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Old Town of Kotor Walking Tour

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Kotor Old City, Kotor, Kotor MunicipalityKotor is situated in the most secluded part of Boka Kotorska (The Bay of Kotor). While it dates from the Illyrian period, Kotor developed into an important commercial and artistic center in the Middle Ages. Many empires battled for control over the city throughout the centuries: from being an autonomous city of the Byzantine Empire, free city of medieval Serbia, then under Venetian or Hungarian states, gaining independence and then returned to Venetian control once again, just to be occupied by France and then Austria, until Kotor finally became part of Yugoslavia. Kotor tour begins at the main gate of the Old Town, also known as the Sea Gate (Morska vrata), where you will meet our guide.Duration: 5 minutesStop At: Sea Gate, Kotor, Kotor MunicipalityKotor tour begins at the main gate of the Old Town, also known as the Sea Gate (Morska vrata), where you will meet our guide.Duration: 5 minutesStop At: Piazza of the arms, Kotor, Kotor MunicipalityPassing through the Sea Gate the group will spend 5-10 minutes at the Square of Arms, hear the story about the Clock Tower and the Pillar of Shame. Duration: 5 minutesStop At: Clock Tower, Kotor, Kotor MunicipalityPassing through the Sea Gate the group will spend 5-10 minutes at the Square of Arms, hear the story about the Clock Tower and the Pillar of Shame. Duration: 5 minutesStop At: Beskuca's Palace, Kotor, Kotor MunicipalityAfter stop at the Square of Arms, the tour will continue to Beskuca Palace...Duration: 5 minutesStop At: Pima Palace, Kotor, Kotor MunicipalityThe tour leads us to the Pima palace, where we will hear about the life in households of Kotor centuries ago. Duration: 5 minutesStop At: St. Tryphon Cathedral, Kotor, Kotor MunicipalityThe tour leads us to one of the iconic sites of Kotor - St. Tryphon Cathedral with short guided tour of the Cathedral.Duration: 10 minutesStop At: Maritime Museum, Kotor, Kotor MunicipalityOur tour will lead us to The Bokelian Navy Square with Karampana well. Duration: 5 minutesStop At: Karampana Well, Kotor, Kotor MunicipalityWe continue to the Karampana Well...Duration: 5 minutesStop At: Church of St. Luke, Kotor, Kotor MunicipalityWe arrive at the St Luke Square with St Luke and St Nikola churches.Duration: 5 minutesStop At: St. Nikola Church, Kotor, Kotor MunicipalityWe arrive at the St Luke Square with St Luke and St Nikola churches.Duration: 5 minutesStop At: Church of Blazena Ozana, Kotor, Kotor MunicipalityThe tour will take us to Blazena Ozana Church and the Northern Gate.Duration: 5 minutesStop At: Northern Gate, Kotor, Kotor MunicipalityWe will take a quick look at the Northern Gate and the Skurda River, before returning to the Square of Arms where this tour ends. Duration: 5 minutes

$54.35 Cultural & Theme Tours

Montenegro's Coast with optional boat cruise around Kotor bay

Drive through Boka Kotorska, a dramatic and secluded Mediterranean Bay and southern Europe's deepest fjord. Visit one of Montenegro's most picturesque cities, Kotor. Enjoy a short ride back to Dubrovnik across the Boka Kotorska bay. Itinerary - Hotel pick up ( 07:00/ 07:30) Be ready and we will pick you up up at your hotel (or pick up point) in Dubrovnik . After that our Montenegro adventure starts. We will do our best to make this tour unforgettable. - Arrival to Croatia- Montenegro border (approx. 9:00) Border procedure/Be sure that you have your passport with you. -Panoramic drive around the Bay of Kotor Boka Kotorska will fascinate you! It looks as if the mountains have cracked and let the sea in. This is the southernmost fjord in Europe.The small towns, as treasuries of history, art and beauty, are strung like pearls on its coastline. -Arival to Kotor bay, short coffee break and optional boat ride around Kotor bay. Other option is panoramic view from the coach From the port first we start visit with short break on the island of Our Lady of the rocks and from there we drive to the old town of Perast where you will have some free time to explore that small village.  ( Only Montenegro cruise option includes visit to the artificial island during our stay in the bay) Perast is known for it's unique architectural style and beautiful stone pallaces. From Perast we continue our tour to Kotor, highlight of the tour. Kotor is located in a dramatic and secluded Mediterranean Bay (at the head of southern Europe's deepest fjord), is one of Montenegro's most picturesque cities. For centuries, it has been at the  crossroads of commercial roads under the strong influence of Venice. It is protected by mountains with a strong defense structure built during the time of Byzantine Empire You will have a free time to experience the allure of this beautiful town. -Expected departure from Kotor ( aprox 14:30) -Arrival to Dubrovnik (approx. 17:00-19:00) depending on border crossing * After this full day Montenegro tour, you’ll be returned to your Dubrovnik hotel.(drop off point)

