Podgorica is the capital of Montenegro and the country's largest city. From lazy days crawling from one café to another to exploring Old Turkish Town, travellers discover an array of things to see and experience. Many of the Montenegrin mountain resorts, as well as the coastal cities, are just a short drive from Podgorica; with its excellent location, Podgorica is a great starting point for exploring this amazing region by the Adriatic Sea. ... Read more »
- Podgorica City Museum
- Monument to King Nikola
- Hristovog Vaskrsenja Temple
- Tour King Nikola’s Castle, now a museum
- See the Millennium Bridge, a cable-stayed bridge that spans the Morača River in Podgorica
- Journey to Skadar Lake, the biggest lake on the Balkan Peninsula
Podgorica has somewhat of a Mediterranean climate with hot, dry summers and chilly winters. Temperatures range between 77°F (25°C) and 50°F (10°C); there are occasional strong northerly winds that create cooler temperatures in the winter, although they rarely go below freezing. Average annual rainfall measures about 63 inches (1,600 mm).
Getting There & Around
The Podgorica Airport is located 8 miles (13 km) south of the city. There are many taxis to be found in front of the terminal to take visitors to their hotels. The bus station operates transport to several nearby destinations, including those in neighbouring countries also.
Walking, taxis or combis (minibuses) easily get travellers about quickly and easily through the city.« Hide