Montenegro

Montenegro is a Mediterranean country in Southeastern Europe. It has a coast on the Adriatic Sea to the southwest.
If we had to describe the European country of Montenegro with only two words, those words are undoubtedly: "mountain” and “sea”. 
Montenegro may be small in terms of area, but it boasts stunning mountainous landscapes, amazing coastlines, historic monuments and truly beautiful walled towns.
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Roman mosaics and 2nd-3rd century Villa Urbana in Risan The rapid Romanisation of Risinium began after the subjugation of the Illyrians under King Gentius in 167 BC. Risinium became a typical Roman town, surrounded by walls, with a town centre – a forum in the Carina fields. Ancient tombs – necropolises – were located outside the walls, and in the southern side of town there was a residential area containing the villas of rich Risan landowners and traders. The remains of the eastern portion of a Roman urban villa were found in the early 20th century...
24th Kotor Children’s Theatre Festival The Festival is traditionally held the first twelve days of July in Kotor – a magical backdrop, a UNESCO World Heritage site in one of the most beautiful bays in the world. It begins with the mayor of Kotor handing the keys of the Old Town to the children and thus, symbolically, the care of the town to them. The Festival was established in 1993 just a dozen steps from the building of the Kotor theatre in which the first puppet show was held in 1829., ...
Artistic and Archaeological Riches of Montenegro Montenegro has a tradition of art going back to prehistory, as testified to by the archaeological finds of paintings by prehistoric man in Lipci near Risan dating to the 8th century BC. The drawing represents a deer hunt, and also features a symbol of the rising sun and others. Another drawing has been discovered on a stone tablet in the Prokletije mountains in the north of Montenegro, depicting a prehistoric man and a wolf., The Crvena Stijena (Red Rock) site in Petrovići is around 30km from Nikšić...
A Celebration of Flowers There are not too many towns around the world that have a holiday dedicated to flowers, even less so a rare variety that manages to flower when few other plants can – despite the winter and cold., This rare flowering tree is the remarkable mimosa, in addition to the no less beautiful camellia, which also flowers in February. It remains unclear...
Hipmunk Hotels: Deep South Delights in Lafayette, Louisville, Durham, and More This post was originally published on traveltweaks's blog on April 15, 2016., Exploring the American Deep South is a delight for all types of travelers. Civil War...
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Kotor, Montenegro

The Old Town of Kotor lay in the shadows of the fearsome St. John’s Hill and the walls protecting this town are a fortification masterpiece at up to 15 meters wide and 20 meters high each. These walls are skillfully crafted into the natural steep...
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Petrovac, Montenegro

  Petrovac, MontenegroPetrovac is a Mediterranean medallion on the Montenegro coast. It has all the...
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Perast, Montenegro

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Montenegro - Coast

 If we had to describe the European country of Montenegro with only two words, those words are undoubtedly: "mountain” and “sea”. ...
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Travel to Montenegro - Montenegrin Mountains

Within the general area one can always find “out of the way” areas that, defy convention and stick out from the rest. The old capital of Cetinje, is one such magical place, located high in the mountains above Kotor, where it rests on...
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Pierce Brosnan in Montenegro

Pierce Brosnan filmed scenes for the new action thriller, directed by Roger Donaldson "January Man," in Montenegro. He visited a number of locations: Kotor, Budva, Perast and Cetinje. Photos from the set in Herceg Novi, from the Nikola Đurković...
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St Stefan (Sveti Stefan)

And then, before our eyes Sveti Stefan appeared,...
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Budva, Montenegro

Two fish catching each other by the tail. It would be an appropriate symbol for many Mediterranean towns along the Adriatic. But it is Budva that holds the exclusive right to this mythological image, making use of it throughout the town, and even on souvenirs...
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Herceg Novi, Montenegro

In order to fully appreciate each name, where it came from and what it means to this town, tourists should plan a visit spanning several days—this visit would also give tourists the opportunity to explore the city’s...
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Budva - Little tourist guide - The Old Town - Budva

Budva Tourist Guide, Budva is the reigning "tourist capital of Montenegro" for all the right reasons.  As one of the Adriatic Sea's oldest cities, Budva's 2500 year history reaches back from the past...