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==Get in==
 
==Get in==
 
===By train===
 
===By train===
Bar is the final destination of the overnight train that runs from [[Niš]] across all of [[Serbia]] and [[Montenegro]] ending in Bar.  The trip, including a sleeper car, costs about 25 EUR. Very nice scenery between Bar and Belgrade.
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'''Serbian Railways''' [http://www.zeleznicesrbije.com/active/en/home/glavna_navigacija/putnicki_saobracaj/red_voznje.html] operates a train to/from [[Novi Sad]], [[Serbia]] to Bar, making stops in many cities including [[Belgrade]], [[Niš]], and [[Podgorica]].  
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===By boat===
 
===By boat===
Bar is a major port in Montenegro. It is possible to take a ferry to [[Bari]] (daily), [[Ancona]] and [[Durrës]] (bi-weekly). See: [http://www.montenegrolines.net/index_eng.html].
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'''Montengro Lines''' [http://www.montenegrolines.net/EN/index.html] operates daily ferries to/from [[Bari]], [[Italy]] departing at 10PM and arriving at 7:00 and costing 56 euros and up. The company also operates bi-weekly ferries to/from [[Ancona]], [[Italy]].
  
 
===By bus===
 
===By bus===
Well served with public transport especially to other coastal towns and to [[Podgorica]] (one and a half hour) during summer. Bus station located approx. 2 km from centre, 300 m from train station.
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The bus station in Bar is located 2 km from centre, 300 m from train station. Frequent buses operate along the coast to [[Kotor]] and [[Budva]]. The journey to [[Podgorica]] takes 90 minutes.
 
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There are frequent buses from/to Bar that run up and down the Montenegrin coast.
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===Car rental===
 
===Car rental===
  
* '''A Marker Car Rental-Bar''' Car hire Bar .
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Car,Van,Motorbike-Motorcyrcle,Scooter,Oldtimer and Buggy Rental
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* <listing name="A Marker Car Rental-Bar" alt="" directions="" address="" phone="+385 (0) 91 739 75 45" email="" fax="" url="" hours="" price=""></listing>
[http://www.carhiredubrovnik.com] Tel:00385 (0) 91 739 75 45
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==Get around==
 
==Get around==
  
 
==See==
 
==See==
*'''Stari Bar - The Old Bar Fortress''' - old city of Bar [[Image:Oldbar.JPG|thumb|right|320px|Stari Bar]]
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*'''The Oldest Olive tree in the world''' - a must see! It is old between 2000 and 2500 years.
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[[Image:Oldbar.JPG|thumb|right|320px|Stari Bar]]
*In the Port of Bar you can see a lot of great ships, beautiful yachts and small fishing boats.
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* <see name="Stari Bar (Bar Old Town)" alt="" address="" directions="" phone="" email="" fax="" url="" hours="" price=""></see>
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* <see name="Bar Fortress" alt="" address="" directions="" phone="" email="" fax="" url="" hours="" price=""></see>
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* <see name="The Oldest Olive tree in the world" alt="" address="" directions="" phone="" email="" fax="" url="" hours="" price="">Between 2000 and 2500 years old</see>
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* <see name="Port of Bar" alt="" address="" directions="" phone="" email="" fax="" url="" hours="" price="">See a lot of great ships, beautiful yachts and small fishing boats.</see>
  
 
==Do==
 
==Do==
  
Day trip to '''Skadar Lake''', '''Cetinje''', '''Sveti Stefan''', '''Budva''', '''Sestani region''', ''[[Kotor|Kotor Bay]]''' and '''[[Dubrovnik]]''' (Croatia).
 
  
 
==Buy==
 
==Buy==
  
 
==Eat==
 
==Eat==
*'''Konoba SPILJA-Old Town Bar''' Traditonal Dalmatian and Sestan Food.
 
  
* '''The Spilja Restaurant''' Home atmosphere and traditional specialities in a renowned restaurant. Tel: +382(0)30 340 353
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* <eat name="Konoba SPILJA" alt="" address="" directions="Old Town" phone="" email="" fax="" url="http://konoba-spilja.cwahi.net/" hours="" price="">Traditonal Dalmatian and Sestan Food.</eat>
  
*'''Pizzeria Pulena'''
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* <eat name="Pizzeria Pulena" alt="" address="" directions="" phone="" email="" fax="" url="http://www.facebook.com/pages/Pulena-Bar-najbolja-picerija-u-CG/216602781306" hours="" price=""></eat>
  
*'''Restaurant Samba'''
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* <eat name="Restaurant Samba" alt="" address="J Tomasevica 41" directions="" phone="085 312 025" email="" fax="" url="" hours="" price="">Partly inside, partly on a terrace with amazing mountain views. Popular with locals. Pricey.</eat>
  
*'''Slasticarnica Helena'''
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* <eat name="Tajana" alt="" address="" directions="Old Town" phone="" email="" fax="" url="" hours="" price="">Garden restaurant with tables inside and outside.</eat>
 
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*'''Cool Fast Food''' 50m off the main square, platters 4€, drinks 1€
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==Drink==
 
==Drink==
*'''Carpe Diem'''
 
  
*'''La Esquina'''
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* <drink name="Carpe Diem" alt="" address="" directions="" phone="" email="" fax="" url="" hours="" price=""></drink>
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* <drink name="Caffebar Holywood" alt="" address="" directions="" phone="" email="" fax="" url="" hours="" price=""></drink>
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* <drink name="La Esquina" alt="" address="" directions="" phone="" email="" fax="" url="" hours="" price=""></drink>
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*'''Caffebar Holywood'''
 
  
 
==Sleep==
 
==Sleep==
  
*<sleep name="Villa Borović" alt="" address="Ratac, Sutomore Crna Gora " directions="" phone="+38269072371" url="http://www.villaborovic.com/" checkin="" checkout="" price="" lat="" long="">A wonderful house of wonderful hosts expects its guests in the new apartment constructed in spring 2007.
 
