Handpicked by a Montenegro Local Expert, we bring you our guide to 'Beautiful Caves in Montenegro'.


In addition to the natural beauties visible to the eyes of the local citizens and tourists, Montenegro is also home to the beauties hidden in the chambers of caves and pits, which, unfortunately, because of unapproachability are only accessible to true wildlife lovers, cavers and hikers.

Since our country is in the area of the Dinaric range, whose main feature is a large number of speleological sites, nature has endowed our country with some of the most beautiful and deepest caves. Currently, there are about 1,600 caves in Montenegro, and most of them are still unexplored, with the inaccessibility of the caves being a major problem in the valorisation. However, there is only one tourist valorised at the moment – Lipa cave.

Lipa Cave

Lipa Cave is the first cave adventure in Montenegro offering a charming diversity of karstic features to provide the visitors with a unique experience of the underground world.The cave’s authenticity lies in its genuine wilderness that leaves a lasting impression and makes the visit a memorable adventure.  Lipa Cave is one of the largest cave monuments ...

Blue Grotto

The Blue Grotto is a beautiful, secluded little cove situated near to Zanjice beach and is a must-see for nature lovers and photographers. To get to Blue Grotto, you must start in the quaint, gorgeous village of Herceg Novi and take a boat from the port to Zanjice beach. At the beach, enjoy the sunshine and an ice cream before taking another boat to the Blue Grotto. The boats leave Herceg-Novi eve...

Djalovica Cave

  The Djalovica Cave, located in the Djalovic Gorge in the canyon of the River Bistrica in north-east Montenegro, is, according to most cavemen, the most promising and beautiful cave in Montenegro. It is located about 40 kilometres from Bijelo Polje and can be approached from several sides. The cave has been a point of research since 1987 and since then the stunning interior of the cave h...

Osoja Cave

  Osoja Cave, in the village of Dobrakovo near Bijelo Polje, has been known to the inhabitants of this area since ancient times, but its marking has been done in 2006. This action was carried out by members of the speleological club 'Akovo'. During that research, the cave was found to be 83 meters deep and 314.5 meters long. Almost all of the cave passes are very easy, besides the first h...

Novakovic Cave

The Novakovic cave is by many characteristics classified as one of the most important speleological objects in Montenegro, which due to its natural features has been proclaimed a protected natural area by the Institute for Nature Protection. The cave is located 28 kilometres from Bijelo Polje in the heart of the Vraneska Valley. In the words of Željko Madžgalj, one of the best experts on Mont...

Ice Cave

  At the top of Obla Glava (Round Head), one of the many peaks of Durmitor is the Ice Cave at 2160 m above sea level. This peak was named so because of its shape, which reminded the people of the bold human head. From the steep entrance, a plain 40 metres long mostly covered by perpetual snow, reaches the ice-covered cave floor. The Ice Hall is 40 meters long and 20 meters wide, leaving n...

Studendula Cave

  Studendula Cave is located on the slopes of Mount Garac, near Danilovgrad. The path leading from the village of Gornja Zagreda to the cave is less than an hour's walk. The cave has a large entrance, after which the first four meters are passed by crawling. In one part the cave is crossed with reins as the cave goes down 12 meters vertically. Cave jewellery in Studendula is of incredible...

Patalina Cave

Patalina Cave is located near Danilovgrad. The cave is about 350 meters long and has a downward spiral direction. The entrance to Patalina is at the same time the steepest part of the cave. It does not have huge halls and is not much spacious, but it is abundant in beautiful jewellery of all shapes and colours. Many small, isolated chambers make it difficult to continue the further exploration of ...

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