Gulet cruise in Montenegro is the biggest travel trend this year. If you need to learn more about this emerging destination (things to see, things to do, itineraries, gulet available to charter) then you should read this post until the end.
Montenegro is a relatively small country that sits in the Balkans – just on the Adriatic Sea. To the north, Montenegro shares a border with Croatia, Herzegovina and Bosnia, Albania to the south, the Adriatic Sea to the west and Kosovo to the east. Podgorica is the capital of Montenegro and it has an estimated population of over 800,000 people.
Gulet Cruising in Montenegro is fast been becoming widespread, the beautiful scenery and the fact that it has many ties with the sea makes it a paradise for Gulet cruising. Most recently, the influx of tourist to Montenegro for gulet cruising has been exponentially increasing. This trend doesn’t seem to be on the decline anytime soon, and this year it is estimated to welcome even more Cruise lovers. People are simply loving Gulet cruising in this amazing country, in truth, who wouldn’t?
On the first day of the cruise, guest’s will get comfortable after they embark on the Gulet and will settle for dinner in the beautiful and picturesque Mediterranean landscape that the port of Kotor offers. Later in the day, guests can visit the ancient walls which is said to be among the oldest in the whole medieval town in the Adriatic. On the second day, the cruise will head to Perast which is a beautiful town that is located in Boka Kotorska, here you can enjoy nature in its purest form with an amazing landscape with exotic beaches with crystal clear water. The Cruise will then proceed to the town of Herceg Novi which was once a fortress for the first Bosnian king in 1382, Herceg Novi is home to so many landmarks and architectural remains from the ancient ruins.
In 1929, it was officially declared a maritime climate treatment center and resort. On the third day, the cruise will head to a hidden bay in the fishing village of Bigova where you can have a great meal at one of the numerous exotic restaurants. If you want to swim, relax and enjoy seafood, then Bigova is just the ideal place. The next cruise stop will be at Budva, which is popularly regarded as the “Miami of Montenegro” due to its vibrant night life and wonderful beaches. Petrovac is the next cruise stop on the fourth day, the city has a number of connection with the Romans and features a lot of historical structures and an amazing beach. The last stop is at Ulcinj, Ulcinj offers a plethora of beaches and is an ideal spot for surfing. Also, its restaurants offer one of the best meals and it is also a home to over 200 different kinds of birds.
b) Kotor – Herceg Novi – Ulcinj – Kotor
The cruise will get off from Kotor which is an amazing city with a great history and an abundant amounts of monuments and old town walls to visit. After Kotor, the cruise will head to the city of Budva which is famous for its great sandy beaches and vibrant night life. The cruise will then head to the ancient town of Ulcinj where you can get to discover about its rich historical heritage and a museum that you just cannot afford to not visit. After the thrills in Ulcinj, the cruise will then head to the miniature fishing village of Bigova.
Bigova features a sandy beach and the Tara River is a great place for water sport. The coastal town of Herceg is the next destination, Herceg features a cinema at the waterfront, an old railway station and other attractions. The next destination is a city which means the “way of God” when translated in Greek – Tivat is an amazing destination to visit. The final attraction on this cruise is at St Elijah hills in Perast which features amazing beaches, Great nature and crystal clear bays.
2.) Things To Do When Cruising in Montenegro
When you go cruising in some of the amazing cities and towns in Montenegro, be sure to visit some of these amazing places.
a) Herceg Novi
Visit the Neighborhoods in the old Herceg Novi Old Town
Visit the Cavern, Caves and Landmarks at the Blue Grotto
For an amazing display of architectural buildings and historic walking areas, visit the Monastery of Savina
For an amazing view of the aquatic world, visit the Bay of Kotor
Visit point of interests and ancient landmarks at Kotor Old City
Visit the City walls for historic walking areas and notable landmarks
For religious sightseeing, visit the Cathedral at Our Lady of the rocks
Visit the Museum at Perast
Visit the sacred and religious Nikola Church
For an amazing boardwalks and ships visit the Porto Montenegro
Have fun at the amazing Plavi Horizonti Beach
Visit the Millitary Maritime Heritage Museum
Visit the historic site at Alstadt Budva
Visit the Citadel for some historic sites
For a great sightseeing and monuments visit the Balled Dancer Statue
Visit the Long beach at Velika Plaza for some fun
For a view of Ancient ruins, Architectural buildings and neighborhoods, visit the Old Town
For a great sightseeing at a farm, go to the Buzuku Montenegro Olive Oil
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