An Introduction to Kotor, Montenegro

Montenegro, Kotor Guide (B): An Introduction to Kotor, Montenegro

Found nestled at the end of the Bay of Kotor, from which the town is named, is a ‘bay’ or ‘fjord’ as it is commonly called, which opens into the Adriatic Sea. However, it’s actually a ria – a submerged river canyon which has been settled since 229 BC. Kotor is a coastal town in Montenegro with a mere population of 961 people in the Old Town and just over 13,000 people in the surrounding area.

First of all, it’s one of the most jaw-dropping destinations in the world! At least in my book! In recent years, Kotor has seen an increase in tourism as cruise ships have docked here to allow travelers to explore its beautiful Old Town and the fortress perched just above it.

Whether you’re looking to relax, walk through history or explore the town and manage a rather steep hike, Kotor is perfect for every traveler looking to be introduced to Montenegro. Either way, this is one place you definitely need to hit up!

Montenegro in general has one of the fastest growing tourism markets in the world at the moment, and when driving through the beautiful country side and along its coastline, it’s easy to see why. Sky reaching, rugged mountains stretching for miles along its coastline with countless historical settlements lining the waters edge, the Bay of Kotor is a hot spot that desperately needs to be seen. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: An Introduction to Kotor, Montenegro
Guide Location: Montenegro » Kotor
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Palazzo Drusko Deluxe Rooms   St. Triphon’s Cathedral   Main Gate   Castle of San Giovanni   Church of Our Lady of Remedy   Scala Santa  
Author: Lorelei Frey
Read it on author's website: https://www.caliglobetrotter.com/an-introduction-to-kotor-montenegro/