Montenegro is a country in southeastern Europe that lies on the Adriatic coast. Montenegro has good conditions for development of all types of tourism, as it has magnificent beaches, the mountainous region in the north, rich cultural heritage and well-preserved natural environment. On the territory of Montenegro there are four national parks: Durmitor, Biograd Forest, Lake Skadar and Lovcen. The culture of Montenegro was formed by diversity of influences throughout its history. The influence of Orthodoxy, Slavdom, Central Europe, Islam and the maritime culture of the Mediterranean sea (from parts of Italy, such as the Venetian Republic) was present in the last few centuries.