CULINARY AND WINE CRUISE
We have designed a specific culinary tour in Montenegro where the best Chef of the region will invite you to discover his recipes of Montenegro cuisine. This individual tour has been designed for travelers wanting a true and authentic culinary experience.
On this flavorful tour designed for all ages, you will visit authentic Montenegrin winery, discovering generous tastes of famous autochthonous Montenegrin wines. Round out your plate with saplings of domestic goat cheese, prosciutto, olives and marinated carp -specialty that you'll only find here.
Day 1 TIVAT
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 anchor.
Day 2 TIVAT - LUSTICA BAY
After breakfast, we go to Njegusi. The village is famous for it’s smoked ham called “Njeguški pršut” and local cheese called “Njeguški sir”. Lunch will include the famous Njegusi cheese, smoked ham, honey and wine. Leaving Tivat in the afternoon we set sail to Lustica Bay, with a swimming stop in Dobra Luka Bay. Lustica Peninsula is characterized by ancient olives groves, stone fishing villages, golden sand beaches. Dinner on board and overnight at the dock in Lustica Bay.
Day 3 LUSTICA BAY - BAR
Today we go to visit Moric family household in Tici, a village in Lustica Peninsula. The tour includes familiarisation with the olive grove and olive tradition of Lustica, traditional lifestyle, construction with stone, tasting olive oil and homemade specialities such as cheese and strawberry- tree brandy. Especially you will be delighted with the demonstration of how the old stone mill works in the authentic family tavern. We sail in the direction to South and we stop for swimming in Queen Beach, before arriving in Bar marina. Your evening is free to explore Bar on your own, Overnight at the dock.
Day 4 BAR - BUDVA
In the morning transfer to inland for our culinary tour of the day. Visit the wine treasure Šipčanik and tasting of five wines accompanying our delicious lunch. Arriving in the afternoon on board, we turn our compass back north 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. 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 5 BUDVA - HERCEG NOVI
Take a break for swimming in Mirista Bay and explore the famous Blue Cave. Continue sailing through lunch, arriving this afternoon in Herceg Novi to visit Savina winery of Obradovic family, tucked away in the lavish Mediterranean vegetation, in an idyllic coastal and woodland setting. The tour of the vineyard and wine cellar includes a tasting of 3 wines with matching local homemade snacks, homemade olive oil, Loza and Travarica (local grappa). 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 6 HERCEG NOVI - KOTOR
Today we go to visit the rural household "Stari Mlin", situated in a small village called Zabrđe. We will visit the household and the old stone mill for grinding olives following their brief history. The authentic lunch (the traditional meat under sac !) will be served in the Great on the terrace under the vine in the yard. In the afternoon we set sail to Kotor. Your evening is free in Kotor. Overnight at dock/anchor, depending on availability.
Day 7 KOTOR - PERAST
This morning 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. For lunch, we go to visit a mussels and oysters farm in Boka Bay. 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 - TIVAT
In the morning sail to Tivat for disembarkation and breakfast on board. Transfer to the airport.