About Podgorica

The capital of Montenegro is a beautiful and modern city, its citizens straightforward, hearty and easygoing. The extraordinary geographic position and mild climate, the city centre containing all the facilities of a state hub, make Podgorica a marvellous destination.

It has for centuries been a crossroad of paths and people, connecting old and new, traditional and modern; its asset being nature preserved in the city and the surroundings, and the closeness of amazing natural riches – four national parks and the Adriatic Sea.

In the proximity of the city, the thrill of the Morača and Cijevna canyons, the calm of Zeta and Sitnica rivers, the beaches and cane fields of Skadar lake, reflections of mountain peaks in the lakes of Bukumir and Rikavac, not to mention the freshness and healthiness of the surrounding hills and mountains.

The very city, although among the hottest in Europe, is rich in verdure. Up to one thousand two hundred different floral species find their habitat here. It is therefore recommended to visit the city in the company of a close person, and share the joy of a fresh morning next to the river of Ribnica, or bathing under the moon in the river of Morača.

The special something of Podgorica is also found in the patina of the city center – with its authentic architecture and the riches of cultural heritage. One of the peculiarities is surely the beauty of its citizens and their specific charm.