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ORAHOVAC

ORAHOVAC IS FAMOUS THANKS TO THE LARGEST BEACH IN THE BAY OF BOKA AND TO THE FARM OF SHELLS! 

m montenegro hostel photo perast  094These days, Orahovac is just a sleepy fishing village at the top of the Kotor inner bay, but back in the 19th century it was famous for its sailing ships and captains.

After the Krivošije uprising of 1882, which the people of Orahovac helped with enthusiasm most of the seamen left for Argentina.Immediately by the seashore stands huge oak, estimated to be over 300 years old.From the middle of the village there is an ascending road leading to the Church of St George(crkva svetog Djordja). The church, surrounded by a graveyard, stands in a spectacular position atop a massive rock. It was built in the Middle Ages and has frescoes from the late 15thcentury preserved in the oldest part.From here one can enjoy the view opening all the way of Kotor.Half a kilometre along the road to Kotor is Ljuta River, which depends solely on precipitation in the regions above Boka Kotorska. Visiting it shortly after rainfall you will witness its short stream rupturing from the steep crags and forcefully following into the sea after only a hundred meters of a most magnificent display of white water fury.

Two kilometres in the directions of Pearst is Dražin Vrt, a hamlet of Orahovac with whom is shared its nautical fame, having in 1848 thirteen captains out of only 50 inhabitants.

The most famous among them was Miloš Vukasović  ( 1842-1908), descendants of an illustrations captains family, ship builder and and an organizer of Argentinean steamship corporations. Today, the hamlet is known for two things.

On is Kula Baja Pivljanina, standing by the highway, the tower-strike stronghold of Bajo Nikolić-Pivljanin, who led his daring attacks on the Turks from this piece of Venetian land. The other is a small gravel beach underneath the tower, famous for its crystal clean waters.

NOTE

Distance from Kotor to Orahovac is 10 km.

Local bus "Blue Line" departures to Orahovac every hour.

Bus ticket costs 1,5 euro.

Beach in Orahovac is named "Bajova Kula", and has full service: restaurant, cafe bar, deckchairs and parasols.

Prices for food, drinks and beach mobiliary are the same like in Kotor.

Beach has parking. Free entrance.

Fresh shells (mussels) you can by on the farm next to the beach for 1-1,5 euro per 1 kg.

Oysters costs 1,5 euro per piece.

 

Welcome to Orahovac!

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