Top things to do in Petrovac

Top Choice Fortress in Petrovac


Clamber up the steps of this small Venetian fortress for photogenic views of the beach and the dramatic diagonal stratification of the limestone cliffs melting into the turquoise water below. An interesting socialis…
Seafood in Petrovac


There are loads of seafood joints to choose from along the esplanade, and pretty much all of them are good. Oskar takes it up a notch, with consistently brisk service, ginormous portions of fresh seafood, and a live…
Bar in Petrovac

Terasa Castelo

Sip a cocktail and enjoy the romantic panorama over the parapets of the Venetian fortress. DJs spark up both on the terrace and downstairs in the club Castelo on summer nights. Whether you plan to stay for the late-…
Island in Petrovac

Sveta Nedjelja Island

The small church on this islet is said to have been built in gratitude by a Greek sailor who was shipwrecked here. The current church replaces one destroyed in the 1979 earthquake. Local lore has it that ringing the…
Island in Petrovac

Katič Island

One of two islets directly in front of the town beach, Katič can be visited via kayak or by hopping aboard a tourist boat; have a word to any of the chaps in the small harbour about getting a ride across. There's a …
Music in Petrovac

Petrovac Night

Free fish, wine and beer, majorette parades, performances by Eurovision contestants… Who could ask for anything more?
Ruins in Petrovac

Roman Mosaics

Apart from the beaches, Petrovac’s most interesting attraction is also its least heralded. In 1902, the foundations of a Roman building complete with mosaics, probably dating from the 4th century, were discovered in…
Montenegrin in Petrovac

Konoba Bonaca

Favoured by Petrovacians, this restaurant focuses mainly on seafood but the local cheeses and olives are also excellent. Grab a table under the grapevines on the terrace and make yourself comfortable; service isn't …
Montenegrin in Petrovac


One street behind the main seaside drag, Balkan is a cosy, traditional place that – for families, anyway – makes up for its lack of ocean views with a good playground. They do offer seafood, but Balkan is best for i…
Montenegrin in Petrovac

Konoba Mediterraneo

There are no surprises on the menu (a line-up of the usual seafood and meat suspects), but Mediterraneo offers the added bonus of a lovely setting under a canopy of citrus trees on the esplanade directly opposite th…