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Activity holiday in Montenegro

This week-long activity holiday in Montenegro takes you into the picture perfect surrounds of Lake Skadar National Park where secret beaches, fascinating pools and breathtaking scenery provide the backdrop to a week of hosted activities at our beautiful farmhouse. This renovated farmhouse is the ideal base from where to undertake an activity holiday in Montenegro with views over Virpazar village on the edge of Lake Skadar certain to give you plenty of chances to relax with a glass or two of the local red wine. If you’re looking to spend less time in the car and more time by the lake then the farmhouse allows you to do just that with enough space to accommodate 10 guests within four ...Read more >
From £695 excluding flights

Albania multi activity holiday

Experience the stunning beauty of Albania with this action-packed adventure holiday for those who don’t want to sit still or just lie on a beach! More accessible than ever before this staggeringly pretty and near-unexplored destination is the perfect getaway for those who want to push their personal boundaries. Adventure into the heart of one of Europe’s most exciting new destinations! Discover Albania’s Alps on a full-day hiking challenge taking in two national parks – Thethi & Valbona – kayak in the splendour of vertical cliff-fringed Lake Koman and explore Berat, city of a 1000 windows. Not far beyond lie the wondrous Osumi and Gradec canyons for adrenalin-filled days rafting, caving ...Read more >
From £1,045 excluding flights

Walking holiday in Montenegro and Albania

Some of the most spectacular landscapes in Europe are to be found on this cross-border hiking holiday! This program is for experienced walkers who want to challenge themselves, moving through two grandiose mountain chains – Komovi and Prokletije – and two amazing countries – Montenegro and Albania – to form one unique, unforgettable hiking experience through regions that are totally unspoiled and almost – well – undiscovered! You will also encounter local lifestyles, the traditional national cuisines of Montenegro and Albania and as many stories about their shared Illyrian history as you could ask for! Some background: Komovi is the third highest mountain massif in Montenegro, its trinity ...Read more >
From £1,095 excluding flights

Montenegro yoga holiday

Enjoy a week's yoga and adventure in the untamed natural beauty and pristine environment of Montenegro's Lake Skadar National Park. Based at Villa Miela, a beautifully restored farmhouse with pool above the lake's centre, Virpazar, you'll be taking in the panoramic views and birdsong as you practice each morning on our outdoor yoga deck. It's the ideal way to get energised for the day's guided activity, be it a hike in untouched woodland, wild swimming in waterfalls or kayaking along the lake's smooth mirrored waters. The purity of this hidden lake makes it the ideal location for a holistic retreat, offering clean air, fresh water, homegrown food and rich wildlife, set in some of the most ...Read more >
From £795 excluding flights

Albania multi-activity holiday

Experience the stunning beauty of Albania in this action-packed week covering lakes, mountains and sea! Ideal for couples, friends or families with young adventurers, we will take you deep into the heart of one of Europe’s most exciting, least-known countries for kayaking, hiking, river-wading, mule-riding and more. Your base for the week is split between two outstanding, very different locations. Starting in Albania’s north, on the edge of vast Shkodra Lake in comfy bell tents or tree house, our local tour leader will take you out for a paddle on the smooth, mountain-framed waters to enjoy incredible birdlife and swimming. We’ll also take a tour of the city and visit ancient Rozafa ...Read more >
From £845 excluding flights

Montenegro bird watching holiday

On this Montenegro bird watching holiday, you will be based at Lake Skadar National Park, one of Europe's top five sites for migratory birds. Our small group holiday takes place at a magical time of year – the crossover of migration with breeding season. Vast Lake Skadar and its connected Bojana Delta are both Important Bird Areas and stunningly beautiful too. Home to the rare Dalmatian Pelican and the world's second largest colony of Pygmy Cormorant, you will have the chance to see wetland life in all its glory, from Glossy Ibis and Squacco Heron to bitterns, grebes, egrets, terns and more. Over 280 different species of bird are attracted by the variety of habitats at these amazing and ...Read more >
From £790 excluding flights

Montenegro and Croatia kayaking holiday

If you ever agonised between a holiday sea kayaking around achingly beautiful Croatian islands or paddling Montenegro's stunning Lake Skadar, then your dilemma is over - this trip gives you the best of both worlds! You can now experience two of the most remarkable and memorable kayaking locations in the same holiday, led by fully qualified, dual language kayaking guides. Secluded beaches, secret caves, picturesque island monasteries and hidden bird reserves are just some of the amazing places we shall paddle to, with eye-popping scenery coming as standard. We supply all kayaking and safety equipment - you bring your sense of adventure! This holiday runs Sunday-Wednesday, from mid-April ...Read more >
From £845 excluding flights

Montenegro to Albania kayak holiday

There really isn’t another kayaking trip quite like this one! Two countries, Montenegro and Albania, are joined by one magnificent stretch of freshwater – the vast Lake Skadar. Our week-long adventure starts at the 15th century island monasteries at Murici beach. From here we paddle down the stunning southern shores of the lake and cross a water border which has been closed for the best part of 35 years (but for which we have gained special dispensation!). We paddle to and pitch our tents at the region’s ancient capital, Shkodra, with time to visit its famous sights such as Rozafa castle. The following day we head down the Bojana river which divides Montenegro and Albania and finally meet ...Read more >
From £895 excluding flights

