Kotor and Budva tour
This tour includes visiting the Old Town of Kotor, which has been under UNESCO protection, visiting of the Budva Riviera with sandy beaches and crystal clean sea, as well as Budva Old Town, 3500 years old and Sveti Stefan, a unique hotel-town on planet and VIP resort,founded in 16th century.
After we have welcomed you and introduced ourselves, we start the tour with a walk through the Old Town and its narrow streets. You are going to hear about its long history and rich culture and see magnificent palaces that belonged to rich noble families in the period between 13th and 18th century. We are also going to visit the St. Tryphon Cathedral and its interior. The Cathedral dates from 1166., which means it was built 326 years before the discovery of America, 179 years before the Cathedral of Notre Dame in Paris and 542 years before the St.Paul's Cathedral in London, or 460 before Papal Basilica of St. Peter in the Vatican . Then we are going to visit the Maritime Museum in the Old Town where you will hear about our long maritime tradition, dating from the 12th century. After the visit to Kotor, we get into a comfortable vehicle and head toward Budva. We are going to have a short break on a hill above the Jaz beach, which was declared the most beautiful beach in Europe in 2015.,by the site Lonely Planer. After that, we are going to stop above the Old Town of Budva, where you will be able to enjoy the panoramic view of that part of Budva Riviera. Then we continue to Sv. Stefan, a unique city hotel in the world, founded in the 15th century, which, in 2015., was rented by a famous tennis player Novak Djokovic who got married there. This visit includes climbing the place above Sveti Stefan and taking panoramic photos from there. If you have enough time, we can also go down to the semi-island and take a few photos. As Sveti Stefan is practically a private property, reserved only for famous and wealthy people (average price per night is 3000 €), the entrance is limited, and you can tour it only with their own guide whose service costs 20 €. After this, we are going to visit the Old Town in Budva, where you will walk through its narrow, crisscrossed streets and see its cultural and historical monuments. When we finish this tour, we are going to take a 20- 30 minutes coffee break. Finally, on the way back to Kotor we will stop on the hill above the Old Town and enjoy the unbelievable panoramic view of the Kotor Bay, which has also been under the UNESCO protection since 1979. We are coming to the starting point and finish the tour, hopefully to everyone's satisfaction.
Notes: This tour implies a very pleasant and relaxing walk without climbing stairs (apart from a few ones in St.Tryphon's Cathedral). To enter the Cathedral you only have to cover your shoulders and knees. During summer months June, July, August and even September, average temperatures are around 37-39 °C and the temperature of the sea is around 26°C. Therefore we advise you to take bathing towels, swimsuits and sun-protecting cream since we are planning to offer you to visit some of the beaches. If you decide to accept this offer, it is important to mention that you don't pay additionally for this service.
Another thing, the time of the tour is not fixed. We can prolong it any time, if you want, or because of traffic jams. It's very important to say that you won't pay additionally for any prolongation.
The price includes:
- Professional LICENSED tour guide service,
- Entrance fees for the St.Tryphon's Cathedral and the Maritime Museum,
- Tourist taxes ,
- Free WiFi,
- And 15% discount in a gift shop in Kotor and Budva.
Cancelation policy: Because all tours are to be paid at the end of it, it is good to know that we do not have any cancelation policy. You can cancel it any time You want.
00:00-01:30 - walk around the Old Town of Kotor
01:30-01:50 - driving to the Jaz beach
02:00-02:05 - driving with a stop to enjoy the scenic view of the Budva Riviera
02:15-02:35 - driving to Sv.Stefan
02:45-03:05 - driving from Sv.Stefan to the old town
03:05-04:15 - visit of the old town
04:15-04:35 - driving back from Budva with a stop to enjoy the scenic view of the Bay of Kotor
04:45 - driving back to the meeting point and end of the tour.
* 00:00 – is symbolic time of the tour beginning, and it just shows tour duration. The tour can start at the time we agree upon