Discover Kotor's most beautiful sights, hidden gems and authentic experiences with this self guided walking tour of Kotor Montenegro!
Guide yourself around Kotor old town with the "World's Best Guide to Kotor"
Imagine this: A Kotor walking tour that isn't just about following a person holding a flag around town.
Instead, it’s a tour that offers you the freedom to explore at your own pace, discover secret spots only the locals know about, and feel the spirit of historical old town Kotor, all while maintaining a safe social distance.
Let's dive in!
Discover Kotor the way you want to:
The choice is yours!
My self-guided Kotor walking tour includes the top 20 attractions around Kotor old town.
It’s twice the number you'd usually get on a paid guided walking tour.
From St Tryphon Cathedral to the Maritime Museum, you'll get an intimate look at what makes this city so magical.
As you come to each stop around the town you'll be able to read a concise description of the attraction, its age and what makes it special.
I'll also point out any interesting must-see artefacts or hidden gems around each sight.
Each attraction on the Kotor self guided tour includes the location co-ordinates, the corresponding number on the free Kotor tourist map and how long you need to see it. You'll also find opening hours and entrance fees.
It's like having a private tour around Kotor without the price tag!
This self-guided tour of Kotor 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 this town inside out.
As well as the self guided walking tour of Kotor, you're also getting a bonus guide to Kotor.
This guide is ideal if you're staying in Kotor for longer than a day.
This complete 80-page guide includes:
This 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.
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 my guide 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 Kotor 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 Kotor map.
I'll also tell you about the town's architecture and the different types you'll find in Kotor. I'll tell you the best places to find Gothic architecture, the few Romanesque buildings left standing and what 'yellow houses' are.
You'll be able to look up the origin and story of almost any building (I've left out the boring ones that are not worth seeing) on your walk around Kotor old city. All the must-see attractions are included, like Pima Palace, the River Gate and St Tryphon Cathedral.
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.
You'll also find tips for exploring Kotor old town, like wear flat shoes with good grip because those ancient cobblestones are slippery!
Just grab a Kotor old town map from the tourist kiosk and enjoy a relaxing discovery walk around Kotor!
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:
These are the stories usually only locals know about, but they’re some of the most fascinating things about Kotor!
Kotor’s fortifications are one of its most important features and reasons for its UNESCO World Heritage Site status.
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.
This 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 without breaking a sweat!
Got more time to spend in Kotor?
The book includes information about other popular sights and activities you can do from Kotor. Go swimming the Blue Cave, explore Boka Bay or visit a national park!
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.
Complete your visit to Kotor with a taste of its culture and cuisine.
From seafood to meat dishes, vegetarian to sweets like the kotorska pašta above, you'll find a range of delicious delicacies in Kotor.
I also share my tips on what to drink in Kotor, from local wines to coffee to our beloved brandy!
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. Inside this book you'll also find:
Choose your Kotor accommodation with confidence. Inside, I'll tell you about the pros and cons of staying in Kotor and give you recommendations for every budget.
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.
This self guided walking tour of Kotor Montenegro 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 this guide 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!