The Telegraph - Grand canyons and communist ghost towns – 13 things you probably didn't know about Montenegro


1. It is one of the world’s newest countries – but packed with history

2. Europe’s biggest canyon is there

3. Its people are very tall

4. They will be happy to see you

5. It has one of Europe’s sunniest capitals

6. There’s a scandalously underrated national park

7. Its beaches – there are 117 in total – deserve more visitors, too

8. You can sleep in a former ghost town

9. It punches above its weight when it comes to World Heritage Sites

10. There’s a glorious lake to explore – and fine wine to drink

11. Its domain name is a doozy

12. Rail lovers are catered for

13. There are plenty of off-beat attractions

For more information:

The official website for Montenegro tourism