Day Trip To Budva And Kotor From Tirana
explore the historical town Kotor UNESCO
Visits in the Bay of Kotor and walking in the Old City.
Our tour of Montenegro continues driving further and leaving behind the Scadar Lake. The next stop will be Kotor. Situated in an unusual gulf, named after the town it has been a very important historical, strategical and trading center. Founded around the 6th century BC, Kotor resembles an Open Book of history when you can spot different tracks and records from different periods of history. Most of the influence is from Venetian time, as for a long time it was part of the Venetian Republic. We will walk around the small squares, surrounded by typical quarters and visit some of the Highlights for their architecture, historical values and style. The tour of Kotor continues in the upper part toward the Castle of St John. Strolling towards the Cobblestones zig-zags we will reach the Fortress of St John. It was a very important point in the total defensive system of the city.
City Tour of Budva
Walk in the streets and explore Budva
Finishing the Tour of Kotor we will continue driving toward the southern part of Montenegro, along some of the picturesque Riviera and tiny rocky beaches. The city of Budva is also one of the most important touristic cities of Montenegro with a fascinating history, dating 2600 years ago. The tour of Budva continues in the Old Part of town with some quick visits at the Roman Ruins and the Budva Fortress by the coast offering spectacular views. The tiny streets of Budva are very charming. It is worth spending some time wandering around and visiting some of the local shops. Free time for lunch. Stop in front of St Stefan Island St Stefan dates back from the 15th century as a Fishermans family which was fortified for better control to the sea. For the first time, it has transformed to a hotelier complex during the Yugoslavian Communist time, at the reign of Tito. After St Stefan, we will drive back to Tirana, Albania