Montenegro is a Balkan country with rugged mountains, medieval villages and a narrow strip of beaches along its Adriatic coastline. Bursting at the seams with majestic mountains, breathtaking beaches and larger-than-life locals, minuscule Montenegro proves once and for all that good things do indeed come in small packages.
Ever since the Roman Empire split in two 1600 years ago, Montenegro has sat on the borderline between east and west. The richness of its cultural history can be seen in the mosaic floors of Roman villas, flamboyantly-painted Orthodox monasteries, ornate Catholic churches, elegant minarets of mosques, and the sturdy fortresses built by the numerous powers that have fought over these lands. For those with even a passing interest in European history, it’s a fascinating place.
If all the world’s a stage, then Montenegro struts upon it, continuously playing out the most dramatic act. There’s not an iota of the insipid to be found here; from its backdrop of soul-stirring mountains and captivating coastline to its passionate populace and lively, living history, this is a country with charisma. So why not go see for yourself!
Interesting facts about Montenegro:
- Montenegro is home to the Sea Dance Festival
- The first inter-city bus service in Europe between Montenegrin towns of Podgorica and Cetinje was introduced in the time of King Nikola.
- The most famous Montenegrin export products are wine ”Vranac “and smoked ham.