Discover Kotor - and one of the most beautiful bays in the world
Beautiful Kotor, a cultural and natural world heritage site is located in a secluded part of the Boka bay. In the year 2000, Boka Kotorska bay became a member of the Club of the most beautiful bays in the world. Kotor is the best preserved medieval town on the Adriatic coast.
Popular Lonely Planet's Best in Travel yearbook for 2016 has named Kotor as the number one city to visit in the world.
These are TOP 5 things to do in Kotor
Explore Perast and its islands
This small baroque town reached its height of glory in the 17th and 18th centuries. At that time, Perast had a merchant fleet of around 100 ships. Its sailors were well-known for their skill and courage. Two small picturesque islands are located in front of Perast: St. George, which is a natural island and Our Lady of the Rock, a man-made island.
Kotor is among few of Mediterranean towns which has preserved its fortification system up to today. The walls surrounding the old town of Kotor were one of the main motives why the UNESCO put this city on the list of the world natural and cultural heritage in 1979. The fortification system of Kotor was built and developed through centuries. The walls are 4.5km in length, at some places they reach 20 m in height and 2-16 m thick. At the sea level of 260 m, there is St. Ivan’s fortress on the basis of which there are traces of Illyrian period.
Explore the Old town of Kotor
The Old City of Kotor is one of the best preserved medieval towns on Mediterranean. Medieval architecture and numerous monuments have made Kotor a UNESCO Heritage Site.
Through the entire city, the buildings are crisscrossed with narrow streets and squares. On one of these squares is situated Cathedral of Saint Tryphon, the most recognizable symbol of the city.
Visit roman mosaics in Risan
The Roman mosaics represent remnants of the Roman Villa Urbana from the end of the 2nd century AD. The Roman villa of Hypnos in Risan has 7 rooms for the family covered by mosaics and 3 small rooms, supposing for the servants. In one of the rooms you can see the unique presentation of the God of Dreams - Hypnos.
Explore Boka Kotorska bay by boat
Boka Kotorska bay or the Bay of Kotor is one of the Mediterranean's most distinctive and striking landscapes. The Bay is located on the south side of the Adriatic Sea. The Bay is surrounded by high mountains rising directly from the water. The area is also known to have one of the most romantic landscapes to see in all of Montenegro. Exploring this bay by boat is a unique and fantastic experience.
Traditional winter carnival, in February
Children’s theatre festival, from first until 12th of July
Kotor Art, from June 26th until August 15th
International fashion show, end of July
Searock festival, 28th and 29th of July
International summer carnival, August
Bokelian night, August