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Self Guided Walking Tour of Kotor Montenegro Like No Other!

Discover Kotor's most beautiful sights, hidden gems and authentic experiences with this self guided walking tour of Kotor Montenegro!

Self guided walking tour of Kotor Montenegro

Guide yourself around Kotor old town with the "World's Best Guide to Kotor"

  • Top attractions
  • Hidden gems
  • What to eat
  • Exclusive experiences
  • Essential visitor tips
  • Day trips
  • Kotor Fortress
  • And more!

 Just €9.99!

Self Guided walking Tour of Kotor Montenegro

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.

Sounds exciting?

Let's dive in!

Your Tour, Your Way

Discover Kotor the way you want to:

  • Follow the simple instructions on a city walking tour around Kotor old town with my Kotor self guided walking tour route
  • Take a relaxing old town walk, looking up information about each sight as you come to it

The choice is yours!

What You're Getting

Self Guided Walking Tour of Kotor Montenegro

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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.

"Dear Sarah,

Thanks for the  PDF books. The content is excellent!

We will be in Kotor August 8-12 after hiking the Peaks of the Balkans. My impression is that the book fits our needs very well!" - Emiel

Bonus Guide to Kotor

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.

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This complete 80-page guide includes:

  • A concise history of Kotor
  • Explanation of the town layout and architecture
  • Information about Kotor's town gates, churches, palaces, public buildings and more interesting sights
  • A guide to Kotor Fortress and walls and the different ways to see them
  • More things to do near Kotor
  • What to eat and drink in Kotor
  • Practical tips
  • Where to stay in Kotor

A Brief History of Kotor

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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.

Kotor Architecture

One of Kotor’s claims to fame is ‘Town Most Easy To Get Lost In’. 

Just kidding!

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.

Kotor's Gates, Churches, Palaces, Public Buildings and Hidden Gems

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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!

Fascinating Stories

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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 from Turkish invaders
  • How a homeless homeopath became a king
  • The story behind Beskuća Palace (Homeless Palace)
  • And more...

These are the stories usually only locals know about, but they’re some of the most fascinating things about Kotor!

Kotor Fortress and Walls

Kotor Fortress walls from Skurda

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!

More Things To Do Near Kotor

Blue Cave, Montenegro

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.

What to Eat and Drink in Kotor

Kotorska pasta krempita

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!

Practical Information For Your Stay

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:

  • 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.

Accommodation Guides

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.

Hi Sarah,

We had a such a great time in Kotor thanks to your books! Instead of having to rush around the town in an hour we enjoyed a leisurely stroll around Kotor old town and visited so many attractions. We would have missed so much if it wasn't for your guide! 

We also arrived in Kotor feeling prepared with the right money and knowing what foods to try. We absolutely loved our time in Kotor and it was thanks to your books!

Thank you!

- Sandra, USA

Kotor Self Guided Tour Instant PDF Download

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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.

Save Money!

Private guided walking tours of Kotor cost around €130 for a group of four. The absolute cheapest guided walking tour available is a group tour for €20 per person.

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.

Money-Back 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!

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