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Sea Gate, Kotor

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From Kotor: Boating, Kayaking, & Cycling Tour

1. From Kotor: Boating, Kayaking, & Cycling Tour

Our tour begins at the Kotor Old Town Sea Gate, where you will be welcomed by your tour guide. A short walk to the city park leads to a speedboat that will take you on a thrilling 15-minute ride to the Island of Lady of the Rock. There, your guide will delight you with tales of the island's history and origins. From Lady of the Rock, we will travel by speedboat to the charming village of Prcanj, where you can enjoy a leisurely stroll through the picturesque streets. Once we arrive at the kayaking spot, we will embark on a peaceful, one and half hour long, exploration to discover the quaint village of Dobrota, stopping along the way to take a refreshing dip in the crystal-clear waters of a secluded beach. After a relaxing 15-minute break, upon arrival to the starting point we will continue our adventure with a scenic 35-minute bike ride from Prcanj to the Old Town of Kotor. Once we reach our destination, your guide will lead you back to the meeting spot where our journey began.

Korčula & Ston Full-Day Private Tour from Dubrovnik

2. Korčula & Ston Full-Day Private Tour from Dubrovnik

Depart Dubrovnik on this full-day sightseeing tour of the island of Korčula and Ston, and discover one of the most prominent islands of the Adriatic and the second longest city wall in the world. En route, take in the panoramic scenery of the vineyards of the Pelješac peninsula, as well as some beautiful old country settlements. Stop at Ston to see the old salt flats. The town was a major fort of the Ragusan Republic, where the defensive walls were regarded as a notable feat of medieval architecture. The outer walls run a full 3 miles (5 kilometers), extending as far as Mali Ston on the northern side of the Pelješac isthmus. Continue to Korčula, a medieval fortified town on the oval peninsula that stretches deep into the Peljesac Channel. The town has two ancient entrances - Sea Gate, and Land Gate - and was built in the shape of a fish bone to reduce the impact of wind and sun. Wander the narrow streets, exploring sights such as Pjaceta Square, the Cathedral of St. Mark, and the Venetian Arsenal with its restored Tower Rampada. According to legend, Korčula is the birth place of Marco Polo, and you can also visit the house where he is thought to have been born.

Mini Boka tour ( visit Kotor, Perast and Lady of the Rock)

3. Mini Boka tour ( visit Kotor, Perast and Lady of the Rock)

Start the day with a comfortable thirty-minute drive to the Sarmatian village of Perasta, where you will witness the life of the locals. The city was built by wealthy seafaring families, which later became a famous art colony. In this period, 16 Baroque palaces, 17 Catholic churches and two Orthodox churches were built. Perast is home to some of the most beautiful palaces along the Adriatic coast. This is a city of steep stone streets, flower shops, churches, closed windows, the incredible islands of St. George and Our Lady of the Shells, a city of legends, sailors and famous captains. Last but not least, Perast is home to the famous Peraška cake. This old baroque city attracted many writers, poets, actors and painters with its charm. Drunk. Once you get there, you'll be back again. We continue our journey with a fast and picturesque drive to the most important sanctuary of Boka Kotorska. The unusual church of Our Lady of the rocks in the Byzantine style presents your eyes with beautiful works of art and tapestries.The Island Gospa od Skrpjela, was made as an artificial island, which according to the stories was made by the seaman from Perast and Kotor, who on their big sail boats brought big stones. On the island there is a church. According to a legend, fisherman from Perast, after a shipwreck near the island, have found a icon of the Holy Mother of God with the Christ on a sea rock, so as the customs say they vowed to build a church on the island. After the beautiful Lady of the Rocks, the pearl of the Adriatic, we will visit the old town of Kotor, we go to visit the old town of Kotor. Kotor is a cultural, educational, economic and sports center of this area. Its location in the most beautiful bay in the Mediterranean Sea and the impressive medieval Old town was the reason why UNESCO included this town in the list of the World`s Heritage Sites. Well preserved 4,5 km long wall was protecting this town, nowadays it is a challenge to visitors who desire to reach its highest point- the San Giovanni fortress. Once you enter the Old town through the Sea Gate, the old Clock Tower will welcome you and tell you that you are right on time to explore the charming streets and squares of this wealthy town. Passing by the palaces of the noble families, you will feel the spirit of Venetian culture and architecture. Suddenly the Cathedral of Saint Tryphon, patron and protector of Kotor, will appear in front of you and amaze you with its simple beauty. Only a few steps further there is the Maritime museum, home of the long naval history and tradition of Kotor and the whole of Boka bay. You will have plenty of time to wander around, enjoy a cup of coffee on the main square or even visit Greenmarket near the Sea gate. Tour plan •00:00-00:30 drive to Perast •00:30-01:15 boat ride and visit Gospa •01:15-02:15 free time in Perast •02:15-02:45 drive to Kotor. •02:45-04:00 free time in Kotor, visit musem

