Coastal Kotor is one of the best-preserved medieval towns in Montenegro. Located in a secluded part of the Bay of Kotor, this quaint city is famous for its fairytale-like Old Town, historical attractions and idyllic landscapes.
There are plenty of exciting historical sites to explore in Kotor. Built between the 12th and 14th centuries, the UNESCO-listed Old Town is filled with magical alleyways perfect for exploring. The medieval district is also home to the Cathedral of Saint Tryphon, a stunning Romanesque monument packed with artefacts and frescoes. The 16th-century Church of Our Lady of Remedy on the slopes of St John Mountain is another must-see. You’ll have to climb over 650 steps to get there, but the panoramic views are more than worth the trek.
Kotor is an incredible destination for outdoor lovers. You can hike the Ladder of Kotor, an old path to Montenegro’s old royal capital Cetinje that winds through scenic mountain terrain. A Bay of Kotor boat ride is another highlight, offering beautiful views of turquoise waters as well as the town and surrounding landscapes from afar.