Kotor is a coastal town in Montenegro with a population of 23,500. It is known for its beautiful architecture and natural setting.

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HOUSE 44 - Apartments

Apartments in House 44 are equiped with, bath and sea view living room with kitchen and terrace . The apartments can host from 4 to 6 persons in Studio (4),One bedroom apartment(4) and Garden apartment (6) and perfectly fits both for families or company of friends. The house has a terraces and garden, which is the perfect place for having rest under the shady palm tree. The apartment has: - everything for cooking at home; - fridge; - parking place. Garden is used as a common place for all the guests of the house and equipped with sun-beds, umbrellas, chairs and tables. It is a great place for sun-tanning or having dinner with a gorgeous view on the seaside and old Kotor. We will be happy to help our guests in organizing time in Montenegro or in resolution of any issues during your stay. Pickup from Kotor main bus station and Airport Tivat is free of charge.

SLEEP   —  +38269234539 —  Muo 44 Kotor

Climb up to the Fortifications

Stretching some 4.5 km directly above the city, on almost vertical cliffs. Climbing up the 1350 steps will be rewarded by an excellent view of Kotor and the bay from St John's fortress. Only advisable for physically fit people, furthermore on some sections the steps are broken up although the entrance fees are clearly being spent on repairs (July 2010). The 1200ft ascent may take an hour.


Old Town Kotor Hostel

Once owned by a local noble family Bisanti, now redecorated as Old Town Hostel Kotor, we offer a truly unique form of stay in Kotor. By careful restoration and design we have managed to offer the feeling of Kotor as it once was.

SLEEP   —  +382 32 325 317

Hotel Amfora Kotor

Hotel has 4 Stars, with a private beach, sauna and fish restaurant. Open 24 hours and all 365 days a year. The hotel is located directly at the beach in Orahovac. Very quiet rooms with seaview overlooking the bay

SLEEP   —  +382 (0) 32 305 857

St Tryphon's Cathedral

First built in the 11th century, reconstructed after earthquakes. Romanesque-Gothic architecture. Chapel holds the remains of St. Tryphon, the patron saint of Kotor. €2


Boat Trips

In the middle of the bay there are two islands, '''Sveti Djordje''' and '''Gospa od Skrpijela''', which are very worth seeing. You can get there with tourist boats.


La Pasteria

You'll find great sandwiches and fine pizzas with original prosciutto from the nearby village of Njeguši. Probably the best Italian food in Kotor!


Babilon restaurant and hotel

Affordable prices,on perfect location. This is must visit restaurant with first class sea food menu


Suranj Hostel

Private owned hostel near the bus station. Own room with small kitchen, TV and shower.



Serves excellent and cheap Dalmatian food. Try the cuttlefish risotto, it's amazing!


Bus station

Bus times and frequency varies greatly seasonally. Check the schedule online.

OTHER   —  +382 32 325 809 —  Map

Maritime Museum

3 floors of photographs, uniforms, weapons, paintings, and model ships.

SEE   —  304720

Forza Mare

Sea side restaurant and hotel,very popular in area out of town in Kotor


Hotel Vardar

Old Yugoslavian design. Recently upgraded and very expensive.


Transfer service

minivan transfers, airport transfers comfort sedan vehicles

SEE   —  +38269949197

St Nicolas Church

The biggest Orthodox church in the Old Town.



The most popular pastry shop in Kotor


Bastion Restaurant

Busy lunchtime venue. Great fish.

EAT   —  322116

Forza Mare

A small 5-star hotel in Dobrota.


Hotel Marija

Boutique hotel.

SLEEP   —  325062

Cattaro Hotel

4 star hotel.


About Kotor

Kotor is situated in the secluded Boka Kotorska bay, on Montenegro's northern coast. It has developed around Stari Grad (local language for "old town"), the city's old town and best known landmark, which is listed with UNESCO World heritage sites. The bay is the deepest natural fjord in the Mediterranean Sea, and the scenery around it (including the steep mountains which come almost to the waterfront) is spectacular.

The Stari Grad is fully walled (the mountain functions as a rear wall). Four gates offer access to the town: The Main Gate, along the Bay, the North Gate, the South Gate, and a smaller New Gate. There are no cars allowed in the Stari Grad, nor are there standard road names in the Stari Grad. Although all buildings are numbered, it is best to use landmarks for directions. Generally, the squares are named for the church in their center, and directions either relate to the closest square or the closest gate. The most obvious landmark is the clock tower, just inside the main gate, in the main square.

There are abundant banks and ATMs throughout the Stari Grad. ATMs often dispense as few bills as possible. For example, a withdrawal of €150 will probably produce 3 €50 bills. Many people refuse to make change from large bills, so it is advised to withdraw an even amount, to avoid €50 bills, or small amounts at a time. Banks are closed on Sunday or Holidays. Travellers cheques are generally not accepted, not even by banks. Note that not all restaurants or shops accept credit cards, either.

Kotor and the entire Kotor Bay have long been a vacation and second-home destination for many Europeans and British. After Serbian, English is the common language, and most waitstaff and hotel staff speak English.

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