- One must be a fox in order to recognize traps, and a lion to frighten off wolves. Machiavelli Niccolo
Picturesque Old Town of Kotor
The picturesque UNESCO World Heritage city of Kotor has a charming old town, as well as a busy harbor. In the old town, you can still see the citadels and city walls built during the 15th century. Walk through the narrow cobblestone streets and squares, to explore the rich heritage of this city. Do not miss the most recognizable symbol of Kotor; the Cathedral of Saint Tryphon. Most of the churches were built between the 12th and 17th centuries. Climb the city walls to catch a scenic view of the town and Kotor Bay; the Bay of Kotor is the gem of Montenegro, and is surrounded by breathtaking mountain scenery, take a stroll to the ferry docks for the best views.
Spectacular Durmitor National Park
Located in north-western Montenegro, Durmitor National Park is a UNESCO World Heritage site with protected pine forests and lakes. This national park was formed by glacier, and the largest lake is Crno Jezero (Black Lake). You can hike on several of the well-marked trails, found along the loop of the Crno Jezero.
High value destination
Food and accommodation are considered cheaper in Montenegro than most Western European countries. You can expect to pay less for sights and activities, and there are also many discounts and free activities if you’re a student.