Tour to THE BAY OF KOTOR IS AN OPPORTUNITY TO VISIT THE BRIGHT MONTENEGRIN CITIES WITH A LONG HISTORY. TOURISTS LEAVE THEIR HEARTS HERE AND THEN RETURN TO THESE PARTS FOR NEW EXPERIENCES. DURING THE TOUR THE GUIDE SHOWS THE LEGENDARY TREASURE OF THE BAY: CHURCHES OF KOTOR, A NARROW STEEP STAIRWAYS OF HERCEG NOVI, TIVAT PALACES, MAN-MADE ISLAND WITH THE TEMPLE.
1-4 people 180 EUROS
groups on request
Included in price:
- Included in the price:
- comfortable car
- entrance tickets
boat to the island
Conducts a tour:
- licensed English speaking guide
What to take with you:
- duration 8 + hours
- suitable for all ages
Boca Kotor Bay is rich with its medieval cities, here are Tivat, Perast, Kotor. These legendary towns with centuries of history store is a treasure trove of ancient buildings, temples, museums with ancient artifacts. They also attract tourists with their special atmosphere. During the excursion to The Bay of Kotor travelers can expect pleasant surprises.
There are many Baroque buildings in Perast, as well as other examples of ancient architecture. In addition, you can visit museums, which reveal the history of the Bay and its cities. Perast was popular among the citizens of the Russian Empire – here under Peter I was sent to study nobles.
The town is small, but it deserves the attention of travelers. Tourists will walk through the streets of Perast, see buildings, visit museums, temples, on the waterfront. Everywhere you can take pictures and arrange photo shoots. Tired guests can visit local restaurants and taste the cuisine of Montenegro.
We go by boat to the island of the Our Lady of the Rock, cutting through the waters of the Adriatic Bay near the city of Perast. You will see a breathtaking panorama of two Islands — the man-made Our Lady of the Rock and the closed natural Saint George. In this leisurely boat ride, you will feel the local flavor of the silent Islands, protected by the sea for many centuries. Going up to the island of the Virgin Mary, you will see the temple of the same name and will be able to get acquainted with its relics. On a tour of the Bay Of Kotor, you should definitely visit the man-made island of the Holy Virgin. On the place where the island with the Catholic Church is located today, a miracle-working icon of the most Holy mother of God was found a long time ago and we decided to build an island in her honor. Inside the temple there are many valuable artifacts, including a unique altar made of four types of marble. This place in former times was often visited by sailors and their relatives. Visitors left their gifts to the Holy place. Today, mostly foreigners come here. By going up to the second floor of the Church, you can sea the archaeological artifacts.
Boko Kotor fjord is the main pride of Montenegro. A picturesque place that is not inferior in beauty to the Norwegian fjords. Every year, excursions to the Bay of Kotor delight millions of tourists from all over the world with architectural, natural and cultural attractions. Ancient cities are located on its banks,small quiet villages, ancient fortresses, temples and monasteries. Most of the ancient architectural monuments in Boko-Kotor Bay are included in the UNESCO world heritage list.
One of the treasures of the Bay is Herceg Novi. The city was built on the site of an old fortress. It has preserved the features of the fortress. Walking here is not easy-around a lot of steep and long stairs, climbs. However, only by climbing the steps, you can see all the sights of the village.
Herceg Novi has a special resort area where you can spend time on a relatively flat area. There are almost no steep elevation changes. In other places will have to constantly go up or down. However, the journey is worth the effort-the work of tourists will be rewarded.
Herceg Novi is decorated with a long promenade — a favorite place for evening and afternoon walks. The city has a wonderful Park with an abundance of tropical and subtropical plants. Of architectural attractions, the most interesting are the ancient fortresses of Forte Mare, Spagnola, canli Kula, Duke Stephen’s square, and the clock tower. Religious sites include the Savina monastery, which is more than 1000 years old, and the Church of St. Michael the Archangel.
Kotor is the pearl of the Bay of Kotor, one of the most famous local cities. During the Tour to The Bay of Kotor, tourists always visit it. You can enjoy the views of Kotor endlessly.
Local buildings attract not only its history, but also architecture. They are unusual, outstanding, memorable. It is worth seeing, because it is impossible to convey the beauty of the local temples in words.
During the trip to Kotor in The Bay of Kotor, tourists can also see the local villages: Orahovac, Risan, Stoliv. It is worth going down to the shore and look at them more closely. They have preserved the features of the old settlements of the last century. The local villages reflect the life of Montenegrin peasants of the past.
A special place in the tour is occupied by the temples in Kotor. A visit to each of them is allocated 10-15 minutes. This is enough for a sightseeing tour. Tourists can see the architectural features of the buildings. Tourists will see the most famous temples:
- St. Luke’s Church;
- Church of St. Nicholas;
- Cathedral of St. Tryphon.
The Church of St. Nicholas is not the oldest building, but inside you can see artifacts: icons, old clothes of priests, pre-printed and old printed books. The Church is famous for its huge iconostasis. There are daily services.
The Church of St. Luke is located on Gretzky square. It is also called the temple of two altars, because it was originally Catholic, and at some point in history there were two altars inside. Then the Catholic altar was taken out, and the Church became Orthodox.
The Cathedral of St. Tryphon, the patron Saint of Kotor, is considered a valuable religious building. It was put in the XII century. Today the temple is visited by tourists, including pilgrims. The relics of St. Tryphon are still stored inside. An amazing story is connected with them.