About Montenegro



Montenegro is a small country located in Western Europe with an access to Adriatic Sea. It borders with Serbia, Kosovo, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina and with Albania.


Till May 21st, 2007 Montenegro was a part of State Union of Serbia and Montenegro. And on June 28th ,2006 it joined United Nations becoming its 192nd member. It is the 47th member country of the Council of Europe since May 11th, 2007. Since 2009 Montenegro is a candidate for NATO membership and on December 17th, 2010 is got a status of an official candidate for European Union.


Montenegro’s first constitution was created in 1855 and in 1878 is got acknowledged as an independent country by the Congress of Berlin. After the second world war Montenegro was a part of SFRY – the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia. Today the country is inhabited by about 650 thousand of people of a few different nations and religions. The population mostly consists of Montenegrins and Serbs, but there are also Bosnians, Albanians, Croats and others. Montenegro’s land borders are 614 km long and the next 293,5 km is the coastline which runs alongside the coast of the Adriatic Sea. Montenegro’s primary currency is Euro. Most of the land is a mountainous grounds. In the central region of the country there is subtropical continental climate zone, while over the coast there is Mediterranean climate. Podgorica is the capital of Montenegro and has a population of 137 thousand. The coast of Montenegro is filled with beautiful beaches and wild nature which could be only experienced from this side. And the villa with the pool will enable you to see those amazing views. You can not only rest on the beach, but also climb the cliffs or visit the neighboring or located farther towns, or even pass the borders of Montenegro. Tourism in this country is constantly developing and each year there are more and more tourists willing to visit this place again. Every tourist would be amazed not only by the landscapes and nature but also by nice and welcoming local people. So it is really worth it to come here for a traditional summer lounging and for an active holiday. Place, such as the villa Utjeha with the swimming pool also guarantees a great holiday.


Many people wonder where to spend their holiday and they very often forget that Montenegro is a place which really is worth visiting. In spite of the latest war, those regions were spared from the military activities and the level of safety in Montenegro is really satisfactory. No one is shocked by the open cars left on the parking lots or next to beaches, and the cases of theft are very rare. Each year there are more tourists from all around the world and the local people are very friendly towards every person visiting those beautiful regions. The villa with the swimming pool in Montenegro is a perfect place to spend your holiday.


The coast has Mediterranean climate which brings desired heat in the summer with temperatures reaching even 40 degrees. In July and August the average temperature of the air is 26 degrees, and the temperature of the water is about 24 degrees, and sometimes it reaches even 30 degrees. In October there are often quite high temperatures on the coast, while in Poland there is already autumn. That is why Montenegro can be visited all year. The mountains have the Alps climate and the snow lasting even during the summer causes the ski resorts to be overflown with tourists and skiers cannot complain about the lack of desired conditions. The winters are mild and snowless, but abounding in rains. Temperature usually is about 8-15 degrees.



Euro is the primary currency here and the banking system is well developed. Commercial banks (Montenegrobanka, Jugobanka, Podgoricka Banka, Hipotekarna Banka) have their agencies in every metropolis in the world. Trades can be made in every exchangeable currencies. Accepted credit cards are: Diners Club, VISA, MasterCard and Maestro.


The official language here is Montenegrin, but you can also hear people using there such languages as Serbian, Bosnian, Albanian and Croatian. Tourists will have no problems in communicating here in English, German and Italian.


Montenegro’s Holidays:

January 1 – New Year

April 27 – Constitution Day

May 21 – National Independence Day

May 1 – International Workers’ Day

July 12 – Independence Day

July 13 – Republic Day (Anti-Fascists Uprising Day)

Easter

Christmas and New Year are celebrated by the Orthodox two weeks later

Muslim Holidays

A day off is also after every national holiday.

Prices of basic products:

  • Cereal products:

  • Bread 0,50 – 0,70 Euro

  • Noodles 0,40 – 0,70 Euro/500g

  • Flour 0,50 Euro/1kg

  • Rice 1,35 Euro/1kg

  • Milk and dairy products:

  • Milk 0,80 Euro/1L

  • Butter 1,70 Euro/250g

  • Natural yogurt 0,90 – 1,00 Euro/1L

  • Hard cheese 5,00 – 10,00 Euro/1kg

  • Cream 20% 0,80 Euro/400ml

  • Fish, eggs, meat

  • Eggs 0,10 – 0,20 Euro/1

  • Pork 3,00 – 5,00 Euro/1kg

  • Veal 10 Euro/1kg

  • Chicken 2,30 Euro/1kg

  • 1st class fish 10,00 – 18,00 Euro/1kg (i.e. gilt-head bream, Brancin, Sarag)

  • 2nd class fish 2,00 – 6,00 Euro/1kg (i.e. Atlantic bonito, Skusa, Cipol)

  • Ham, sausages

  • Vakum sausages 4,00 Euro/1kg

  • Dried Cajna, Kulen 6,00 – 10,00 Euro/1kg

  • Wieners 3,20 Euro/1kg

  • Ham made from chicken breast 4,50 Euro/1kg

  • Fruit, vegetables:

  • (depending on the season) fruit – about 1 Euro/kg

  • White/red potatoes 0,20 – 0,70 Euro/1kg

  • Drinks:

  • Mineral water 0,45 Euro/1L

  • Juice 2L 1,00 – 2,00 Euro

  • Carbonated drinks 0,70 – 1,00 Euro/1,5-2L

  • Cola 1,20 Euro/2-2,5L

  • Alcohol, cigarettes:

  • Beer 0,63 Euro/0,5L

  • Vodka 10.00-17,00 Euro/1L

  • Wyborowa 10 Euro/0,5L

  • Cigarettes 1,40 Euro/pack

  • Wine 2,60 Euro/1L (Young Vranac)

  • 5 Euro (Vranac vintage at least 2 years)

  • 15-20 Euro (Vranac Rezerve or Premjer)