Blessed with sunshine, pristine beaches lapped by clear Adriatic waters, and appealing, whitewashed old towns, the Montenegrin coast has become one of Europe’s hottest properties. Heading north–south from Croatia to the Albanian border, you’ll first hit charming Herceg Novi, before the coast ducks inland to swallow up magnificent Kotor – without doubt the most picturesque town in the land. South of here, the littoral swings back out to the beaches of Budva, something of a party capital during the summer. It’s then mountain-edged coast all the way to Bar, home to some terrific ruins.

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