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Kotor, Montenegro Family-friendly activities

Our most recommended Kotor, Montenegro Family-friendly activities

Kotor: Blue Cave Private Boat Tour

1. Kotor: Blue Cave Private Boat Tour

This tour includes cruising around the Bay of Kotor, in which you will enjoy panoramic views of the fishing villages, churches, and many more historical monuments.  Your first stop is at an islet in the middle of Boka Bay known as "Our Lady of the Rocks". Legend says that this artificial island was created from stones local fishermen put upon a specific rock where shipwrecked crewmen found the icon of Madonna and Child. The church there was built in her honor. The interior of this 15th-century church features a marble altar holding an icon of Our Lady of the Rocks made by Lovro Dobric (a famous Balkan painter), as well as 68 paintings by Tripo Kokolja, including the famous The Death of the Virgin. Your Kotor Bay tour continues with a cruise to Tivat Bay where you will see an exclusive marina for mega yachts — Porto Montenegro. Continue to Herceg Novi Bay with its Byzantine and oriental architectural styles, and then onto island Mamula. You will also visit an ex-submarine military base. Your next stop is reserved for taking a refreshing swim in the mesmerizing Blue Cave, which can only be accessed by boat. The boat is equipped with soft and comfortable seat cushions, as well as refreshing cold drinks.

Kotor: Panorama and Semi-Submarine Underwater Experience

2. Kotor: Panorama and Semi-Submarine Underwater Experience

Board the semi-sub for panoramic views of the Bay of Kotor and the Old Town of Kotor from the deck of a specially-outfitted marine vessel. This will certainly be like no other tour on your vacation. While on the water you will marvel at the small fisherman villages, medieval churches, 17th-century palaces, sheer cliffs, and much more dotting the serpentine coastline. Venture below deck to appreciate a different view of Kotor thanks to the underwater cabin featuring 4 big, bullet-proof glass windows on both sides. Keep your eyes wide-open for unexpected marine life swimming alongside you and your companions. Throughout the tour, you will be provided with cold water and a tent on deck for sun protection. This boat ride is perfect for families and those who have limited time but want to get a brief introduction to the Bay of Kotor.

Montenegro:Kotor, Perast, Our Lady of the Rocks Private Tour

3. Montenegro:Kotor, Perast, Our Lady of the Rocks Private Tour

Explore 2 of the cultural icons of Montenegro's coast on a tour of Perast and Kotor. Depart from Kotor, Budva or Tivat and enjoy a drive towards the small, man-made islands near Perast. Discover a sophisticated urban complex of a great number of public buildings, especially along the waterfront, despite its diminutive size. Then, take the boat to Our Lady of the Rocks and explore the most famous island in Montenegro. According to legend, the island was created over the centuries by local seamen who kept an ancient oath after finding an icon of the Madonna and Child on July 22, 1452.  Upon returning from each successful voyage, they laid a rock in the bay and, over time, the island gradually emerged from the water. The custom of throwing rocks into the sea is alive today. Get the chance to visit the church and museums of Our Lady of the Rocks. Then, return to Perast for some free time to soak up the charming atmosphere of the quietest town in Boka Bay. Proceed back to Kotor to investigate the tremendously rich history of the town on a walking tour with a professional guide. Journey through the history of the former inhabitants, including the Ottomans, Venetians and Christians.

Kotor: Jeep Tour to Gornji Stoliv with Museum & Food Tasting

4. Kotor: Jeep Tour to Gornji Stoliv with Museum & Food Tasting

Your unique opportunity to drive with an off-road vehicle to the lonely stone village of Gornji Stoliv, which is a treasure trove of history and offers a wonderful view of the Bay of Kotor. We start from Kotor and have a coastal drive to the beginning of our off road track. We pass by jeep on a forest and dirt road, go around a forest of chestnut trees and reach a hidden village that is under the protection of the cultural heritage of Montenegro. We have a light walking tour through the village where we get to know the locals and try various local juices, local olives and cheese in the village household. After the adventure and tour of the village, we return to the coast and go to the museum, which is otherwise a Franciscan monastery. There you have the opportunity to visit the museum, hear various interesting things and see the methods of how rope was once woven, Gutenberg's first printing machine, Kotor coinage. The museum is a treasure trove of the history of the Bay of Kotor and what sets it apart from other museums is its incredible ambiance as well as the possibility to sit there and enjoy a coffee. After the museum, our tour ends and we take you back to your accommodation by coastal drive.

Explore Kotor with Your Family – Walking Tour

5. Explore Kotor with Your Family – Walking Tour

Together with your family, discover the rich history and beauty of Kotor on a 2-hour walking tour! Start at the impressive Vrata od Mora – Sea Gate, the main entrance to the city’s Old Town. Admire the intricate design of the Clock Tower, a special landmark of Kotor’s rich heritage. Explore the stunning Saint Tryphon Cathedral, a symbol of the city’s religious significance. Visit the Kotor Maritime Museum to learn about the city’s seafaring past. See the charming Saint Nicholas Church, a stunning example of Baroque architecture. Visit the Church of St. Luke, a hidden gem with a rich history. Visit the Kotor Cats Museum, dedicated to the famous cats that call Kotor home. End your tour at the Kampana Tower, offering breathtaking views of the city and the surrounding Bay of Kotor.

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What people are saying about Kotor, Montenegro

We absolutely loved this tour! We were thrilled to have a boat for just our group of 6 as opposed to sharing a boat! The boat was well maintained and had a Bluetooth sound system. We have stunning views and got to hear a bit about a few places from our boat driver too! Would absolutely book again!

Everything was great, thanks to Zdravka. The private boat is a nice option if you are a big family or a group of friend. I really recommend this experience.

We had an amazing time!!! Sasha was a great host/ driver took us to every perfect spot. 100% recommend and we are looking forward to going back!

Very good experience, the boat is magnificent, ultra comfortable. Having a private tour allows you to take your time and be able to enjoy.

Gorgeous bay. Very interesting historical explanations of the places and really nice skipper friendly and helpful.