In this Mini Montenegro arrangement, we choose the most beautiful areas of Montenegro for you, a compound of the south and the north with accommodation in the main and largest city of Montenegro – Podgorica. With “Monte Mare Travel”, you will be able to meet Podgorica where you will be accommodated, then the former capital of Montenegro – Cetinje, the most famous Montenegrin village Njeguši – the birthplace of Peter II Petrović Njegoš, drive to the famous Lovćen serpentine, visit Kotor – a city on the World Heritage List of UNESCO, Budva – a metropolis of Montenegrin tourism.
We will head to the north side of this beautiful little country and visit the Morača Monastery (XII century), drive along the Platije Canyon, one of the most attractive canyons in the region, and visit the National Park Biogradska Gora, where the central place has occupied one of the last three rainforests in Europe and the city of Kolašin, which many call the air spa due to the specificity of the climate.
You will also be able to enjoy traditional Montenegrin specialties: ham, homemade cheese, honey, and national dishes, wines, and brandy, all in a unique ambience of taverns and restaurants.
We will welcome you to the airport, and then head towards Podgorica.
We start a panoramic sightseeing tour with a guide, after which we will head to the hotel. Check-in hotel in Podgorica.
Meeting at an agreed time, and start easy walking through the city accompanied by a guide – approx. 2 hours.
We start the tour from Republic Square - the main city square. We will pass through Bokeška Street with nice cafes and urban look, a favorite place for young people to go out. We will see the Millennium Bridge that represents the visual identity of the city. We will visit the Sastavci or the Skyline - the oldest bridge in Podgorica, according to the historical facts established during Roman rule. We will visit the Clock Tower and the Old Town located in the very heart of Podgorica which preserves rich historical and cultural heritage. The most beautiful example of architecture remaining from the Turkish period is the Clock Tower, which is a symbol of Podgorica. It still dominates the area of Old Town with its height. Then we will continue towards the Centre of Contemporary Art - Kruševac - the former winter mansion of King Nikola I Petrović. Then we continue our walk to the Temple of the Resurrection of Christ, the third largest Orthodox temple in the world. In the end, we visit St. George Church which dates from the IX-XI century; belongs to the oldest active worship Christian chapel in Montenegro and beyond.
Back to the hotel. Free time. Overnight stay.
Transfer Podgorica – Cetinje – approx. 30 min.
Arrival at Cetinje. City sightseeing: Cetinje Monastery, Ćipuri church, the former Njegoš’s residence - Biljarda, King Nikola’s museum, the Presidential Palace (duration approx. 1h).
Driving towards Njeguši. Arrival at the Njeguši village. Tasting traditional products in the oldest tavern of this type in Montenegro - from 1881 (about 1h and 30 min).
Driving the Lovćen serpentine (approx. 1h and 20min). A pause for taking photos on the road for which there is a story that the designer Joseph Slade has devoted this route to princess Milena, so this part of the route is in the form of the initial letter of her name.
Coming to Kotor. City sightseeing: the Old Town, the Square of Arms, the Cathedral of St. Triphon, the Church of St. Luke, the Cat Square – approx. 1 hour.
Lunch at one of the most famous restaurants in the city, leisure time (about 1 hour).
Driving towards Budva (about 30 min).
Old Town sightseeing: beautiful churches, squares, Citadela. Enjoying a walk in the winding streets and a beautiful marina (about 1 hour).
Return. Duration of driving around 1h and 20 min.
Arriving at the hotel. Free time. Overnight stay in hotel in Podgorica.
Driving towards the Morača Monastery along the Morača river canyon, known as Platije. You will enjoy an amazing landscape. We will take a photo pause to capture the beauty of nature - driving time about 30 min.
Arrival at the Morača monastery. Tour of the Monastery – approx. 30 min. Many visitors describe the atmosphere in the monastery as something special. There is a story that the yellow stone from which the monastery was built was brought from the village of Tušina by the formation of a column of people and the stone was passed from hand to hand.
We continue our journey towards National Park Biogradska Gora "realm of untouched nature" – approx. 1 hour.
A tour of the park in whose heart the Biogradsko lake is located, a special tourist attraction – approx. 1h and 30 min.
Driving towards Kolašin, enjoy the beautiful landscapes – approx. 20 min.
Lunch at the national restaurant (in Kolašin) that offers traditional and modern dishes – approx. 1h 30 min.
Free time for city sightseeing – approx. 1 hour. Short stay in this area will make you feel all the benefits of an aerial spa. Mountain climates, altitude and clean air and healthy natural food, guarantee refreshment and recovery.
Back to the hotel. Free time. Overnight stay in hotel in Podgorica.
Breakfast. Free time. Transfer to the airport or port. The end of the arrangement.