Bay of Kotor attractions

Top Choice Fortress in Kotor

Kotor City Walls

Kotor's fortifications started to head up St John's Hill in the 9th century and by the 14th century a protective loop was completed, which was added to right up until the 19th century. The energetic can make a 1200m…
Top Choice Island in Perast

Gospa od Škrpjela

This picturesque island was artificially created (on 22 July 1452, to be precise) around a rock where an image of the Madonna was found; every year on that same day, the locals row over with stones to continue the t…
Top Choice Cave in Luštica Peninsula

Blue Grotto

A popular cruise stop, the Blue Grotto gets its name from the mesmerising effect of the light reflecting through the clear water. Boats head into the 9m-high cave and allow you an opportunity for an iridescent swim.…
Top Choice Waterfront in Herceg Novi

Šetalište Pet Danica

Named after five young women named Danica who died during WWII, this pedestrian promenade stretches along the waterfront for more than 5km from Igalo to Meljine. It's lined with summer bars, shops, concrete swimming…
Mountain in Around Herceg Novi

Mt Orjen

Hulking Mt Orjen (1893m) separates Herceg Novi from Hercegovina and is higher than the more famous Mt Lovćen. It’s a popular spot for hiking and mountain biking (bring plenty of water). A hiking trail commences near…
Archaeological Site in Morinj

Lipci Prehistoric Drawings

You'd never know it – thanks to a distinct (and puzzling) lack of hype – but 3km up the road from Morinj, a quick hike will bring you to the Balkans' most comprehensive collection of prehistoric drawings. Created in…
Village in Luštica Peninsula

Rose

At the peninsula’s very tip you’ll find this sleepy fishing village (pronounced with two syllables: ro-seh), a blissful stand of stone houses gazing at Herceg Novi across the sparkling waters of the bay. Outside sum…
Ruins in Risan

Mosaics

In 1930, the foundations of a grand villa were discovered in Risan, complete with wonderfully preserved Roman mosaics from the 2nd century AD. The building’s not much to look at from the outside, but within, you’ll …
Island in Around Herceg Novi

Mamula

The circular splat of Mamula is only 200m in diameter. The island is named after the Austro-Hungarian general who created the fort (1853) still standing on the island, which became an infamous Italian prison during …
Beach in Luštica Peninsula

Plavi Horizont

Located in the little town of Pržno (not to be confused with the other Pržno near Sveti Stefan), Plavi Horizont is – for now – a definite candidate for the title of Montenegro’s best beach; a gorgeous scallop of whi…