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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Tour Kotor - Islands Our Lady of the the Rock - Blue Cave -Every 3 hours

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.

$69.40 Transfers & Ground Transport

Private Car Transfer to Dubrovnik Airport from Herceg Novi

You will be picked up from your preferred location in Herceg Novi. Your professional driver will drive you to Dubrovnik airport. This is private transfer option, no other passengers except your group.The fleet of vehicles consist on VW Passat or similar (transfers for 1-3 passengers), mini van Renault Grand Scenic or similar (transfers for 1-4 passengers), mini bus Opel vivaro or similar (transfers for 4-8 passengers)Wifi is available for free at the territory of Montenegro.

$347 Private & Custom Tours

Private Boat tour Kotor - Lady of the Rock - Blue Cave

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.

$254.47 Private & Custom Tours

Private Boat tour Kotor - Lady of the Rock - Blue Cave up to 6 passanger

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.

$330 Private & Custom Tours

Dubrovnik to Montenegro Private Tour

After your driver picks you up at your hotel/accommodation you are leaving Dubrovnik and driving one hour south towards Prevlaka peninsula where you cross the border. During scenic drive along the bay of Kotor you will have short break in Herceg Novi and then 45min visit to Perast where you will take a boat drive onto Island Our Lady of the Rock and visit museum. Upon arrival in Kotor you will have 1h 30min guided walking tour through the old town before you continue towards St. Stefan. After 30min drive from Kotor you stop at view point above St. Stefan for photo shooting and then heading back to Budva for a walk. Time for lunch is planned in Budva after walking tour. Optional is an hour extra time for swim on one of famous Budva beaches. Leaving Budva we will take ferry boat across the Kotor bay on our way back to Dubrovnik. When arriving to Dubrovnik, your driver will drop you off at your accommodation.

$1445.83 Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Bike & Boat

Day 1  KOTOR  Get settled in your cabin before welcome drink and dinner. Overnight at dock/anchor depending of the availability. DDay 2  KOTOR - HERCEG NOVI After breakfast we have a guided visit of the Old Town of Kotor, an UNESCO World Heritage site. The town is a medieval maze of museums, churches, cafe-strewn squares and Venetian palaces and pillories. Is a unique place to see for the position and history. We live Kotor in direction of Sveti Marko island for lunch onboard and swimming. In afternoon we arrive in Herceg Novi. B,LDay 3  HERCEG NOVI - BUDVA Our first bike tour start in Lustica Peninsula  through ancient olives groves, stone fishing villages and uncontaminated nature. Refresh yourself swimming in Traste Bay and enjoy lunch onboard. You will have rest part of the day to explore Budva, one of the oldest settlements on the Adriatic coast, over 2,500 years old. B,LDay 4  BUDVA - BAR In the morning transfer to “ Obzovica”.  We start our bike tour in  “ Rijeka Crnojevica” , situated on the river with the same name, which makes a delta in Skadar Lake. This picturesque place will impress you with its unique ambience and quietness. Arriving onboard before lunch, with a stop for swimming in Sveti Stefan. We arrive in evening in Bar marina. B,LDay 5  BAR - BIGOVA Bike tour of the today is in Virpazar. This little get-away spot sits on the west side of Skadar Lake and is nestled among a number of shorter, but still impressive mountain peaks. Visit to the winery and lunch with traditional local cuisine. We arrive in evening in Bigova, a small fisherman village.  B,LDay 6  BIGOVA - TIVAT Today we go to Njegusi for our bike tour on the Lovcen road, often described as one of the world’s most scenic routes, to the peak where the Njegoš Mausoleum is located at. Lunch on board in one of the most beautiful bays, Zanjice, exploring the Blue Cave and Arza island, before our arrival in Tivat. B,LDay 7   TIVAT - PERAST For our last guided tour we go to Vrmac, a natural devider between Tivat and Kotor bay. It is mostly undeveloped and historically an important strategic location. Lunch on board with a view of Solila Bay, near Sveti Marko island. Upon arrival to Perast, stop to visit Gospa od Skrpjela (Lady of Skrpljel), unique tourist attraction. You can’t miss to visit St. Nikola church in Perast and admire a stunning view from the top. Tonight, enjoy captain’s dinner onboard. B,L,DDay 8  PERAST - KOTOR In the morning sail to Kotor for disembarkation and breakfast on board. Transfer to the airport. B