A great option for a first time visitor to Montenegro, our Kotor Short break can be taken from May to October to fit in with the direct flights to Tivat. Enjoy 4 nights in an old town hotel and take private day tours around the Boka Bay (or Bay of Kotor), where delights such as the beautiful town of Perast await. A tour of the the old royal capital of Montenegro, Cetinje, will take the visitor back to a bygone era of the Kingdom of Montenegro. Ask a Regent Balkans Specialist about upgrading to a 4-star hotel or extending the trip to 7 nights
Fly to Tivat on the Montenegrin coast. On arrival, transfer to the nearby town of Kotor, your base for the next four nights.
Spend the day on a private tour of the old town of Kotor and the surrounding Boka Bay area. Wander the marble streets with your guide and discover shady piazzas flanked by bustling cafes and Venetian Palaces. Admire the impressive city walls, snaking high up the surrounding hillside and perhaps stop for a coffee in the Square or Arms and a spot of the favoured Balkan past time of people watching. Continue around the Boka Bay, where the brooding black mountains meet the sea. Visit the small baroque town of Perast and take a boat tour to the Island of Our Lady of the Rocks, which came to be from the purposeful sinking of seized ships. Continue to the town of Risan, passing the narrowest part of the bay by ferry and visit one of the newest and biggest developments in the Adriatic - Porto Montenegro in Tivat. (B)
Take a tour of the Old Royal Montenegro, which includes visits to Montenegro's former capital Cetinje. Start in Budva; located on the central part of the Montenegrin coast. The town is known for its party atmosphere but the 2500-year-old town is immaculately preserved and is packed with churches, shops and restaurants. Continue on to Montenegro's former capital Cetinje for a look at the grand buildings which once housed embassies but are now home to museums and schools for the arts. Nearby Njegusi village and Lovcen National Park are the birth and resting place of Petar II Petrovic-Njegos the famous poet and ruler of Montenegro. (B)
Enjoy a day at leisure in Kotor. Relax at a waterfront cafe or take a bus south of Budva for a day on one of the sandy beaches. (B)
Transfer to the airport for the flight to the UK. (B)
4* price per person: £1060
4* Single supplement: £175