Welcome to Herceg Novi


‘Novi’ means ‘new’, and while this is indeed one of the newer towns on the bay, it’s no spring chicken; it was founded in 1382 by Bosnia's King Tvrtko I. ‘Herceg’ refers to Herceg (Duke) Stjepan Vukčić Kosača, who fortified the town in the 15th century; the remaining fortifications are a little younger.


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$34.25 Day Trips & Excursions

Bay of Kotor 3-Hour Island Cruise with Blue Cave Swimming

Starting time from 09:00 am - 09:00 pm every 3 hours .DETAILED DESCRIPTION: During this 3-hour tour you will learn Montenegro’s history from the water and gain a first-hand appreciation of the close connection the people have with the sea. Enjoy panoramic views of Kotor Bay with its quaint fishing villages, medieval churches and more nestled at the base of sheer cliffs. Take a few minutes to visit Our Lady of the Rocks church, a small Roman Catholic building erected on an artificial island created over centuries by local fisherman who laid a rock in the bay after each successful voyage. Journey over to Tivat Bay where you can admire the mega yachts and pretty coves dotting the coastline. Herceg Novi Bay will romance you with its Byzantine and oriental architectural styles. It is also home to Mamula, an uninhabited islet dominated by a former Austro-Hungarian fortress. You will also make a quick stop at an ex-submarine military base. While in Herceg Novi, take a refreshing dip in the iconic Blue Cave. Accessible only by boat, this cave is so named due to the way the light hits the bottom and makes the whole cave look blue. Throughout the tour you will be provided with cold water, comfortable seat cushions and a tent for sun protection. Reserve your seat in the boat and get ready to enjoy postcard-perfect views of Boka Bay under the shimmering Mediterranean sun.About Boka BayNo matter whether you enter Boka by land or by sea - your experience will the same - Boka will fascinate you! It looks as if the mountains have cracked and let the sea in. This is the southernmost fjord in Europe. The high mountains bend over the thin coastline thus protecting it from the severe climate from the north. That is why Boka is an oasis of Mediterranean vegetation: agave, palm, mimosa, oleander, kiwi, pomegranate, medicinal herbs. When its peaks are covered with snow, the roses bloom in the foothills.The church Gospa od Skrpjela (Our Lady if the Rock) is located at the same named island which is located in bay of Boka Kotorska across the beautiful small and peaceful town Perast. This church was raised in 1630 on an artificial island, which was built by fishermen from Perast. According to a legend these fishermen after the shipwreck found on a sea rock an icon of Holy Mother of God with Christ and vowed that right on that spot where the icon was found they will build a church, which will be dedicated to this icon of the Holy Mother of God, protector of sailors and fishermen.The Blue Grotto is one of the most attractive in a series of caves located on the peninsula Lustica, situated between the bay Zlatna luka (Golden Harbour) and cape Mokra gora (Wet Mountain). It is 5.7 nm far from Herceg Novi.

$71.93 Transfers & Ground Transport

Tivat to Herceg Novi one way transfer

Take a hassle and stress out to choose your private transfer from Tivat to Herceg Novi. Buses won't take you exactly where you need to go, and taxis can be unreliable, so why not choose the most comfortable, safe and dependable option - a private transfer? Your vehicle will be air-conditioned, comfortable and fast. Along the way, you will spend around 45 min (depending of trafic) driving along the beautiful Boka bay , surrounded by hills and crystal-clear waters. You will have a professional driver willing to help with anything you might need. Sit back and relax as your adventure begins! Enjoy and have fun!!!

$74.21 Transfers & Ground Transport

Kotor to Herceg Novi one way transfer

Take a hassle and stress out to choose your private transfer from Kotor to Herceg Novi. Buses won't take you exactly where you need to go, and taxis can be unreliable, so why not choose the most comfortable, safe and dependable option - a private transfer? Your vehicle will be air-conditioned, comfortable and fast.    Along the way, you will spend around 45 min (depending of trafic) driving along the one of the most beautiful bays in the world, Boka bay,   surrounded by hills and crystal-clear waters. You will have a professional driver willing to help with anything you might need. Sit back and relax as your adventure begins!    Enjoy and have fun!!!

$57.09 Day Trips & Excursions

Shkoder- Albania excursions

Discover the history of The Rozafa Citadel that has dominated the city and defied time for more than 2000 years. Rozafa was built on the mount above Buna, Bojana, Drim and Kiri junction. Rozafa Citadel has 7 towers, a surface area of 6 hectares and a magnificent view from the top. The archaeology and Ethnography Museum is a proof of the rich history and culture of this area. The trip starts from the main bus station in Herceg Novi. The journey continues by ferry and goes on through Tivat and the beautiful Budva Riviera. On the way to Shkoder, you will enjoy Drim river sightseeing. Upon arrival, you will have a guided city tour at city center where 3 different religions are so closely bonded – in a circle of 200m a church, a cathedral and, a mosque will arise before you. After visiting the city center we will go for a visit of the Rozafa Citadel, one of the most significant monuments in Albania. Our next matter of interest is the Archaeology and Ethnography Museum. Transport is by an air-conditioned high-class vehicle.

$13.70 Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Submarine tours

When looking what to do in Montenegro, submarine tour guarantees unforgettable experience. Experience the Herceg Novi area in a semi-submarine. The semi-submarine looks just like a real submarine, but its interior is designed for guests to experience both the underwater world and the world from above the sea. The ride is along the coastline. Deck area has 14 seats, as well as the underwater cabin which also has 4 big glass windows on both sides.  At summertime we can organize tours which include stops for swimming. It is also possible and a night ride. The submarine is equipped with 6 reflectors, enabling one part of the bottom to be seen through the windows. There is a possibility of renting the whole boat. So do not miss this and discover the underwater secrets of Herceg Novi.

$57.09 Day Trips & Excursions

Mostar excursions

Mostar is situated in a beautiful valley surrounded by steep mountains. It is the sunniest town in Bosnia and Herzegovina and one of the sunniest towns in the whole of Europe. Thanks to the Neretva River, Mostar has developed as a city. What makes this city recognizable is the Old Bridge, constructed by Mimar Hairudin, the famous architect, in 1565. The Old Bridge dates from the 16th century and represents the first historical monument in Bosnia under the protection of UNESCO. The origin of the name of Mostar is precisely from this period and due to the Bridge, actually to bridge guardians (mostari). Departure is from the main bus station in Herceg Novi. On the way to Mostar, we will pass small towns Ljubinje and Stolac as well as the birth place of St.Basil. After short breaks, we reach in Mostar. The old town will demonstrate its rich history with its beautiful Old Bridge, Kalebija Tower, Clock Tower, Curved Bridge, Mostar Bridge – Kujundzuk with numerous gift shops and craft-workshops. Undoubtedly, what is worth visiting is Blagaj, where there is a spring, a small green cave, which yields 36 m2 of water per second. It is one of the most powerful springs in Europe. Tekia (Tekija), the residence of Dervis religious people, is what emphasizes all the beauty of Blagaj.