25.09.2017

Cruise to Kotor !

Cruise to Kotor ! - Κεντρική Εικόνα

Cruise tο Kotor !

The Port of Kotor is situated in the Boka Kotorska bay, a stunningly scenic bay in Montenegro at the foot of the hills Pestingrad and Vrmac. The Bay of Kotor, the southernmost and only fjord in the Mediterranean, has a wealth of cultural and historical heritage.

Lovcen, a mountain and national park in southwestern Montenegro rises from the borders of the Adriatic basin closing the long and twisting Bay of Kotor and offers fabulous views over the town of Kotor.

Passengers are docked directly on the harbour. From here, one can walk into the old town of Kotor, situated 100mtr away.

The port has a new Montenegro Shorex Open Double Deck Bus. New modern terminal facilities opened in July.

A pilot project has been designed and proposed for berthing of new generation of cruiseships over 300mtr LOA with two mooring buoys 300 SWL (safe working load).

Undoubtedly, one of the best ways for cruise passengers to spend their time at Kotor Portis to explore the medieval walled city of Kotor, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The old town has some of the most well preserved monuments of medieval architecture in the Mediterranean.

Some of these include Cathedral of Saint Tryphon (Romanesque church built in 1166), Church of St. Luke (Romanic church that was built between 1195 and the mid 17th century), Drago Palace (with Gothic windows from the 15th century); Pima Palace (typical 16th century palace built in the Renaissance and Baroque styles); Grgur Palace (an 18th century palace that houses the Maritime Museum) and the Ancient City walls, stretching 4.5km long, 2- 16mtr thick, and 20mtr high. Building started in the Illyrian period and continued on till the 18th century.

The old town is also the site of many festivals, masquerades, and carnivals. These include the Sveti Tripun Festival, Kotor carnival, Camellia’s days, Fasinada, Summer Carnival, and Bokeljska Noc.

Kotor is an ideal cruise port destination for peaceful and quiet holidays where visitors can relax and enjoy a rich cultural offering.

 
Must see tourist attractions
• Kotor Old City
• Perast
• Island of Gospa od Skrpjela
• Fortress Sv. Ivan
• Maritime Museum
 

 

Port Facts

Maximum ship dimensions for berth
Length: 280mtr
Width: no limit
Draught: 7.8mtr
 
Anchorage
Available: yes, 3 positions
Ship tenders allowed: yes
Tugs available: yes
Tidal movement/range: 30-60cm
 
Quays
Total number of quays: 5
Total length of quays: 665mtr
Quay depth: 2-6mtr
Passenger terminals: yes
 
Distances/Transportation
City centre: 500mtr
Airport: Tivat - 10km
Free shuttle service to city: no
Traffic
Total cruise passengers 2016: 536,644
Total cruise calls 2016: 487
Turnaround port? no
 

 

Port Contact details

 
Main Contacts
 
Vasilije Kusovac, CEO
Ljubo Radovic, Assistant CEO
 
 
Mailing Address
 
Port of Kotor, Park Slobode 1
85330 Kotor, Montenegro
 
 
 
 

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