Montenegro Public Holidays
Public holidays in Montenegro is mostly made up of orthodox Christian holidays and national holidays, and fall mostly in the first half of the year. As you can see below, in 2011 all except one Montenegro public holidays fall in the first half of the year.
Montenegro is filled with both historical and modern institutions that will give each curious tourist the sense of what Montenegro was before, what Montenegro is now and what Montenegro will be in the coming future. Countless questions still are yet to be answered about this quiet little country, but in the course of one?s travel will surely shed light to those questions.
When in Montenegro, make sure to visit the Ostrog Monastery: a wondrous site that will even make you think if this was really created my man. This magnificent piece of rock carved architecture is located above the Bjelopavlic Valley, giving it a sense of secrecy within its walls. It was founded by the Metropolitan Vasilije in the late 17th century. Clearly, the most magnificent part of Ostrog is the Upper monastery. The monastery also holds two churches. The upper upper church is dedicated to the Holy Cross and the lower church in the Upper monastery is for Vavedenje of the Holy Mary. People of different religions frequent this monastery and is one of the most visited in the Christian world.
The Bay of Kotor is also one of the tourist destinations in Montenegro and is considered one of the most beautiful bays in the world. Towering cliffs that surround the bay from all sides gives the viewer the surreal image of the blue waters of the Adriatic Sea. The Bay of Kotor also boasts of its four connected straits. There are also seven islands that embellish the Bay of Kotor: the Saint Marco (Sveti Marko), the island of Mamula, the island of Our Lady of the Rock (Gospa od Skrpjela), Saint George (Sveti Djordje), the island of Milosrdja, the island of Flowers (Ostrvo cveca), and the Mother of God (Mala Gospa). The road that lines the Bay leads to a chain of cities, each with their own unique characteristic and a story to tell. Among those cities is Kotor, or better known as the City of World Cultural Heritage. Read more.