Dear visitors, if you are cruising into the stunning Bay of Kotor and spending a day off in port of Kotor, do not miss our KOTOR WALKING TOUR - one of the best shore excursions we offer. By this cruise ship tour along the old town of Kotor you will find a unique blend of culture sightseeing of one of the oldest and most beautiful Montenegrin cities, where every alley, square every, ancient stone walls of Kotor story tell for itself the story of the rich History of Kotor.
Kotor old town greatly preserved medieval city with a range of monuments and architectural beauty unmatched not only in the Adriatic coast, but internationally as well. This extraordinary city, located in the heart of Boka Bay, cleverly hidden among the mountain Lovcen, has been included in the UNESCO world heritage list.
For centuries this part of Montenegro intersection of different cultures that, luckily, left their significant traces visible in present times. We invite you on the journey through time with our guide that will attract attention with intriguing stories about Ottomans and Venetians, trough bits and pieces of tremendously long Christian tradition to contemporary history of this region.
Kotor walking excursion will certainly not leave you indifferent as another city on your cruise ship to have visited it before, but it will give you the opportunity to understand the Montenegrin traditions, heritage and culture.
Type: Culture, History, Walking Tour
Length: 2 hours
Guide: Licensed guide
Language: English, French, German, Russian (other languages upon request)
After meeting your guide at the pier, you will enjoy walking through the city of traders and famous sailors, with many stories to tell. The Old City of Kotor is a well preserved urbanization typical of the middle Ages, built between the 12th and 14th century. Medieval architecture and numerous monuments of cultural heritage have made Kotor a UNESCO listed “World Natural and Historical Heritage Site".
You will visit the Cathedral of St. Tryphon, a monument of Roman culture and one of the most recognizable symbols of the city, which was constructed in 1166 and built on the remains of a former temple from the 9th century. You will see the remains from 14th century frescoes and the valuable treasury with both local and Venetian golden works dating from the 14th to the 20th centuries.
Your tour also includes a visit to the Maritime Museum where you can see a unique collection representing maritime history of the Gulf of Kotor. The collection includes many historical objects, models and pictures of old ships and sailboats, plus ship parts and old instruments.