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About Montenegro

Montenegro is a country for all kinds of adventures. Regardless if it is the winter or the summer, there are always lots of choices. Explore the mysterious depths of the coast, or the strength of the waves in the far south. As you step further north, you’ll experience the hospitality of people while being surrounded by raw nature. We invite you to pave your own path through the wilderness of Montenegrin nature.

Basic information:


13,812 square kilometres



Capital city

Podgorica (population 173,000)

Time zone:

GMT +1



Distance between major cities and the closest airport:

Podgorica Airport:

  • Cetinje 30 min
  • Tivat 90 min
  • Bar 60 min
  • Ulcinj 90 min
  • Niksic 40 min
  • Zabljak 120 min
  • Bijelo Polje 150 min

Tivat Airport:

  • Budva 20 min
  • Kotor 10 min
  • Herceg-Novi 30 min
  • Petrovac 40 min

In 2018, Montenegro was visited by


Foreign tourists:

Tourists from the neighbouring countries:

The longest beach:

Velika Plaza, Ulcinj — 13,000 m

The highest peak:

Zla Kolata, Prokletije – 2,535 m

The biggest lake:

Skadar Lake, 370 – 550 km²

The deepest canyon:

Canyon of the river Tara — 1,300 m

The biggest bay:

Boka and Kotor Bay

National parks:

Durmitor, Lovcen, Biogradska gora, Skadar Lake, Prokletije

The natural wealth of Montenegro

Montenegro is known for its breathtaking nature and has much to offer to nature lovers, those pursuing a healthy lifestyle, and extreme sports fans. Visit one of Montenegro’s 100 stunning locations, trek up one of the most beautiful mountains in Europe with an audio guide that will enrich the experience, or read more about what Montenegro has to offer on the website of the Montenegrin tourist organisation!

Did you know that there is a country in Europe where you can swim, sunbath and ski on the same day? If it sounds appealing enough, Montenegro is eager to welcome you! When visiting Montenegro, you can choose one of our two airports. One, located along the Adriatic coastline and the other serving the capital – Podgorica. Airports of Montenegro are pleased to welcome you!


According to its geographic location, Montenegro belongs to the central Mediterranean or Southeast Europe. Montenegro is located on the Adriatic Sea, and borders with Serbia on the north, Kosovo on the east, Albania on the southeast, and Croatia and Bosnia and Herzegovina on the west. Our official language is Montenegrin.

Air transport

We are connected directly with the biggest European cities: Frankfurt, London, Rome, Zurich, Paris, Moscow, and Istanbul.

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