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Driving from dubrovnik to kotor at night

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Driving from dubrovnik to kotor at night

Hi,

We are looking at booking a holiday to Montenegro with our three year old son. It would mean arriving into Dubrovnik at 9:30 at night and driving to Kotor. I wondered how safe it is to do this drive at night as quite mountainous, plus a strange country.

Any advice would be appreciated.

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1. Re: Driving from dubrovnik to kotor at night

it`s very safe, you have about 80 kilometers from Dubrovnik airport to Kotor and the road is not mountainous - most of it is at the sea level . Just follow speed limits and you˙`ll be fine ;)

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2. Re: Driving from dubrovnik to kotor at night

Are there lights on the road or is it a dark road drive?

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3. Re: Driving from dubrovnik to kotor at night

Not all of the 80km is lit, but the road isn't very narrow in any places or winding.

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4. Re: Driving from dubrovnik to kotor at night

You think its safe driving all the way down to kotor at night?

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5. Re: Driving from dubrovnik to kotor at night

If you are confident driving on the right at night, you will be advantaged by no queues at the border. Take an automatic, it will save you a big headache. There are plenty of fallen small rocks on the roads so take out insurance that covers tyres. I damaged two tyres thanks to rock debris on their roads. It is not mountainous, the road is flat and pretty straight, it winds a bit in Kotor bay but that is at sea level.

If you don't fancy driving at night, you can book a night in Hotel Croatia in Cavtat which is around the corner from the airport, it is worth the experience, then the next day go to see Dubrovnik and then drive to Kotor. Dubrovnik city is about 20mins from Cavtat and the border is another 15mins from there.

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6. Re: Driving from dubrovnik to kotor at night

Yes, it's safe, you'll just need to make sure you can get a late check in as it might be midnight by the time you arrive in Kotor

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7. Re: Driving from dubrovnik to kotor at night

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