Top things to do

Top Choice Seafood in Kotor

Galion

With an achingly romantic setting, extremely upmarket Galion gazes directly at the Old Town across the millionaire yachts in the marina. Fresh fish is the focus, but you'll also find steaks and pasta. It usually clo…
Church in Kotor

St Tryphon’s Cathedral

Kotor’s most impressive building, this Catholic cathedral was consecrated in the 12th century but reconstructed after several earthquakes. When the entire frontage was destroyed in 1667, the baroque bell towers were…
Gate in Kotor

Sea Gate

The main entrance to the town was constructed in 1555 when it was under Venetian rule (1420–1797). Look out for the winged lion of St Mark, Venice’s symbol, which is displayed prominently on the walls here and in se…
Fortress in Kotor

Town 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…
Museum in Kotor

Maritime Museum of Montenegro

Kotor's proud history as a naval power is celebrated in three storeys of displays housed in a wonderful early-18th-century palace. An audio guide helps explain the collection of photographs, paintings, uniforms, exq…
Performing Arts in Kotor

Kotor Art

Kotor's summer arts festival acts as an umbrella for several established events, including the Children's Theatre Festival, Don Branko’s Music Days (featuring international artists performing classical music in Koto…
Gate in Kotor

River Gate

Tucked in the slightly more quiet northern corner of town beside the park-like Trg od Drva (Wood Sq), this gate opens on to a photogenic moat formed by the clear mountain water of the bubbling Škurda River. It was b…
Montenegrin in Kotor

Restoran Galerija

This bustling place on the waterfront excels in both meat and seafood, as well as fast and attentive service (along the coast, you'll often find these things are mutually exclusive). Try the prawns or mixed seafood …
Bar in Kotor

Evergreen Jazz Club

Jazz somehow seems a perfect soundtrack for Kotor's ambient Stari Grad, and Evergreen – which hosts regular live international and local acts – is the place to get your fingers snapping. Suitably mood-lit and covere…
Arts & Crafts in Kotor

Cats of Kotor

Though you can't bundle them into your backpack (tempting though it may be), you can bring home the cats of Kotor in the form of beautiful, locally made handicrafts with a feline flavour. Part gallery, part boutique…