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Herceg Novi

Herceg Novi (Herceg Novi) - a well-known resort in the southern part of the Adriatic Sea at the entrance to Boka Bay, known as the 'botanical garden in Montenegro, "because it grows a lot of relict trees and shrubs. The resort is suitable for families with children and those who want to improve their health.

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Getting there

To get to Herceg Novi is not difficult. Around 30 km away is one of the international airports in Montenegro - Tivat. With the cities of Montenegro, Herceg Novi is connected to the Adriatic highway - two-way, quite a decent level highway. In general, the quality of roads in Montenegro, the small distance between the cities and a large number of rolling offices (local by 15-20% cheaper than the international ones) have to travel around the country by car. It should be noted that the cross-strait Verige been established ferry service that allows you to not drive around the Bay of Kotor (when traveling in Croatia), and from Kamenari (village near Herceg Novi) fall right in Lepetane. In the nearest plans - building a bridge across the Strait.

A little history

Herceg Novi - one of the coastal towns of Montenegro. His story, like the story of many Balkan cities, full of dramatic events and its architectural shape is formed by numerous and diverse rulers. And these were the rulers of many, since the city was founded by King Tvrtko I in 1382, and excavations have shown that people settled here in ancient times.


The beaches at the resort is not the best, quite often it's just a concrete slab, but to good sandy beaches can be reached by boat. The city is called the Botanical Garden of Montenegro, as the flora is extremely diverse. The region has good conditions for diving, including several schools, learning the rules of the dive and swim underwater. The purpose of the dive are mostly somewhat sunken off the coast of the famous ship.

Hotels and restaurants Igalo

The number and variety of hotels in the city is consistent with the requirements of the tourist flow. This classic hotels, and apartments, and condos. The same can be said about the restaurants and cafes. The kitchen is dominated by a European, but there Adriatica Adriatica, so for those who like to eat all sorts of marine reptiles opportunities abound here. Portions in restaurants are usually of a size that it is contrary to all advice dietitians. Well developed that part of the city's infrastructure, which is claimed by amateurs nightlife: bars, numerous shows and clubs. There is a promenade in Herceg Novi, it is here that it is best to enjoy the sea expanses and panoramas of the coast. In recent years, the city hosts every winter Mimosa Festival. At this time, all around her scent permeated and flourishing city is so beautiful that there are thoughts that Herceg Novi can be a center not just a beach holiday.


The swimming season lasts from May to September, water temperature during this period ranges from 22 to 28 degrees, mild Mediterranean climate attracts many families with children.

Treatment in Herceg Novi

In Herceg Novi, Igalo is located - the largest center of physiotherapy, rehabilitation of health, preventive medicine, volnoterapii and spa treatment in the Mediterranean basin. Institute "Igalo" has received worldwide recognition thanks to the successful treatment of many diseases. There are wonderful conditions for recreation and relaxation: a mild Mediterranean climate, clean sea, therapeutic sea mud, mineral water springs "Igalka" (it is used for medicinal baths of cold radon waters), as well as modern equipment and qualified personnel.

Batch cost weekly, two- and three-week stay in the program "Igalo" varies depending on the season. Approximately - from 400 EUR per week 1200 EUR per three weeks.

Methods of treatment: hydrotherapy, peloideterapiya (mud bath), massage, thalassotherapy, occupational therapy, electrotherapy, phototherapy, inhalation, acupuncture, metered reception sunbathing, exercising on the beach and in the water.

Indications: rheumatism, diseases of the musculoskeletal system, heart diseases, lung diseases, conditions after fractures or orthopedic surgery, neurological disease, condition after a brain haemorrhage, multiple sclerosis, damage to the central and peripheral nervous system, gynecological diseases, eczema, psoriasis, excess weight, stress conditions.

Prices are listed on the page May 2016

Herceg Novi

Entertainment, excursions and attractions of Herceg Novi

Embankment several kilometers long, along which there are numerous cafes and restaurants to suit all tastes. The park, which grows more than a hundred species of subtropical and tropical plants, as well as many species of mimosa, National History Museum and Art Gallery. In the Bay of Kotor is the island of Mamula with an old Austrian fortress, the famous Blue Cave, where entire small boats come and a lot of artificial caves, shelters for submarines since World War II. Also please the eye of the tourist bastions Shpanola, Forte Mare Kanli Kula, magnificent churches and historic buildings.

In winter, the town hosts the "Mimosa Festival", which lasts for a month.

One of the most famous attractions is the Orthodox monastery Savina. Built more than 1,000 years ago, it is in its history has repeatedly rebuilt and rebuilt, but, nevertheless, has retained its authenticity and today is one of the best on the Adriatic architecture designs in the baroque style. Widely known for the miraculous icon of the Mother of God Savinskaya, the main shrine of the monastery.

Several forts and bastions of the city is very interesting and famous in their own way. Sea Fortress (Forte Mare) built by the founder of the city of King Tvrtko I in 1382 and is one of the most popular tourists attractions. Kanli Kula (Bloody Tower) was built by the Turks during the Ottoman reign, long used as a prison, and even now it is kind of dark thoughts. At the same time the mosque was converted and the Church of St. Michael the Archangel in the Bellavista area. The Austrians built in the 19th century town hall with the astronomical clock, it is an architectural dominant of the city center and its undoubted decoration.

Where to stay: at one of the resorts of the Riviera Gertsegnovskoy. For example, in an old and rich in attractions Kotor, Perast tiny, picturesque Risan or modern and cheerful Tivat. Families with children and for those who wish to correct health, enjoy in the "botanical garden in Montenegro" - the resort of Herceg Novi and Igalo appendage, which is famous throughout Europe for its Institute of resort-spa treatment. Where to go: in Lovcen National Park to climb to dizzying mountain, to the tomb of Peter Njegos and honor the memory of the last of the spiritual ruler of the country; to abound with fish of all varieties of Skadar Lake or the ancient capital of Montenegro, Cetinje. In addition, it is necessary to visit the ancient fortress of Kotor and enjoy views of the Bay of Kotor, sing "talk though you're with me, Guitar seven-string ..." at the monument to Vysotsky in Podgorica and, closing his eyes on the height and steepness of trails, quietly whispering a prayer, climb to the monastery - rock monastery Ostrog. As a "foreign country" in Montenegro are very popular trip to the Italian Venice, the city of St. Nicholas of Bari and neighboring Croatia, Dubrovnik. You may also be interested in Greece, Italy, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Croatia. See also: Lake Skadar, Montenegro. The most popular towns and resorts of the country: Bar, Budva, Kotor, Podgorica, Petrovac.