Herceg Novi

Herceg Novi

Things to do - general

Herceg Novi is a coastal town in Montenegro located at the entrance to the Bay of Kotor and at the foot of Mount Orjen.

Herceg Novi is a major Montenegrin tourist destination. It is well known as a spa and health center; nearby Igalo has an abundance of healing sea mud called “igaljsko blato” (Igalo mud) and mineral water springs called “igaljske slatine” (Igalo water springs). The most famous tourist attractions in Herceg Novi are castle Forte Mare built by the Bosnian king Tvrtko I in 1382, a clock tower built by Austrians in the 19th century, the Kanli tower built by Turks, and the Serbian church St. Michael Archangel in central Belavista Square.

“JUK Herceg-Fest” This cultural events center was established on 24 February 1992. Two years later the cultural center joined with the “Orijen” movie distribution and production company. Together they have played a crucial role in enhancing the city’s cultural life. Among many annual festivities are the mimosa celebration, local theatrical events, and a film and music fest.

“The Operosa Opera Festival” takes place during the summer in the Kanli Kula amphitheater inside the fortress of Stari Grad.

The Historical Museum was established in 1949 and officially opened in 1953. The museum building, a gift to the city from the former mayor, Mirko Komnenović (1870–1941), and his wife Olga, is at least 150 years old.

Climate 

The area of the Bay of Kotor has a humid subtropical climate  with significantly more rain in the winter than in the summer.

Herceg Novi has approximately 200 sunny days a year. In July and August there are approximately 11 sunny hours per day.  Average temperature from May to September is about 25 °C (77 °F), and the average summer sea temperature is rather high, between 22–26 °C (72–79 °F).

Country Montenegro
Languages spokenMontenegrin
Currency usedEURO (EUR)
Area (km2)235 km²

Sports & nature

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Herceg Novi Natural

Here, on the soil of Herceg Novi Riviera , numerous palm trees , magnolia , eucalyptus , mimosa, agave , Chivas , they found their new homeland , so that the local vegetation make up the unique green oasis . In this way , the flora of Herceg Novi and the surrounding area make the Mediterranean , tropical and suptropsak vegetation .

Park Savinska Dubrava extends in a direction east-west and connects with the Herceg Novi Meljine. On a limestone ridge that rises pyramidal , winding forest trails through oleanders , Pittosporum , pine , cypress , hornbeam , chestnut , oak leading to a beautiful vidikovaca- Belvedere, from which there are views of the Bay of Kotor and the environment. In this environment, located Savina monastery , church . Anne and memorial patriots executed in the First World War.

Near the park Heritage Museum is a park "Dream resort " hotel ( former hotels "Centar" and " warm " ) .

The park is dominated silky alipicija - mimosa and palm vašingtonija from California, whose height is over 20 m, and it is one of the most decorative exotic plant species in this region . Middle part of the park stretch of Lebanese cedar and cypress, which branched crown , the summer heat , have the function of natural umbrellas. Next to the sea , on the right , there are cacti , agave and yucca, that accompany the course.

On the walls and in the gardens surrounding the house is dominated by the widely famous Herceg Novi bougainvillaea , which together with mimosas give an irresistible charm to this end.

Nightlife info

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Herceg-Novi is very popular among those in pursuit of nightlife. This resort, loved by artists for its unique atmosphere and peace during the winter, wakes up in the summer, as numerous bars and clubs become open.

Some of them are:

Yachting Club 32 is a bar in Herceg Novi. Delicious ice cream.

Prostor is a bar in Herceg Novi. Very good coffee in a great ambience.

La Bamba is a club in Herceg Novi.

Admiral Club is a club with smoking allowed in Herceg Novi near the Forte Mare.

Tondo is a club in Herceg Novi.

Skuribanda is a bar in Herceg Novi near the Forte Mare.

Culture and history info

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Herceg Novi Culture

The culture of Herceg Novi is vibrant for a smaller town. The colorfully yellow and green mimosa tree that naturally and wonderfully decorate the town are symbolic of the life that fills the city during the spring, summer, and into the fall months. Admittedly, the winter months become a bit slower as with much of the coast. However, Herceg Novi is known for always having something happening in the town. During the summer nights, one of the best things to do is relax by taking in a film in the open air theater on top of the Fortress Mare in the old town.

Herceg Novi History

Herceg Novi is a town which is situated at the very end of the bay of Boka Kotorska. The appearance of the town, as the experts say, is the most interesting mixture of the Romanic, Byzantine, and oriental style which is harmonized into a Mediterranean look of the town. Herceg Novi today is the town of flowers, a real greenhouse in the open. On the slopes of its hills there used to pass Turkish caravans, and in the foothill of the slopes there used to be held duels, combats, and there were also performed public punishments of the subjected citizenship by the Turkish conquerors. Still, many people belonged to this town for centuries. It was loved by the emperors, kings enjoyed in it; many army commanders have passed on their warrior glory in it. Many stories today authentically testify of those ages, of the foundation of Herceg Novi’s islands, fortresses, places, churches, capes etc…

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