Lipa cave is the first cave adventure in Montenegro offering a charming diversity of karstic features
which 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 in Montenegro. Its 2,5 km long system of passages and halls makes it a place you simply must visit while in Montenegro. The beauty of Lipa cave was recognized and admired by notable historic figures, among which the Montenegrin royalty. Lipa cave was known of prior to Njegos’ time, and cave expeditions were organized even back then. Various renowned explorers from the 19th century left written documents regarding the cave’s existence and its abundance in cave ornaments, and explorations continue up to this day.
Nature has created unique and striking forms of cave ornaments which leave an everlasting impression on the visitors. Today, the cave represents not only one of the best places to visit in Cetinje, but also a one of a kind natural attraction not to be missed while in Montenegro.
Lipa cave was opened in 2015 and since then it’s been offering unforgettable tours conducted by trained guides whose kind and helpful attitude adds to the overall experience. Cave tours are easily accessible as Lipa cave is located only 33 km from Budva, 35 km from Podgorica, and 5 km from Cetinje. Its built in trails and modern lighting make it even more attractive and perfectly safe. The cave is preserved in accordance with high environmental conservation standards. Only a year after the opening, websites like Montenegro Travel, Trip Advisor, as well as many others, recommended Lipa cave as one of top places to visit in Montenegro.
All our efforts are focused on providing an unforgettable cave adventure experience to our visitors, which has placed us on the list of the attractions you must see in Cetinje.
Lipa cave was opened in 2015 and since then it’s been offering unforgettable tours conducted by trained guides whose kind and helpful attitude adds to the overall experience.
If you’re looking to spend some time in unspoiled nature while walking through the depths of the earth, Lipa cave will enrich and complete your stay in Montenegro. If you’re an adventurer seeking for one of a kind off the beaten path experience, you can find what you’re looking for within our tours. Moreover, Lipa cave is the perfect place to cool off during hot summer months, and a welcoming place during a sudden summer rainy day. Finally, if you’re wondering what to visit in Cetinje area, start with its rich historic heritage and then move on to Lipa cave and scratch the surface. Either way, make sure not to miss this wonder of nature.
When you decide to visit Montenegro, plan a couple of hours for Lipa cave – a must do tour on your Montenegro itinerary. The temperature in the cave is always between 8-12 degrees. Bring a light jacket and get ready for pure adventure in a low-carbon experience in the heart of the earth!
The territory of Cetinje has more than 1000 speleological objects, and there’s even more throughout the entire Montenegro. However, Lipa cave is the only one open for visits.
Lipa cave was discovered by chance in the 19th century. Over the course of many years, the cave was explored by notable experts in the field of speleology, as well as by amateurs and adventurers. Throughout its recent history it served several purposes.
Lipa cave was officially opened for touristic visits on July 13, 2015 through public-private partnership. Prior to 2015, the cave was opened twice, once in the 1970s for the purposes of exploration, and in the early 20th century by the Austro-Hungarian army.
Lipa cave is located in Lipa village, 5 km from Cetinje, the old Royal Capital of Montenegro.
It is only 33 km away from Budva, and 35 km away from Podgorica.* click on links to see routes on google map
Its proximity to historically significant Royal Capital Cetinje, attractive beaches in Budva, as well as Podgorica, makes it easily accessible and ideally suited for those looking to catch a break from the hustle and bustle while enjoying a scenic route and a different sort of adventure.
To reach our parking plateau, it is necessary to switch from Cetinje to Podgorica on the highway and turn right onto the local road that leads past the well-known national restaurant Belvedere, to the village of Lipa Dobrska,
in a distance of 3 km.
In a relatively short period of time since the opening of Lipa cave, we have been recognized as a unique attraction known for leadership, hospitality, reliability, and natural beauty. As a result, Lipa cave is the recipient of various awards and accolades.
Our team of guides is comprised of young vibrant people. Their dedication, competence, kindness and helpfulness is evidenced in the comments written by our visitors. Before joining our team, the guides underwent a comprehensive training which made them perfectly suited for conducting cave tours.