Discover the natural beauty of Montenegro with this full-day from Tirana. Drive along the coast and visit medieval walled cities of Kotor and Budva .Skip the hassle of driving and admire the views including sandy beaches.
Get an overview of Montenegro on this tour from Tirana. With a full day exploring the Montenegro coast—stopping at medieval islands, walled seaside towns, and Kotor—you visit some of the country’s most charming sites without feeling rushed.
We will pick you up at Scanderbeg Square in Tirana at 9:00 am, and drive you to Shkodra to cross the border to Montenegro. Once you have crossed the border the first stop will be St. Stefan. Once a small fisherman village, nowadays it is luxurious tourist resort. The island is connected to the mainland by a narrow isthmus. On both sides of the mainland near the Island, beautiful sandy beach is spread. The island is private property so it can only be photographed from the shore line.
Our next stop is ancient town of Budva, the most famous resort in Montenegro. Budva is considered to be one of the oldest settlements on the Balkan Peninsula. The old town of Budva lies on a little island that was linked to the land by a sandbar and in time turned into a peninsula. It is surrounded by ramparts originating from the XV century including a medieval fortification system with city gates, defense walls and towers. Inside the walls the town is a combination of narrow streets and little squares with valuable monuments of different Mediterranean cultures. You will have the possibility to have traditional Montenegrin lunch here, the fish is a must try, as it is a specialty.
After lunch we drive to Kotor. Kotor’s Old Town is rich in history and one of the finest examples of medieval architecture in Adriatic. After a coffee stop at one of the old town squares you will go sightseeing of Kotor in the Bay of Kotor, a medieval town, one of UNESCO’s World Heritage Sites – a tour of the Maritime Museum and St. Tripun’s Cathedral. After this full day Montenegro tour, we’ll return to Tirana.
We had a great trip. We loved that everything was organized for us and we were given lots of information about things to do when we had free time. Your leader was very friendly and helpful.