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Exploring Montenegro and Albania



Montenegro and Albania travel is an absolute must !

They have been described as the hidden gems of the Balkans and both destinations provide an eye-opening experience for travellers. Montenegro may be regarded as more ‘easy on the eye’ than its southern neighbour but you can enjoy some excellent vacation experiences in Albania.

Travelling to both of these countries shouldn’t be too much of a problem and if you’re looking to safely explore both there’s always the option of taking to the sea via a cruise holiday.

Montenegro highlights

Located south of Croatia, Montenegro offers a laid back atmosphere, some beautiful beaches and picturesque but modern towns. The Budva Riveria is one of the most popular tourist regions thanks to its charming old town and sandy beaches.

However, it’s the famous resort and islet of Sveti Stefan that seems to be a magnet for travellers and this is indeed one of the most captivating parts of the country. You can easily reach this Montenegro beauty spot from the nearby walled city of Kotor (four euros by bus) this area is also a regular port of call for cruise ships sailing the Adriatic Sea.

Mysterious Albania

It’s only been two decades since Albania began to welcome visitors to its shores and this is part of the excitement when visiting this previously hidden country. The good news for travellers is that prices in Albania do seem to be stuck in a time warp and it’s a ridiculously inexpensive country to spend some time in.

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