Kotor and Budva tour will take you to explore one of the most beautiful parts of Montenegro. A UNESCO protected place. The fjord-like setting of the Bay of Kotor (“Boko”) is the highlight of this tour. The Bay of Kotor and Boka Bay is undoubtedly fabulous places and have Magnificent 360-degree panoramic views. Surrounded by mountains on three sides & face out towards the Adriatic Sea.
The Kotor and Budva Tour will take you between the wedged mountains and the atmospheric areas of Kotor. A place surrounded by slopes, the town of which has medieval mazes of museums, churches, cafes, and Venetian palaces and pillories. A stunningly dramatical and delightful place where the past and the present are visible on each step you will take. The cobblestone streets, the iron balconies, and the cats that wander through the city will take you back to another period of time.
Montenegro’s Kotor Bay (Boka Kotorska) is often called Europe’s most southernmost fjord. Which truly looks like one because of the rocky coastline and towering peaks that is surrounded with. And at the same time one of the best-preserved medieval towns of southeast Europe.
You will get to see the Lady of the Rocks which has a legend. According to local legend, two brothers returned to Perast after a dangerous voyage on the 22nd July 1452, one of them had an injured leg. As they passed St George, the 12th-century monastery built on the natural island when they saw something on the rocky outcrop.
Unfortunately, there wasn’t enough rock to build a church on at the time, so they had started to drop rocks and scuttle old boats around the spot until there was an island to build a church on. Eventually, other sailors began to drop rocks on the spot as they headed out to sea in hope of being protected while away. By 1484, 32 years after the icon was found, there was an island with a chapel on it.”
Another step on the way is the Sveti Stefan. Sveti Stefan, once a fortified village dating back to the 15th century. Today, the island’s cluster of sturdy stone buildings together with Villa Miločer, a graceful stone manse on the mainland across the bay.
Next, in this tour of Kotor and Budva, is the coastal city of Budva.
Once a small and quiet coastal town, today, Budva is a metropolis of Montenegrin tourism and one of the loudest and most packed towns at the Montenegrin coast during the summer. It is one of the most attractive coastal cities of Montenegro and the old part of the city is the jewel on the crown.
It is said it dates back to the 5th century as a town. As an illustration of that, you will feel the Italian presence around the city as the walls surrounding the old town of Budva are of Venetian influence. Along the banks of the port you are going to see many beautiful yachts a testimony of the city’s attractiveness.
Witness the beauty Kotor Old Town and enjoy panoramic views of Sveti Stefan Island, Our Lady of Rocks and Saint George Island.
This Kotor and Budva Tour will leave you breathless.
Departure Point:Kotor Old Town Departure Time: 08:30 a.m Return Details: Kotor Old Town Start the tour by discovering the medieval town of Kotor, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The castle of Kotor dates back to Illyrian period from the 4th century BC. Walk through the narrow alleys of the old town and learn about its many architectural influences and colorful history. Next within a 20 minute drive head towards Perast, one of the most stunning places of Kotor’s Bay. Here you will admire the Baroque architecture which permeates through the white stone walls and red roofs to contrast brilliantly with the clear blue water of Boka Bay. From Perast jump on a boat tour to Our Lady of Rocks from where you will have an incredible view of the “Black Mountains”. We leave behind Kotor and drive towards Budva to explore the history of one of the oldest towns of the Adriatic coast. On our way back to Kotor we will drive first to enjoy the scenic views of Stevi Stefan island, while not missing the chance to take impressive shots of the Old town from above. After five hours of a pleasant adventure, we end this experience heading back to Kotor where our tour ends.
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