Articles avec le tag ‘Montenegro’

Why travel to europe ?

Europe is a land area which can be viewed either as a continent in its own right or as the western extremity of the Eurasian continent, even as a sub-parts of the super continent of Afro-Eurasia, by location of view. It is sometimes called the « Old Continent », as opposed to the « New World » (America). On the cultural front, Europe has been a multiplicity of influences over the ages, and includes many countries that possess both a common heritage of linguistic, religious and historical and recent contributions from the « New World « and the Afro-Eurasia, particularly in former colonial powers. As such, Europe is a community of peoples, which tends to be politically, with the European Union, in an area of open civilization, forged in part by a millennial history, and secondly by mondialisation Lire la suite de cette entrée »

Discover Montenegro on the Adriatic Sea

The youngest country in the world has many tourist attractions and time is short if you want to enjoy before the big summer rush.

With 270 km of coastline in the Adriatic sea, Montenegro is a unique destination: both safe and close to European countries, it offers the spectacle of history in the making.

This week, the World Travel and Tourism predicts a rapid development of tourism in the region, helped by ongoing projects – such as the construction of Banyan Tree complex, Kempinski and Hilton International.

In addition, Air Berlin announced this week the opening of an airline serving the country. Between serious competition in Montenegro Airlines, it could be emulated by Ryanair and EasyJet.

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Why visit Kotor city in Montenegro

Kotor (Serbian Cyrillic Котор Cattaro and Italian) is a town and municipality in Montenegro. In 2003, the city had 1,331 inhabitants and the municipality 23 4811.

The old town of Kotor, surrounded by an impressive wall of defense, is particularly well preserved and placed on the World Heritage List of UNESCO. Between 1420 and 1797, Kotor and its surroundings were dependent on Venice. The Venetian influence is particularly evident in the structure and architecture of the city.

It was after the earthquake occurred April 15, 1979 the UNESCO decided to bring the city and the site in the list of monuments and sites. In recent years, Kotor has seen increased significantly the number of tourists (Dubrovnik is only a hundred kilometers), attracted both by the Bay of Kotor and the old town itself. Lire la suite de cette entrée »