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 cruise ships over 300mtr LOAwith two mooring buoys 300 SWL (safe working load).
Undoubtedly, one of the best ways for cruise passengers to spend their time at Kotor Port is to explore the medieval walled city of Kotor, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
- 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)
- Ancient City walls, stretching 4.5km long, 216mtr thick, and 20mtr high
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.