Montenegro is a new holiday destination which is fast becoming a popular choice for families and couples looking for a relaxing holidays. Montenegro is situated in the south of the Adriatic, nestled between Croatia, Albania, Serbia and Bosnia. This holiday destination is the best kept secret in Europe.
It has a wonderful selection of small villages, hamlets and hidden lakes. There are astounding panoramic views of the rugged terrain of the Montenegrin Mountains. The people are welcoming towards tourists. The hospitality of the “mountain people” is unmatched anywhere in Europe.
For those who love hiking, there are plenty of dense evergreen forests and skirting fast-flowing crystal clear rivers, clambering through canyons and stumbling across glacier lakes. It is official that Montenegro is stunning, as its gorgeous landscapes were filmed for the James Bond blockbuster, ‘Casino Royale.’ It really has turquoise green lakes, green mountains as far as the eye can see and its pristine beaches are covered in cashmere soft sand.
Fishing villages and towns dot the country’s coast, as well as the numerous pristine beaches. As with any good holiday hotspot, there is fabulous traditional food of smoked ham and sir cheese accompanied by local wines waiting for you.
The country is unspoilt by tourism and there are breathtaking beach resorts such as Budva or Becici. Budva is a popular choice of resort. It is a famous historic town and fashionable beach resort all rolled in to one. There’s wonderful architecture to admire in the old cities, and there are numerous monasteries and churches, unspoilt beaches and coastal resorts.
If you fancy being more adventurous, there is a day of white knuckle white water rafting in one of Montenegro’s many World Heritage Sites. In the Tara River Canyon, the second largest in the world after the Colorado River Canyon, you’ll uncover gorges, waterfalls and fairytale forests.
There is fun to be had in Montenegro with their music, dances and festivals. For those who never considered Montenegro as a possible good holiday destination, then think again. Montenegro is the next holiday hotspot. Be prepared to enlighten yourself about a European gem of beauty which has been kept secret for many years.