Berane is surrounded by highlands. On this region civilizations came one after another that left behind rich cultural heritage. However Turks made fortress in 1862 and it became part of Montenegro in 1912. Berane is young city. Its streets are wide and are decorated by squares and parks. Near the city there is a ski lift leading to skiing places at Skrivena and Smiljevica. The city is oriented to winter tourism but large number of archeological sites makes it attractive to such way of tourist offer. Monastery Djurdjevi stupovi where Saint Sava founded one of first episcope represents important historic and cultural monuments of this city.