Tue 21 Aug
Morning arrival in Dubrovnik, and transfer to Tivat in Montenegro (approx. 1 hour 45 minutes by coach). We check in at the luxurious 5-star Regent Porto Montenegro Hotel, nestled on the shores of the UNESCO protected Boka Bay, or the 4-star Hotel Palma, with beautiful views of the bay. Welcome dinner in the hotel or a local restaurant.
Wed 22 Aug
Join your guide this morning to drive along Kotor Bay to the small fishing village of Perast, which houses narrow streets and abandoned palaces. Here we visit the island of Our Lady of the Rocks, with its church built in 1630, before continuing on to the Old Town of Kotor, where we wander the picturesque streets and visit St Tryphon’s Cathedral. Lunch will be served in a local restaurant, before returning to the hotel for the afternoon at leisure. In the early evening we transfer to Herceg Novi for the first performance of the Operosa Festival in the Forte Mare Fortress, built between the 14th and 17th centuries and located on the coast.
Thu 23 Aug
This morning we travel to the capital city of Cetinje, where we visit St Nikola’s Museum, a treasure of Montenegrin cultural and historical heritage. We then transfer to Lovćen National Park for lunch, followed by panoramic sightseeing by bus of the park’s diversity of flora and fauna, and a visit to the Mausoleum of Montenegrin ruler and poet Petar II Petrovic Njegos. Return to Tivat for the evening at leisure.
Fri 24 Aug
Today we journey to the seaside town of Budva, seeing the Old Town which is rich in churches and historical monuments. There will be some free time for shopping and an independent lunch, before we continue for a photo stop of the famous island Sveti Stefan. Return to the hotel for a free afternoon. Early evening transfer to Herceg Novi for the performance in the Kanli Kula Amphitheater.
Sat 25 Aug
Transfer to Dubrovnik airport for your homeward flight.
Programme at the Operosa Festival
CARMEN Bizet Inc
21 Aug London Gatwick – Dubrovnik dep: 07.15 arr: 11.00
25 Aug Dubrovnik – London Gatwick dep: 13.20 arr: 15.10
Flight schedules are subject to alteration.
Flights from other UK airports can be arranged on request.
Prices per person
|Tour price||£1750 (4-star Hotel Palma)
£1995 (5-star Regent Porto Montenegro Hotel)
|Single room supplement||£280(4-star Hotel Palma)
£840 (5-star Regent Porto Montenegro Hotel)
|Club Europe flight upgrade from||£250|
|Land-only tour price||£220 Discount|
Tour price includes: Flights and airport taxes, group transfers from and to airport and for included activities where applicable, accommodation, breakfast daily, two lunches, one dinner, sightseeing tours as described including guides and entrance fees, first category ticket for each included performance, opera synopses, restaurant guide and city notes, the services of our local representative or tour manager.