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An unexpected little paradise
, you will discover
, the largest of the ports contained in the Balkan treasure chest. You will enter the heart of one of the smallest European countries, ready to offer you an enjoyable adventure beyond all expectations.
MSC Mediterranean Cruise
will take you to a beautiful coastline with long sandy beaches and crystalline waters, counterbalancing the rugged inland mountainous area, with majestic mountains more than 2,000 metres high, such as the imposing
. The multifaceted beauty of this territory has inspired the many ethnic groups who live there to find the key to peaceful coexistence.
, the largest lake in the Balkans, during an
, will enchant you with its magical atmosphere, full of ancient myths and legends and its colours that change with the passing of the seasons. The beautiful natural park gathers traditional villages, including
, a tiny "Montenegrin Venice", rivers and fortresses, one of which is located right in its centre. Lake Skadar represents a splendid habitat for several species of birds and fish.
will take you to the
ancient city of Bar
, Antibereos for the Greeks, and located further up the hill than the present-day inhabited centre. This "Pompeii of Montenegro" preserves remains of defensive walls, palaces, churches and mosques. You can also admire the
Palace of King Nicholas
, in typical local style, but with the addition of neoclassical elements. Currently home to the National Museum, it houses collections of
and furniture from the
Not far from Bar, lies
, which you can discover thanks to one of the
. This town stands on a charming islet connected to the mainland by a strip of sand. It will be an architectural and urban jewel to see, especially when you visit the old town with its narrow winding streets, half-hidden squares, churches and fortresses. Strolling through Budva, you can dive into a millenary history that begins with the Greeks and continues to the present day.