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  • Montenegro Day Trip from Dubrovnik

    1. Montenegro Day Trip from Dubrovnik

    Explore Montenegro on a day trip from Dubrovnik. Visit Bok Kotorska, Perast, Kotor, and Budva.

    Departing from Dubrovnik in the morning enjoy the sights of the Old Town and its surroundings while driving through the beautiful Župa Dubrovačka and the Konavle region. After crossing the Montenegro border, continue along the picturesque Montenegro coast. During the drive through Boka Kotorska Bay, stop at the charming town of Perast. Have the option of visiting the island of Our Lady of the Rocks. During the drive, your host will tell you all about Montenegro's most important cultural monuments, and about the country's history and legends. Upon arrival at Kotor, enjoy free time to explore on your own. The town of Kotor is famous for its nautical tradition, famous commercial fleet, and imposing city walls. After sightseeing, proceed towards Budva. Once at Budva, enjoy anoth...

    Comfortable van service, our guide is very punctual with the schedule and provides information about the area,

  • Kotor Boat Tour: Our Lady of the Rocks, Mamula and Blue Cave

    2. Kotor Boat Tour: Our Lady of the Rocks, Mamula and Blue Cave

    Enjoy a 3-hour boat tour and see some of the most popular sights of Montenegro. The first stop is Our Lady of the Rocks, a church that sits on a man-made island. Hear the story of the two brothers who found a painting of the Madonna and Child stuck on a rock protruding from the sea. They vowed to build a church on the spot where the painting was found. Pass through the Verige Straits and along the Herceg Novi Rivera. Continue out of the bay, past Mamula Island, a prison during WWII, and along the Lustica Peninsula to the Blue Cave. Enjoy a half hour of swimming in the cave. On the way back to Kotor, you'll stop in the caves the army used for hiding submarines.

    Beautiful ride, nice boat, nice driver and port staff, on time, good price, not crowded, easy to make reservations. Very good experience!

  • From Dubrovnik: Montenegro Tour with Cruise in Kotor Bay

    3. From Dubrovnik: Montenegro Tour with Cruise in Kotor Bay

    Start your tour with complimentary pick-up from your hotel or nearest possible location to your accommodation in Dubrovnik from 07:00 AM to 07:45 AM. Once everyone has been picked up, drive by bus or van to the Croatian/Montenegrin border crossing. After border control is done, enjoy a coffee break, at your own expense, before heading to the port, where you will embark on a boat to start your adventure. The boat will first take you to the artificial island of Our Lady of the Rocks to visit the beautiful monument in the heart of the bay. From there, proceed to the old town of Kotor, the most important Venetian port built on this side of the Adriatic coast with impressive 4.5-kilometer long city walls, that have been on the UNESCO World Heritage List since 1979. Kotor is unique for several reasons. It is located on the only natural fjord of its kind in the world. Visiting Kotor is about m...

    The bay of Kotor and the cities of Perast and Kotor are wonderful - well worth the trip! It's a long day, and the border crossings make it longer, but I do recommend this excursion.

  • Montenegro: Durmitor, Tara & Ostrog Monastery Day Trip

    4. Montenegro: Durmitor, Tara & Ostrog Monastery Day Trip

    After a short drive from your meeting point, you will make your first photo stop to capture perspectives of two nearby famous islands, Our Lady of the Rocks and Saint George. From the first photo stop you will move to higher elevations of Montenegro for a second photo stop, above Risan Bay. The trip then continues to Nikšić, the second biggest city in Montenegro. Just before you enter Nikšić, you will receive a third photo stop at the artificial Salty Lake. After about 2 hours of astounding natural landscapes, it will be time to take a much-needed breakfast break, enjoying tasty local food and drink. From Nikšić, you will continue towards the Mountain of Durmitor, where dramatic rocky peaks rise high into the sky. Along the route you will pass dense pine and colorful deciduous forest. The next stop is Đurđevića Tara Bridge, the highest in Europe when built in 1940. If so inclined, time...

    Must do tour in Montenegro. Jelen from 360 Montenegro was amazing. The best part of the tour was the information and care shared by jelen. Would highly recommend.

  • Montenegro including Boat tour from Perast to Kotor

    5. Montenegro including Boat tour from Perast to Kotor

    Benefit from pick-up at your accommodation in Dubrovnik and drive to the border crossing with Montenegro to climb aboard a boat and cruise to Kotor. Admire the Venetian port and defensive city walls from the water. Get breathtaking views of the fjord and learn more about the cultural heritage of Boka Kotorska Bay. Enjoy some free time to explore the monuments of the Old Town. Board the boat again and sail to the small town of Perast. Visit the artificial island of Our Lady of the Rocks on arrival, and get some free time for lunch in the beautiful town center. Stroll the streets to find Baroque palaces, Orthodox monuments and other UNESCO World Heritage monuments at your own pace. Marvel at the stone defense towers that remain untouched by modern-day tourism, and follow in the footsteps of Russian czars and Venetian princes who sailed in Kotor Bay in days gone by. Return to Perast by ai...

    This was an amazing day trip. Perast is stunning and we loved the boat ride to Kotor. Definitely recommend if you have a little extra time in Croatia.

