8 days

West Balkans in a week

Croatia, Montenegro and Albania highlights
Dubrovnik (1 days) Konavle Valley (1) Bay of Kotor (1) Shkodra (2) Lake Skadar National Park (1) Lovćen National Park (1) Bay of Kotor (1)
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11 days

Mountain walks in Montenegro

Exploring Montenegro’s national parks
Trebinje (2 days) Tara Canyon (1) Durmitor National Park (1) Biogradska Gora National Park (2) Lake Skadar National Park (2) Lovćen National Park (1) Bay of Kotor (1) Dubrovnik (1)
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8 days

Exploring Montenegro’s coastline

National parks, Cetinje and Kotor Bay
Cetinje (1 days) Virpazar (2) Stari Bar (1) Lake Skadar National Park (1) Lovćen National Park (1) Bay of Kotor (2)
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8 days

Cycling Montenegro’s canyons and coastlines

Active adventures in Montenegro
Tara Canyon (2 days) Durmitor National Park (1) Lake Piva (1) Virpazar (1) Lake Skadar National Park (1) Bay of Kotor (2)
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7 days

Montenegro loop

Montenegro’s best bits in a week
Dubrovnik (1 days) Durmitor National Park (1) Tara Canyon (1) Bay of Kotor (3) Lake Skadar National Park (1)
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  • Bay of Kotor

    Bay of Kotor

    Montenegro is a country full of beautiful views, but the Bay of Kotor’s waterfront might just be the best...
  • Lovćen National Park

    Lovćen National Park

    Lovćen is most famous for the towering mausoleum of St Peter at the Jezerski vrh peak, but it’s worth exploring the park adventure activities, from ziplining and quad-biking for thrill-seekers to hiking and cycling for the more sedate...
  • Cetinje

    Cetinje

    Sitting at the foot of the Lovcen mountains, Cetinje is the former royal capital of Montenegro...
  • Stari Bar

    Stari Bar

    High up on the edge of a bluff near Mount Rumija lies the ruins of Stari Bar – the original town of Bar, which is now a port city down by the water...
  • Biogradska Gora National Park

    Biogradska Gora National Park

    Peaceful Biogradska Gora is best-known for its primeval forest, where you can spot ancient beech, maple, elm and juniper trees — some of which are more than 500 years old...
  • Durmitor National Park

    Durmitor National Park

    Home to more than 50 peaks, mountain rivers and underground streams, the dramatic Durmitor National Park is Montenegro’s adventure playground...
  • Lake Piva

    Lake Piva

    Lake Piva was created in 1975 after the Piva River was blocked by the construction of the hydroelectric Mratinje Dam, flooding Piva Canyon...
  • Virpazar

    Virpazar

    Considered the main gateway to Lake Skadar National Park, the tiny village of Virpazar was once an important trading port...
  • Tara Canyon

    Tara Canyon

    Found on the northern edge Durmitor National Park, the Tara Canyon cuts deep into the landscape, with its deepest point being only 200m less than the Grand Canyon...
  • National Park Prokletije

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  • Podgorica

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  • Budva Riviera

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Lake Skadar National Park

Skadar is the Balkans largest lake, with two-thirds sitting in Montenegro and the rest in Albania. The surrounding national park is the perfect place …

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