Bar - town of olive tree, naval gate of Montenegro, the age-old hearth of coexistence, regardless of religion and nation, Bar is a blend of modernity, tradition and beauty. It is important as a dynamic economic center of Montenegro, but also as a city that preserves a rich cultural and historical tradition.
Some of the most significant achievements of civilization in Montenegro, they were born in Bar: here are preserved the oldest remains of the written monuments, this is where the most significant literary-historical work was written of the Montenegrin Middle Ages, and the city was the seat of the oldest religious institution in Montenegro (Archdiocese of Bar).
In addition, Bar has one of the oldest olive trees in the world, rich cultural and historical tradition is united in the area of Bar with the unique gifts of nature, favorable climate and exceptional geographical position.
Pleasant Mediterranean climate attracts a large number of tourists every year. With an average of 270 sunny days a year, Bar is one of the sunniest cities in the Mediterranean. 44 km of coastline, which of more than 9 km are beaches, 67 km of the shore of Skadar Lake and the mountain massif that separates these two large bodies of water, make Bar an ideal destination for tourists who want to relax on beautiful beaches and enjoy untouched nature, and as well as for those who want to visit numerous cultural and religious monuments or even spend their vacation actively engaging in numerous sports activities.
Old Town Bar - ANTIVARI is a fortress that has been the center of Bar for centuries, until the city moved lower, into the field. Today it is abandoned and in ruins. The old town is one of the largest archeological sites in the world.
Old town streets are guides through the centuries, from the Greek colonies to the Middle Ages, rule of the Venetian Republic with the Turkish period and until the new era. During the last archeological excavations, from the new era pottery was discovered here, just when these places were inhabited by Illyrians. These archeological finds prove that the foundations of the Old Town are 2.5 millennia old. The Latins called this town Antivaris, and it was the center of the region until the city moved into the field towards to the sea.