Gulet cruise in Montenegro Overview

Montenegro – An Emerging Gulet Cruise Destination

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.

Buljarica beach near Petrovac, Montenegro. Buljarica is the largest beach in the Municipality of Budva
The Beach And The Cliffs On The Island Of St. Nicholas In Budva,

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?

The Old Town Of Ulcinj City ''stari Grad" In The Sunset, Montene

1.) Cruising itineraries in Montenegro

a) From Kotor to Ulcinj

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.

Kotor Montenegro - Cathedral of Saint Tryphon

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.

Bay of Kotor Montenegro. Venetian fortress of Kotor and Scurda river. Tower and wall mountain Lovcen at the background.
Clock Tower, Kotor

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

b) Kotor

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

The Church of Archangel Michael in Herceg Novi and Belavista square
Perast insulae Santa George in Montenegro on the Adriatic Sea in Montenegro on the Adriatic Sea

c) Perast

For religious sightseeing, visit the Cathedral at Our Lady of the rocks

Visit the Museum at Perast

Visit the sacred and religious Nikola Church


d) Tivat

For an amazing boardwalks and ships visit the Porto Montenegro

Have fun at the amazing Plavi Horizonti Beach

Visit the Millitary Maritime Heritage Museum

e) Budva

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


f) Ulcinj

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

Gulet Experts – Meet Our Sales Team

Meet our core team of gulet experts that will assist you in finding the best cruise for your group. Mitja, Alenka, Aymen, Tom, Miha, Jerry and Simon are all there for you for any gulet cruise related inquiries.

All of them have cruised with gulets before several times so they can provide you with direct advice of what would work for you – and what would not. Check the photo gallery below.

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