The Village of Perast
During the year Perast has many festivals which are celebrated near the main square in the early evening.
15th May Commemorates the famous victory over the Turks in 1654.
Fasinada which is unique to Perast . On the 22nd July 1452 anicon of the Virgin was found on a small crag in the sea and the construction of the island of Our Lady of the Rock began.On this day every year people bring stones in their boats and drop them in the sea around the island.
On the same day a Regatta is held in Perast in memory of Perast's magnificent history of sea-faring and navigation, all sailboats in the Boka participate in a regatta for the Fasinada Cup.
International Festival of Klape ( traditional banda) held on the second week of August.
Perast has one hotel called the Hotel Conte, which is surrounded in the summer months by small bars and restaurants.
Perast is perfectly situated for relaxing or exploring around the ancient towns and cities of this region - Kotor, Budva, Herceg Novi and Rose and offers tranquillity, history, walking,wildlife and total relaxation in one of the most stunning locations in Europe.
Hikers and Walkers, the Bay of Kotor is a wonderful base for day trips exploring the many wonderful walks some on ancient Austrian roads.The best time to visit the area is April to the end of June or September to end of October when it is cooler.
- 1 Village Store
- Post Office
- Restaurants / Bars
- Maritime Museum
- Local bus service (operating between Risan and Kotor 6am – 12pm)