A taste of Albania in Montenegro
Once a city state and a major maritime power, Ulcinj is a now buzzing seaside resort in summer with a distinctly Albanian feel.
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The name Ulcinj may look a little strange at first, but this is a gorgeous city on the Adriatic that will welcome you with open arms. This is a destination rich in variety: of cultures, landscapes and activities. It’s an ancient city with a rich contemporary cultural life, a seaside destination with hills and vegetation just beyond, and the perfect place to relax, or to find some outdoor adventures. In short, it’s a destination where you can enjoy your own unique vacation, no matter what you’re looking for.
If you’ve traveled at all in the region, you’ll know about the beautiful natural landscapes of Ulcinj and the surrounding region. Also not to be missed is the stunning Old Town, with its marvelous ancient architecture, and a rich cultural life, with music, art and theater performances happening regularly in dynamic venues throughout the city. Established in 5 BC, Ulcinj is a place that reveres its past. It’s not surprising that there’s so much variety here, as Ulcinj is a city where different regions meet; there’s a mix of the cultures of the Mediterranean and Europe, the Orient and the West. All that variety makes for a rich destination to visit, whether you’re interested in history, culture or the great outdoors.
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Things to do in Ulcinj
The Adriatic is one of the main attractions here, and there are numerous opportunities for swimming, boating and fishing, with picturesque seaside destinations both in the city and up and down the coast. You can also explore the historic secrets of the city with the help of a knowledgeable local guide who will make the region’s past come alive for you. Of course, the seafood here is marvelous and there are more than enough opportunities to sample the local food and wine. This is a unique destination for everything from relaxation to adventure.
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