Montenegro Sailing - Dubrovnik to Dubrovnik

FROM 959 EUR

Sail the Adriatic with this eight-day Montenegro tour, conveniently starting and ending in Dubrovnik. Witness the dramatic scenery and impressive Balkan landscapes as you move south along the Dalmatian coast, checking out an ancient fishing village, a UNESCO World Heritage site, and some of the area’s nicest beaches for swimming, snorkelling, or simply relaxing. If you want to get some dancing in, make sure to save some energy for Budva – known as the regional capital of nightlife – because you’ll need it!

8 days

Montenegro Sailing - Dubrovnik to Dubrovnik

from 959 EUR

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ITINERARY

Day 1 Dubrovnik/Cavtat

Arrive in time for a 4pm welcome meeting and safety briefing. Spend the night in Croatian waters.

Please try to arrive at the meeting point before 4pm for an important group meeting where you can meet the  skipper, and the other group members. The boat will be departing at 5pm.

On the Montenegro sailing trips, the skipper will offer to make a food kitty for small items, such as ice, water, coffee, tea, milk, snacks, drinks, and so on. The average amount suggested for the kitty is around EUR50 per person, per week.

Sailing Welcome Meeting

Welcome aboard! Before setting sail meet the skipper and the rest of the group at a welcome meeting. Your skipper should be easy to spot in a G Adventures shirt or with a G Adventures flag at the skipper table.

Dubrovnik – Cavtat

Get into the thick of things swiftly aboard one of our sharp-looking yachts.

Day 2 Cavtat/Herceg Novi

Spend a full day sailing south to Herceg Novi, Montenegro. The best beaches in this scenic area are only accessible by boat.

Herceg Novi Beach Visit

If relaxing is your style, the beaches of Herceg Novi offer a great escape. There are also local mud therapy spas nearby, so test out the natural healing properties of the area’s sand if you like.

Day 3 Herceg Novi/Budva

Sail to the Budva Riviera. Explore some of the most beautiful beaches in the are, nestled beneath the cliffs of Spas Hill. Well-known as the regional capital of nightlife, there no shortage of clubs along the seaside promenade.

Soak up the sun on the many picturesque rocky and sandy beaches of Budva, or explore the Old Town filled with history and monuments.

In the evening take your pick of the many bars and restaurants along the Riviera and enjoy a drink watching the sunset over the crystal blue waters.

Budva Riviera Visit

With a 35km (22 mi) coast, the Budva Riviera is among the most beautiful coasts in the world. Take some time to unwind and explore the many rocky and sandy beaches, including Mogren beach nestled beneath the cliffs of Spa Hills.

Day 4 Budva/Bigovo

Enjoy a day for snorkelling and swimming in the crystal-clear waters near the village of Bigovo. Enjoy the feel of this ancient fishing village.

Snorkeling in Bigovo
Grab a snorkel and head to the beautiful clean waters to see what you can spot beneath the surface.

 

Day 5 Bigovo/Kotor

Continue sailing to the ancient Mediterranean port of Kotor. Part of a World Heritage Site, enjoy the limestone cliffs overhanging this submerged river canyon.

Kotor City Exploration

Take some time to explore this picturesque town surrounded by a walled fortress built by the Republic of Venice. Kotor has a Mediterranean feel to it and the bay offers a stunning backdrop for photographs.

Day 6 Kotor/Tivat

Enjoy the town of Tivat. Opt to visit the city, the botanical gardens or a number of monuments. or just continue relaxing on its gorgeous sandy beaches.

Optional Activities – Day 6

Tivat Botanical Gardens

Marvel in Tivat’s botanical gardens. All the plants and tree species planted in the garden were gifts from Bokan sailors who brought back a wide variety of exotic species from their overseas voyages.

Buća-Luković Museum & Gallery

Get up close and personal to this former aristocratic summer residence once belonging to Kotor’s Bua family. The 500-year-old fortified enclosure comes with it’s own Catholic chapel, solid stone defensive towers and a gallery and ethnographical museum with fishing and farming artifacts.

Day 7 Tivat/Dubrovnik

Sail back to Dubrovnik and stop by the dramatic city walls for a photo op.

Dubrovnik City Wall Walk

Opt to take a walking tour or head out on your own to explore the city’s ancient walls. A trip to Dubrovnik isn’t complete without doing this 2km (1.1 mi) walk. See highlights along the way that include Fort Minceta, Fort St. John, Fort Lawrence, Fort Revelin, and St. Luke’s Tower. There are three main entrances to the city walls, the principal one located by the Inner Pile Gates.

 

Day 8 Dubrovnik

Depart after breakfast.

If you would like extra time in Dubrovnik after the sailing journey is finished, we can help with booking extra time.

 

When arranging your transportation, such as flights, please take into consideration the below time restrictions for joining and departing from your group. With these times, we have taken into account travel time to/from the airport in the given destination and required time for check-in or baggage collection/immigration.

Your flight must arrive by or before: 01:00 p.m.

Your flight must depart no earlier than: 01:00 p.m.

IS THIS THE TOUR FOR ME?

Tour type:

Sailing

There is surely no better way to see and experience croatian coast and islands than by boat. Our Croatia sailing tours let you enjoy some of the world's most beautiful islands and beaches, with numerous opportunities for swimming, relaxing and having fun, as well as active and exciting land activities like hiking, kayaking, snorkeling and guided tours on Croatia's best island destinations. Croatia Island hopping on famous islands like Hvar, Brač and Vis is one the best and most fun ways to see this part of Croatia. Sail through these islands and have an opportunity to see the hidden beaches, secret coves and bays, taste authentic cuisine, see breathtaking scenery and have a great active adriatic holiday.

Service level:

Standard

3* hotels or apartments. Private transfers.

Tour complexity:

Light

Average fitness levels required for some light hiking, cycling, sea kayaking...

WHAT IS INCLUDED:

Sailing the Dalmatian Coast

Fully licensed skipper

Snorkelling equipment

ACCOMMODATION:

4 twin/double bed cabins, 3 bathrooms, 2 showers (7 nts).

MEALS:

No meals included
Allow 250-325 EUR for meals not included. Basic items on board will be covered by a food kitty of about 80EUR per person.

TRANSPORT:

15m (52 ft) sailing yacht.

GUIDES AND STAFF:

Guide / Skipper