Kotor Cable Car (Njegusi, Lovcen and Kotor Cable car)

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When you mix local traditional food, a view from Lovcen and coffee with a view of Boka with a cable car ride that lasts an unforgettable 11 minutes, it's a real hit.

Highlights

  • Driving on an old road from the time of the Kingdom of Montenegro.
  • In the village of Njeguši, we will discover authentic Montenegrin cusine
  • Let's visit the incredible Mausoleum of Peter II Petrović-Njegoš
  • Let's enjoy the view of Boka from Kotor Cable car.

Description

We start from Kotor and climb on the old road from the time of the Kingdom of Montenegro. It is a road that calls for adventure, and the story of that road hides the legend of one love. Referred to as the ‘serpentine road’, the road has 25 switchbacks and gives you incredible views of the Bay of Kotor. Namely, on the part of the road from Kotor to Trojica, there is an M-shaped moat. According to the story, the young engineer Josip Slade-Šilović had the task of designing a modern road for cars from Kotor to Cetinje after the Berlin Congress in 1878. This designer from Trogir was later a palace builder, and with the letter M he allegedly showed his secret love for the Montenegrin princess Milena. The Montenegrin writer Jovan J. Martinović also passed on the joke of the people of Cetinje, which was created at the expense of this letter M. 'And imagine if he accidentally fell in love with Princess Olga, this journey wouldn't end without a fiddle. In the village of Njeguši, which is located between Kotor and Lovćen National Park, we will discover authentic Montenegrin culture and cuisine. You can try and buy local products such as prosciutto, cheese, wine and another.The country was ruled by a bishop, prince bishop and serdar, who was responsible for defense. Both positions were passed down the family lines in the clans based in Njeguši, which made Njeguši an important place. After Njegus, we will visit the Mausoleum of Petar II Petrovic-Njegos. Petar II Petrović Njegoš was more than just the Prince-Bishop of Montenegro. He was a philosopher and a poet, and beyond that, he was a beloved political and cultural leader. We will pass 441 steps and we will reach the most impressive part of the mausoleum, the chapel that has 6 sides..The statue of the ruler was made by the world-famous sculptor Ivan Meštrović.This artistic masterpiece is made from a single piece of granite, which originally weighed 50 tons!When the statue was completed in 1974, it was 4 meters tall and weighed 29 tons.The ceiling is covered with 200,000 gold pieces that together produce one huge gold mosaic weighing 18 kg.When we leave the mausoleum on the opposite side, we are offered a bird's eye view of 70% of the entire mountainous and rocky area of Montenegro.We will enjoy the beautiful view of Boka Kotorka and continue the journey to the Kotor cable car When we finish sightseeing the historical and traditional part of our country, we enter the world of untouched nature, unique climate and ambience that adorn the Bay of Boktor. You can enjoy the view, try various activities or simply drink coffee at the very top. And we'll leave the sweetest for last. On the way back, we will ride the cable car, enjoying the fabulous view. You can go from 65m to 1350m above sea level in only 11 minutes. From the cable car, you will have an amazing view of Kotor Bay and the town of Kotor, Tivat, Perast and Herceg Novi.

Includes

Air-conditioned vehicle Private transportation English or Russian speaking driver/guide Cable car ride Snacks Degustation food in Njegusi. You will try our prosciutto, cheese, olives, wine or brandy. Entrance fee to the national park Entrance ticket to Lovcen Mausoleum

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