Ulcinj

  • Ulcinj
  • Entrance to the Old Town
  • Passage
  • Dvori Balsica
  • Museum in the Old Town
  • Museum in the Old Town
  • Museum in the Old Town
  • Museum in the Old Town
  • Museum in the Old Town
  • Museum in the Old Town
  • Museum in the Old Town
  • Street in Old Town
  • Street in Old Town
  • Street in Old Town

It is located in the most southern part of the Montenegrin coast. There are 30 km of the seacoast and 30km of the riverside of river Bojana. Except the city, the beaches along the coast and riverbanks the part of Ulcinj is Sasko Lake, on whose shores are the remains of this ancient city Svaca (Sas). Ada Bojana is known for its beautiful sandy beaches, Valdanos coast is known for its olive trees of which there are over 74000 trees, Velika (Long) Beach (from Djerane Cape to Ada Bojana) is over 10 km long. The Greeks founded the city back in 5th century BC. Turbulent history of the city can be seen everywhere: Church - Mosque now City Museum was originally built as a Church in 1510, then in 1693 converted into a Mosque, Sahat kula (the Clock Tower) from the 18th century, the Church of St. Josip (Joseph) in 1875, Balšic Tower from the Middle Ages ... There is a legend that says that pirates from Ulcinj held the famous Spanish writer Miguel de Cervantes in captivity for 5 years and after he was released he wrote his famous novel "Don Quixote". Ulcinj is today an important tourist destination for those who like long sandy beaches, big waves suitable for surfing, fishing (sea and river), watching the rare birds that can be seen in Ulcinj solilas.