Bay of Kotor
Have you received an invitation to visit the living gallery of Nature’s stunning art that is the Bay of Kotor, one of the ten most beautiful bays in the world? Boka Kotorska is calling you!
Bay of Kotor
2.4 x 106 km³
Maximum 68 m (Draža's garden)
Feel the spirit of carnival and festivities under the shadow of the walls of Kotor Fortress!
Step into a quaint and joyful town! There are numerous restaurants, cafes, and gift shops to choose from. Stone walls, labyrinths of alleys, hidden squares, museums, and churches blend together to create a stunning cityscape! If you happen to be in Kotor during the carnival, grab your mask and join in the festivities, which have been going on for half a millennium. Take in the vibrant colors of the unique costumes, the joyous rhythm, and Kotor's Mediterranean charm.
Want to savor all of Boka's flavors in one bite? Visit the shellfish farm
Discover how shellfish are farmed in the heart of Boka Kotorska and the origin of the saying "a long way from the field to the table!” The ambience of the farms in Herceg Novi and Risan, where Adriatic oysters and mussels are cultivated, will charm you. Meet the locals and try their fresh mussels, which are traditionally kept on red or white buzara (technique of preparing seafood by cooking it in a mixture of olive oil, wine, garlic, fresh herbs, and (sometimes) breadcrumbs). Doesn't it smell delicious? Turn on all of your senses and explore a new world of flavors!
Take a boat tour of the Bay of Kotor's wonders
The Blue Cave, located on Luštica, is a breathtakingly gorgeous site with an incredible color of water. The waters are such a deep blue, this cave is referred to as the Sapphire of Boka! Inside the cave, huge azure-painted boulders add to the mystical ambience. Swim and enjoy! Remember to snap images from lots of different angles. These are shots to remember!
City of over 100,000 steps
Herceg Novi was founded 600 years ago. Facades, roadways, and fortresses from the Turkish, Venetian, Spanish, and Austrian periods still stand high and powerful today, reflecting the city's rich past! The best time to visit is during the Mimosa Festival. Rush to this port city with friends, family, and locals to celebrate the arrival of spring with music, parades, flowers, and delectable cuisine! The mimosa is a yellow flower that blooms in the spring. Let the festival transport you back to a simpler time, when trees hung down with vibrant yellow flowers filled the city with the hope of spring.
Gospa od Škrpjela
Did you know that the Venetian-built, almost 400-year-old, Gospa od Škrpjela church contains a priceless tapestry woven by Jacinta Kunić from Perast from 1803 to 1828, as she waited for waiting for her sailor husband to return from the sea? The tapestry is one-of-a-kind since she wove it with strands of her own hair. Discover the whole story!