Fortresses in Boka
Out of the defense system in the Bay of Kotor, near the sea, five mighty fotresses have been preserved– Goražda, Vrmac, Grabovac, Kabala and Luštica. They are worth visiting because of the unforgettable adventure of exploring abandoned fortresses and the unique experience of time at the turn of century, described on the illustrative boards next to the fortifications. Traveling and visiting the most famous and remote places of the Bay of Kotor – from Kotor, Tivat and Luštica, provides a complete experience for all the senses.
Armored fortress Vrmac
Next to one of the most important fortresses of the Boka system, in the middle of the forest above Kotor, discover the historical story of the relations between Montenegro and Austria-Hungary. Find out why Lovćen is the most important point in the defense of Boka and Otranto.
Armored fortress Goražda
You will discover the labyrinths of the fortress and enjoy the view from its top. You will learn more about its significance and the complex system of the Boka Belt Fortresses.
Armored fortress Grabovac
At the point where the view of the Bay of Tivat and the open sea of the Adriatic meets, the theme is powerful artillery used in fortifications.
Fortress Kabala
On the site of a pure adventure in an abandoned fortress, you will learn why the Bay of Kotor is the key of the Strait of Otranto and why it was connected by rail to the rest of Europe at the beginning of the 20th century.
Fortress Luštica
Enjoy the ambience of the remains of the fortress, as from the adventure movies about Indiana Jones and learn the story of the legendary sailors’ uprising in Boka in 1918.
Information for tourists
If you are looking for a tourist guide to visit the trails and other recommended sights, or you are interested in gastronomy and accommodation, contact local tourism organization Trebinje, Museum of Herzegovina or Herzeg house.
Kotor Old Town 315, 85330 Kotor
+382 32 325 947
+382 32 325 950
+382 32 325 951
Working hours:
Monday – Friday 7h-15h
Info point working hours: everyday 8h-21 h
Palih Boraca 19, 85320 Tivat, Crna Gora
+382 32 660 165
+382 32 671 324
+382 32 671 323
Working hours:
Monday – Friday 7h-15h
Herceg Novi
Jova Dabovića 12, 85340, Herceg Novi, Crna Gora
+382 31 350 820
+382 67 099 942
Working hours:
Monday – Friday 7h-15h,
Saturday 8h-14h
Preobraženska ulica bb, 89101 Trebinje, Republika Srpska, Bosna i Hercegovina
+387 59 273 120
+387 59 273 410
+387 59 273 411
Working hours: Monday-Saturday 8h-20h, Sunday 9h-14h
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This website is part of the FORT-NET project "From the Medieval Fortresses in Herzegovina to the Austro-Hungarian Fortresses in Montenegro" funded with the help of the European Union. The content of this website is the sole responsibility of the project partners and does not necessarily represent the views of the European Union.
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