Highlights of the Montenegro Riviera
- Soak up the incredible scenery & charming culture of Montenegro on this 7-night guided group holiday.
- Stay 7 nights in the beautiful resort town of Becici, just outside the historic coastal town of Budva.
- Travel the Serpentine Mountain Road to Cetinje, Montenegro’s old royal capital, on a full day trip.
- Explore the stunning Boka Bay from the water on a full day boat tour with stops in Perast & Kotor.
- Relax with plenty of free time to enjoy your beachside resort or sightsee at your own pace.
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Your Guided Group Holiday To Montenegro
Discover the beautiful coastline and countryside of Montenegro with us on this 7-night holiday. Located just south of Dubrovnik, this Adriatic gem offers numerous sandy beaches, forest-cloaked mountains, crystal-clear lakes, as well as centuries-old towns with influences ranging from Venetian to Ottoman. We’ll stay at a gorgeous beachside resort in Becici, just 3km from the historical coastal town of Budva. From here, we will be ideally placed to explore the beautiful walled city of Budva, tour the old royal capital of Cetinje, and take a boat trip around the breathtaking Boka Bay to visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Kotor. This holiday also includes plenty of free time, so you’ll be able to enjoy the aquamarine seas, charming local attractions and regional delicacies of this little-known Balkan treasure.
Activity Level: Leisurely
Travel to Montenegro
Transfer to Budva
Upon arrival in Dubrovnik, Croatia you will be met by your local guide who will assist you in the transfer to your beachfront hotel in Budva, Montenegro. Transfer time is approx. 2hrs (subject to traffic).
You will have the remainder of the day at leisure to unpack, relax and explore the surroundings of your hotel.
Half Day Guided Walking Tour of Budva
After breakfast, depart your hotel by coach to Budva (3km) for a half day guided walking tour. Discover this ancient town's remarkable history and its medieval catholic and orthodox churches, Citadel and charming small squares. Entrance to the St Trinity Church and Citadel Fortress included. Pick up times will be advised locally.
Enjoy the rest of the afternoon and evening at your leisure. Your guide would be delighted to recommend some hidden gems for you to discover.
Free Time in Budva
Today, you are free to explore Budva on your own. Why not take a dip in the clear aquamarine waters of the Adriatic, or try some delicious local dishes in one of the many cafes and restaurants.
Cetinje Walking Tour
Today's full day excursion takes you to the historical heart of Montenegro and through its fascinating landscape. Learn about the glory of the old royal capital, Cetinje, where a visit to the King Nikola's Palace and Monastery of Saint Peter are included.
Njegusi Village and Serpentine Mountain Road
In the afternoon, continue your journey to Njegusi Village, the birthplace of the Petrovic dynasty, and visit a traditional Montenegrin restaurant to try a few tasty local specialties. You will return to Budva through the spectacular Serpentine Mountain Road built in the late 19th century, connecting Kotor and Njegusi.
Explore Budva at Your Own Pace
Today will be free for you to relax at your hotel or take in some shopping and sightseeing in Budva's atmospheric Old Town.
Boka Bay Boat Trip
After breakfast, set off for a full day excursion around Boka Bay by boat. You will travel across the fjord-like bay of Kotor to visit one of two artificial islets off the coast of Perast, Our Lady of the Rocks, and its quaint Roman Catholic Church. Continue on to the pretty coastal town of Kotor, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. On arrival, your local guide will take you on a tour of the town and the Old Port, with its surrounding fortifications built during the Venetian period. Afterwards, you will have free time for lunch and to explore at your own pace before travelling back to your hotel in Budva. Please note that the boat trip finishes in Kotor and you will return to Budva by coach. In case of bad sailing weather, the boat trip will be replaced by a regular coach tour.
At Leisure or Optional Excursion to Albania
Free Time in Budva
The final day of your holiday will be free to spend as you wish. Enjoy some time by the sea, or visit Budva to pick up some souvenirs or local Montenegrin treats to take home.
Optional Excursion to Albania
Why not take a trip over the border today and take in another country. Begin your day with a drive along the Adriatic coast to the southeast of Montenegro, making a stop to visit the historic town of Bar, surrounded by Mount Rumija on three sides. Continue the journey towards Albania, where on arrival you will feel like you are in a completely different world. Enjoy a guided tour of the 2400 year old town of Shkoder where you will learn about some of the legends, notably that of Rosafa. Nowadays, Shkoder is the industrial and cultural centre of Albania. Lunch is included and there will also be some time for shopping before returning to Budva in time for dinner. Tour is subject to minimum numbers.
Transfer from your hotel, with guide assistance, to Dubrovnik Airport for your return flight home.
Know before you go
Will I be met at the airport?
You will be met on arrival at your destination airport and transferred to your accommodation. You will be accompanied on all included excursions by your Travel Department guide. Your expert local guide is also available to give you tips and advice on any aspect of your holiday.
Do I need a Visa?
Please visit our visa page for information on requirements for each country's entry requirements
What if there is an emergency?
We have local representatives in all of our destinations who are available 24/7 as well as an emergency contact number for our offices in Ireland should you ever need it.
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