Montenegrin town Igalo and its neighbor Herceg Novi neporedni removed in a beautiful small bay on the southwest coast of Bay of Kotor at the foot of the mountain Orjen (1894 m). This place has been a major crossroad of civilizations. The ancient Greeks, Romans and Illyrians had their settlements in the Gulf and in the neighboring hills. From that time onwards the great powers in the region such as Byzantium, Medieval Slavic tribes, Venetians, Spaniards, Turks, French and Austro-Hungarians had occupied and ruled this part of the Gulf. All these different rulers and cultures, different military, religious and ethnic groups have left an indelible mark not only on local architecture, but also a way of life and mentality of local people. Walking through the streets, squares and stairways Igalo spa, you can go through the history of the Mediterranean and also enjoy the benefits of modern tourism.
Photo by Saša Stojanović from Sokobanja