Kotor is a coastal town that lies at the head of Boka Bay. The streets of the old port are lined with tavernas and cafes, and also renowned for its summer carnival.
Points of Interest
The Maritime Museum chronicles the memories on those long gone sailing days and years, and Kotor's rich naval history
The ornate St. Tryphon Cathedral was built in honour of Saint Tryphon the patron and protector of the city, it was completed in 1166 and boasts fascinating Romanesque and Byzantine architecture.
A pretty village that is located in the hills high above Kotor, it offers stunning views of the coastline below. It is also famous for its delicious olive oil, and village smoke houses.
Perast is arguably the best kept Baroque city in Montenegro. Our Lady of the Rocks Island is an artificial island and home to the charming Gospa od Skrpjela church.
Also known as the fortifications of Kotor, the City Walls that protected the medieval town during years gone by contains towers, gates, forts, ramparts and a castle. If you can manage the 1350 steps, you'll be rewarded with magnificent panoramic views of Kotor Bay.
Njegusi is located high in the mountains offering panoramic vistas of the coastline.
The National Museum is housed in a former royal palace. Explore the country’s cultural capital viewing everything from war relics to art works and historical documents.
If you'd like to sample the real culture, history and tradition of Kotor then you have to visit the Old Town. The old town of Kotor is widely considered to be the best preserved medieval urban entity in the Mediterranean.