Serbia and Montenegro
Serbia, the larger of the two republics, is completely landlocked. This vast country is home to majestic mountains, pristine lakes, and wide-open planes that make it a virtual playground for outdoor enthusiasts. In addition to its varied topography, Serbia boasts a multitude of attractions.
The City of Novi Sad, in the northern part of the country, is the home of the famous Petrovaradin Fortress, the Museum of Natural Science, and the Clock Tower. In the southern part of Serbia, travelers flock to the beautiful city of Niš to view Roman sculptures, enjoy Turkish baths, and climb Skull Tower which is built from actual human skulls. Of course, no trip to Serbia would be complete without visiting the Kalemegdan Fortress located in the capital city of Belgrade. The Kalemegdan Fortress, the largest settlement in Serbia, is surrounded by beautiful promenades, museums, an observatory, and a world-class zoo. Overall, the diversity of Serbia offers tourists many unique opportunities to create lasting memories.
After enjoying Serbia, take time to travel to the southern republic of Montenegro. Bordering the Adriatic Sea, this country boasts a Mediterranean climate, breathtaking topography, and exquisite beaches which have earned it the name pearl of the Mediterranean. The beautiful island village of Sveti Stefan is perhaps the most coveted attraction in Montenegro. Chosen as Lonely Planets Top 10 A-list destinations, this iconic village has been a favorite destination of celebrities and royalty. In order to enjoy Montenegro’s historical architecture, visit the city of Perast and tour the amazing church of Our Lady of the Rock. For outdoor enthusiasts, Durmitor National Park is a must-see destination. Located in the northern part of the country, this park offers travelers the chance to enjoy a myriad of outdoor activities in one of the most beautiful settings in the world. All in all, Montenegro offers something for every type of traveler.
With all that Serbia and Montenegro have to offer, it’s easy to see why these two countries are quickly becoming one of Europe’s top destinations.