Welcome aboard your rental yacht and welcome to Montenegro! Although small in size, this country never ceases to enchant us with its splendour and abounds in natural wonders: wild coastlines, fortified historic towns, Venetian architecture, UNESCO classified sites, mystical islands and the royal blue of the Adriatic Sea as the backdrop. Until a few years ago, Montenegro was totally underrated, but it is now fast gaining popularity among travellers from all over the world. Some of the country's most beautiful cities are located by the sea, so you can stop by during your Montenegro yacht charter. In addition to the beauty of the country, expect a warm welcome from the locals and a few extra kilos to bring home because yes, the local cuisine is absolutely delicious! In this article, our yacht charter experts introduce 5 remarkable sites to explore during your cruise in Montenegro.
The coastal town of Kotor is an essential stopover when renting a yacht in Montenegro. Nestled between the mountains and the sea, Kotor is a city of character. Its historic centre is absolutely charming and its port is very lively. Kotor Bay, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is the largest natural harbour in the eastern Mediterranean and the southernmost fjord in Europe. The old town of Kotor, with its open-air museum atmosphere, is also listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Surrounded by ramparts, it features beautiful medieval architecture, numerous churches, picturesque old squares and sumptuous palaces of Venetian inspiration. Kotor is a city of contrasts and you will also find a multitude of restaurants and shops. Beware, in summer, Kotor attracts many tourists and especially cruise ships.
- Strolling through the alleys of the old town
- Hiking up to the fortress and admiring a spectacular panorama of Kotor Bay
- Exploring the maritime museum
- Trying local seafood prepared with a modern touch at waterfront Galion restaurant
- Visiting the island of Our Lady of the Rocks and admiring the paintings
- Enjoying seafood at the waterfront restaurant of Hotel Conte
- Making your way to Saint-Nikola Church for panorama views of the town and the sea
- Taking pictures of this Montenegrin postcard landscape
- Booking dinner at the Arva restaurant on the island
- Visiting the Naval Heritage Collection Museum
- Indulging in a spa treatment at the The Regent Boutique Hotel
- Getting lost in the narrow streets of the medieval old town
- Partying all night long in one of the city's clubs
- Spotting deer on neighbouring island Sveti Nikola