$61.96 Day Trips & Excursions

From Dubrovnik to Montenegro Private Day Trip with Guide

Start your day with a pickup from your centrally located Dubrovnik hotel, and then travel out of the city by luxury vehicle. While your private guide drives, sit back and relax, admiring the scenic countryside of Župa Dubrovacka Valley and the Konavle region. Cross the border to Montenegro and travel along the picture-perfect Montenegro coast, typified by sweeping blonde-sand beaches. Pass the UNESCO-listed Bay of Kotor -- Europe’s southernmost fjord -- and then stop at the charming coastal town of Risan to stretch your legs and admire the seaside views.Continue to the neighboring village of Perast, lying at the foot of St Elijah Hill, for a walking tour. Much of it was destroyed following an earthquake in the late 1970s, but the gorgeous village still exudes a very Baroque feel with its beautiful villas and churches. After exploring the town with your guide, take a boat ride to a small island close to Perast to see a magnificent 17th-century Baroque church called Our Lady of the Rocks (own expense).Travel to Kotor, and then enjoy a walking tour of this beautifully preserved medieval town. Learn about the town’s important sailing heritage, having had its own merchant navy under the Byzantine Empire. Visit St Tryphon Cathedral, an elegant Romanesque building, and then enjoy some free time in the town to explore independently.Hop back into your minivan and enjoy a coastal drive to Sveti Stefan, a small island city that juts out into the Adriatic Sea. Soak up the views and then head to the coastal town of Budva for lunch (own expense). Enjoy a couple of hours here at leisure, perhaps relaxing on its famous beaches or strolling around the pretty streets.Meet your guide at the pre-arranged time and start your journey back to Dubrovnik, passing along the scenic coastal roads. Enjoy one last treat– a ferry crossing along the Bay of Kotor – and then finish your tour in the late afternoon back at your hotel.

$94.85 Water Sports

Half-day Blue Cave Kayak and Snorkel Adventure from Kotor

After meeting your guide in Kotor, set out on the around 35-minute bus ride to Uvala Veslo, soaking up the scenery as you drive around the Lustica Peninsula. On arrival, practice steering and paddling your kayak before heading out into the Adriatic. Paddle around the coast to the Blue Cave, the largest in a series of natural excavations that can be easily entered by kayak. A unique feature of the Blue Cave is that the time of day greatly effects the color of the rippling water, from light blue in the morning to dark blue at mid day, and back again to light blue before sunset.The kayaking portion of the tour lasts for around two hours, after which you can continue exploring or enjoy swimming and snorkeling, before heading back to Kotor.

$17.35 Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Kotor Boat Tour

Choose between a 12pm or 2pm departure and sail for approximately 40 minutes. We dock at the Our Lady of the Rocks Island for 30 minutes. On the island you can visit a church and a museum. After this break, we sail to old town Perast for a short trip of about 5 minutes. In Perst you can visit St. Nikola church, the First Maritime museum or spend time in some of the many restaurants to enjoy our domestic food and wine. After that we sail back to Kotor port.

$491.58 Day Trips & Excursions

Montenegro Private Tour from Dubrovnik

The tour includes pick up from accommodation in Dubrovnik or the area, driving through Konavle region in Croatia, possible stops along the way for photos. Arriving to Montenegro, driving to and through Kotor bay, visiting the main sights. Visiting Risan with Roman mosaics, Perast with two islands in front of which you can visit one - Our lady of the rocks, continuing to Kotor, Unesco protected city surrounded by large city walls, sightseeing and optional lunch. After Kotor continuing to Budva for sightseeing the old city. On the way back taking a ferry across LKotor bay and continuing towards Dubrovnik for drop off. Your host can surprise you with some additional places to visit in Croatia, you can agree with him on this depending on how much time you have.