Painting holiday in Montenegro

This week-long painting holiday led by British artist Sally Fisher will bring you inspiration and art in abundance from your base at stunning Lake Skadar in Montenegro! Your accommodation for the week is in two beautifully restored villa farmhouses in the secluded hill village of Zabes, by Virpazar, gateway to the lake and National Park. Here you will find landscapes and subjects galore on your doorstep as well as at the glorious Adriatic coast nearby. Mountains climb from the lush green valley in never-ending shades of grey, birds flit from the wooded hillside, while an ancient fortress and the lake also come into view. ‘Villa Miela’ acts as the group’s base for painting with its large ...Read more >
From £1,050 excluding flights

Montenegro winter activity holiday

Montenegro is famous for its beaches, but in winter its mountains turn into an alpine idyll! This locally-hosted holiday takes you to Kolasin, where a newly expanded ski centre offers 45kms of stunning runs on Bjelasica mountain. Mix skiing and snowboarding with snowshoeing, night-hiking, sledding and hearty local food on a week which immerses you in Montenegro's spectacular winter beauty and supports locals. Staying in charming family-run chalets, just a short shuttle from the ski centre, beginners and experienced winter sports enthusiasts can ski, snowboard and hike on snowshoes in pristine, undiscovered wilderness under the guidance of certified, English-speaking instructors. The ...Read more >
From £895 excluding flights

Kosovo multi activity holiday

Discover Kosovo - Europe’s newest, most fascinating country! This unique adventure week mixes outdoor activities like cave trekking, hiking and kayaking with cultural experiences embedded in community and tradition. A must-visit for anyone in search of intrigue and adventure, Kosovo is far from the mainstream and right on target for those who prefer their holidays wild and mysterious! Our local guides will introduce you to spectacular waterfalls and limestone peaks, breath-taking views, deep canyons, colourful wildflowers, medieval villages, historic cities, mosques, monasteries and a rich, welcoming culture that is second to none. NB – this is a small group holiday suitable for ...Read more >
From £795 excluding flights

Walking holiday in Montenegro

This walking holiday in Montenegro offers jaw-dropping landscape and mountains galore in this tiny country filled with numerous peaks, forests, lakes and deep canyons. Designed to suit experienced hikers, this seven-day trip offers a new peak and adventure each day, with each hike roughly 10-20km in length. It’s a multi-location trip taking in some of the most dramatic, remote and beautiful areas of Montenegro, all the while accompanied by our expert local tour leader. Our walking tour begins at Montenegro’s border with Albania at the giant limestone cliffs of the Prokljetije (Accursed) mountain range. This is a really unspoiled and special place, offering complete peace and quiet to its ...Read more >
From £845 excluding flights

Family multi activity holiday in Montenegro

Our Lake Skadar Multi-activity holiday is so popular, we often find that school holiday dates sell out before Christmas. We have subsequently been asked by several families to put together an alternative holiday that’s also suitable for those with younger children – so here it is! Staying at three gorgeous locations across Montenegro, you and your kids will get to try a variety of trips that have been custom-designed for younger children – a little hiking, kayaking, rafting, canyoning and even zip-lining, all under the watchful eyes of a fully-qualified guide. If you’ve always been adventurous and have been waiting for your little’uns to come of age so you can enjoy a holiday together that ...Read more >
From £895 excluding flights

Montenegro multi activity holiday

This Montenegro multi activity holiday packs a super active package into one high-octane week. You’ll be travelling alongside a small group of like minded travellers, and taking on a different challenge every day, including kayaking, rafting, canyoning, hiking and mountain biking! Every will be spent in the incredible surroundings of some of the most beautiful areas of Montenegro, from the slopes of Rumija Mountain to Lake Skadar, Lukavica Mountain, Tara Canyon and Durmitor National Park. This isn’t an Iron Man competition, though. While you should be both physically and mentally prepared for some serious effort, each activity is suitable for those of moderate fitness. All transport, ...Read more >
From £995 excluding flights

Canoeing and kayaking holiday in Montenegro, Lake Skadar

Canoeing or kayaking at Montenegro’s massive Lake Skadar, one of Europe’s wildest wonders, is an experience not to be missed. You’ll find yourself paddling across a vast and stunning lake, some 370 square kms in size, with not a soul in sight except, perhaps, a few local fishermen in traditional wooden boats. The scenery is dramatic and beautiful with the lake ringed by karst mountains and host to an incredible array of bird and plant-life, including the rare Dalmatian pelican. It’s not for nothing that this cross-border lake (a third is in Albania) became a protected Ramsar Wetland of International Importance back in 1996. Paddle past carpets of waterlilies as you travel up reed-lined ...Read more >
From £795 excluding flights