Herceg Novi at the Bay of Kotor

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© Brian Dell

© Brian Dell

Herceg Novi is a city in western Montenegro, in the municipality of the same name with about 12,700 inhabitants. The associated community has a total of around 33,000 inhabitants. The town is located on the Adriatic Sea at the entrance of the Bay of Kotor and is especially important for tourism. The Kurzentrum “Dr. Simo Milošević ”, which uses the slightly radioactive sea mud as a basis for a variety of therapies.

The town is laid out in terraces, with the three-kilometer-long promenade “Pet Danica” at the center, on the sea side of which there is a two-kilometer-long, mostly concrete beach. The walk is lined with countless restaurants and stalls, as well as various discos and hotels. The spa is open all year round, with summer visitors flocking to Herceg Novi around mid-June.

© panoramio.com - Raki_Man/cc-by-3.0 Harbor © Marcin Konsek/cc-by-sa-4.0 © Brian Dell A pomegranate tree © Tamtam90/cc-by-sa-3.0 Fortress Forte Mare © Marcin Konsek/cc-by-sa-4.0 © panoramio.com - Natalia Semenova/cc-by-3.0 Walkway © Zlatko/cc-by-sa-3.0
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Fortress Forte Mare © Marcin Konsek/cc-by-sa-4.0
There is also an old town that is well worth seeing. Especially recently, Herceg Novi has become a destination for mass tourism. This development has damaged the city’s reputation as a vacation destination. One of the most famous hotels is the “Plaza” hotel.

There are nicer bathing opportunities on the east side of Herceg-Novi, where the towns of Meljine, Zelenika and Bijela stretch along the coast and also contributed to the popularity of water polo in the region. The local club PVK Jadran Herceg Novi has been champions of Yugoslavia and Montenegro several times and was in the 2004 final of the LEN Euro League.

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