Useful Travel Information
Planning to come to Montenegro? Here is what you need to know…
Basic Facts
POPULATION650,000 inhabitants
CAPITALPodgorica - 150,000 inhabitants
OLD ROYAL CAPITALCetinje - 14,000 inhabitants
COASTLINE294km with 117 beaches
TIME ZONECET/CEST (Central European Time)
112 - Emergency
122 - Police
123 - Fire Brigade
124 - Ambulance
134 - Trafic Info
Interesting Facts
DEEPEST CANYON1,333m - Tara River Canyon (deepest in Europe)
LARGEST VINEYARD23km2 with 11.5 million grapevines (largest in Europe)
LONGEST SAND BEACH13km - Long Beach Ulcinj (longest in Adriatic)
LARGEST LAKE530km2 - Lake Skadrar (largest in Balkans)
HIGHEST PEAK2,534m - Zla Kolata, Prokletije
Montenegrin Climate
Montenegro enjoys two different climates: the coast has a pleasant Mediterranean climate with 240 sunny days a year. Summers are hot and dry with temperature between 30 and 35 ºC. Winters are mild and wet. Podgorica, the capital city is one of the hottest in Europe during summer with temperature sometimes above 40ºC. Once you climb above 1,200m during summer, you’ll be chilled by the fresh mountain air and temperatures around 25ºC.
Montenegro Visa Regime
Generally, if you have a valid passport issued by the EU Member-States, the United States of America, the Kingdom of Norway, the Republic of Iceland, the Swiss Confederation, Canada, the Commonwealth of Australia, New Zealand, or Japan and you plan to stay less than 30 days in Montenegro, there is no visa hustle for you.
Montenegro has a reciprocal visa regime and the best way to find out if you need visa is to check the following link: Montenegro Visa Regime
Currency and ATMs
Even though the Montenegro is not part of the European Union, the official currency in Montenegro is EURO.
There are ATM machines throughout Montenegro. The majority of establishments and ATMs will accept credit cards such as Visa, Maestro and MasterCard. American Express and Diners have limited admittance.

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