Taking a Kotor walking tour is a great way to get the most out of your visit to Montenegro’s extraordinary walled city. There’s so much history, culture and heritage contained within these ancient walls, it’s a shame to just walk through them and not explore the beating heart of this medieval town.
You can get maps of the town at the info centre at the Sea Gate entrance, and although they’re great for helping you navigate the winding alleyways inside the town (in which it’s all too easy to get lost!), aside from citing the date of various historic buildings, they don’t offer any real information about Kotor and its long history.
For that, you’ll need to take one of the town’s guided walking tours. Believe me, it’s so worth it. In just an hour, a Kotor walking tour will give you a great insight into Kotor’s unique culture. A tour will take you through the town’s squares, and past the palaces, churches and museums. And once you’ve had an introduction to the town, you can go back and visit the attractions that you found most interesting, like St Tryphon’s Cathedral, Sveti Nikola Church, the Maritime Museum or even the Cats Museum of Kotor. You can also hike San Giovanni Fortress for bragging rights and the best view in Kotor!
Along the way you can ask questions about Kotor and Montenegro in general. Montenegrins are passionate and knowledgeable about their country and you can guarantee your guide will happily answer any question you have.
The best Kotor walking tours are run by Kotour, a specialist Kotor tour agency that runs fantastic group Kotor walking tours. Their guides are passionate professionals who will take you on a journey not only through the winding alleyways, but through Kotor’s illustrious history.
The tour covers all the highlights of Kotor old town:
The tours run three times a day, every day between 15th April and 15th October at:
From 16th October to 14th April you can book the tour on request as long as you have at least four people.
The groups on this tour are limited to a maximum group size of 15. This so much better than the huge groups on the cruise ship tours. Not only are those tours much more expensive, the large groups make it hard to see what the guide is talking about and impossible to ask any questions. These small, intimate group tours mean you get a personal experience at a fraction of the cost of a private tour.
The regular price for a group Kotor walking tour is €14 per person. But when you book through Montenegro Pulse, you’ll get a 29% discount and get the tour at the local price of just €10 per person. And get this, children under 12 can do the tour for free!
If you’d like to book a small group Kotor walking tour, you can book your spot by filling in the form below. With a maximum of just 15 people per group and such a great price, this tour fills up quickly so I recommend booking as early as you can to avoid disappointment.
When you book through Montenegro Pulse, you’ll
get a confirmation email with all the details of your reservation (including meeting point) and you can
either pay for your tour online or on the day.
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