Montenegro is a small, mountainous state in south-west Balkans and borders Croatia. Go and explore the central area of Montenegro where you will find a number of historical and cultural monuments including the enchanting Skadar Lake. The National Park covers 40,000 ha and is one of the largest lakes in Europe, containing 40 different kinds of fish. Bordered to the east by Albania the lake is encircled on three sides by the Montenegrin mountains. The national park is one of the largest bird reserves in Europe. Take one of the fleets of boats around the lake and see for yourself the sheer beauty the lake has to offer.
Terrain ranges from high mountains in the northern part of the country, through karst segment in the central and western part, to a narrow coastal plain. The coastal plain disappears completely in the north, where Mount Lovćen and other mountain ranges plunge abruptly into the inlet of the Gulf of Kotor. The coastal region is noted for active seismicity.