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Bradt Travel Guide: Montenegro

Travel Guide

Series: Bradt Travel Guides

By: Annalisa Rellie (Author)

352 pages, 16 pages with colour photos; 32 maps

Bradt Travel Guides

Paperback | Jan 2015 | Edition: 5 | #220706 | ISBN-13: 9781841628578
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NHBS Price: £14.99 $18/€17 approx

About this book

A hidden corner of eastern Europe, Montenegro lies across the Adriatic Sea from Italy, its stark mountains rising up from the coast. It offers superb, year-round, eco-adventure and sports facilities. Medieval architectural gems vie for attention with more recent Venetian fortresses and churches, reflecting the diversity of Montenegrin culture.

Along the eastern border lies Lake Skadar, a nature lover's dream with national park status. Updated throughout, this edition has all the practical information the independent traveller needs, including new hotels and restaurants on the coast and in the mountains. Outdoor and cultural enthusiasts will enthuse over the extended coverage on national parks, fishing opportunities and archaeological finds.

"The best book on the country."
- The Times

"Excellent [...] gives plenty of background on culture, history and folklore."
- Daily Telegraph

"Essential reading [...] brilliantly written, lovingly researched and very useful."
- Conde Nast Traveller



Chapter 1 Background information
- Geography
- Climate
- Natural history and conservation
- History
- Economy
- People
- Education
- Language
- Religion
- Culture

Chapter 2 Practical information
- When to visit
- Highlights
- Tourist information
- Tour operators
- Red tape
- Getting there
- Health
- Safety
- Disabled travellers
- What to take
- Money and banking
- Getting around
- Accommodation
- Buying property
- Food and drink
- Shopping
- Opening times
- Activities
- Public holidays and festivals
- Media and communications
- Cultural dos and don'ts
- Giving something back

Chapter 3 A Tale of Two Cities
- Cetinje
- Excursions beyond Cetinje
- The road to Podgorica
- Podgorica
- Around Podgorica

Chapter 4 Bay of Kotorska
- Herceg Novi
- East of Herceg Novi
- The Boka Kotorska
- Kotor
- Beyond Kotor
- Tivat

Chapter 5 The Budva Riviera
- Budva
- South from Budva

Chapter 6 Haj-Nehaj
- Southeast from Petrovac
- Bar
- The road to Ulcinj
- Ulcinj
- Near Ulcinj
- Towards the Albanian border
- Skadar Lake National Park

Chapter 7 Tramontana
- Podgorica to Niksic Niksic
- Towards Risan and the Boka Kotorska
- Pluzine
- Around Pluzine
- Durmitor
- Tara Bridge to Pljevlja

Chapter 8 Eastern Highlands
- Pljevlja
- South from Pljevlja
- Biogradska Gora National Park
- Bijelo Polje
- Berane
- Beyond Berane
- Rozaje
- Plav
- South of Plav
- Plav to Kolasin
- Kolasin
- South from Kolasin

Chapter 9 Borders and beyond
- Via Vusanje to Albania and back to Ulcinj
- Via Grnear to Albania and back to Hani i Hotit
- From Rozaje to Peo in Kosovo
- Via Mitrovica back to Rozaje
- From Bijelo Polje via Serbia to Pljevlja
- Via Scepan Polje to Bosnia
- From Niksic to Herzegovina via Vilusi
- From Herceg Novi to the Prevlaka Peninsula

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Annalisa Rellie is a freelance journalist who specialises in travel and food.

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