Bay of Kotor is the largest bay of the Adriatic Sea (87 km). Deeply engraved under the slopes of Mount Lovcen and Orjen as if they had parted the power of water. Starts Bay of Herceg Novi, which narrows Kumborski Straits, it goes into the Bay of Tivat, while the chain enters in the Risan and Kotor Bay. All is encrusted places – Njivice, Igalo, Herceg Novi, Savina, Meljine, Zelenika, Kumbor, Djenovici, Baosici, Bijela, Kamenari, Morinj, Risan, Kotor, Ljuta, Kotor, Kotor, Tivat, Tubers, Krasici, Radovici, Rose, and between them is a dozen small settlements.
Bay of Kotor are celebrating the brave sailors, skilled craftsmen, builders, many prominent intellectual people. It has a glorious history – from the Greek colony, over the Illyrians, Rome, Byzantium, the Serbian medieval state, to the Turks, Venetians, Russians, Napoleon and Austria. They all had ambitions to her masters. Maritime was the basis of life and given the seal of the great cultural heritage. In the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, the area has had over 300 ships for long voyages and 300 smaller ones, which are annually earned 200,000 Venetian gold. Perast in the sixteenth century had a naval school (Marine) on the voice, but in it are trained sailors and the Russian Tsar Peter the Great.