Locally known as Crna Gora (literally “black highlands”), this country is known for its forested hills that reach all the way to its pristine sea. From the Illyrian and Roman tribes who originally inhabited Montenegro to its unique role in the Yugoslav war, you will learn two and a half thousand years of heritage and visit some of the most beautiful coastal towns on the Adriatic. After brief stops in Igalo and Herceg Novi we will continue south to Perast, in the Bay of Kotor. You will learn how the geography of this bay has influenced Montenegro's political and economic history as we take a boat ride to a small island called Our Lady of the Rocks (“Škrpjela”). Your guide will lead a walking tour through Kotor old town brimming with history and culture.
We are leaving Dubrovnik in early morning hours and drive one hour south towards Prevlaka peninsula where we cross the border. Upon arrival in Kotor you will have an hour guided walk through the old town and half hour more of free time before we continue towards Perast. During scenic drive along the bay of Kotor we will have short break in Perast where you can take a boat drive on Island Our Lady of the Rock and visit museum (optional). After some free time in Perast, we will head back to Dubrovnik.
English speaking driver/guide and fully A/C vehicle, pick-up and drop-off at your hotel, guided walking tour through Kotor and transportation fees