Prices in Montenegro
By European standards, prices in Montenegro are quite low, but the cost of accommodation, food and entertainment on the coast is a quarter higher than in the interior regions of the country..
Shopping and souvenirs
Shopping is a good addition to a good rest in Montenegro. It is advisable to come here during the period of two global “sales” (mid January - early March; early August - mid September).
From Montenegro you should bring:
- clothes, shoes, accessories of famous brands at attractive prices;
- jewelry and fur products;
- ceramic and wood products;
- Montenegrin wines, prosciutto, confectionery, olive oil, honey.
As for local wines, you should definitely buy red wine. “Vranac” (it costs from 8 euros per bottle) and white wine “Krstach” (you can buy this wine from 7 euros per bottle).
Going on a sightseeing tour of Montenegro, you will visit Cetinje, where you will see the palace of King Nicholas. Then you will stop in the Njegosi Valley, a national park, where you will be treated to prosciutto, cheese and local wine. After that, you will go to Kotor, where you will visit the Cathedral of St. Tripun, the Church of St. Luke, see the Prince's Palace and the Clock Tower. A full day tour costs approximately € 30 (this price includes snacks + entrance fees).
If you have free time, you should definitely go to Lake Skadar - more than 35 species of fish and 270 species of birds live here. During the excursion, you will take a boat trip, taste national fish dishes, and also swim in the clear waters of the lake. The tour costs about 35 euros (the price includes refreshments and drinks).
If you are a lover of outdoor activities, be sure to go rafting - rafting down the Tara River. Approximate cost - 70 euros (the price includes rafting, instructor services, breakfast and lunch).
You can have fun in the Adventure Park amusement park: here you can walk along different paths - Koalas, Chita, Panther, Duel and Tarzan. The cost of entertainment in the park starts from 18 euros for adults and 10 euros for children..
You can rent a car in Montenegro for 40 euros and more per day.
The main way to get around Montenegrin cities is by bus. The cost of such a trip is low: even for a ticket for an intercity flight, you will pay about 5 euros. For example, to get from Podgorica to Bar you will pay 5-6 euros.
You can also get around the cities by taxi. For example, for travel from Tivat to Budva you will be asked to pay 20-25 euros, while for a bus ticket you will pay only 3-4 euros.
As for the daily expenses on vacation in Montenegro, they will amount to approximately 20-30 euros per day for accommodation in an inexpensive hotel and 10-20 euros for meals in inexpensive cafes or eateries..