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Private Perast And Risan

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Inspired by ancient history? This private tour of Perast and Risan awaits you. Perast, a UNESCO heritage site, is a small village in Kotor Bay with an amazing history containing beautiful examples of Baroque architecture. Risan is the oldest settlement on the Bay of Kotor and one of the largest archaeological sites in Montenegro.

Private Perast and Risan

Your cultural day of discovery begin at the port where your local tour guide will take you on a drive along the scenic coastline to visit the small town of Risan.

Risan is considered one of the most important archaeological findings in Montenegro. Located in the innermost portion of the Bay of Kotor, tracing its origins to the ancient settlement of Rhizon, which dates to the 4th century BC, making it the oldest settlement in the Bay.

Once in Risan you will have an opportunity to visit the famous Roman mosaics. These exquisite mosaic floors date back to the 1st - 2nd century and were once the floors of the Roman Villas made with three types of pebbles, white (local), gray-blue, and black (imported).

From here, your guide will take to the small, yet beautiful, baroque fishing village called Perast. Perast is located in the heart of Boka Bay, approximately 12 kilometers from Kotor. The archaeological importance of this historic place is the remains of Neolithic culture (3500 B.C) that have been found, confirming its long existence. A boat will be waiting for you to take you to the manmade island of Our Lady of the Rocks where you will discover and see the church and museum and learn the history and origins of the island. Return to Perast and be provided approximately 30 minutes of free time to explore the town on your own.

Perast's antiquity along with the archaeological importance of Risan, provides the perfect combination of ancient history, beauty, and culture to make your day in port an unforgettable experience.

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Shore Excursions Group was created with one goal in mind: to provide exceptional travel experiences to cruise passengers in the ports they visit around the world. To accomplish this, we have compiled an exceptional array of tours delivered by local experts with decades of experience serving travelers and delivering excellent tours. Our owners and management team are comprised of seasoned travel industry executives who leverage their considerable experience to deliver memorie ...
from $67.00 (USD)
Per Person
 
Tour Type
Private
 
Group Size
Private
 
Activity Type(s)
Cultural, Scenic, Water/Beach
 
Tour Duration
3.5 Hours
 
Activity Level
Easy
 
Tour Leaves From
Cruise Ship Pier
 
Food/Beverage Provided
Beverage
 
Special Instructions
We recommend wearing comfortable, casual seasonal clothing and walking shoes.
 
Restrictions
Guests must be able to get in and out of all transportation. This tour is not wheelchair accessible.
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