BIKE AND BOAT
Boat and Bike holiday is a unique way to explore. Cycle during the day, visiting the charming mountains of Montenegro, then relax swimming, dine and sleep on board your “floating hotel” at night. Enjoy the variety of this multi-activity cruise and experience the beautiful Montenegro coast, historic towns and secluded beaches. The cycling tours require no special basic conditions from the participants. The altitudes range between 100 and 300 meters. The daily tours of 16-37 km (2/ 3 hours/ day) lead through hilly, mountainous, plain terrain and can be cycled without any time pressure. The type of terrain can be paved road or earthen road. Instead of an E-bike tour, half or even a full day can be spent on the ship.
Day 1 KOTOR
You will be transferred from the airport to the harbour, where embarkation begins at 17:00 h. Get settled in your cabin before welcome drink and dinner. Overnight at dock/anchor depending on the availability.
Day 2 KOTOR - HERCEG NOVI
After breakfast, we have a guided visit of the Old Town of Kotor, a UNESCO World Heritage site. The town is a medieval maze of museums, churches, cafe-strewn squares and Venetian palaces and pillories. Is a unique place to see for the position and history. We live Kotor in direction of Sveti Marko island for lunch onboard and swimming. In the afternoon we arrive in Herceg Novi. Take time out to discover Herceg Novi, far from the madding crowds. Stroll through the empty streets, explore the old buildings and churches and enjoy the atmosphere and the history. Check out the fortress Forte Mare for great views across the estuary. Enjoy dinner on your own at one of many “konoba” present in the beach promenade. Overnight at the dock.
Day 3 HERCEG NOVI - BUDVA
After short sailing, we arrive in Rose. Our first bike tour starts in Lustica Peninsula through ancient olives groves, stone fishing villages and uncontaminated nature. Refresh yourself swimming in Traste Bay and enjoy lunch onboard. You will have rest part of the day to explore Budva, one of the oldest settlements on the Adriatic coast, over 2,500 years old. Here are the most beautiful Christian settlements and definitely the most amazing churches in this part of Europe. Dinner on board and overnight at anchor in Budva.
Day 4 BUDVA - BAR
In the morning transfer to “ Obzovica”. We start our bike tour in “ Rijeka Crnojevica”, situated on the river with the same name, which makes a delta in Skadar Lake. This picturesque place will impress you with its unique ambience and quietness. Arriving onboard before lunch, with a stop for swimming in Sveti Stefan, a fortified island village. In the past was a favourite hangout of 60’s film stars and royalty like Sophia Loren, Doris Day and Princess Margaret. We sail in a direction to South and we stop for swimming in Queen Beach. We arrive in the evening in Bar marina. Your evening is free to explore Bar on your own, Overnight at the dock.
Day 5 BAR - BIGOVA
Bike tour of the today is in Virpazar. This little get-away spot sits on the west side of Skadar Lake and is nestled among a number of shorter, but still impressive mountain peaks. This made an ideal setting for a bike ride. Visit the winery and lunch with traditional local cuisine. Arriving in the afternoon on board, we turn our compass back to the north with a stop for swimming in front of Petrovac, a city with a rich and interesting history. We arrive in the evening in Bigova, a small fisherman village. Enjoy dinner on your own. Overnight at dock/anchor depending on availability.
Day 6 BIGOVA - TIVAT
Today we go to Njegusi for our bike tour on the Lovcen road, often described as one of the world’s most scenic routes, to the peak where the Njegoš Mausoleum is located at. Lunch on board in one of the most beautiful bays, Zanjice, exploring the Blue Cave and Arza island, before our arrival in Tivat. You can visit the famous Porto Montenegro, the small “Saint Tropez”. Your evening is free in Tivat. Overnight at anchor.
Day 7 TIVAT - PERAST
For our last guided tour, we go to Vrmac, a natural divider between Tivat and Kotor Bay. It is mostly undeveloped and historically an important strategic location. With preserved nature and numerous plant species, offers the most spectacular views of both Kotor and Tivat bay. Lunch on board with a view of Solila Bay, near Sveti Marko island. Upon arrival to Perast, stop to visit Gospa od Skrpjela (Lady of Skrpljel) and St Gorge, both unique tourist attractions. You can’t miss to visit St. Nikola church in Perast and admire a stunning view from the top. Tonight, enjoy captain’s dinner onboard. Overnight at the dock.
Day 8 PERAST - KOTOR
In the morning sail to Kotor for disembarkation and breakfast on board. Transfer to the airport.