Explore Montenegro + Excursion to Albania

8 Days / Highlights: Kotor - Budva - Cetinje - Perast - Bar - Shkoder

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Roundtrip in a comfortable coach
7x Halfboard
English-speaking tourguide
Admissions and boattrips
Citytaxes

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Travel itinerary

1. Day: Arrival in Montenegro

After landing we visit one of the most attractive regions of Montenegro - Kotor. Back in the Bay lies the enchanting city of Kotor, until 1918 under the Austrian-Italian name Cattaro known. Completely surrounded by imposing walls, the city could preserve its medieval atmosphere. Its location is spectacular: the Adriatic Sea until immediately before their doors urges with the Bay of Kotor, the longest fjord in southern Europe, on the one hand, on the other hand the dark mountain of Lovcen piles up abruptly. We visit the cathedral Sv. Trifun and the Maritime Museum. Then journey to our booked hotel in Budva or Petrovac. Dinner and overnight

2. Day: Budva - Sveti Stefan - Petrovac

Today we start with a city walk in Budva, which is located on a small peninsula and was ruled by the Venetians and the Habsburgs. Today it presents herself in a beautiful new look. Then we take a relaxing boat ride to the island of St. Nicholas. Relaxed we move to a photo stop near the island Sveti Stefan, then visit of the monastery Reszevici where monks produce cold pressed olive oil for centuries. The former fishing village Petrovac on a beautiful red sand beach is next on the agenda. In the evening return to the hotel. Dinner and overnight

3. Day: Cetinje - Njegusi - Kotor

We leave our hotel on the coast, one of the most spectacular roads of the country offer views to the mountains of Montenegro. Again we discover small bays with beautiful beaches from the bird perspective. Finally, we reach the ancient capital of the country, Cetinje. Old Embassy buildings still tell stories of a country which once was the poorest Kingdom of Europe. The visit of the famous monastery is also on the agenda as the National Museum. Here we can see one of the oldest Icons of Montenegro. Then drive to the village of Njegusi, a spectacular mountain road along the Lovcen National Park following. Here expects us a typcial lunch with the famous raw ham, cheese, olives and tomatoes. In the afternoon the next highlight of the trip, after a breathtaking descent we reach Kotor and after a short coffee break a fantastic cruise in the Bay of Kotor which takes us over to Perast and to Tivat. Then transfer by bus back to the hotel. Dinner and overnight

4.Day: Bar - Skutari Lake

This morning we drive to the South to the town Bar. The old town is protected by one on a rock of the Rumija mountains enthroned Castle. From there we go to the Skadar Lake and the National Park. The landscape here along the largest lake in the Balkans is beautiful. After lunch in a restaurant directly on the Lakeshore, we take a ship and reach "Montenegrin Alcatraz", an abandoned Island including the former prison. Dinner and overnight

5.Tag: Excursion Albania

After breakfast drive to Albania, the second coastal State of Scutari Lake. The old commercialtown Shkodër (Scutari) especially the imposing Castle of Rozafa offers a beautifully restored old town. Here manifests the changeful history of Albania, by legends of the Illyrian Queen Teuta that fought against the Romans to the revolts of the predominantly Catholic Northern Albanians against Ottoman rule. The view from the castle on the Lake is wonderful. Then, a typical lunch in Shkodra city awaits us. Back in Montenegro we visit the southernmost town of Ulcinj, once under Ottoman rule, there was a notorious slave market - one of the best known slaves was the Spanish poet Miguel Cervantes. Dinner and overnight

6. Day: Tara-Canyon

A unique nature awaits us today. We go to the Tara Canyon, the second deepest Canyon of the world. By numerous photo stops and short distances-walks, we explore the fascinating spectacle of rocks and water. After a lovely picnic we visit the capital Podgorica in the afternoon. Dinner and overnight

7. Day: Time to relax

8. Day: Departure

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