Even highly demanding visitors may find in Podgorica a place for themselves, a place to enjoy and feel great!
Podgorica has always been at the historical and cultural crossroad of Europe. It is here where many nations, cultures and roads have met. Old and new, traditional and modern, Podgorica offers its charm to all visitors.
Podgorica boasts beautiful, unspoiled scenery, cultural heritage from different epochs, modern buildings and monuments. It is a nicely situated town, close to European main centers. There are few towns in this world which are only an hour drive from the closest sea and mountain resorts. Mild, almost Mediterranean climate, makes Podgorica one of the warmest towns in Europe.
Podgorica is the hub of all main roads in the country. Besides the hospitality of the people,safety is something that is meant when you come to the capital of Montenegro.
Podgorica has excellent geographical location, good road and air connections. The proximity of European centers of the north and the south of Montenegro make it easily accessible. Distance from the Adriatic Sea is about 40 km of the air line and 60 km of the ground line and just 19 km far from Lake Skadar. It is situated at a distance of 12 km from Podgorica Airport, 81 km from Tivat Airport and 153 km from Cilipi in Dubrovnik ( Croatia ).
Discover the story on Montenegrin history through the riches of historic edifices and museums in the “valley of gods”. Go straight through the labyrinth of roads the aristocrats of Europe showed off on.
Hear the life in the castle of the King Nikola Petrović, where the princes forged maiden dreams about future. Under the centennial lime trees, see how the moon “pours magical rays, stirring secret feelings” in the legacy of spiritual ruler, great thinker and poet Petar II Petrović Njegoš. Take a look at the first billiards in his Biljarda which was brought from Kotor by Montenegrin youths on their shoulders. This will just scratch the surface, as every wing treasures its own secrets.
There are even three great relics in the town at the foot of Lovćen: the icon of Our Lady of Philermos, the hand of Saint John the Baptist and the particle from the Holy Cross. And in the streets - a living theatre. Created by academy students, actors, painters, musicians, a new creative trail at the traditional foundations. A town with the hint of enchantment. Rumours of past encompassing everything. Warm households. Do not hesitate to taste cheese and prosciutto from the village of Njeguši. The best taste from Montenegro is the smoked meat dried at the crossroads of mountain and sea air.