Our Lady of the Rocks

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  • Montenegro Day Trip from Dubrovnik

    1. Montenegro Day Trip from Dubrovnik

    Explore Montenegro on a day trip from Dubrovnik. Visit Bok Kotorska, Perast, Kotor, and Budva.

    Departing from Dubrovnik in the morning enjoy the sights of the Old Town and its surroundings while driving through the beautiful Župa Dubrovačka and the Konavle region. After crossing the Montenegro border, continue along the picturesque Montenegro coast. During the drive through Boka Kotorska Bay, stop at the charming town of Perast. Have the option of visiting the island of Our Lady of the Rocks. During the drive, your host will tell you all about Montenegro's most important cultural monuments, and about the country's history and legends. Upon arrival at Kotor, enjoy free time to explore on your own. The town of Kotor is famous for its nautical tradition, famous commercial fleet, and imposing city walls. After sightseeing, proceed towards Budva. Once at Budva, enjoy anoth...

    Comfortable van service, our guide is very punctual with the schedule and provides information about the area,

  • Kotor Boat Tour: Our Lady of the Rocks, Mamula and Blue Cave

    2. Kotor Boat Tour: Our Lady of the Rocks, Mamula and Blue Cave

    Enjoy a 3-hour boat tour and see some of the most popular sights of Montenegro. The first stop is Our Lady of the Rocks, a church that sits on a man-made island. Hear the story of the two brothers who found a painting of the Madonna and Child stuck on a rock protruding from the sea. They vowed to build a church on the spot where the painting was found. Pass through the Verige Straits and along the Herceg Novi Rivera. Continue out of the bay, past Mamula Island, a prison during WWII, and along the Lustica Peninsula to the Blue Cave. Enjoy a half hour of swimming in the cave. On the way back to Kotor, you'll stop in the caves the army used for hiding submarines.

    Beautiful ride, nice boat, nice driver and port staff, on time, good price, not crowded, easy to make reservations. Very good experience!

  • Montenegro including Boat tour from Perast to Kotor

    3. Montenegro including Boat tour from Perast to Kotor

    Benefit from pick-up at your accommodation in Dubrovnik and drive to the border crossing with Montenegro to climb aboard a boat and cruise to Kotor. Admire the Venetian port and defensive city walls from the water. Get breathtaking views of the fjord and learn more about the cultural heritage of Boka Kotorska Bay. Enjoy some free time to explore the monuments of the Old Town. Board the boat again and sail to the small town of Perast. Visit the artificial island of Our Lady of the Rocks on arrival, and get some free time for lunch in the beautiful town center. Stroll the streets to find Baroque palaces, Orthodox monuments and other UNESCO World Heritage monuments at your own pace. Marvel at the stone defense towers that remain untouched by modern-day tourism, and follow in the footsteps of Russian czars and Venetian princes who sailed in Kotor Bay in days gone by. Return to Perast by ai...

    This was an amazing day trip. Perast is stunning and we loved the boat ride to Kotor. Definitely recommend if you have a little extra time in Croatia.

  • Kotor: Bay of Kotor and Blue Cave Speedboat Tour

    4. Kotor: Bay of Kotor and Blue Cave Speedboat Tour

    Meet within the Old Town of Kotor. Board the speedboat and enjoy a 55-minute panoramic ride along the coast. Admire the view of the various small villages along the coast where you can see charming palaces, houses, churches, and the beautiful contrast between the sea and mountains. Enter the Bay of Kotor where you will enjoy the views of the town of Lepetani and the beautiful Luštica peninsula. Arrive at the famous Blue Cave and enjoy about 20 minutes for swimming in the turquoise-blue waters. On the return leg of the excursion, make a short stop to see an old submarine tunnel. Then, stop at the artificial island of Our Lady of the Rocks. Visit the church and museum on the island, before returning to Kotor.

  • Kotor: Perast Old Town and Our Lady of the Rocks Boat Tour

    5. Kotor: Perast Old Town and Our Lady of the Rocks Boat Tour

    Our Lady of the Rocks is one of Montenegro’s most popular attractions. It’s a unique island church set just in front of Perast, a UNESCO Heritage protected town. Enjoy a 2-hour tour with panoramic views of the  Bay of Kotor. Stop and visit the church Our Lady of the Rocks, afterwards visit the old town of Perast. Boat equipment includes a tent, a fridge and safety belts for adults and children. Enjoy free cold drinks while relaxing on the sun deck.

    wonderful speed boat ride on a very hot day is the best alternative to the beach.

  • Best of Montenegro: Kotor Bay Tour from Dubrovnik

    6. Best of Montenegro: Kotor Bay Tour from Dubrovnik

    Visit Kotor bay in Montenegro, one of the most scenic and picturesque places on the Adriatic Sea. It is also the biggest bay on the Adriatic, because of its strategic importance in this turbulent region, it has been under rule by different nations. Each of them left a mark that can be seen today through a beautiful blend of architectural influences. Romans, Turks, Venetians, Austrians - each nation left a mark on this region and its cities. After your departure from Dubrovnik and a scenic drive through Konavle valley, enter Montenegro where you make a short stop at Verige to take photos of the beautiful landscape just before entering Kotor bay. Continue your drive along the coast through Risan and Perast, to reach Kotor. Often called the best preserved and prettiest town in Montenegro, this UNESCO-listed fortified city is famous for its city walls, a display of Venetian-inspired archite...

