
The cost of a package for 1 person from 700 euros per week.