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Montenegro including Boat tour from Perast to Kotor

1. Montenegro including Boat tour from Perast to Kotor

Take a day trip to Montenegro and sail down the Adriatic Coast. See Boka Kotorska Bay, explore Kotor, and wander through Perast. Come across UNESCO World Heritage Sites as you explore Montenegro. 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 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, and follow in the footsteps of Russian czars and Venetian princes who sailed in Kotor Bay. Return to Perast by air-conditioned bus or minivan, and continue to Dubrovnik after the border crossing.

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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.

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

3. 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.

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From Kotor, Budva, Tivat or Herceg Novi: Boka Bay Day Cruise

4. From Kotor, Budva, Tivat or Herceg Novi: Boka Bay Day Cruise

Discover the Bay of Kotor on an 8-hour cruise. Learn about the region's history and explore the natural landscapes. Visit a former prison sail around the bay, and swim in crystalline waters. 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, see the former fortified prison and concentration camp, Mamula. Circulate the island by boat to observe the wild interlace of history and nature. Then sail out until you reach the Blue Cave. Take a break at Porto Montenegro for lunch and explore the picturesque town. Then, sail back to Kotor, with another swimming break at the deep waters of the bay. Change into dry clothes and visit the church at the island Our Lady of the Rock. During the return trip, enjoy views of majestic mountains, caves, beaches, and historical sites.

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Kotor: Bay of Kotor and Blue Cave Speedboat Tour

5. 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.

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

6. 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 to soak up the charming atmosphere of the quietest town in Boka Bay. Proceed back to Kotor to investigate the tremendously rich history of the town on a walking tour with a professional guide. Journey through the history of the former inhabitants, including the Ottomans, Venetians and Christians.

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Kotor: Blue Cave and Our Lady of the Rocks 3-Hour Boat Tour

7. Kotor: Blue Cave and Our Lady of the Rocks 3-Hour Boat Tour

Enjoy a 50-minute exhilarating ride on a speedboat from the UNESCO Old Town of Kotor. See the Bay of Kotor featuring villages with charming houses, churches, and a beautiful backdrop of mountains against the sea. Pass the narrowest part of the bay and enjoy a panoramic view of Lepetani, Bijela, Luštica, and the small island of Mamula. Arrive at the Blue Cave and have 20 minutes to explore, swim or take photos. Snap beautiful photos of the vibrant turquoise water inside the cave. Head back to the bay and make a stop at an old submarine tunnel.

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Kotor Bay: Perast and Prčanj Private Boat Tour

8. Kotor Bay: Perast and Prčanj Private Boat Tour

Unspoiled in their beauty and history, the medieval villages of Perast and Prčanj represent some of the most picturesque parts of Kotor Bay. On this private guided tour, learn about the medieval crafts in the charming village of Prčanj and walk through the cobblestone streets of Perast. The tour starts with a speedboat ride from Kotor’s old town toward the fascinating man-made island of Our Lady of the Rocks. Enjoy a scenic ride with views of the Adriatic Sea surrounded by high mountains. Arrive at Our Lady of the Rocks and spot the church and treasury. Learn about the significance of this island before taking a 5-minute boat ride to reach Perast. In Perast, marvel at the village’s well-preserved architecture. However, hold your expectations, because Prčanj is your next stop, and it is Perast’s great competitor of beauty and charm. Reach Prčanj and go back in time in the medieval atmosphere. Get a glimpse of the life of locals in the past up to the present. Then, head back to Kotor’s old town, the final stop of the tour. See Kotor's The Palace of Living History and enjoy a short tour with your guide to complete your experience.

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Kotor Bay: Classic Car Tour

9. Kotor Bay: Classic Car Tour

Escape the busy traffic of the city and enjoy the breeze in your hair as you drive your classic car of choice while exploring beautiful Kotor Bay. Start your tour in front of the Old Town in Kotor. Meet your guide and familiarize yourself with your classic convertible before getting behind the wheel. Follow your guide and take on charming coastal roads sheltered between picturesque hills and the Adriatic Sea. Enjoy your first stop at Prcanj, where your guide will tell you all about this UNESCO World Heritage Site. Next, arrive at the Verige Strait, the narrowest part of the bay, and enjoy amazing views of Perast and its islands. Hear stories and legends about this part of the bay from your guide. Take a short ferry ride and continue your drive along the charming coastal road to Perast, known for its well-preserved architecture. Visit Our Lady of the Rock Island and learn about its importance and origins. Go on a short walking tour of Perast and then stop for a unique refreshment on a beautiful terrace in the heart of the village. Drive through the laid-back town of Dobrota, back to the entrance of the Old Town in Kotor. Finish off your day with a walking tour of the Old Town, exploring the cobblestone streets and learning about the famous noble families that used to live there.

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Kotor: 6-Hour Old Town and Bay Tour

10. Kotor: 6-Hour Old Town and Bay Tour

Explore the Old Town of Kotor, becoming acquainted with its history and many architectural influences which date back to the Roman period. Following your guided tour, drive on to the coastal city of Perast to admire the Baroque architecture of the town. You then take an exploratory walk through the narrow streets of Perast, embarking on a boat ride to Our Lady of Rocks. This trip is also accompanied by stunning views of the Black Mountains in the background. Whilst there, take the chance to visit the St. George Church, which is speculated to date back as early as the 9th century A.D. Following that final visit, head back to your tour meeting point where your tour concludes.

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What people are saying about Our Lady of the Rocks

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 313 reviews

A great day. The boat ride to Kotor was beautiful and Nick, our local guide in Perast and Kotor, was wonderful. His enthusiasm and love of his country was infectious. We thoroughly enjoyed the day.

Super professional, the team even organized jackets for us quickly because it got a little colder, thank you for that and for the super nice and relaxed tour.

Amazing trip and very complete, able to visit two cities. Spent a wonderful day in Montenegro.

A perfect day. Very beautiful and interesting places, great guide and fantastic weather.

Great day and tour. Ivana is an excellent person guiding the group.