    The trip was excellent. Kotor and our guides were wonderful. However I was disappointed that no one was required to wear Masks on the bus.

  • Boka Bay Day Cruise from Kotor, Budva, Tivat or Herceg Novi

    7. Boka Bay Day Cruise from Kotor, Budva, Tivat or Herceg Novi

    Your 8-hour excursion begins in Kotor, Budva or Tivat. From here, your first stop of the day will be Bijela, where you will get the chance to have a refreshing swim. Visit the church and museum on the island before heading to the Blue Cave. Along the way, pass the entire length of UNESCO-protected Kotor Bay, before finally reaching the open sea. At the very entrance of Boka Bay we spot former fortified prison and concentration camp called Mamula. As the entrance to the island is no longer allowed, travel around the island to carefully observe the wild interlace of history and nature. As you sail out from the calm waters of the bay, reach the open sea and arrive at the most attractive cave in the region – its majesty, the Blue Cave! Take a break at Porto Montenegro for lunch and some time to enjoy this picturesque town. From here, begin the sail back to Kotor, you can use this opportun...

    Wunderbarer Tag! Tolles Boot, kristallklares Wasser und wunderschöne Pausen zum schwimmen, entspannen und genießen. An Bord wurden wir kostenlos mit Sekt, Wasser und frischen Obst umsorgt. Für wenig Geld gab es kühles Bier und Wein. Traumhaft! Angenehme Tourguides und eine atemberaubende Landschaft! Danke! 100% Empfehlenswert.

  • Kotor: Hop-on Hop-off Sightseeing Bus and Walking Tour

    8. Kotor: Hop-on Hop-off Sightseeing Bus and Walking Tour

    Explore the Bay of Kotor on a hop-on hop-off sightseeing bus tour. Your 1-day ticket also includes a guided walking tour of Kotor’s Old Town. Discover the bay, declared a UNESCO World Heritage site, and learn about its ancient history. Start your tour at any of the 4 stops on the route. Admire the views from the open-top deck as you listen to your on board audio guide. Stop to take a rest at Bajova Kula Beach to soak up some sun, and hop off at the Roman Mosaics in Risan. Visit Perast to see the islets of Our Lady of the Rocks and St. George, and to visit the museum. Walk through the Mediterranean port of Kotor and hear about its history on a guided walking tour of the Old Town. See the Bay of Kotor at your own pace with this hop-on hop-off sightseeing tour.

    Wonderful right there to meet us and guide was very informative and friendly really good tour even in the rain

  • Montenegro:Kotor, Perast, Our Lady of the Rocks Private Tour

    9. Montenegro:Kotor, Perast, Our Lady of the Rocks Private Tour

    Explore 2 of the cultural icons of Montenegro's coast on a tour of Perast and Kotor. Depart from Kotor, Budva or Tivat and enjoy a drive towards the small, man-made islands near Perast. Discover a sophisticated urban complex of a great number of public buildings, especially along the waterfront, despite its diminutive size. Then, take the boat to Our Lady of the Rocks and explore the most famous island in Montenegro. According to legend, the island was created over the centuries by local seamen who kept an ancient oath after finding an icon of the Madonna and Child on July 22, 1452.  Upon returning from each successful voyage, they laid a rock in the bay and, over time, the island gradually emerged from the water. The custom of throwing rocks into the sea is alive today. Get the chance to visit the church and museums of Our Lady of the Rocks. Then, return to Perast for some free time ...

  • From Dubrovnik: Private Full-Day Tour to Montenegro

    10. From Dubrovnik: Private Full-Day Tour to Montenegro

    Montenegro is a country with a rich history and beautiful nature, located less than 1 hour from the city of Dubrovnik. You will have the opportunity to visit all the important historical and natural sights of the Montenegro coastline. The picturesque small towns Risan and Perast will attract you with its charm, and the legend may encourage you to visit the small island of Our Lady of the Rocks. Located on the banks of Kotor Bay, the old town of Kotor is the best preserved urban center from the Middle Ages, typical of the towns that were created in the 12th and 14th centuries. Surrounded by 5-kilometer long ramparts, the town’s medieval architecture and numerous monuments have put Kotor on the UNESCO list of the World Natural and Cultural Heritage Sites. It is also known for its nautical tradition and famous commercial fleet. One of the most beautiful natural attractions is the peninsul...

    Our driver was very knowledgeable and had a terrific personality. She made our trip to Kotor and Budva very enjoyable. A potentially long day became a memorable journey.

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What people are saying about Our Lady of the Rocks

Overall rating

4.4 / 5

based on 1,735 reviews

This was an amazing day trip. Perast is stunning and we loved the boat ride to Kotor. Definitely recommend if you have a little extra time in Croatia.

The trip was excellent. Kotor and our guides were wonderful. However I was disappointed that no one was required to wear Masks on the bus.

Comfortable van service, our guide is very punctual with the schedule and provides information about the area,

The trip was very straightforward, very well organized and just worth seeing.

worth it! Visited 3 towns and short ferry trip in Tivat is a PLUS :)