Tour to Bar and Skadar Lake (Montenegro)
This excursion is included in the programs of the following field schools and it is covered by the reimbursement payment:
- Romans in Illyricum - Doclea Excavations
Bar represents a modern town that is expanding every day. Although it is a port town, it is amazingly clean and has many developed green areas. Around it, there are many tourist attractions. The old town of Bar, Haj Nehaj Fortress, with the remnants from the 15th-century fortress and the castle of King Nikola, represent the historic and cultural monuments of this town. There’s an Old Olive Tree that is more than 2000 years old and Skadar lake, with one of the biggest habitats of birds, as well as a large number of monasteries and churches for the visitors who enjoy this type of tourism. Set up beaches and bays as Dobre Vode, Sutomore, Canj will make you come to Bar again.
Lake Skadar is the largest lake in the Balkan peninsula which borders Montenegro and Albania carrying the name of one of the coastal cities Scodra. The Montenegrin part of the lake and its surrounding area were declared a national park in 1983. The Albanian part has been designated as a Managed Nature Reserve. Small islands like Beška with a monastery on it and Grmožur, a former fortress and prison can be found on the southwest side of the lake.
The tour/price includes:
- An English speaking guide & travel assistant;
- Round trip transportation
- All expenses of the guide & travel assistant and the driver
- Travel insurance
- Sightseeing tour of Bar's Old Town Quarter