Enjoy the journey along the Budva Riviera on mountainous coastal routes through villages, resorts and a medieval fortification. Conclude your tour with a walk through of Kotor's Old Town, one of the best preserved and most beautiful towns in the Mediterranean.
Bus trip on what they rightfully described as serpentine road. So steep and twisty that I was nearly car sick. Stop for "snack" was disappointing - a couple pieces of bread with a small slice of ham (?) and a small piece of cheese with beer or wine. Guide talked the entire time on bus PA system - too much information.
A coach tour up a very steep mountain pass to eat some dried meat and wine at about 10am in a village that only sees coach tourists, then back again. A great revelation and discovery of a land I knew nothing about and never knew existed. Then we got paraded round a lightening tour of something Wikipedia now reminds me is King Nikola's Palace, except none of that was particularly clear at the time!
We traveled to beautiful Budva, which was nice, then did a walking tour of Old Town Kotor. Unfortunately, by the time we di the Kotor tour, we were mostly too tired to enjoy the walk and the sights. It might have been better to do Kotor first, then Budva.
The bus ride up the mountain (25 switchbacks and hairpin turns!) was quite exciting to start our tour. We were able to see a few towns near Kotor and our guide shared a lot of interesting facts about the region and its history.
Excellent tour guide couldn't have had a better one. She was fluent in English as well as very knowledgeable of the whole history giving us the all the details and had a very good sense of humor too which made our tour more pleasnt.
This was a whistlestop tour of Montenegro island. You will have a sandwich lunch in a little village and have a hair raising ride through the mountains to the former capital, where you will see the former Royal palace. This was all a bit odd if I'm honest, but interesting any way. Then you'll get taken to a rich boys party city, which is a genuinely beautiful walled city by the coast. Looks to be full of culture and history like Croation port towns. Actually though I wish we'd just stayed at Kotor and walked up the mountain face up the hundreds of steps to what looked like an amazing fort/castle in the mountains which we only noticed as we were leaving... Either that or the last city we'd visited. You will pass through a tunnel that runs under a mountain on the way back to Kotor, that is clearly not ventilated. 2 miles of breathing in the most soupy, eggy, toxic traffic fumes ever. I seriously doubt you'd survive without carbon monoxide poisoning if you broke down inside the 2 mile long tunnel!!
Loved our day here! We went all over the place seeing not only the resort beach areas and quaint small towns but also up in to the mountain to sample their cheeses, ham and local brandy. Then back to the old town for the rest of the afternoon. The best day of our trip! By far, our favorite port :)
Just get up early and enjoy the sail into the port - It's mindblowing.
Found a taxi at the port, agreed upon a price and we were off. Enjoyed ourselves and made the climb up 1000 (though I think there are about 2550) steps.
Take a scenic drive to the mountain village of Njegusi. Scary drive. road is very winding and narrow. Not made for tour buses. Ate lunch there in a small village restaurant. See the Royal Capital of Montenegro. Then back in Kotor we did a walking tour of the old town which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
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