Montenegro is a Balkan country with rugged mountains, medieval villages and a narrow strip of beaches along its Adriatic coastline.

As the Balkans become a focal point for adventure travelers, it’s a popular spot with many things to do in Montenegro. 

Montenegro got its name meaning ‘Black Mountain’ from the Venetians, which describe the dark mountains and forests all over the country. Montenegro is a place full of sun, beauty, and over 290 km of coastline.

One thing to know about Montenegro: there are less than 700,000 thousand residents in Montenegro, but more than 1 million tourists that come every year.

Now, is it worth it? Is it expensive?

You’ll have to watch the video above to truly see what Montenegro is about completely.

10 Best Things to Do in Montenegro

1. Visit Bar

This is still an up and coming town with a laid back feel. You’ll see more locals than tourists so expect to see Montenegro at its most real.

2. Walk to the Old Town of Bar

Stari Bar is the old town of Bar full of historic remnants from the Ottoman Empire, Venetians, and more.

3. Visit Budva

Budva is the most popular tourist destination and one of the best places to visit in Montenegro. There are plenty of things to do in Budva including paragliding, kayaking or touring the historical city.

Things to do in Montenegro - visit Budva
Things to do in Montenegro – visit Budva

4. Historic Budva

Stari Grad (meaning “Old Town”) is the cozy and walkable old town filled with food, hikes, and the famous “Yoga Girl” statue.

5. Walk the Old Budva City Walls

Budva has a charming old town as well as lots of city beaches.

6. Visit Kotor

Kotor is a fortified town on Montenegro’s Adriatic coast that is full of windy streets, hillside hikes, and plenty of history. Join a walking tour of the Old Town or hop onto the hop-on hop-off bus sightseeing tour.

Kotor in Montenegro
Kotor in Montenegro

7. Eat at Cesarica Restaurant in Kotor

This hidden gem offers a chance to indulge in the lovely seafood menu. Learn more in our video! 

8. Eat and Enjoy the views at Vista Vidikovac

This is a cafe in Budva with stunning views above in the hills of Budva.
 

9. Visit Skadar Lake

The biggest lake in the Balkans is nearby Kotor and Bar. This half-day cruise along Skadar Lake will take you around the small fisherman’s village in the area.

10. Drink Rakija from Montenegro

Every part of the Balkans has different type of Rakija, so try it in Montenegro.

With so many fun things to do in Montenegro, we hope that you choose this country as your next travel destination.

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  • Bridget Langer