Montenegro is a small country located on the Balkan Peninsula and faces the east coast of Italy from across the Adriatic Sea. Montenegro has been important strategically over the centuries due to its location and has felt the influence of Phoenicians, Venetians, and Serbians. The coastline of Montenegro is covered in beautiful beaches, luxury resorts and charming villages. On the interior of the country and high in the remote mountains are located numerous monasteries. Unesco has declared several locations within the country as having historical significance. The most popular destination is the remarkable city of Koto and the bay that surrounds the city. If you travel further inland you can experience the Tara River Canyon and the beautiful scenery which consist of beautiful lakes, deep gorges, and numerous forests.