Mountain biking in Montenegro – The Bay of Kotor and Lake Skadar

Mountain biking in Montenegro – The Bay of Kotor and Lake Skadar

Discover Montenegro’s most unique landscapes by mountain. Fantastic trails, abandoned railway lines and old military roads from the time of the Austro-Hungarian monarchy are the ingredients for this biking adventure at the coast of Montenegro. Enjoy fantastic views of the wild romantic and beautiful coastline and get in touch with the best Montenegro’s south has to offer


UNESCO World Heritage Bay of Kotor, royal capital of Cetinje, Budva

Stunning views of Montenegro´s coastline

Biking on old military trails, side roads, former railroads

Lovcen und Skadar See National park

Travel style:

self-guided or guided


8 days /7 nights


mountain biking/sea/food/culture/nature


Apr, May, June, July, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov

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Day 1: Arrival at Tivat/Podgorica/Dubrovnik airport.

Optional transfer to your accommodation in Kotor.
Orientation meeting and bike fitting. Discover the historical town of Kotor, an UNESCO World Heritage Site.


Day 2: Todays warm up tour takes you along the shoreline to the top of Vrmac range.

Enjoy the views to the open sea and the UNESCO World Heritage Bay of Kotor. Return to Kotor. Distance: 37 km, climb 500 m or 700m (depending if you go to the top);


Day 3: Transfer along the fantastic panorama serpentine road to Nationalpark Lovcen.

At 900 m above the Bay of Kotor you start biking on old military roads. Enjoy the refreshing mountain air before you head down to Cetinje, the old royal capital of Montenegro. (Distance: 30 km, climb 600 m);

Day 4: Explore the villages of Nationalpark Lake Skadar, from Cetinje to Virparzar.

Your start directly from Cetinje and roll 18 km downhill on small village roads to the village of Rijeka Crnojevica. The final section of today leads you above of Lake Skadar and through villages to Virpazar. There we recommend to hire a small boat for a relaxed evening boat ride on the biggest lake of the Balkans. (Distance:  45 km, 700 m);

Day 5: Follow an abandoned railway line to Bar.

The last kilometers to the ruins of Old Bar lead through ancient olive groves. Right in front of your hotel starts the old railway track – nowadays a small road. A pleasant climb takes you up to a pass on 800 m before you head down to “Stari Bar”. The big parking lot in front of “Stari Bar” is also the meeting place for your transfer to Budva. (Distance: 38 km, 800m);

Day 6: Transfer to the mountain range above of Budva.

Follow an old military trail to the hotel island of Sveti Stefan. Continue your ride back to Budva. (Distance: 25 km, 500m); overnight in Budva

Day 7: Relaxed day

Onwards: Reward yourself with a relaxed day at the beach in Budva (nice old town, lively, beaches nearby) or bike across villages to Kotor. (27 km)

Day 8: Optional Transfer

Optional transfer to airport Tivat/Podgorica/Dubrovnik


This tour is completely customizable
The itinerary for this tour can be customized to suit your needs from your accommodations, difficulty and pace. Drop us a message.