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Sveti-Stefan Travel


Welcome to City of Sveti-Stefan

If you have seen a picture postcard of Montenegro, it is likely that Sveti Stefan has appeared on it. This is because it is one of the most picturesque places in the world. It was once a fishing village but has been converted strictly into an “old town” where the watch tower, narrow alleys, and tiny churches have all been preserved in order to attract tourism.

To plan for Sveti Stefan travel is not difficult because of the popularity of this incredibly scenic spot. It is included in the region known as Budva's Riviera, along the Mediterranean coast, and it really is just an island that is connected to the mainland by a thin strip of sand.


Sveti-Stefan Map


Sightseeing Of Sveti-Stefan

The history of Sveti Stefan is a bit mysterious, but it was during the early part of the 20 th century when it was fundamentally abandoned by the inhabitants who emigrated to the United States or who were killed during the first World War. In the 1950s a group of architects purchased the property and began the conversion process meant to retain the island's distinct charms while attracting a lot of visitors. This is why the rooftops are all in a distinct shade of terra cotta, and why the buildings look as if they were frozen in time. During the 1990s the region experienced a serious downturn in tourism, but the region has been rediscovered by the rich and the famous.

Today, the entire island of Sveti Stefan is a resort, which means that Sveti Stefan travel must be planned through this organization.

Because of the location of Sveti Stefan, there really is no peak season for tourism or visitation. The winter months are just damp and rainy and the summer weather can be a bit hot and dry throughout July or August.