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Highlights of the Montenegro Riviera

From £1329.00
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Budva
Departing by Air
Duration 8 Days
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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.

What You’ll Love

  • 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
  • Fully Guided
  • 4* star accommodation
  • Flights & Transfers

Subject to availability. Single supplements apply. To check latest availability, call 0131 608 1238 quoting “DC Thomson Travel”

Itinerary

Day 1 – Travel to Montenegro

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.

Day 2 – 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.

Day 3 – At leisure

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 reasonably priced cafes and restaurants.

Day 4 – Montenegro 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.

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.

Day 5 – At Leisure

Today will be free for you to relax at your hotel or take in some shopping and sightseeing in Budva’s atmospheric Old Town.

Day 6 – Boka Bay

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.

Day 7 – At leisure

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.

Day 8 – Return home

Transfer from your hotel, with guide assistance, to Dubrovnik Airport for your return flight home.


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