Catamaran ride along the Montenegrin shore with spectacular sceneries on the way to Durres, one of oldest cities of Albania. Upon arrival, departure by coach to Kruja rising 560 meters above the sea level, on the slopes of Sari-Salltiku Mountain offering a stunning view over the surrounding landscape. We tour Kruja, a picturesque birthplace of Skenderbeg, with mosque and colorful old bazaar and the medieval Kruja Castle, center of the Skenderbeg`s resistance against the Ottoman Turks. The surrounding walls are reinforced by nine towers and served as an observation and signaling posts at the time of war. Free time for lunch.
Return to Durres for a city tour including Amphitheatre, Roman Thermal Baths, City walls from the Byzantine period and the Citadel. Return by catamaran to Dubrovnik.
Morning departure by catamaran to Albania sailing along the southernmost part of the Croatia and Montenegrin coast. Arrival to Durres one of the oldest cities of Albania that had developed in the ancient times as an important port and trade centre of the Adriatic Coast. Sightseeing tour of Durres including Amphitheater, Roman Thermal Baths, City walls from the Byzantine period and the Citadel.
Continuation by coach to Tirana ,the vibrant capital of Albania laying among the ranges of Dajti Mountain and costal plains, founded by Sulejman Pasha in 1614 as a commercial centre along the caravan routes. Sightseeing tour including the Tabakeve’s bridge, Skenderbeg Square with its statue, Sahati Tower, richly decorated Ottoman Haxhi Et’hem Bey Mosque and other sites. Free time for lunch and to explore the city on your own. Return to Durres followed by catamaran ride to Dubrovnik.
Discover the beauties of the Skadar Lake, the largest National park of Montenegro and the biggest lake of the Balkan Peninsula, known as one of the richest bird reserves in Europe with 264 bird species.
After a two hour catamaran ride we reach Bar, then continue by coach to Virpazar in the Skadar Lake National Park. Enjoy a two hour boat cruise on the lake revealing the beauty and serenity of its landscape and some of the lake secrets. The lake area is rich in cultural and historical sites abounding in numerous churches, monasteries and picturesque old villages. Lunch and free time followed by coach ride to Podgorica, the capital of Montenegro built at the confluence of the Ribnica and Moraca River. A short orientational tour, time at leisure for shopping or exploring the city on your own walking down its shaded alleys. Return to Bar followed by catamaran ride to Dubrovnik.
On our way to Kotor we sail along a row of islands passing town of Cavtat, cliffs of Konavle and Prevlaka Nature Park, the southernmost part of the Croatian coast. Discover the beautiful landscape of the fjord-shaped Bay of Kotor surrounded by high mountains reflecting in the blue waters. Disembark in Kotor, continuation to Budva by coach.
According to archaeological findings, Budva is one of the oldest settlements on the Adriatic Coast, more than 2500 years old. Free time in Budva to explore on your own its picturesque Old City surrounded by walls with Citadel Fortress, town gates, churches, narrow cobblestone streets and squares with open air cafes, restaurants and art galleries.Enjoy your day at one of the most popular beaches of Montenegro offering a variety of water sport activities with café bars and restaurant.
Discover the Bay of Kotor, one of the most spectacular sceneries on the Mediterranean, surrounded by high mountains with picturesque small towns along its shores. On your way to Kotor, you will see the southern most part of Croatian coast, passing by small islands, its last town Cavtat, Cliffs of Konavle and Prevlaka – one of our parks of nature. Upon arrival to Kotor, you will get a guided tour of its old city. Kotor is famous for its Romanesque Cathedral of St Triphun encircled by walls and fortresses, included on the UNESCO`s World Heritage List. After the city tour, buses will take you along the steep slopes to Cetinje with a breathtaking view over the Bay of Kotor. A short refreshment stop in the village of Njeguši is made.
The island of Mljet is one of the most beautiful islands on the Adriatic Coast with two amazing salt-water lakes, peaceful bays and small fisherman villages. In 1960 the western part of the island was proclaimed a national park.
Take a pathway through the thick pine forest leading to the Small Lake and the Great Lake to enjoy the air full of fragrances of the Mediterranean vegetation. Boat ride over the Great Lake to the islet of St Mary for a visit to the magnificent Benedictine Abbey founded in the 12th century by Apulia Benedictines. This secluded abbey was a dwelling place to a number of prominent Benedictine writers and scientists. Take time at leisure to swim in the pristine waters of the lakes or stroll around.