Croatia and Montenegro Trip

Croatia and Montenegro Tour


On this 9-day road trip through Croatia and Montenegro, you’ll explore captivating locations along the stunning Adriatic coast.

A significant hub for sea travel since pre-Roman times, the region boasts remarkable ancient structures like the Pula Amphitheater, which is a must-see attraction.

However, the allure of the coastal vistas is rivaled by the breathtaking natural beauty of inland areas such as Zagreb and the enchanting Plitvice Lakes. Prepare to be captivated by the mesmerizing landscapes and rich history that await you.

Of course, like on any Balkan Tales tour, you are in full control of the itinerary.

Experience the local culture and fascinating history of Croatia, Montenegro, and the Balkans, guided by a friendly guide who will help you connect with the people and their traditions.

Tour Highlights

  • City tour of Zagreb, Croatia’s capital
  • Exploring Opatija, Pula Arena (the remarkable Roman amphitheater), Rovinj, Plitvice Lakes National Park, Zadar
  • Tours of picturesque Split and stunning Dubrovnik
  • Discovering Kotor’s palaces and harbor, Budva, Ostrog Monastery, Cetinje old town
  • Boat trip on Skadar Lake, the largest in the Balkans

What your tour includes

  • Professional guidance: A helpful, English-speaking guide or driver to ensure a smooth and engaging Balkans journey;
  • Custom itineraries: Tailored tours with flexible pick-ups, additional days, extra stops, and more for a unique experience;
  • Transparent pricing: A detailed quote with no hidden fees for your entire trip;
  • Exclusively private tour: Small group tours for 2-8 people
  • Comfortable, spacious transportation: Travel in a roomy minivan or van for a relaxing ride;

9-Day Croatia and Montenegro Tour Itinerary

Day 1

Zagreb day tour→ Arrive in Zagreb, Croatia

→ City tour and free time in Zagreb, Croatia
Visit the Old Town; The Zagreb Cathedral; St. Mark’s church (Monumental, medieval-style, Serbian Orthodox church); Dolac Market (Large market with many stands offering flowers, fruits, veggies & meats in an indoor/outdoor setup); The Lotrscak Tower; The Medieval Stone Gate; The Lenucijeva Potkova. Ban Josip Jelačić Square (The central square of Zagreb)

Overnight in Zagreb

Day 2

Explore Opatija for a day→ Transfer to Opatija

→ Visit Rjeka on the way

→ City tour of Opatija

Overnight in Opatija

Day 3

Walk through Rovinj for a day→ Day tour to Pula and Rovinj
Visit the Pula Arena, The Arch of Sergii and the city center

→ Transfer back to Opatija

Overnight in Opatija

Day 4

Enjoying the nightlife in Zadar→ Transfer to the Plitvice lakes
Explore the national park

→ Transfer to Zadar
Free time in Zadar

Overnight in Zadar

Day 5

Exploring the city of Split→ Transfer to Split, Croatia

→ Visit Sibenik and Trogir on the way

→ City tour of Split and free time
Visit the old town, The Diocletian Palace; The Cathedral of Saint Domnius (Built in 4th century AD); The Riva (The central part of Split); The Old Jupiter’s Temple (build in 3rd century AD); The “Let me pass” street; The Golden Gate (4th-century Roman stone entryway to Diocletian’s Palace, with arches & ornate statues);

Overnight in Split

Day 6

See the Dubrovnik “Saint Saviour” church→ Transfer to Dubrovnik

→ City tour and free time
Visit the Old town, the Ancient city walls, the Dubrovnik “Saint Saviour” church (16th century church with Renaissance architecture); the Dubrovnik cathedral (Early 18th-century baroque cathedral); The Onofrije’s fountain, The Franciscan Monastery (Landmark monastery built in the 1300s, noted for its cloister, library & historic pharmacy displays); the Gates of Pile; the Old port; the Clock tower, the Sponza Palace, the Rector’s Palace; the Fort Saint John; the Stradun (The main walking street in Dubrovnik old town);

Overnight in Dubrovnik

Day 7

Visiting Kotor for a day and explore→ Transfer to Kotor

→ City tour and free time in the old town
Visit the Kotor old city, Kotor harbour, city walls, St Tryphon cathedral, St Nicola church, Piaza of the arms, Church of St Luke, Gurdich gate, Clock tower, Grubonja palace, Karampana well, Drago palace, Pima palace, Beskuca’s Palace, Grgurina Palace, Bizanti Palace, Prince’s Palace, Sea gate, Old Kotor prison building

→ Transfer to Budva

Overnight in Budva

Day 8

City tour of Cetinje and visitin the old downtown→ Day tour from Budva
Visit the Njegushi village and Ostrog Monastery

→ Transfer to Cetinje
City tour of Cetinje old centre

→ Transfer back to Budva

Overnight in Budva

Day 9

Take photographs of Skadar lakes→ Transfer to the Skadar Lake

→ Boat trip on the lake

→ Transfer to Podgorica

End of the tour

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