KOTOR Historical Kotor & Budva

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  • KOTOR
  • MONTENEGRO

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Our guide will meet you at the Port of Kotor with a Shore2Shore Excursions sign.

Leaving the port of Kotor, you will head to Budva, one of the oldest towns in the region. The ride takes about about 30 minutes.

According to legend, the city was founded by Cadmo, son of Agenon the Phoenician king, who, driven from Thebes, arrived in a chariot to the place that became Budva.

The old town lies on an island once connected to the mainland by a strip of sand, and became, over the centuries, a peninsula. It is surrounded by walls dating from the fifteenth century, this imposing medieval fortress is composed of towers, walls and pierced by several gateways. Inside the walls, the historic center consists of a maze of narrow streets, squares and several monuments.

Back in Kotor, you will do a walk through the Old city and visit the Cathedral of St. Tryphon and Maritime museum in Kotor.

After the guided portion of the tour there will be free time for indepedent exploring of the city.

Return to Port of Kotor for departure.

 

GENERAL INFORMATIONS HISTORICAL KOTOR AND BUDVA

DURATION: 4 HOURS

MANDATORY SUPPLEMENTS to pay on the spot:

  • Tourist tax of Kotor: € 1.00
  • Budva tourist tax: € 1.50

OPTIONAL SUPPLEMENTS to pay on site:

  • ST Tryphon Cathedral: € 2.50
  • Maritime Museum: € 1.50

OBSERVATIONS:

  • Easy / Panoramic / Cultural Level
  • Comfortable shoes required.
  • People with reduced mobility, who use a wheelchair must be accompanied by another person who can help them. Please use folding wheelchairs, since buses do not have elevators or ramps. However, taking into account that the landing is done by boat, it is not a recommended excursion for people traveling in a wheelchair.