You will be awaken by the scent of the sea and pine forest on the promontory of Ratac, between Bar and Sutomore.
 
A private road leads to a clean beach.
 
Strategic place for everyone who wants to visit a part of, or the entire Montenegrin seaside, even Montenegro.
 
  
One flat – one family – one group
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===Budget===
Complete privacy with a separate entrance</sleep>
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===Hostels===
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* <sleep name="Hostel Montenegro-Bar" alt="" address="Celuga Polje Bar" directions="1km from the center of the city and port, 2 km from the train station and just 50m from the beach Zukotrlica" phone="" email="hostelmontenegro@yahoo.com" fax="" url="" checkin="" checkout="" price="">Open all year round. Clean rooms.</sleep>
*'''Hostel Montenegro-Bar''' (email: [mailto:hostelmontenegro@yahoo.com])
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*'''[http://montenegro-travel-guide.info/hostel-val-bar.html Hostel Val Bar]''' is located 1km from the center of the city and port, 2 km from the train station and just 50m from the beach Zukotrlica
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===Mid-range===
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* <sleep name="Villa Borović" alt="" address="Ratac, Sutomore Crna Gora " directions="" phone="+38269072371" url="http://www.villaborovic.com/" checkin="" checkout="" price="" lat="" long="">Family-run 80 square meter villa that sleeps 6.</sleep>
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===Splurge===
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* <sleep name="Hotel Princess" alt="" address="" directions="" phone="+382 85 300 100 " email="reservations@htpkorali.com" fax="" url="http://www.hotelprincess-montenegro.com" checkin="" checkout="" price="Single: €72-87; Double: €94-154">4-star hotel directly facing the Adriatic and the boardwalk. Parking, fitness centre and other amenities.
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</sleep>
  
===Hotels===
 
* '''HTP Korali''' tel: +382 85 300 100 email: [mailto:reservations@htpkorali.com]  [http://www.hotelprincess-montenegro.com]  4* hotel directly facing the Adriatic and the Bar Boardwalk.  Singles starting from 80€ to 110€.  Doubles from 130€ to 200€.  Parking, fitness centre and other amenities.
 
  
 
==Get out==
 
==Get out==
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* [[Budva]]
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* [[Podgorica]]
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* [[Kotor]]
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* [[Ulcinj]]
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* [[Shkodra]], [[Albania]]
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* [[Dubrovnik]], [[Croatia]]
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* [[Belgrade]], [[Nis]], and [[Novi Sad]] in [[Serbia]]
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{{IsPartOf|Montenegrin South Coast}}
 
{{IsPartOf|Montenegrin South Coast}}
 
{{outline}}
 
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{{related|Ferries_in_the_Mediterranean}}
 
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Revision as of 23:39, 5 May 2010

Bar [1] is a major port for Montenegro.
The oldest olive tree in the world. Bar, Montenegro

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Understand

The Old Town of Bar, which is 4km far from the coast, is the most significant among the numerous cultural-historical monuments, what witnesses to the turbulent history of this town. The remnants of the town are deaf witnesses of numerous conquerors and different cultures. On the postcard of Bar there are tourist facilities, restaurants, sport fields, trade and a marina with 1050 berths.

Get in

By train

Serbian Railways [2] operates a train to/from Novi Sad, Serbia to Bar, making stops in many cities including Belgrade, Niš, and Podgorica.


By boat

Montengro Lines [3] operates daily ferries to/from Bari, Italy departing at 10PM and arriving at 7:00 and costing 56 euros and up. The company also operates bi-weekly ferries to/from Ancona, Italy.

By bus

The bus station in Bar is located 2 km from centre, 300 m from train station. Frequent buses operate along the coast to Kotor and Budva. The journey to Podgorica takes 90 minutes.

Car rental

  • A Marker Car Rental-Bar, +385 (0) 91 739 75 45.

Get around

See

Stari Bar


  • Stari Bar (Bar Old Town).
  • Bar Fortress.
  • The Oldest Olive tree in the world. Between 2000 and 2500 years old
  • Port of Bar. See a lot of great ships, beautiful yachts and small fishing boats.

Do

Buy

Eat

  • Konoba SPILJA, (Old Town), [4]. Traditonal Dalmatian and Sestan Food.
  • Pizzeria Pulena, [5].
  • Restaurant Samba, J Tomasevica 41, 085 312 025. Partly inside, partly on a terrace with amazing mountain views. Popular with locals. Pricey.
  • Tajana, (Old Town). Garden restaurant with tables inside and outside.

Drink

  • Carpe Diem.
  • Caffebar Holywood.
  • La Esquina.


Sleep

Budget

  • Hostel Montenegro-Bar, Celuga Polje Bar (1km from the center of the city and port, 2 km from the train station and just 50m from the beach Zukotrlica), (). Open all year round. Clean rooms.

Mid-range

  • Villa Borović, Ratac, Sutomore Crna Gora, +38269072371, [6]. Family-run 80 square meter villa that sleeps 6.

Splurge

  • Hotel Princess, +382 85 300 100 (), [7]. 4-star hotel directly facing the Adriatic and the boardwalk. Parking, fitness centre and other amenities. Single: €72-87; Double: €94-154.


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