Kotor Old Town Small-Group Walking Tour

4. Kotor Old Town Small-Group Walking Tour

Enjoy our walking tour of the Kotor's old town which will last up 1.5 to 2 hours and is perfect if you only have a short time visit from a cruise or if you are visting for a few days and would like to to have the first hand introduction and insight from your guide, while learning about our heritage and culture. Your licensed your guide, professional and fluent in English will meet you by the port entrance or Old town main entrance. After meeting your guide you will enjoy walking through the maze of Kotor's medieval quarter, its bustling market and among beautiful Renaissance buildings. The tour provides an excellent orientation to Kotor and optional visits St. Tryphon Cathedral and the Maritime Museum if you wish to pay for the entrance. Otherwise a nice introduction of our mayor building in town. After your visit you will have enough time to enjoy the town without rushing back on board the cruise ship 1 Kotor Old City Kotor is situated in the most secluded part of Boka Kotorska (The Bay of Kotor). While it dates from the Illyrian period, Kotor developed into an important commercial and artistic center in the Middle Ages. Many empires battled for control over the city throughout the centuries: from being an autonomous city of the Byzantine Empire, free city of medieval Serbia, then under Venetian or Hungarian states, gaining independence and then returned to Venetian control once again, just to be occupied by France and then Austria, until Kotor finally became part of Yugoslavia. e 7 St. Tryphon Cathedral The tour leads us to one of the iconic sites of Kotor - St. Tryphon Cathedral with short guided tour of the Cathedral. 5 minutes • Admission Ticket Not Included 8 Maritime Museum Our tour will lead us to The Bokelian Navy Square with Karampana well. 5 minutes • Admission Ticket Not Included 9 Karampana Well We continue to the Karampana Well... 5 minutes • Admission Ticket Free 10 Church of St. Luke We arrive at the St Luke Square with St Luke and St Nikola churches. 5 minutes • Admission Ticket Not Included 11 Church of St. Nikola We arrive at the St Luke Square with St Luke and St Nikola churches. 5 minutes • Admission Ticket Not Included 12 Church of Blazena Ozana The tour will take us to Blazena Ozana Church and the Northern Gate. 5 minutes • Admission Ticket Not Included 13 Northern Gate We will take a quick look at the Northern Gate and the Skurda River, before returning to the Square of Arms where this tour ends. 5 minutes

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What people are saying about Sea Gate, Kotor

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 6 reviews

Our guide, Luka, was great! We ended up being the only people on the tour. Besides all the fun activities - like a motor boat ride, kayaking, swimming and cycling - he told us lots of cultural history. The only thing that could be improved is getting better bikes.

it was a nice experience to explore kotor this way. we both like active things so this was perfect! the guide was very nice! and spoke good English. knew what he was talking about.

Very nice experience, Vanja was a great guide who revealed us lots of fascinating details about Montenegrian history. We especially liked the combination of canoeing and biking.

We loved our day !!! Our guide was a perfect mix of fun and info and easy going - we loved being on and in the water so much !!!

Great day out. Great guides. Interesting history of the country. Had a great tour! Would recommend tour.