The Kotor Beyond The Wall Kotor travel guide is the safe and easy way to explore Kotor’s most beautiful sights, discover hidden gems and find authentic experiences at your own pace.
If you’re like many people planning a visit to Montenegro, you’re probably excited to explore Montenegro’s must-see destination – Kotor.
Kotor is jaw-droppingly beautiful, there are lots of things to see and do there and it’s a treasure trove of interesting stories and authentic experiences... If you know where to look!
The absolute worst way to visit Kotor is by just walking around it with no guide.
Despite Kotor’s popularity, there’s still a dearth of information available for visitors. Without any information on hand you’ll just spend an hour walking around the old town thinking ‘That’s a pretty stone building. And there’s another pretty stone building. And there’s another church.’
The real secret to getting the most out of a visit to Kotor is knowing the stories that bring this town to life. In this guide you’ll discover Kotor beyond the wall. I promise you’ll get to know Kotor better than 99% of the visitors who come here and you’ll see the sights that most of them miss.
And you can do it in as little as two hours on your own.
You’ll find out about the homeopath who pulled off impersonating a dead Russian king, see some of the finest Gothic architecture in town and find out the best ways to see those famous walls. You’ll also find out what to eat and drink during your visit, including where to find a world’s-only coffee experience!
The Kotor Beyond The Wall Kotor travel guide has everything you need to safely explore Kotor’s top sights and discover its hidden gems, on your own and at your own pace.
With this comprehensive guidebook you’ll be able to confidently explore Kotor in as little as a couple of hours and as much as a few days.
As you walk Kotor’s cobbled streets, polished by centuries of footsteps, explore the town’s sights and get to know its culture, I’m sure you too will fall under Kotor’s spell. So come, experience the magic of Kotor for yourself!
The easiest way to explore Kotor is by following the self-guided walking tour in this Kotor travel guide.
Easy to follow directions lead you around the town and you can stop wherever and whenever you want. No one is shepherding you around the town in a set amount of time, so you enjoy a leisurely tour at your own pace.
You can stop for photos, to visit attractions and for ice-cream!
There are 20 points of interest on the self-guided walking tour compared to 10 on a standard walking tour of Kotor.
On this self-guided tour you’ll see all of Kotor’s most beautiful and interesting sights, including some hidden gems. You’ll avoid the routes the group walking tours take, so you’ll enjoy a more authentic experience as you wind your way through the alleys.
If you prefer to explore the town without a set route, Kotor Beyond The Wall also comes with detailed information about attractions and historic sites in the town. That includes churches, palaces, town gates and public buildings. You’ll find out what makes each sight special and have all this information at your fingertips as you explore the town.
The opening times and entrance fees of attractions are also included, so you can plan what you want to see in advance. You’ll know when to go and how much it will cost so you don’t waste time find out when you get there.
The book also tells you how long you need to see each attraction, so you can plan your time. You’ll know what you can fit in and be able to make the most of the time you have.
As well as the top sights, you’ll also discover local secrets not found anywhere else. You’ll discover hidden gems that most visitors never find out about and you’ll leave Kotor knowing you didn’t miss out on anything.
This Kotor travel guide is filled with interesting stories about Kotor that bring the town to life. Instead of a dry tour filled with dates and facts, you’ll be entertained as you explore the old town.
You’ll find out the saucy story behind Kotor’s public fountain, about the nun who saved Kotor and how a homeless homeopath became a king. These are the stories usually only locals know about, but they’re some of the most fascinating things about Kotor!
A concise history of Kotor ensures you get an understanding of Kotor’s history in just a few minutes. Understanding Kotor’s history is key to understanding the town's attractions as you explore the town. Kotor’s 2,000 year history is distilled down to just the important points that will be easy for you to remember as you explore.
Kotor’s fortifications are one of its most important features. You’ll learn how Kotor’s fortifications came to be built, how old they are and why they’re so important. You’ll also find out the best ways to see the fortifications, no matter how much time and energy you’ve got.
The guide will help you choose a hike if you want to do one. And once you choose there are detailed guides telling you exactly where and when to go, how much it costs and what equipment to bring with you.
And if you’re not into walking, there are directions for how you can still get a view of Kotor’s impressive walls.
Got more time to spend in Kotor?
The book includes information about other popular sights and activities you can do from Kotor. Whether you’ve got a day or a week, you’ll be able to plan what else you can see and do during your stay in Kotor.
In these times, we’re all conscious of coming into close contact with others.
Exploring Kotor with this Kotor travel guide allows you to discover the best of Kotor while still social distancing. You don’t have to join a tour with other travelers and you avoid unnecessary risks.
One of Kotor’s claims to fame is ‘Town Most Easy To Get Lost In’.
But if that were an award, Kotor would have a good chance of winning. Kotor’s streets are a haphazard tangle of alleys that are difficult even for locals to navigate. And they’re not even named!
With Kotor Beyond The Wall you’ll find out how Kotor got its shape and why it’s unique among Roman towns.
Not only that, GPS co-ordinates and numbers that correspond to the free tourist map you get at the Sea Gate make sure you can find your way around town without getting lost. You can quickly and easily find the attractions you’re looking for using Google Maps on your phone or the free tourist map.
There’s also lots of practical information that every visitor to Kotor should know. With this guide you’ll know what to bring so you enjoy a seamless visit.
Information about money ensures you arrive with the right currency and payment options for what you want to see and do. You won’t waste time figuring out where to get the right currency on arrival.
The list of useful phrases help you communicate, even if no one around you speaks English. You can get what you need and where you need to go wherever you are.
When you’re ready to take a break from exploring, flip to the section on traditional food and drinks. You’ll find lots of ways to expand your cultural experience (and your waistline) by trying some traditional specialties.
You’ll also get the information you need to help you confidently choose accommodation you’ll love, making sure you get a good night’s sleep.
Kotor Beyond The Wall is written by me, a Bay of Kotor local, so you get insight from someone who knows the best things to see and do in Kotor.
I’ve spent hours exploring Kotor’s nooks and crannies, grilling friends and trying things out to bring you the very best Kotor has to offer.
You’re getting trustworthy information from someone who knows the town inside out.
This download is a PDF document that you can save onto any device. You’ll have the information at your fingertips on any device as you plan your trip and explore Kotor.
Inside the book you’ll find a clickable table of contents so you can quickly look up the information you need as you explore the town. Whenever you come to a sight you’re interested in, you’ll be able to find out about it with just a couple of clicks.
The usual price for a two hour guided tour of Kotor is around €130 for a group of four. The absolute cheapest tour available is a group tour for €12 per person.
Kotor Beyond The Wall is just €9.99. The affordable price means you get the benefit of a private guide around Kotor without the price tag. And you get even more information than you would on a tour.
Even if you're travelling alone you'll save money and have complete flexibility as you explore Kotor. If you're travelling as a couple or family, you'll save even more.
And your purchase comes with a full guarantee.
I’m so confident you’ll love Kotor Beyond The Wall that I’m offering a 30 day money-back guarantee. If you’re not satisfied you can get your money back and your decision to buy is totally risk free.