A medieval maze of charming churches, intriguing museums, squares sprinkled with cafes, and Venetian palaces.
Where red rooftops contrast with crystal blue waters and towering peaks. Kotor’s spectacular bay is an awe-inspiring backdrop to a medieval maze of stunning architecture, Venetian palaces, ornate churches, museums and squares sprinkled with cafes, bars and restaurants.
Kotor is a UNESCO listed world heritage site with a 2,000 year history that can be traced back all the way to its ancient Roman beginnings.This historic city is absolutely mesmerising. Explore the monumental city walls built in the Middle Ages and criss-cross the narrow streets to the most recognisable symbol of the city, the Cathedral of St Tryphon, a masterpiece of Romanesque architecture.
After you’ve delved deep into Kotor’s past, its surrounding nature provides respite. Take it in with a refreshing drink overlooking the towering mountains and glittering, yacht-studded bay.
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Kotor has many stories to tell, from its ancient Roman beginnings to its Middle Ages struggles when Goths, Saracens and Serbians fought over ownership of the city. The influence of the Venetians is evident to this day. With a history like this, it’s no surprise that Kotor has earned a place on the UNESCO World Heritage List.
The port of Kotor finds its home on Europe’s southernmost fjord – otherwise known as the ‘Bride of the Adriatic’. It’s one of the most beautiful places in the Adriatic. Picture blue seas, a stony shoreline, rolling mountains, and a rich green landscape all drenched in the heavenly scent of lemons, oranges, mimosas and camellias.