nsTown is known from ancient times first as a Greek town Helcinium, later as a roman town Ulcinium. During the Turkish reign after 1571, Turks inhabited the town of Ulcinj with black pirates from northAfrica, who later became the cruelest pirates at the Adriatic Sea. It’s interesting to say that there are still some black families/whose forefathers where pirates/ living in Ulcinj, most of them are fisherman one family gave a famous photographer. Visit to the old town is included in the price of the excursion. Town of Ulcinj, a multicultural town, where eastern and western cultures always met.
The excursion continues to the Old town Bar, which once had about 3.500 inhabitants, is a town of ghosts now. You will have a possibility to visit this archeologically rich town whose restoration began few years ago. Just a little bit of imagination will be needed to liven up this town. Explore the remains of the Venetian palaces, Turkish bath and clock-tower, as well as aqueduct, orthodox and catholic churches. Climb up to the Citadel, which offers you a great view of the valley with olive trees and Rumija Mountain behind the town. Further down from the citadel to the green plateau with the best view of the New Bar and harbor. Before leaving the Old Town Bar, we will pass by an old Turkish clock-tower. Time stands still, but the experts aim to awake the Old Bar from its deep sleep.
Accommodation in Hotel in Budva
Budva is one of the oldest settlements on the Adriatic coast and one of Montenegro’s most famous tourist destinations, renowned for a wide selection of beautiful sandy beaches, some awarded with a Blue Flag, its fifteenth century fortifications and spectacular traditional architectures. Visit the old town wall, absorb the antique and renaissance charm of Budva, and take in unique theatrical plays and musical entertainment programs.
Our trip will follow to St Stephan, taking a stop on the panoramic balcony over the island where we will have also a coffee break. The adventurous ones can climb down the hill to the beach and get a closer look at the Aman Sveti Stefan 5 star resort with its wonderful villas and amazing beach.
Proceed to the Albanian – Montenegrins boundary and drive back to the hotel.
Meeting/pick-up point: Hotel
Duration: 2 days.
Start/opening time: 08:00
End/closing time: 16:00
Languages: German, English, French, Italian Russian and Polish.
Inclusions: Guide, Breakfast
Exclusions: Entrance fees in museums.
Minimum Pax: 15