The coastal town of Tivat is situated in the centre of Boka Bay. It lies at the foot of Vrmac, a spur of Mount Lovćen. Mountains loom behind Tivat while attractive beaches and coves line its coast.
Tivat shows traces of past epochs—Illyrian and Roman, Byzantian and Servian, Venetian-Turkish and Austrian—with architecture and archaeology. Historically, Tivat was a popular summer residence for Kotor’s nobility.
Flowers bloom year-round, especially on Prevlaka Island (Island of Flowers). The natural beauty of the landscape and flora add to Tivat’s historic and cultural attractions. These include monastery complexes of St. Michael the Archangel and Island of Our Lady of Grace, medieval summer palaces such as Buca, and numerous churches.
Popular attractions in Tivat include St. Marko Island and the Porto Montenegro marina, Many traditional celebrations also unfold in Tivat each year, from Tivatsko Kulturno Ljeto (Tivat’s Cultural Summer) and Novembarski Dani Kulture (November’s days of culture) to Dan Mladosti (Day of Youth).