Top 5 Things to Do in Ulcinj

Top 5 Things to Do in Ulcinj

If you are looking for a place in the Mediterranean region to go on a peaceful vacation with your loved ones, Ulcinj ticks all the boxes.

It is surrounded by pristine sand on one side and a dense forest cover on the other. Due to its unique location, it has been subjected to a lot of turmoil over the past 1000 years or so. However, it has led to the amalgamation of several cultures and architecture which makes it the perfect tourist spot.

The rich history of Ulcinj which is located on the east side of Montenegro will surely take you on a journey through time with its breathtaking locales and ambiance. Here are the 5 best things to do while you are holidaying in Ulcinj.

1. Wash out all your worries and chill on Velika plaza- It extends from Port Milena on one side to the Bojana River on the other. It demarcates the Adi Bojana island and from the main beach. The stretch of 12 km gives it the status of being one of the longest beaches in the whole of Europe. It is so beautiful that several movies and tv shows have been shot in Velika Plaza. It is lined by several amazing restaurants to satisfy the foodie inside you. Nightclubs and bars are also in abundance. Moreover, you can even practice yoga and spirituality if you fancy it. Thus, there is something for everyone.

2. Immerse into the cool hippie vibes- Ulcinj is located on the Mediterranean coast and boasts of having a Bohemian culture. A pub called Dom Kulture is the perfect representative of it. You can enjoy live music while indulging in the best seafood and craft beers to have the time of your life.

3. Experience the collision of different civilizations in the old town of Ulcinj- The turmoil of the years of history and the different cultures are easily visible here. The buildings and religious places make their multiethnic heritage even richer.

4. Attend a mass at St. Nicholas Church- It is more than 100 years old and is located in the old town of Ulcinj itself. It has an Orthodox Christian design and is surrounded by olive trees and gift shops. You can take a souvenir or two back home from here.

5. Spend some moments discovering the history of slavery in Ulcinj in an area called the "Square of Slaves"- Get to know about the history of the Croatian and Italian families that got captured there by the pirates from the descendants themselves.

If you are looking to visit Ulcinj in the near future, make sure you try out the 5 things that have been mentioned above. You will definitely not be disappointed.