The Switzerland of the Balkans – Montenegro

The Switzerland of the Balkans – Montenegro

The Switzerland of the Balkans – Montenegro

When choosing to buy real estate abroad, you should definitely include the beautiful country of Montenegro.

A beach vacation in Montenegro, on the coast of the beautiful Adriatic Sea, attracts more and more people every year, including those who want to buy property on the coast or in ski resorts.

Real estate in Montenegro has affordable prices compared to other countries on the Mediterranean and the rest of Europe.

There are ‘No visa’ regimes for many countries, a warm climate, on average 270 sunny days in a year, bright sun, warm sea, majestic mountains, and the hospitable people are what awaits you in Montenegro!

Montenegro is situated in west central Balkans at the southern end of the Dinaric Alps. It shares its borders with Croatia, Kosovo, Bosnia & Herzegovina and Albania. Podgorica is the administrative capital; however, its cultural centre is the historical capital and older city of Cetinje. For much of the 20th Century Montenegro was part of Yugoslavia. From 2003 to 2006 it was a component of the federated Union of Serbia and Montenegro.

Montenegro has a population of around 621,718 people (2019). Most of Montenegro consists of mountains and hills. The higher areas have a mild to cool winters and generally mild summers.

The lower coastal areas have a Mediterranean climate with dry, warm summers and mild winters. In the winter months you get snow in the mountains and a strong wind from the north-east, the Bora can create a really cold effect. Typically, in winter the Bora can last for days.

The best time to visit Montenegro would be between April and September. Averaging more than 7,000 feet (2,000 metres) in elevation, the high mountains of Montenegro include some of the most rugged terrain in Europe. The Bobotov Peak in the Durmitor Mountains, reach 8,274 feet (2,522 metres) and is the country’s highest point. At the northern edge of the national park slicing through the mountains, the Tara River forms a canyon, at its peak is 1300m deep (The Grand Canyon plummets only 200m deeper). Rafting along the river is one of the country’s more popular tourist activities and where the views are stunning.

Montenegro with its sparse population is noted as a habitat for numerous mammals, including deer, bears, martens, and wild pigs (Sus scrofa). It also has many predatory wild animals, including foxes, wolves and wildcats. The country has a rich variety of reptiles, birds and fish.

What are you waiting for? Come and explore Montengro, see our listings here: Property for sale in Montenegro.


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