OVERVIEW: UNESCO World Heritage Site Kotor's fascinating history is revealed during your brief walking tour of the city's best landmarks. You'll enjoy commentary from your knowledgeable guide and time to further explore at the conclusion of your tour.
HIGHLIGHTS: Enjoy a walking tour of the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Kotor within the walled city, with visits to the Cathedral of St. Tryphon and the Maritime Museum.
NOTES: Guests must be able to walk 1 mile approximately over slightly uneven and cobblestone surfaces, inclines and numerous steps.
UNESCO World Heritage Site Kotor’s fascinating history is revealed during your brief walking tour of the city’s best landmarks. You’ll enjoy commentary from your knowledgeable guide and time to further explore at the conclusion of your tour.
-UNESCO World Heritage Site of Kotor: Enjoy a walking tour of one of the best preserved medieval fortifications in the Mediterranean.
-Cathedral of St. Tryphon: Visit inside the Romanesque basilica built in 1166.
-Maritime Museum: Witness the valuable collection of the area’s maritime heritage.
The old town of Kotor is one of the best preserved and most beautiful medieval fortified towns in the Mediterranean. It developed within a small triangular area enclosed by walls forming a unique fortification able to resist attacks for months and survive long sieges. Walk with your guide for a view of the walls, constructed by Venetians from 1420 through the middle of the 18th century. The 5 km long wall extends to the Fort of St. John.
Proceed through this charming little town for a visit to the Cathedral of St. Tryphon, built in 1166. The cathedral is a Romanesque basilica whose nave is separated from the aisles by alternating square pillars and antique columns.
Follow your guide to experience the famous Maritime Museum with its valuable collection of the area's rich maritime heritage. At the conclusion of your guided tour, you will have some free time to explore the town of Kotor on your own before returning to the ship.
What to Bring:
-You should always take your SeaPass card (provided onboard the ship) and photo identification when in port.
-Local currency for shopping (most stores also accept also credit cards)
-Sun protection and sunglasses
What to Wear:
-Strongly recommend wearing comfortable clothes.
-Comfortable walking shoes are recommended.
-Guests must be able to walk 1 mile approximately over slightly uneven and cobblestone surfaces, inclines and numerous steps.
-Camera usage is not allowed inside the Cathedral & Maritime Museum
-No shopping stops are made during the tour but guests will have time once the tour has concluded in town.