Project Description

Montenegro tour: including Kotor, Budva and Croatia-Ston – an exclusive day trip from Korcula Adventures

No visitor will remain untouched by the extraordinary beauty of the Bay of Kotor. With incredible vistas over the sparkling Adriatic sea and backed by scenic mountains which loom over ancient cities, this bay is a must-see for any visitor to Montenegro. The country may may be small in size, but it more than makes up for this with its diverse and dramatic landscapes, friendly people and incredible heritage. Located on the south of the Adriatic, Montenegro enjoys a quintessential Mediterranean lifestyle, with its laid back vibe, plates of seafood piled high and lavender scented air pervading alluring islets and beautiful stone cities. Romantic Roman villas, Orthodox monasteries, ancient forts, churches and mosques all stand as impressive testaments to Montenegro’s intriguing past and rich cultural history.

Included in this tour is a visit to Ston, a small town divided into two parts and connected by impressive fortifications. Ston – and its smaller sister settlement known as Mali Ston – are situated on the entry point to the Peljesac Peninsula on the southern Croatian Adriatic coastline. Historically, Ston was an important salt producing town, strategically positioned along the shore and aligned with important trade routes. The town was so significant for the Ragusa Republic that they ordered one of the longest fortifications in Europe to be built here – a 3.4 mile defense wall which is still standing today. The salt production also continues to this day and Ston has since evolved into a popular foodie destination, renowned for it exquisite locally-sourced mussels and oysters.

Note:

The price of this excursion is included for those guests on all of our Villa  Signature Tailor Made Holiday Packages. The price below stands for those who would like to book this tour independently of our Tailor made packages.

9:00 – 9:30 – Car ferry crossing from Korcula to Peljesac peninsula
9:30 – 12:00 – Drive through Peljesac before crossing the Montenegro border near Kotor
12:00 – 12:30 – Tour of Kotor, a beautifully preserved medieval town
12:30 – 13:00 – Traditional Montenegran lunch at a seafront restaurant in Budva
13:00 – 13:30 – Sightseeing in Sant Stefan
13:30 – 14:30 – Drive back to Peljesac peninsula via Stone
14:30 – 15:15 – Ston walls and oyster tasting
15:15 – 16:15 – Matusko winery visit and wine tasting
16:30 – 17:00 – Car ferry crossing to Korcula Island
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  • Transportation via our premium mercedes benz van (capacity for 7 guests only)
  • Bay of Kotor, the deepest fjord in south-east Europe
  • Kotor, a perfectly preserved medieval town and UNESCO site
  • Budva, a new jet-set yachting destination
  • Sveti Stefan, an historic island turned five star hotel resort
  • Ston walls, one of the longest fortifications in Europe, dating back to 1358
  • Saltworks in the town center, where salt has been traditionally harvested for centuries
  • Oyster and mussel tasting in Mali Ston Bay