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Kotor’s Castle Of San Giovanni

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A Very Pleasant Day and WOW, What Views!!

We took advantage of a non rainy day and went on this hike. We anticipated a much harder hike... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Nanaimo, Canada
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So worth the walk!

It was a cloudy day and by the time we were at the top at one point we were above the clouds. They... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We took advantage of a non rainy day and went on this hike. We anticipated a much harder hike according to some of the reviews but were pleasantly surprised. We are 54 and 61 years of age( non smokers) and found this hike to be...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Joeylivnlife
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was a cloudy day and by the time we were at the top at one point we were above the clouds. They cleared out quickly and made for an awesome view all the way around. Make sure you stop at the Temple of the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank DanZ734
Reviewed December 12, 2018

Don't try this unless aren't fit. It is a long, up hill slippery, when wet, path. If you are fit, it is great exercise with rewarding views all the way.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank jimo251
Reviewed November 27, 2018

Make sure you bring your camera, extra battery and card because you only want to climb this once and not have to miss the photo because you forgot something.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 25, 2018 via mobile

Superb views of the bay after a climb of roughly a 1000 steps. Bring your camera because you'll get a great pic.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank christZ268XG
Reviewed November 21, 2018 via mobile

The climb itself isn't too bad and the views are spectacular. There are a few different ways to climb. Entrance fee was €8 which surprised me as a month ago it was only 2. Anyway I paid and off I went. Take water with you,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank pixieduststar
Reviewed November 12, 2018

A must do when in Kotor. Read reviews about the 8 Euro not actually going to the fortress maintenance so we decided to do as @AndeeZee1 instructed.... "We decided to try find the free route and it was very easy to find. Search “ladder of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
8  Thank Perchitti
Reviewed November 5, 2018

Worth every step. If you are athletic, you can easily make your way in less than 30 minutes. Power you way up the hill and take photos on your way down. Sunset is an incredible time to make your way to the top. The light...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank AlohaQ
Reviewed November 3, 2018

If you are looking for greats views, this is a special spot , but you must be careful climbing to the castle, steps are not in good conditions and we recommend appropriate shoes

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Georgia j
Reviewed October 27, 2018

Hike. One foot, then another. Push. Ignore the shrieks of last night's rakia. Climb. Not much farther now. I awoke at 6:30am, hailed a cab from my hotel and made it to Kotor Old Town by 7:15. I meandered through the empty courtyards and alleys...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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October 8, 2018|
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Response from KirkandMimi | Reviewed this property |
Robert from the Netherlands was a lot faster than us. We hiked up maybe 2/3 of the way, stopping for a lot of photos and to spend time with the cats, and that took us a good 30-40 minutes. We were on a time crunch so we... More
August 5, 2018|
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Response from 590olliej | Reviewed this property |
Cats galore
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