This tour is taking you on a full day, an all-around trip of Montenegrin signature historic monuments, beautiful nature and a taste of traditional cuisine.
First stop would be Njegusi –a village in the Cetinje Municipality of southern Montenegro, located on the slopes of Mount Lovcen, within the Lovcen national park. The village is best known as the birthplace of the Petrovic dynasty, which ruled Montenegro from 1696 to 1918. It is also significant for its well-preserved traditional folk architecture. Njeguski sir and Njeguski pršut (local forms of cheese and prosciutto respectively), made solely in the area around Njegusi, are genuine contributions to Montenegrin cuisine and you will have an opportunity to try this branded products. The village is situated in the Njegusi field and is also a center of the tribe of the same name.
After Njegusi next stop would be Cetinje, the historic capital of Montenegro, named “city-museum” due to its authentic architecture and a large number of historical buildings, relics, monasteries, churches, and museums. It is very much the spiritual heart of Montenegro. In between two picturesque small towns Rijeka Crnojevica (located beside the river of Crnojević – near the coast of Skadar Lake) and Virpazar is situated on Skadar Lake, the largest lake in the Balkan Peninsula. The Skadar Lake system is a well-known hotspot of freshwater biodiversity, is also one of the largest bird reserves in Europe, having 270 bird species, abundant in fish with the 34 native fish species, 7 are endemic, etc. Many Montenegrins regard this area as their country’s heart and soul.
After part of the tour up in the mountains you will be going next by the Montenegrin coastline to capture the panoramic view of Sveti Stefan, once a fishing village and now luxury resort. It stands on the cliff of a rocky island with roofs red like rubies. Near Sveti Stefan is situated Budva, a coastal town on the Adriatic coast in Montenegro. The area around the city, along the coast, is known as the Budva Riviera. Riviera is the center of Montenegro’s tourism and known for sandy beaches and nightlife. Important tourist facilities are located within the Venetian walls of the 15th century, which surrounds the Old Town of Budva. Budva is about 2,500 years and is one of the oldest cities on the Adriatic Sea.