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Area: 13,812 thous. sq. km
Major cities: Podgorica, Nikšić, Pljevlja, Bijelo Polje, Cetinje
Climate: Meditterranean, the mountain regions offer a temperate climate
Local time: GMT+2
Calling code: +382
Credit cards: VISA, MasterCard, American Express, Diners Club
Visa: not required for citizens of the USA, EU, Israel, and Japan for a stay up to 90 days; required for CIS nationals. For more details please visit http://www.mip.gov.me/en/index.php/Visas-for-Foreign-Citizens/
Transport: air transport, rail transport, motor transport, water transport
International airports (cities): Podgorica, Tivat
Health care system of Montenegro today is on a rather high level of development. It is represented by general multi-field and specialised state and private owned medical centres. And the number of the latter is increasing with each year. Most medical centres of Montenegro are facilitated with new medical equipment. Many doctors have a good command of several foreign languages, including English. Infrastructure of medical centres is rather well developed. Here all conditions are created for convenient accommodation, entertaining pastime and leisure. If there is a need, you can avail of the services of a translator and escorting person, and undergo a rehabilitation course at local resorts after treatment or surgery.
Overseas patients are serviced both in small private clinics and in general multi-field state centres. Top famous ones are located in Budva, Risan, Herceg Novi, Igalo.
The most frequent reasons for overseas patients coming to Montenegro include receiving services in the sphere of orthopaedics, neurosurgery, dentistry, dermatology, aesthetic medicine, and plastic surgery. Montenegro is especially famed for its rehabilitation programmes designed for patients with the diseases of nervous, cardio-vascular system, respiratory organs, musculoskeletal apparatus, rheumatologic problems, diseases of all parts of the spine, and patients having suffered heart attacks, brain haemorrhages, complex surgeries, and severe traumas.
Medical services in Montenegro comply with the European standards and cost approximately by 50% cheaper than in the UK and France. The cost of individual services (dentistry, plastic surgery) is by 20-25% less than in the Czech Republic and Hungary. Unique marine climate, fresh mountain air, warm sea, and natural healing factors of this Baltic country are a wonderful complement to top-scale medical service.
Recommended time for treatment: spring, autumn.
Convenient and affordable resorts of Montenegro yearly receive over a thousand overseas tourists. They have created perfect conditions for both recreation and recovery. Clean ecology, virgin nature, fresh sea air, exotic flora and fauna, azure Adriatic sea and aquamarine sky capture the hearts of overseas guests once and for all. The country’s climate is favourable for people with cardiologic and neurological diseases, and also enables conducting recovery, preventive, and rehabilitation programmes.
There are best resorts of Montenegro scattered all along the Adriatic Sea coast: Milocer, Sveti Stefan, Budva, Przno, Petrovac, Becici, and Rafailovici. Each of them has scores of spa and recovery centres. Overseas guests are offered various spa and wellness programmes included into the complex of medical-oriented spa procedures, balneological procedures, mud wraps, solar baths, various types of massage, Oriental rejuvenation methods, boiling baths with herbal decoctions, sessions in mild sauna, steam bath, ice cave, spa programmes for young moms, and other recovery and rejuvenation procedures.
Igalo is the most renowned treatment and recovery resort of Montenegro located on the Adriatic Sea coast. It receives overseas patients all the year round. The resort’s major profile covers: rehabilitation, prevention of various diseases, spa and wellness programmes. Igalo Institute, the well-known recovery centre of Europe, is facilitated with cutting-edge equipment, has well-developed infrastructure and employs highly skilled professionals of multiple profiles.
The indications for undergoing a rehabilitation programme in Igalo may include:
- diseases of upper and lower respiratory tract
- rheumatic fibromyalgia
- child rheumatism
- rheumatic arthritis
- conditions after full joint replacement
- rheumatism of soft tissues
- diseases of spine in the neck, upper, and lower back area
- conditions after accidents, poly-traumas, brain haemorrhage, heart attacks, stable ischemic disease, coronary artery bypass graft surgery
- skin diseases
- male urological problems
- rehabilitation of sportsmen
- disorders of peripheral blood supply and circulation
Usually prevention programme includes:
- systemic checkup
- stress relief
- excessive weight treatment
- reduction of risk factors (diabetes, high cholesterol level, hypertension)
- programme for miners and people with sitting work
- sports programmes
3*- from €65;
4*- from €80;
5*- from €110.
Brav u Mlijeku (lamb cooked in milk), Čorbast Pasulj (bean stew with smoked meat mix), burek (pastry with cheese or potato fillings).
Biogradska Gora (54 sq. km National Park in the central part of Montenegro), the Castle of Ulcinj (the construction dated 5th century BC and built by the Illyrians as a military base), Durmitor National Park (the nature reserve full of canyons, plateau, and mountain ranges; UNESCO world heritage site), Tara River Canyon (82km long and 1,300m deep canyon protected UNESCO).
Vrela zima u brdima (cultural and winter sport festival, February), Festival mimoze (carnival event hold in late winter on the Adriatic coast), International book fair (May), festival of the underwater film (June).