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Kotor Bay, Montenegro

Montenegro – An Action Packed Long Weekend

  • TAILOR-MADE HOLIDAY IDEA

Duration

5 Days

Prices Start from

£2,950 ex. flights

This five day holiday combines the history and culture of Montenegro’s UNESCO city Kotor plus Dubrovnik in Croatia. Exciting day time activities make it an ideal break for families with active kids or restless grown-ups looking for a fun and original long weekend.

Key Highlights of this Itinerary

Montenegro, Croatia 1

Kotor

People watching form the waterfront of Palazzo Radomiri, in the heart of Boka Bay.

Lovcen National Park, Montenegro, Croatia 2

Lovcen National Park

Explore the trails criss-crossing Lovcen National Park

Tara Canyon, Montenegro, Croatia 3

Tara Canyon

White water raft the Tara Canyon, the longest and deepest canyon in Europe

Dubrovnik, Croatia 4

Dubrovnik

Spend a day in the unbelievably picturesque city of Dubrovnik

Why we like it

In under three hours you could be walking the old city walls of Dubrovnik or feeling the spray of the Adriatic on the deck of a fast yacht. This short break focuses on the rich natural attractions that Montenegro has to offer. Take an in-depth exploration further afield than the spectacular coastline, all the while staying in luxurious hotels.

Don't forget, we will customise this journey to suit you.

Explore our suggested itinerary

  • Day 1
    Tivat - Kotor
  • Day 2
    Kotor
  • Day 3
    Kotor
  • Day 4
    Kotor - Dubrovnik
  • Day 5
    Dubrovnik
Kotor, Montenegro,Croatia
Kotor, Montenegro

Kotor

Kotor with its backdrop of Boka Bay makes a great place to wander around. Kotor has one of the best preserved medieval towns in the Adriatic and itself is a world heritage site. Kotor Old Town sits deep in the heart of the bay, right on the water. Aside from the gelato and lively restaurants, the town’s attractions include the maritime museum, Saint Tryphon’s Cathedral, Saint Nicholas Orthodox Church and the Cats Museum – the unofficial symbol of the city.

Do expect daily tour groups visiting as part of their itinerary, so head to the quieter North Gate end of the city for an authentic fish suppers.

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Boka Bay, Kotor, Montenegro, Croatia
Boka Bay, Kotor

Lovcen National Park

Driving from Kotor Bay towards Lovcen National Park is extremely beautiful, as Boka Bay unfolds below. Accompanied by a guide enjoy a morning hike. The mountains in this region are crisscrossed with hiking paths and biking trails, mostly following old packhorse tracks. The views of Skadar Lake, Kotor bay and the surrounding mountains are out of this world.

 

Tara Canyon, Montenegro, Croatia
Tara Canyon

White Water Rafting

The Durmitor National Park is home of the impressive Tara River Canyon. To give it perspective it is 1300 metres deep, Arizona’s Grand Canyon is only 200 metres deeper. This natural formation is best viewed from the water. Rafting along the river is a highlight of this holiday. Rafting in the summer months can be easily geared for all ages.

Kayaking, Dubrovnik, Croatia
Kayaking in Dubrovnik

Dubrovnik From The Sea

Walking or kayaking the ancient city walls is a great way to spend the afternoon before flip-flopping into any one of the chic cocktail bars to watch the sun go down on your holiday. Try 360 Dubrovnik for supper before wandering back to the hotel.

Accommodation

Below you can see some of the wonderful places we recommend you stay on your journey.

Aman Sveti Stefan £££££

  • Montenegro
  • Boutique

Aman Sveti Stefan is located on the small island peninsula of Sveti Stefan in Monte Negro. The island is linked by a causeway which leads to pink sand beaches, crystal clear waters and rugged pine mountainsides. This high-end, village-style resort and the standalone Villa Milocer on the mainland, is walking distance from the Praskvica Monastery and a short drive or sail from Budva Old Town. The luxe one- and two-bedroom suites and cottages in stone buildings have stylish, contemporary decor along with features such as stone walls, beamed ceilings, living rooms with fireplaces and private pools. They come with free Wi-Fi and state of the art technology. Amenities include two restaurants and an antipasti bar on a central piazza plus a chic Aman spa with spectacular cliff top pools.

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One&Only Portonovi £££££

  • Montenegro

Europe’s first One&Only resort, opening soon, will be an unmatched destination in the med, with a state of the art marina and members-only Yacht Club and an iconic collection of villa’s and residences.

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Palazzo Radomiri £££££

  • Montenegro

Palazzo Radomiri is located on the seafront of Boka bay in a little place called Dobrota. Only four kilometres away from the ancient walls of Kotor, the hotel is set far enough away from the buzz and bustle of the city life to feel like a retreat, but still close to the action of surrounding towns.

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Villa Dubrovnik £££££

  • Croatia
  • City
  • Boutique

Villa Dubrovnik is an elegant, stylish hotel set into rocky cliffs overlooking the Adriatic located a mile outside the Old Town of Dubrovnik and a short walk from Sveti Jakov Beach, one of the most picturesque bathing spots in the region. The hotel offers 55 contemporary guestrooms with stunning sea views, a fully-equipped wellness centre and indoor swimming pool, a selection of restaurants and a rooftop bar.

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Hotel Excelsior £££££

  • Croatia
  • City
  • Boutique

Just a few steps from the UNESCO Dubrovnik Old town and overlooking the Adriatic Sea, the Hotel Excelsior’s stunning location, elegance and Mediterranean charm make it one of the most beautiful hotels in the world. The Excelsior Hotel is distinctive for its outstanding service and selection of superb restaurants.

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Prices will vary depending on the time of year you are travelling. Prices do not include international flights. Please ask one of our Travel Experts for an accurate quote. Flights purchased through Steppes Travel departing from the UK are ATOL protected.

This Itinerary
Price
From £2,950 Per person

When to travel

Spring and Autumn in Croatia and Montenegro offer lovely temperatures , ideal for relaxing in the sun, sightseeing or engaging in outdoors activities. These shoulder months of May, June, September and October are also quieter times to explore. The peak months of July and August welcome temperatures heading towards 30 degrees centigrade or higher and beaches and sites become busy with both domestic and foreign visitors. The winter months between November and April see most of the countries hotels and facilities close down with the exception of the main cities which can make lovely, winter short break destinations.

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