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

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

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From US$ 29.24 per person

Visit the church and museum of Our Lady of the Rocks at the Bay of Kotor. Take in the panoramic views while enjoying a boat trip.

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Duration 2 hours
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Live tour guide
English
Wheelchair accessible

Experience

Highlights
  • Visit Our Lady of the Rocks and Perast Old Town
  • Relax with a boat tour
  • Enjoy the panoramic views
Full description
Embark on a cruise tour on which you can escape the hustle and bustle of the city and experience the rich biological diversity of Kotor. Visit Boka Bay, and see ancient Romanesque churches and other countless historical monuments. The tour starts at the seaport of Kotor, where a friendly skipper will await travelers on board. Discover the hidden gems of Boka Bay including authentic fishing grounds and villages, antique Romanesque churches, Byzantine palaces, and more historical monuments. Out of many panoramic views, the first one is directly aimed at the islet Our Lady of the Rocks, a site enriched with a mythical legend that goes back more than 5 centuries. Legend has it that it is an artificial island expanded by seamen who discovered the Madonna and Child emblem on a sea rock. Feeling grateful for safe returns after long journeys, the sailors vowed to honor the Holy Mother, so, little by little and stone by stone, they built it into an island that harbors the Lady of the Rocks church. Visitors can listen to stories about the relics while seeing the chapel's many frescoes, paintings, votives, tapestry, and other treasures. Outside, guests can stop for a drink or buy souvenirs or ice cream. The next stop on the journey is Perast. This UNESCO heritage site once housed people from the Illyrian, Roman, and Christian periods. The architecture of the nine defensive towers, Baroque palaces from the 17th and 18th centuries, and distinctive Catholic churches demonstrate the city's affluence during Venetian administration.
Includes
  • Water
  • Entry to the church of Our Lady of the Rocks
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Facultative trips
  • Entry ticket for Our Lady of the Rocks Museum
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All required protective equipment is provided
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds

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What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Swimwear
  • Towel
  • Camera
  • Sunscreen
  • Comfortable clothes

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Luggage or large bags
  • Smoking in the vehicle

Know before you go

  • Please bring a jacket with you
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.7 /5

based on 116 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.5/5
  • Transportation
    4.9/5
  • Value for money
    4.7/5
  • Safety
    4.8/5

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This was a great ~2 hr jaunt to get out of Kotor & see the Bay & Perast! We thought we would have liked more time in Perast (you get 30 min) & less on the island (also 30 min), but that was our only minor comment. Fee was slightly high, but worth it. Bring sunscreen!!! The reflection from the water will creep up on you. And bring small change - we would have liked to do the church tour and/or get ice cream & only had large bills. But really a nice boat trip overall!

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June 8, 2022

Peter was our guide on the boat tour to Perast. He was knowledgeable, attentive to detail, humorous, and personable. He gave details we wouldn’t have known had we gone alone. We were grateful for this type of tour, as we had done a few hop on/off bus tours. The price was super reasonable. A small negative was there just wasn’t enough time to really tour Perast, though we were all pretty “walked out,” so not so bad. Thank you, Peter, for a great experience.

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October 30, 2019

lovely short trip on a speedboat

We booked this last minute whilst in Kotor. We had a morning free and decided to see Perast and Lady of the Rocks having decided against it before leaving. Pleased we did. My first time on a speedboat was an adventure and our guide was very personable and had some great 90s tunes playing. He was very knowledgeable about the area of Perast and Lady of the Rocks. The trip itself took two hours and still had a relaxed feel about it. Very enjoyable morning.

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October 15, 2019

Product ID: 128505