Perast

  • Built around the Kotor's estuary, the small town of Perast is a true gem. Formerly a fishing village, Perac has its strategic position to thank for its fortress and ten watch towers that were built in the 15th Century. It's now one of the most popular sites in Montenegro. In addition to its outstanding architectural style, the village will enthral visitors with its palace, maritime museum and private ...
Amy Adejokun
Amy Adejokun Expert destination Montenegro

Built around the Kotor's estuary, the small town of Perast is a true gem. Formerly a fishing village, Perac has its strategic position to thank for its fortress and ten watch towers that were built in the 15th Century. It's now one of the most popular sites in Montenegro. In addition to its outstanding architectural style, the village will enthral visitors with its palace, maritime museum and private docks. It's a charming place to escape to for a night or two.

Perast: what to do?

The tour of the Bay of Kotor, from village to village.

In the 17th century, the Church of Our Lady of the Rock was built on an artificial 3000m island off the coast of Perast, on the spot where it is said a local was cured of his sickness after discovering an icon of the Virgin Mary.

  • The adorable village of Perast and its cultural wealth.
  • The exceptional landscapes along the fjord, combining the sea and the mountains.
  • The Church of Our Lady of the Rock on an island off the coast of Perast.

Perast: what to visit?

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