Kotor Montenegro (Hike to Castle of St. John)

Kotor Montenegro (Hike to Castle of St. John), Kotor, Montenegro (B)

We just spent the last hour or so exploring the medieval walled village of Kotor. Now it was time to hike up the old walls to the top of the hill and the Castle of St. John. There are a few ways to make this hike. The best would be a round trip hiking one way up past (#28) the Church of Our Lady of Remedy to (#4) Castle of St. John then back down via (#6) the Kontarini Tower. You can see that route in the map below.

Unfortunately we had to shorten our hike. While we were exploring Kotor I began to have unusual floaters in my left eye. I had cataract surgery earlier in the year and was told by my surgeon to always be on the lookout for new floaters or shadows as that could be a symptom of a retinal tear.

But we had come this far we would complete the day. So we set out through the gate which is to the left of (#42) the Grubonja Palace. You may view the map of this area below.

Construction on these city walls began more than 1200 years ago in the 9th century and they were successively modified, restored and improved until the 19th century. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
How it works: The full article is featured in the app "GPSmyCity: Walks in 1K+ Cities" on Apple App Store and Google Play Store. Download the app to your mobile device to read the article offline and create a self-guided walking tour to visit the sights featured in this article. The app's navigation functions guide you from one sight to the next. The app works offline, so no data plan is needed when traveling abroad.

Download The GPSmyCity App

Sights Featured in This Article

Guide Name: Kotor Montenegro (Hike to Castle of St. John)
Guide Location: Montenegro » Kotor
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Lynn Momboisse
Read it on Author's Website: https://carmelbytheseaca.blogspot.com/2019/12/kotor-montenegro-hike-to-castle-of-st.html
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Small Fort
  • Castle of St. John
  • Church of Our Lady
  • Grubonja Palace
  • Church of Saint Nicholas
  • Saint Tryphon
  • Our Lady of the Rocks