Explore the Top 5 things to see in Montenegro! This country is absolutely beautiful. Across the whole country you will be able to see the stunning Montenegro high mountains. Located in the south you will find gorgeous Lake Skadar and coastal town Bar. And the famous Belgrade-Bar railway goes all the way from north Montenegro to south Montenegro.
Number 5 – Coastal Town Bar
Bar, an amazing pretty town in the south of Montenegro. It is located on the Adriatic Sea and has international connections to all neighbouring countries, including over-seas! The capital of Montenegro, Podgorica, is much bigger than Bar. However, the only thing you should see of Podgorica is the railway station while passing through. Bar is surrounded by a lot of smaller towns, which are excellent for those wanting to soak up the sun on the endless amounts of sandy beaches. One of the best things to do in Bar, after you’ve seen it all, is to take the train along the famous Belgrade-Bar Railway all the way to Serbia.
Number 4 – Coastal Town Kotor
Kotor is very popular travel destination within Montenegro. The old Mediterranean Port of Kotor is still surrounded by left overs of the fortification build during the Venetian period. One of the nicknames of Kotor is the southern-most Fjord of Europe. Kotor is truly a lust for the eye. Besides tourists now finding their way to Kotor, lot’s of cats have done so too! Almost everything in Kotor is dedicated to cats, and the city makes sure that they take proper care of the stray cats in their city. Simply by providing shelter, water and food! In return, the cats keep the city clean of vermin.
Number 3 – Virpazar
Virpazar is one of the most amazing places to visit in Montenegro. Located on the Belgrade-Bar Railway ánd Lake Skadar! It’s a very small town with a couple of restaurants, but it get’s flooded with tourists during peak season. However off season it’s a quiet town where you can easily relax and admire the stunning nature. Plenty of hiking trails in the area and only a short distance away from the Adriatic Sea. Read more about visiting amazing Virpazar.
Number 2 – Lake Skadar
Lake Skadar is an amazing place in Europe. Did you know that it is the largest lake within the whole Balkan? Surrounded by mountains and the occassional monastary makes this place picture perfect. There are numerous towns scattered along the lake, but the most popular ones are Virpazar and Vranjina. Take one of the numerous boat tours across Lake Skadar. Perfect for bird watching! You can even see Albania in the distance.
Number 1 – The Belgrade-Bar Railway
The Belgrade-Bar Railway is one of the most spectacular railways within the world. It takes the train around 11 hours to cover the tracks between Belgrade and Bar. Meanwhile the scenery is absolutely mindblowing. Endless amounts of mountains, canyons, tunnels and bridges. According to Seat61 there are a total of 254 tunnels and 435 bridges. Don’t plan any tight connections in either Belgarde or Bar, because the train is frequently delayed. Only take the day-train and not the Night-Train, which leaves at 09:00 sharp from both directions. It would be a shame to miss out on these amazing views.