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Suggested 6 night cruising itinerary around Montenegro

Montenegro is beautiful and unspoilt – a hidden gem in the Adriatic Sea - not overcrowded and offers quiet bays, picturesque villages and historic sites. Our suggested itinerary is as follows:-

Day 1.  Porto Montenegro - Sveti Marko

Embark Mowana in Porto Montenegro.  Meet with the crew and get to know Mowana before leaving to head off to Sveti Marko – also known as’ Island of Flowers’ for lunch and afternoon of swimming, water sports or just relaxing and take in the surrounding scenery.  In evening after refreshing and pre dinner drinks head over in the tender to The Maestral restaurant overlooking the water.

Day 2.  Sveti Marko to Budva via Bigova

Leaving early in the morning, while having breakfast, Mowana will head slowly out of Tivat Bay and out into the Adriatic Sea towards the quaint fishing village of Bigova either choose to have lunch on board or go ashore to the local family run fish restaurant called Konoba Grispolis where the one of the fishermen will come and collect you in his tender.  Again, an opportunity for swimming, water sports or just relaxing.   After lunch we cruise to the pleasant holiday town of Budva with its walled old town with narrow streets where we moor on the town quay and watch the world go by before heading off for dinner.  We recommend eating at Demizana seafood, fish and Mediterranean restaurant which is very well established in the old town and gets great reviews.

Day 3.  Budva – Sveti Stefan

After breakfast have a walk around Budva before we depart and anchor off in one of the bays for a swim before lunch.  In the afternoon we cruise over to Sveti Stefan originally founded in 15thCentury and for many years was featured in former Yugoslavian tourist brochures.  Go ashore and have dinner at the Hotel Adrovic with its fantastic views over Budva Bay or the Olive restauranton the water’s edge and watch the sun go down.

Day 4. Sveti Stefan – Donji Morinj in the Gulf of Kotor via the clear waters of Mamula bay for lunch

The Gulf of Kotor is surrounded by spectacular high mountains and narrow channels providing breath taking scenery.  Donji Morinj is a beautiful quiet bay perfect for swimming and water sports.  We recommend dinner at Konoba Donji Morinj where the owner comes out and picks you up in his tender.

Day 5.  Donji Morinj – Perast/ Lady of the Rock – Kotor

In the morning after a leisurely breakfast we can provide opportunities to visit Perast and the island of Gospa od Skrpjela – known as Lady of the Rock - and Svetic Djordje – historic churches built in the 1630’s.  After lunch in one of the crystal clear water bays along the way, we moor in the marina right next to the old walled town of Kotor – a UNESCO World Heritage site – with its impressive defensive walls climbing the mountainside behind.  We recommend Galion Restaurant where you can sit outside and take in the beautiful views looking down the Bay of Kotor.

Day.6  Kotor –  Dobrota

Before breakfast we recommend climbing to the top of Kotor’s defensive walls or take a wander around the old town.  After breakfast we gently cruise down the Bay of Kotor stopping off in one of the bays for lunch before heading to Dobrota and mooring alongside the dock for your last night where in a short walk from the quay you arrive at the traditional and delightful restaurant Stari Mlini.

Day 7. Dobrota – Porto Montenegro – disembark.

Take an early morning swim before breakfast before we leave Dobrota to head back to Porto Montenegro.

Suggested 7 night cruising itinerary from Split to Dubrovnik

Discover and be amazed by the delights and wonders of the Dalmatian Coast cruising in luxury and style on Mowana.   Every day you will cruise to beautiful anchorages with crystal blue waters, visit and be amazed by medieval towns such as Dubrovnik, Korcula and Hvar, and if you are looking for natural beauty and wonderful scenery then look no further than the island of Mljet a hidden jewel in the Adriatic Sea.  Our suggested itinerary is as follows:-

Day 1. Split Lav Marina to the island of Solta

After embarking Mowana and getting to know the boat we cruise to the island of Solta and anchor off the delightful village of Stormaska for lunch.  During the afternoon relax, swim or enjoy the water sport facilities on board.  For the evening we head to the delightful village of Maslimicawhere we moor up on the quay from where you can take a short walk into the heart of the village set around an old harbour before going to dinner at the Martinis March Heritage Hotel.

Day 2.  Solta to Otok Vis

After breakfast we cruise to the beautiful peaceful island of Vis - only opened to visitors after 1995 – where many of the buildings date back to Venetian times.   The waters are crystal clear and enable you to swim off the boat.  We recommend eating dinner at Konoba Tavern Vatrica a family run restaurant where you can sample fantastic local cuisine and wine.

There is an opportunity to visit the Blue Caves at Bisevo with a pre-arranged tour guide.

Day 3. Vis - Hvar  - mooring in Hvar town or not far away in Stari Grad

As we cruise to Hvar for the evening we stop and anchor off at the Pakleni islands, which have secluded beaches and coves, for lunch.  Hvar is a port town and includes 13th century walls, a hill top fortress and a main square anchored by the Renaissance-era Hvar Cathedral.  If you would prefer a quieter and more cultured town then we can berth in Stari Grad.  We recommend for dinner the Gariful Restaurant situated on the exclusive waterfront of Hvar Town – renowned for its fresh seafood, wine and champagne lists.  (If berth in Stari Grad we can arrange transport to the restaurant)

Day 4.  Hvar – Korcula

With an opportunity before or after breakfast to take a look at Hvar old town we then cruise to the beautiful island of Korcula stopping off on route for swimming and water sports and lunch before heading into the marina right a short walk from the historic old town with its fortified walls and winding streets.  We recommend dining at Lesic Dimitri in the evening.

Day 5.  Korcula –  Otok Mljet

The island of Mljet is stunningly beautiful, covered in forest and foliage,  it is recognised as one of the pearls of the Adriatic Sea, mainly made up as a national park it is beautifully peaceful and a place to enjoy its natural surroundings.  During the day we will cruise from Korcula and anchor in the village of Polace.  Set in a natural anchorage we arrive for lunch with plenty of opportunities for swimming and water sports.  In the evening there are plenty of restaurants along the quay to choose from however we recommend Konoba Ankora, Joseph’s or Konoba Vitaceae. 

Day 6. Mljet Polace - Okuklje

After an early morning swim and leisurely breakfast we cruise down to Okuklje a beautiful anchorage where we moor on the quay.  The turquoise waters are beautifully crystal clear just perfect for swimming.  We recommend eating at the family run restaurant Maran overlooking the water and just a stone’s throw from Mowana.

Day 7. Mljet to Dubrovnik

Leaving early we cruise towards Dubrovnik we stop on the way at the Elaphite islands for example in an anchorage on Sipan for lunch.  We then arrive at Gruz Marina berthing on the quay where it is possible to walk into the old town of Dubrovnik or we can arrange a taxi.  We recommend for your final night dining in the Michelin Star restaurant 360 where you can sit outside on the curved battlement terrace for a fantastic view of the old port.

Day 8 Disembark in Dubrovnik at midday.

If you wish to start your trip in Dubrovnik and finish in Split it is possible to do this.

All of our cruises are just suggestions if there is anywhere that you would like to particularly visit we are happy to accommodate.  Please be aware that are suggested itineraries are all weather dependent.

Please also note we can also arrange cruises that can be a combination of joining Mowana in Dubrovnik and leaving from Montenegro or visa versa.

Mowana

Marina Lav
Grljevačka ulica 2a,
21312,
Podstrana,
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Mowana

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