10 Things to do in Kotor, Montenegro Travel Guide

10 Things to do in Kotor, Montenegro Travel Guide

Join us as we visit Kotor, Montenegro in this travel guide covering the top things to do in Kotor in terms of attractions, food and experiences. Having arrived from Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina the pattern of heavy rains in the late fall continued and kept us a bit grounded for the first couple of days. After the weather improved we jumped at the chance to wander the Old Town and Gates while hiking up to the Fortresses. For meals we ate a lot of seafood and other forms of local Montenegrin cuisine.

10 Things to do in Kotor City Tour | Montenegro Travel Guide: (Котор)

1) Church of Our Lady of Remedy (Crkva Gospe od Zdravlja / Crkva Marije Koleđate)
2) St John Fortress
3) Kotor Fortress (Cattaro) / Castle of St Giovanni
4) Lunch in the Old Town of Kotor
5) South Gate
6) Cathedral of Saint Tryphon (Katedrala Svetog Tripuna /Катедрала Светог Трипуна)
7) North Gate
8) Walk along the Old City Walls of Kotor
9) Sea Gate
10) Seafood at Cesarica eating Montenegrin Food

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Our visit Kotor travel guide documentary covers some of the top attractions including a food guide (Montenegrin), top sightseeing tourist attractions and the city by day including visiting churches, parks, the old town, quirky neighborhoods, museums and a hockey game. We also cover off-the-beaten-path outdoor activities you won’t find in a typical Kotor tourism brochure, Kotor itinerary or Kotor city tour.

10 Things to do in Kotor, Montenegro Travel Guide Video Transcript: (Котор)

Good morning friends. We have made it to Montenegro. We’re in Kotor (Котор) right by the water we’re staying in the Old Town. We’ve been here a few days and it has been raining non-stop just like it was in Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina. Like the first half of the week it just poured but now it is nice. We can’t wait to explore this city so join us as we make a little travel guide.

If there’s one thing that had caught our attention upon arriving in Kotor (Cattaro), it was the fortifications that not only encircle the old town but also run all the way up into the mountain, so a hike up to Kotor Fortress was the first stop on our itinerary.

As a tip, we would say the best time to hike up to Kotor Fortress is in the morning because the path is shaded. This isn’t a huge consideration if you’re visiting in winter like we did, but definitely something to keep in mind if you visit in the summer.

The Cathedral of St Tryphon was built in honor of the patron saint and protector of the city, on the very same spot where an older church had already stood long ago. We paid our admission and went in to visit the cathedral’s very own museum.

After walking along part of the city walls, we stopped by the Sea Gate, which is the third entrance into the Old Town. As soon as you walk through here you’re met with a clock tower and a big square that’s encircled by restaurants and lots of little lanes that break away – basically it’s a great place to wander.

And now we want to show you one more restaurant that we enjoyed in Kotor (Cattaro). This one was called Cesarica and they specialized in seafood.

Lastly, if you want to enjoy a little evening stroll, the Port of Kotor is a beautiful place. Not only can you enjoy the city all lit up at night, but if you happen to be there on a day when the cruise ship pulls into town, it’s worth sticking around to watch it manoeuvre its way.

And that concludes our visit to Kotor (Котор). We hope you guys enjoyed following along and we’ll see you in the next video where we visit the neighbouring coastal town of Budva.

This is part of our Travel in Montenegro video series showcasing Montenegrin food, Montenegrin culture and Montenegrin cuisine.

This is part of our Travel in the Balkans video series showcasing Balkan food, Balkan culture and Balkan cuisine.

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Space Shadow says:

Kotor is beginning to grow on me, guys – awesome….:-)

Bailey20 says:

The Bay of Kotor is just lovely would love to visit know a girl who went to Kotor and loved it.

Aileen Rosenberg says:

What a beautiful place. What beautiful cats. You made my day. Love watching you guys.

Jean Simard says:

Cat intermission lol!!!

Tom Pitt says:

amazing views

Suay Hughes says:

I love cat 🐈 🐈

Stan Kormy says:


Scott Spiegler says:

So interesting about the cats! In Israel, they also have feral cats, but they are truly wild cats that you dare not play with.

Do you know why these feral cats are so docile? If not, is there anyone you can ask?

Ritankar Sasmal says:

the drone shots making the edits top notch!

asi hablo zaratustra says:

10:21 Niksicko , Pizza y que dios nos lleve. Aquí en Argentina la pizza se come con la mano. es mas practico. como me gustaría entrarle a ese pescado se veía sabroso.Muy lindo todo sigan así.

PD: Ya veo porque les cuesta subir las escaleras…Es broma!!! …Saludos desde Paraná Entre Ríos Argentina.

Miha Glumpak says:

Just beautiful.

Nicole Tomaski says:

KITTY`S!!!! i love the short legged kitty so cute 😀 Kotor is beautiful thank you for sharing great vlog 😀

h_702 says:

i giggle a lil bit when i read the name of the place "kotor"… to whom who might curious, try to translate "kotor" in google translate from "malay" to "english"… the name of this place is obviously the opposite of what it mean in "malay". such an awesome place, wish to visit it in the future

sahman Ibrahimovic says:

You guys should go Sarajevo in Bosnia 🇧🇦 it’s really beautiful there

marius smerea says:

Thank you for video!


Montenegrins are good and generous hosts. When expecting a guest, according to an old time custom, as a sign of hospitality they open wide the door or the gate. They offer to the guest the best food and drink they have in the house

NassguI says:

Cat ain't super friendly.
It's Sam's magic fingers and the way he rubs the kitty.

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