Get Your Adrenaline Rush in Montenegro
Welcome to Montenegro – a world of rugged mountains, breathtaking fiords, soul-stirring beaches and amazing people. This place never ceases to appeal to millions of adventure seekers from around the world. Ever since the Roman Empire split in two almost 1600 years ago, Montenegro unfurled its territory on the border between West and East.
In addition to its awe-inspiring natural beauty, Montenegro boasts of a rich and vibrant culture. From the flamboyantly painted Orthodox monasteries to the mosaic floors of Roman villas, to ornate Catholic churches and elegant minarets of mosques – the splendor is discernible everywhere.
With the holiday season around the corner, you can embark on a pleasant vacation to Montenegro. Before you sail, be sure to check out these travel activities you can do while vacationing in Montenegro.
Feast your eyes on the magnificent Kotor
Wedged between a chain of brooding mountains, the mesmerizing Kotor is perfectly at one with its achingly atmospheric setting. A home to Medieval museums, churches, Venetian palaces and pillories, Kotor is a delightful place where you can adventure, unwind and create cherishable memories.
The walking city tour of the Old Town of Kotor offers you a great introduction to the UNESCO World Heritage Site. If you are staying in Kotor, Tivat, Perast, Novi or any other places around the Boka Bay, it’s a luring starting point in your exploration of the magical region. Get help from the local guides to learn about the culture, history, cuisine, tradition and history of the place.
The Kotor tour starts at the main gate of the Old Town. The tour will take you inside the city gates where you can feast your eyes on Clock Tower, The Square of Arms, Flour Square with Pima and Buca Palaces, The Bokelian Navy Square with Karampana, Northern Gate with Skurda river, The St Luke Square with St Luke and St Nikola churches, etc.
White water rafting
Looking for some heart-pumping river-rafting adventure? Take a great white-water rafting tour in Montenegro. The Tara River, which meanders through the largest canyon in Europe, offers Class III and Class IV rapids for your rafting.
In the early morning, after the pickup from your hotel will drive towards a rafting camp on the Tara River. Be prepared for an adrenaline rush with white water rafting. As you nail the technique of paddling through white-water rapids, take in the outstanding scenery of the Tara River Gorge which is also known as the Tara River Canyon.
When visiting Kotor, you can’t avoid going hiking exploring beautiful nature. Descend from Njegusi village to the old town of Kotor. While walking along the old military and trade trails, you will get a chance to witness the scenic marvel of the Bay of Kotor and the inexplicable beauty of the coast.
Begin your journey from Krstac Pass and snake down along the old military road. Finally, you will reach a deserted village (Spiljari) with an old church, the Venetian fortress San Giovanni, and end the journey on a stairway ending directly in the center of Kotor.
Both the Bay of Kotor as well as Lake Skadar are gorgeous kayaking spots. Organized tours will take you to some amazing places like the Blue Grotto near the mouth of the bay, where light refracting through the azure water produces a mesmerizing glow.
Active travelers can also indulge in skiing, mountain biking, canyoning, and kite surfing for unlimited fun. If adventure is your thing you can be sure to find it in Montenegro.