Everyone has their own interpretation, nevertheless all experience it as something special, unusual and impressive - the Bay of Kotor. It is one of the 25 most beautiful bays in the world and also known as the southernmost fjord in Europe. High mountain peaks rise above the narrow coastline of the Bay of Kotor and protect the bay from the harsh northern climate. As a result the bay is an oasis of Mediterranean vegetation such as palm trees, mimosa, kiwi and pomegranate trees.
Depending on the weather, we provide a combination bus-boat tour of Perast. Departure time is at 09:30 am and after a short coffee stop in Tivat, we come to what everyone calls the baroque city. Perast is famous for its maritime legacy which made it the center of the Bay of Kotor during its peak in the 17th and 18th century. Witnessing to Perasts' fame in our time are the richly decorated facades and beautiful architecture of its Venetian palaces. The Maritime Museum offers the best opportunity to get acquainted with the rich history of this city. Also worth seeing is the St. Nicholas Church, whose church tower offers a spectacular view.
Perast is also famous for two islands off of its coast. The island of Our Lady of the Rocks was originally just a small reef, which was shaped through centuries by traditional rock placement by local sailors and is now the only island in the Adriatic Sea which is manmade. The church on the island has a rich baroque interior and proudly displays the beautiful paintings that were made by local painter Tripo Kokolja. The ceiling of the church is famous for its depiction of the Assumption of Our Lady. This giant work of art is the largest Baroque painting located on the territory of the former Yugoslavia. Also, the church has the largest ex voto (offerings to a saint) silver collection in the world. In the annex of the church there is a small historical and maritime museum. By boat we will see all of this splendor.