The Bay of Kotor is a spectacular winding piece of the sparkling Adriatic surrounded by breath-taking mountain vistas and cliff faces to enjoy on your Montenegrian getaway.It is the perfect destination for those people, who love beach holidays in quiet regions like the Adriatic Coast in Slovenia or the silent parts of Malta.
On the Adriatic Sea, in south-western Montenegro lies the Bay of Kotor. This winding bay is a ria of the crumbling Bokelj River. The bay has many well preserved medieval towns such as Tivat, Risan, Perast, Budva, Prčanj, Herceg Novi and Kotor. These, along with their spectacular natural surroundings, are not only a protected UNESCO World Heritage Site, but have become Montenegro’s major tourist attractions.The coastal city of Kotor, nestled in a part of Boka Kotorska bay, not only has dazzling architecture but also epic natural surroundings. This popular town has grown around the city’s best know landmark, Stari Grad or “Old Town” in English. Some attractions in Stari Grad are: Saint Tryphon’s Cathedral - an 11th century Romanesque-Gothic earthquake-ravaged cathedral; and Saint Nicolas Church - the largest Orthodox church in Stari Grad. Holiday lettings Bay of Kotor in Stari Grad range from hotel rooms to holiday homes. Bay of Kotor has it all.
For the outdoorsy type, climbing a set of 1350 stairs rewards you with a spectacular view of the bay of Saint John’s fortress and the whole of Kotor. Being a busy city and well equipped for tourists, holiday lettings Bay of Kotor are come by easily. In fact holiday homes Bay of Kotor are evenly spread throughout the region.An interesting place to visit when holidaying in the Bay of Kotor is Gospa od Škrpjela (Our Lady of the Rocks). Seaman created this manmade islet over centuries off the coast of Perast by carrying large rocks on their ships and finally constructing the only building on the islet - The Roman Catholic Church of Our Lady of the Rocks as part of an ancient pact after discovering the icon of Madonna and Child on a rock.If the popular seaside resort towns of Kotor and Budva do not appeal to you, you could spend a relaxing Montenegrian holiday in Perast. The small town of less than 400 inhabitants, may not have sandy beaches to wile away the hours on, but has numerous stone and concrete docks, museums, churches to enjoy. Even in this quiet town there are many options for holiday lettings Bay of Kotor. You could easily find hotel rooms, chalets or holiday homes Bay of Kotor for every budget.
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