Top things to do in Cetinje

Top Choice Cave in Cetinje

Lipa Cave

Cetinje may indeed be littered with old-time reminders of its days as Montenegro's capital city, but just 4km away lies an attraction that makes the town look positively modern. Millions of years old, Lipa Cave is o…
Top Choice Montenegrin in Cetinje


They serve omelettes and pasta at this snazzy modern eatery, but it are the local specialities that truly shine. Try the memorable Njeguški ražanj, smoky spit-roasted meat stuffed with pršut and cheese.
Street in Cetinje

Ulica Njegoševa

Cetinje’s main street is pretty Njegoševa, a partly pedestrianised thoroughfare lined with interesting buildings, cafes and shops. At the southern end are two shady parks and the elegant Blue Palace, built in 1895 f…
Palace in Cetinje


This castle-like palace was the residence of Montenegro’s favourite son, prince-bishop and poet Petar II Petrović Njegoš. It was built and financed by the Russians in 1838 and housed the nation’s first billiard tabl…
Museum in Cetinje

History Museum

Housed in the imposing former parliament building (1910), this fascinating museum follows a timeline from the Stone Age to 1955. There are few English signs but the enthusiastic staff will give you an overview. Bull…
Bar in Cetinje


This hip-n-happening place is about as close to Cetinje gets to a club, with cheap cocktails, mega-danceable DJ sets and a young, cool crowd intent on whooping it up. By day, it's a chilled hangout where you can enj…
Bar in Cetinje


Java by day, jazzhands by night. This cute little bar offers exceptional people-watching from its prime position on Cetinje's main drag. It's not all finger-snapping and berets; they also run multi-genre open-mic ni…
Pub in Cetinje

Scottish Pub Academia

Cosy and companionable, this popular place does a fair impression of a Scottish pub, with hearty fare and – of course – a long list of beers and whiskies to choose from. They have live acoustic music most nights, bu…
International in Cetinje

Gradska Kafana

Situated within the endearingly run-down old Bulgarian Embassy, this local favourite is a top spot for a good-sized meal (Cetinje may not be by the sea, but Gradska Kafana still whips up excellent fish and chips), a…
Performing Arts in Cetinje

Ljeto u Prijestonici

Summer-long festival, with live music, art exhibitions, folkloric dancing, classic car displays, literary events, food stalls…if it's cultural, edible or just plain fun, this whopping festival has it going on.