You can relax in Montenegro at any time of the year. In summer, you will find sandy beaches, azure sea, and snow-capped mountains in winter. For several years, tourism has been sharply developed in Montenegro. This happened after Montenegro gained independence from Serbia, and for a short time, there were many tourist sites.
Firstly, tourists are attracted by the coast of the Adriatic Sea, where there is exceptionally pure water. According to statistics, in Montenegro, there are over a hundred beaches; some are covered with sand, while others have stony areas. The swimming season begins in May and ends in October. Fans of walks on the picturesque streets and visitors of art galleries are recommended to visit the island of St. Stephen. This island has its unique charm and attraction for tourists, as it has preserved the character of the Middle Ages. They prefer to rest not only famous artists and singers but also Great Britain's and the Netherlands' royal families. The Adriatic Sea is considered not very warm because the water temperature is not higher than twenty-five degrees Celsius, but it is pretty suitable for bathing. The hottest months are July and August. Precipitation in summer falls not too much than 30-50 mm. There are a lot of nudist beaches in the resort towns in the country. Near Ulcinj, there is even a nudist village called "Ada Bojana", where almost one hundred people live.
Active rest, extreme kinds of sports
In Montenegro, you can do various kinds of recreation. For example, you can spend your vacation skiing on mountain tops on skis or snowboard, visiting the sights of cities, or lying on the sandy beach of the azure sea. In this fascinating country, extreme tourism is developing rapidly. Many resorts can dive with the help of special diving centres. Here, the beginner is first trained and then immersed in water with an experienced instructor. Underwater will open a fantastic view of sunken ships and quaint caves. Thanks to the exceptionally transparent Adriatic Sea, diving lessons will be encouraging. Widespread types of extreme tourism include trekking, rock climbing, rafting and no less exciting and affordable entertainment at the resort - canyoning. In the northern part of this country are the Durmitor Mountains, the centre of mountain tourism in Montenegro. Here is the most profound and longest canyon in all of Europe. This canyon is the Tara River. In some places, its height can reach 1.3 kilometres, and its length is more than a hundred kilometres. Tourists can walk along this place on foot and rafting on kayaks or rafts - large rubber boats along the river. A fascinating spectacle for vacationers is the occupation of speleology, trips to the caves of Durmitor, in which you can see the giant pillars of stalactites and stalagmites hanging from the cave roof. On the territory of Montenegro, there are many interesting caves, one of the most famous being the cave of Lipsk. This cave consists of individual arms, which are more than 3.5 kilometres long. And it is pretty full of stalactites and stalagmites. For fans of the sky and dreaming of free flight, a great opportunity to realize their aspirations will be paragliding flight with pilots of the Paragliding Club in Montenegro. This can be done near the resort capital of Montenegro in Budva and the resorts of Becici and Rafailovici, where the Braici mountain area is located; its height is about 760 meters. This place is ideal for flying on a paraglider. Free flight is a delightful activity with the receipt of unique sensations and impressions. On a flight, you can see almost all of the coast of the Budva Riviera with its many beaches. Don't miss this opportunity.
In Montenegro, ski resorts open from December to March are top-rated. The most popular of them are considered to be Kolasin and Zabljak. Fans of snowboarding and downhill skiing should visit them. There are often competitions in alpine skiing, as the snow layer does not melt and allows you to skate long enough.
Historical places of interest
For travellers to feel all the subtlety of tourism in Montenegro, it is offered to get acquainted with its natural resources. Undoubtedly, National parks "Lovchen", "Durmitor", "Biogradska Gora", and "Skadar Lake belong to them. These parks occupy almost a third of the whole of Montenegro. During hiking, you can get acquainted with the flora and ecosystem of the country. For example, you can see ice lakes when travelling on snow-capped mountain peaks. This is one of the most amazing spectacles that fascinates and captures the sight, so you should see it with your own eyes to get unforgettable impressions of the camp and rest. One of the main historical sights of Montenegro is the city of Budva. This city is the embodiment of medieval culture. It is filled with atmosphere and history thanks to the winding streets and sandstone houses where previously trading people and sailors lived. There are cafes for dating, a lot of shops and travel companies.
Pros and cons of vacation in Montenegro.
The island of St. Stephen and its surroundings, perhaps, are one of the best places for a beach holiday. This place will be to the liking of romantics and admirers of the most beautiful landscapes. Of course, lovers of nightlife and entertainment here will be a bit boring. The most developed resorts of Montenegro are Budva and its suburbs. This place is recommended for active pastime and extreme rest. This place is contraindicated for fans of a quiet holiday with the family, especially at the peak of the tourist season.