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Shkoder Full Day Trip from Durres
"Your 7/8-hour tour starts in the morning at the agreed point of pickup. Transfer to Shkodra to the northern city in Albania and is in fact considered ""the cradle of the culture"". Visit of the city center and the main promenade that dates to the earl visit of the Archaeological and Ethnographic Museum after that there will be a visit to the national museum of photography “Marubi” which was created in 1970. Visit of the Shkodër Cathedral also known as St Stephen's Catholic Cathedral. The Roman Catholic cathedral is dedicated to Saint Stephen and was bu depart for a visit to the large bridge of Middle built during Ottoman time. Before you embark on your return in Durres you will stop at Fisherman's village to see the beautiful village of Shiroka where you can eat a delicious lunch with fresh fish Carp c"""In this tour you will discover ""the cradle of the culture"" in Shkoder. Here there are many attractive points of which Rozafa Castle is the highlight. The city has a beautiful view that lie to the lake with the same name 'The Lake of Shkodra'. The travel to Shkodra from Durres will be at 9 am and will last for 2 hours. In this city you will visit city center
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Private Full-Day Montenegro and Dubrovnik Tour from Split
"Discover the Mediterranean’s best-kept secret on your private full-day tour to beautiful Montenegro located just across the border from Dubrovnik.Your professional driver-guide will pick you up at your accommodation in split (upon request) or you air-conditioned minivan for your journey to Montenegro which will take about 4.5 hours one-way following the main highway to cut out any unnecessary travel time. After the short break in Dubrovnik you will board your vehicle and drive south alongside Adriatic coast passing cities Cavtat and Konavle and soon thereafter you will cross the border to Montenegro (passports required). Continuing on you will drive alongside the Bay of Kotor (Europe’s most southern fiord) passing the cities Igalo Herceg Novi (two great Turkish turned Venetian fortresses) and Bijela Kamenari where you will make a photo stop in front of magical Perast – city of seamen and the 2 small islands with St. George's church and Our Lady of the Rocks (Gospa od Škrpjela). After the short stop you will continue the journey through Risan and stop at Perast town where your driver-guide explains major buildings and its rich history. Finally
From EUR600.00
 
Old Town of Kotor Walking Tour
"Kotor is situated in the most secluded part of Boka Kotorska (The Bay of Kotor). While it dates from the Illyrian period Kotor developed into an important commercial and artistic center in the Middle Ages. Many empires battled for control over the city throughout the centuries: from being an autonomous city of the Byzantine Empire free city of medieval Serbia then under Venetian or Hungarian states gaining independence and then returned to Venetian control once again just to be occupied by France and then Austria until Kotor finally became part of Yugoslavia.Kotor tour begins at the main gate of the Old Town
From EUR20.00

More Local Customs in Ulcinj

CRNCI ULCINJA or the 'African Montenigrins'

PART 1It seems that port cities that have a rich historyof trading with many nations or being occupiedby many different empires will also have a rich culture.Ulcinj is no exception. One seeming...
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Sep 16, 2010

"Don Quixote" and Ulcinj

Truth or legend it still adds to themysteries about the fortress old town of Ulcinj.The tale about Miguel de Servantes Savedra andhis 5 years spent as a slave while ransomed for 500...
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Sep 13, 2010

Garbage and are the beaches clean?

I guess with Montenegro seeking to attract more tourists and hopefully one day join the EU, they have become more aware of the environment.The beaches are cleaned up every day with people, machinery...
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budapest8
Sep 09, 2010

Garbage and are the beaches clean?

Many people in Europe and especially here in Hungary think that Montenegro and Albania are filthy! Well a lot of the plastic bottles that might float up onto a lot of the beaches in Southern...
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budapest8
Sep 09, 2010

Leave outside shoes by the door or outside

More common sense and cleanliness than anything that when stayingin some ones house taking off your shoes and using flip flops or slippersinside. Also when entering a mosque you have to cover your...
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Sep 09, 2010

Pirate Base!

Historically, Ulcinj had a tradition as a North African pirate base and slave trade centre. Between 1571 and 1878. A small group of North African and Maltese corsairs were the first group to sail the...
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May 13, 2009
 
 
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Ethnicity

Throughout most of Montenegro, the towns and cities have a small Albanian minority. However, the opposite is true in Ulcinj with a 90% Albanian population. All road signs in and around Ulcinj are...
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May 13, 2009

Nikšičko pivo

Nikšičko pivo, the beer from Nikšić is excellent. It is a light (alcohol 5°) blond beer with just enough bitterness and flavor. We enjoyed it a lot during our stay, especially as it was very hot ! Not...
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JLBG
Jul 27, 2008

Forbidden to tractors !

A road sign with a tractor stands at the entrance of the main street that leads from the newest part of the city (Bulvar Mar&#353ala Tita) to the beach, ulica/bruga Hafiz Ali Ulqinaku. It is...
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Sep 24, 2006

Street names

The only recent (2003) guidebook I had found on Montenegro (Bradt) was not a great help for Ulcinj. It gives a small city map, very rough and with only a few streets named. However, I could not spot a...
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Sep 24, 2006

Mother Teresa

Nene Teresa 27 8 1910 – 5 9 1997.At the lower end of former Bulevar Mar&#353ala Tita stands a monument for Mother Teresa (Nene Teresa)She was born as Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu, in Skopje (Republic of...
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Sep 24, 2006

City beach

I have really been impressed by the city beach, Mala plaza in Serbian or Plazhi i Vog‘l, though, I am glad that it was not the place where we went to bathe !! By the way, is that bathing ? I suppose...
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JLBG
Aug 24, 2005

School

I collect pictures of school warning road signs and found this one in Ulcinj, which is completely different from anything I had ever found elsewhere. Amazingly, the girl and the boy have no legs but...
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JLBG
Aug 21, 2005

Is Montenegro dirty ?

I had been warned that Montenegro was really dirty. Actually, this is not true. What I have noticed can be noticed in any place where, for a few weeks, the population increases 2, 5 or even 10 folds....
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Aug 21, 2005

Top Hotels in Ulcinj

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Velika Plaza bb, Republika Crna Gora, Ulcinj, 85360, Montenegro
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Mujo Ulqinaku bb, Ulcinj, 85360, Montenegro
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Vida Matanovica b.b., Ulcinj, 85360, Montenegro
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Velika plaza 196, 85360 Ulcinj, Republic of Montenegro
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Velika Plaza bb, Ulcinj, 85360, Montenegro
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Pinjes, Ulcinj Old City 700m., Ulcinj, Montenegro
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Things to Do Near Ulcinj

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The Citadel

I paid 3 Euros to visit the citadel of the Old Town. This was built by the Austrians in 1836. The best bit about the citadel are the views from it over the sea, the Island of Sveti Nikola and the new...
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"Ulcinj/Ulqin"
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"One of last undiscovered gems in Europe"
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"Ulcinj - Ulqin"
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cachaseiro

"ulcinj-very lively and interesting place."
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"ULCINJ-TOWN WITH SOUL"
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