Think of a long weekend break in the Balkans and Croatia will probably spring to mind. The EU’s youngest member has seen its popularity soar, thanks in part to its starring role in the HBO series Game of Thrones.
But popularity can be a curse. Head to Dubrovnik, Split or Hvar, and you’ll find big crowds and high prices. Montenegro, however, its neighbour to the south, remains less discovered – a destination where empty beaches and sleepy villages still exist.
Think of Montenegro as Croatia’s quieter side: the ‘Black Mountain’ shares the same breathtaking blue waters, lush forests and magnificent walled cities – the only thing it doesn’t have is too many people.
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