  • Montenegro: Full-Day Tour to Lovcen National Park & More

    6. Montenegro: Full-Day Tour to Lovcen National Park & More

    This tour starts from Kotor at around 9:00 AM with pickup possible from Budva, Tivat, and Herceg Novi. After a short drive, be amazed by the old road constructed in 1879 by Austro-Hungarians to connect Kotor and Cetinje, the old royal capital. It has 25 curves and there will be several stops for you to take photos and enjoy the beauty of Boka Bay. Enjoy breakfast in Njegusi village, best known as the birthplace of the Petrović dynasty, which ruled Montenegro from 1696 to 1918. The mausoleum sits at the top of a climb of 461 steps. The most impressive part of the mausoleum is the chapel which has 6 sides, and the beautiful ceiling covered with over 200,000 gilded tiles creating a fascinating mosaic.  Then, enjoy a 1-hour walking tour through Cetinje, visiting its main sights, such as Cetinje Monastery where several relics are kept including the remains of St. Peter of Cetinje, particles ...

    One of the best tours I’ve ever had. Everything was amazing and the whole day was so interesting. Helena and Marco made this day perfect. Thanks a lot

  • Kotor: Perast Old Town and Our Lady of the Rocks Boat Tour

    7. Kotor: Perast Old Town and Our Lady of the Rocks Boat Tour

    Our Lady of the Rocks is one of Montenegro’s most popular attractions. It’s a unique island church set just in front of Perast, a UNESCO Heritage protected town. Enjoy a 2-hour tour with panoramic views of the  Bay of Kotor. Stop and visit the church Our Lady of the Rocks, afterwards visit the old town of Perast. Boat equipment includes a tent, a fridge and safety belts for adults and children. Enjoy free cold drinks while relaxing on the sun deck.

    wonderful speed boat ride on a very hot day is the best alternative to the beach.

  • Montenegro: Tara River Whitewater Rafting

    8. Montenegro: Tara River Whitewater Rafting

    Travel from Kotor, Budva or Tivat to the Tara River Canyon on this 12-hour excursion. The canyon is 1,333 meters deep, making it the deepest in Europe and the second-deepest in the world, after the Grand Canyon of the Colorado River in the U.S. The river itself is 146 kilometers long, and most of it, including the canyon, is protected by UNESCO. The river is ideal for whitewater rafting and is characterized by its spectacular beauty and diversity of wildlife. Detailed Itinerary: 7:00 AM – Depart from Kotor, Budva or Tivat 10:30 AM – Arrive in Šćepan Polje and have breakfast 11:30 AM – Arrive in Brštanovica (starting point of rafting) 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM – Whitewater rafting on the most attractive rapids of the Tara River, short break, time for photos, swimming; arrival in Šćepan Polje, lunch at a restaurant on the river bank 4:00 PM – Return to Kotor, Budva or Tivat with a few stops pos...

    We really enjoyed this tour! Rafting was really cool, the food was delicious, the skipper was funny and professional and our guide was very friendly and shared a lot of interesting facts and tipps about Montenegro.

  • Best of Montenegro: Kotor Bay Tour from Dubrovnik

    9. Best of Montenegro: Kotor Bay Tour from Dubrovnik

    Visit Kotor bay in Montenegro, one of the most scenic and picturesque places on the Adriatic Sea. It is also the biggest bay on the Adriatic, because of its strategic importance in this turbulent region, it has been under rule by different nations. Each of them left a mark that can be seen today through a beautiful blend of architectural influences. Romans, Turks, Venetians, Austrians - each nation left a mark on this region and its cities. After your departure from Dubrovnik and a scenic drive through Konavle valley, enter Montenegro where you make a short stop at Verige to take photos of the beautiful landscape just before entering Kotor bay. Continue your drive along the coast through Risan and Perast, to reach Kotor. Often called the best preserved and prettiest town in Montenegro, this UNESCO-listed fortified city is famous for its city walls, a display of Venetian-inspired archite...

    The trip was excellent. Kotor and our guides were wonderful. However I was disappointed that no one was required to wear Masks on the bus.

  • Boka Bay Day Cruise from Kotor, Budva, Tivat or Herceg Novi

    10. Boka Bay Day Cruise from Kotor, Budva, Tivat or Herceg Novi

    Your 8-hour excursion begins in Kotor, Budva or Tivat. From here, your first stop of the day will be Bijela, where you will get the chance to have a refreshing swim. Visit the church and museum on the island before heading to the Blue Cave. Along the way, pass the entire length of UNESCO-protected Kotor Bay, before finally reaching the open sea. At the very entrance of Boka Bay we spot former fortified prison and concentration camp called Mamula. As the entrance to the island is no longer allowed, travel around the island to carefully observe the wild interlace of history and nature. As you sail out from the calm waters of the bay, reach the open sea and arrive at the most attractive cave in the region – its majesty, the Blue Cave! Take a break at Porto Montenegro for lunch and some time to enjoy this picturesque town. From here, begin the sail back to Kotor, you can use this opportun...

    Wunderbarer Tag! Tolles Boot, kristallklares Wasser und wunderschöne Pausen zum schwimmen, entspannen und genießen. An Bord wurden wir kostenlos mit Sekt, Wasser und frischen Obst umsorgt. Für wenig Geld gab es kühles Bier und Wein. Traumhaft! Angenehme Tourguides und eine atemberaubende Landschaft! Danke! 100% Empfehlenswert.

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What people are saying about Kotor Municipality

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 1,259 reviews

This was an amazing day trip. Perast is stunning and we loved the boat ride to Kotor. Definitely recommend if you have a little extra time in Croatia.

The trip was excellent. Kotor and our guides were wonderful. However I was disappointed that no one was required to wear Masks on the bus.

Comfortable van service, our guide is very punctual with the schedule and provides information about the area,

The trip was very straightforward, very well organized and just worth seeing.

worth it! Visited 3 towns and short ferry trip in Tivat is a PLUS :)