1. From Virpazar: Skadar Lake Cruise to Rijeka Crnojevića
Enjoy a cruise on the idyllic waters of Skadar lake with this guided tour from Virpazar. Stop for an hour in the stunning village of Rijeka for some free time and bottled water and local wine along the way. Take a refreshing dip in the crystal-clear waters before ending your experience. Begin your journey in Virpazar, the tiny fishing village located in the heart of Skadar lake. Leave the village’s pier, gliding along a narrow river channel, fringed by reeds and willows. Exiting the channel, hit the deep-blue waters of Skadar lake. Admire views of mountains far away in Albania and the island Vranjina, proudly standing against the largest lake in Southern Europe. Turn left, and go under the bridge “Tanki rt.” See the endless fields of water chestnuts boarding the lake. Discover the 18th century fortress Lesendro which still hides the secret of Njegoš's eternal sorrow. Spy birds, lined up along the remains of the walls. Admire the 3 nearby islet and cruise over white and yellow water lily flowers (in season) and their large, floating, dark green leaves. Pass through the heart of the fjord Pavlova strana and reach the old fisherman's village called Rijeka Crnojevića. Uncover the village's historical significance, authentic architecture, and a beautiful natural environment. Have the chance to try delicious Montenegrin specialties. Take your time and explore this beautiful tiny town. After one hour, climb abroad the boat again and head back to Virpazar. After some time, the boat will stop at a place surrounded by open water and rough coast, and you will have extra time to go swimming.