Information about offer: Montenegro Fly and Drive
The best way to meet Montenegro, by taking the roads which will tell you the story about its cultural heritage, nature and history.
Day 1: Podgorica – Kolasin
After the arrival to Podgorica Airport, we suggest you to drive to a hotel in Kolasin, a warm and tranquil petite town situated in the ”heart” of Montenegro, surrounded by admirable beauty of intact nature. On your way to Kolasin we suggest you to pay a visit to the Monastery of Moraca, more than 750 years old, which managed to outface both conquerors and time. We are sure you will be thrilled with the view along the road, since you will be privileged to experience the delightful charm of the River Moraca Canyon, famous by its ravishing tall boulders and cliffs merged with sublime vegetation. Overnight in Kolasin.
Day 2: Kolasin – Zabljak
Breakfast. Drive to the National Park Biogradska Gora and visit Biogradsko Lake. We suggest you to then drive to Zabljak, a town which dwells on the highest altitude of the Balkans, 1456m, among the mountain of Durmitor. On your way, stop to nourish your eyes with the radiant beauty of the natural splendor which surrounds the Djurdjevica Tara Bridge, one of the symbols of the River Tara, a breath-taking river with the deepest canyon in Europe and the second-deepest in the world, 1300m. In Zabljak visit Curevac, Savin kuk, Stuoc and the National Park Durmitor, walk around the “eye of the mountain”, Black Lake, and you can have lunch at the shore, merging the pleasant conversation with the humming of the birds. Overnight in Zabljak.
Day 3: Zabljak - Cetinje
Breakfast. Drive along the eye-catching village road to to Cetinje, Montenegrin old residence, where you can enjoy the place where the continental climate meets the salty air coming from the seaside, chilled by the breeze. Before reaching Cetinje, make a pause in Niksic, the home of Niksicko Pivo, the popular Montenegrin beer. You will, of course, have the opportunity to taste the beer in one of the local restaurants in the centre of the city or by Krupac Lake. Overnight in Cetinje.
Day 4: Cetinje - Kotor
Breakfast. Visit the old Royal Palace of King Nikola in its magnificent glamour, now transformed into a national museum. Not far away from the museum is the medieval Cetinje Monastery which, among other relics, treasures the right hand of Saint John the Baptist, one of the reasons for many pilgrimages from all around the world. After visiting the monastery we suggest you drive to Njegusi, a small village near Cetinje where you will taste typical Montenegrin homemade food (prosciutto, bread and cheese) and drinks (wine, honey wine and brandy) in one of the village restaurants. Following that, the fascinating 25-serpentine road will take you from the altitude of 9,000 to 0, where you will find Kotor, a medieval town of thousand pearls. From the road above, you will see one of the 25 most beautiful bays in the whole world, the Bay of Kotor, listed by UNESCO. Park your vehicle, enter Kotor from the Sea Gate and enjoy Kotor’s narrow streets and small compact squares that preserve secrets form the Venetian time, confined in the 4,5km fortification built form IX to XIX century. Maybe the most beautiful cultural monument not only in Kotor but also in the surroundings, the basilica St. Tryphon, will let you enter and behold the impressive architecture from 1166. We also suggest you pay a visit to the Maritime Museum of Montenegro, placed in a former aristocratic palace, where many models of ships, barges, portraits of famous captains, preserved items from ships, jewelry, weapon etc. invite you to become a part of the celebrated sailing tradition of Montenegro. Overnight in Kotor.
Day 5: Kotor – Budva
Breakfast. Drive to Perast, a magnificent baroque town form XV century, where you can visit a miniature manmade islet with the church Our Lady of the Rocks. Afterwards drive to Budva, stopping at Verige for a photo break and using a ferry boat. Overnight in Budva.
Day 6: Budva – Virpazar
After breakfast we suggest a visit to the Old Town of Budva, a beauteous centre of Montenegro's tourism, often called as “the pearl of the Mediterranean”, well known for its sandy beaches and wild nightlife. Allow some time to visit local boutiques and shops since Budva offers a great shopping opportunity. Drive to Virpazar. On your way make a photo break to see the well-known tourist complex Sveti Stefan. Princess Margaret, Marilyn Monroe, Bobby Fischer, Sophia Loren and Carlo Ponti, Kirk Douglas, Claudia Schiffer and Sylvester Stallone are only some of the names listed in the book of visitors to this glorious peninsula. Virpazar is a tiny village which lies on the northern tip of the large Lake Skadar, the biggest lake of the Balkans, the largest bird reserve and the last natural habitat of Pelican species in Europe. We suggest you take a boat cruise along the lake and have lunch in a restaurant. Overnight in Virpazar.
Day 7: Virpazar – Podgorica
After breakfast the road will take you to Podgorica, Montenegrin capital, a city which found its habitat upon six rivers. Drive around the capital. We suggest you to visit the wine yards and wine cellars Plantaze. Overnight in Podgorica.
Day 8: Podgorica
Breakfast. Return the car at the Podgorica Airport. Have a nice flight home.