Old royal capital Cetinje and Njegusi village, Historical Heart of Montenegro.
Duration: 5 hours 40 min
Max participants: 200
Days of operation: Mon-Sun
Starting point: Port of Kotor
Included: Degustation of local products, guide, bus transfer & Museum Entry Fees
The ancient historic capital of Montenegro, Cetinje, is now a spiritual, cultural and art centre of the country. It got its name by the river Cetina which, probably in the 17 century, left its surface-flow and disappeared in one of numerous abysses.
Today in Cetinje lies numerous possibilities for history loving visitors. The first printing house in the South Slavs was founded here. There is a well preserved Palace of King Nikola, monasteries and churches, as well as many the Consulate buildings, built mainly in the late 19th century, according to the projects of foreign architects.
Today, they are witnesses of the European styles of those times. The Russian, French, Austrian and Italian Embassies are outstanding in their beauty and today, some of them, serve as schools for Montenegrin artists. Three great Christian sacred objects remain in Cetinje: the miracle working icon of Our lady Filermosa, the hand of St John the Baptist, and the particle of the cross Christ was crucified on.
The group will visit the Royal court of King Nikola and the monastery of St Peter of Cetinje. Njegusi village and tasting of local products. We will stop and relax in Njegusi, picturesque village, birthplace of Montenegrin royal family, where they will be welcomed in traditional Montenegrin household and taste specialties from the central region of Montenegro.
The village is famous by the production of smoked ham, cheese, honey, etc. Departure from Njegushi village will be throughout 25 serpentines, mountain road with the short stop overlooking Boka Bay. Whole tour lasts about 4 hours 40 minutes.