Tourism Organisation of Tivat


Stories and legends of the Illyrian Queen Teuta, which has long resisted Roman conquest retold for centuries. An interesting story about Teuta, Benedictine Timothy cizí in his book “Golden in” (Bove good), that describes her stay in summer home in Tivat, “what nature has divided and scattered in different places around the world, here to that in a concise manner has collected: mountains, hills, valleys, meadows, fields, pastures, rivers, springs, streams, vineyards, olive groves, the fish, birds, wildlife, and animals of all kinds, along with all the other things that because of the need and enjoyment people usually individually be found in various provinces.

And the name of the city who some call “Theudo” or “Theuto” after Teuta, Queen risanskoj whose curvaceous nalazilli gardens here, and all the luxuries of the royal palace in Roman times, on the plain near the sea. Here she retreated during the summer for fun with a gentleman from his house to lead a private life.

From the Illyrian period are scattered Boki numerous tumuli, stone and earthen mounds representing the Illyrian necropolis with burned inhumed deceased.
There are numerous archaeological sites covering an area of ​​Kotor. Here, almost every step a potential archaeological site, it just takes a little effort, at least that they recognize.
Past archaeological reconnaissance istraživanjja and gave us rasprostranjeost framework and guidelines for future research.

St Luke -GOŠIĆI -almost sure Acropolis Illyrian ruins, which optically communicates with the hill fort above Risan as a hill-fort above the Krimalj Mirca. On the western slope of the hill revealed floor plans and walls of ancient buildings and a bread oven. Located fragment of ceramic amphorae.

HILLS -In older literature describes the building half buried in the ground, known as barrel or scribbling, with walls made of thin blocks of stone and red brick characters. The remains of the tombs, a gravestone with an inscription.

PREVLAKA- On the western side of the island, near the sea, an ancient building with a mosaic floor with two layers. Discovered and Roman inscriptions and a large number of tiny fragments of Roman pottery.

SVETI MARKO (GABRIO, Štradiot) – At present the island of Roman pottery, In previous investigations and was visible remains of the old walls of the mjstu called “The Bridge”, which were built of cut stone, red. M.Crnogorčević published a sketch of the bridge which was thought to be tied to Štradiot Coating.

SOLILA- During motorway construction, and digging canals prnađeno lot of Hellenistic Roman pottery fragments, which are likely to advance to the inflow of water from the surrounding terrain.

SELJANOVO – In older literature mentioned findings fragment fragment with an inscription SAI (inverse: IRVS)

OPATOVO – Don Ivo Stjepčević mentioned finding two conical cippi, now on display in the Lapidarium in Kotor.

The artifacts that testify to the Goods Antique Boke be found in a museum summer house Buca.

The Ethnographic Museum

At the beginning of the 21st century Cultural Centre has made a small but significant step much passion for the opening of the ethnographic collection, which will be the formation of the archaeological and maritime collections, will make possible the establishment of the Regional Museum of Tivat.

Nervous and guests Mediterranean Tivat have the ability to override a modest but significant museum exhibits, the rich history of this area, an area where civilizations clashed and merged, where cultural, religious and national fund brought richness and beauty of life and the knowledge of the true values of civilization.

Museum value, preserved, undetected or misplaced, were created in the years and centuries. The opening of the ethnographic collection in Tivat will accelerate the retrieval and improve the preservation and presentation of museum exhibits and multifaceted cultural heritage of Tivat.


At Tivat Riviera the sea is clean and the air is refreshingly mild. Due to its favorable climactic conditions and geographical position, Tivat is rich in horticultural potential. Apart from various local Mediterranean vegetation there are also a number of exotic plants which were brought by seamen from all over the world. Various plants such as magnolia, golden wattle, camellia, oleander, agave, bougainvillea, eucalyptus have acclimatized here well because of the climate.

MAGNOLIJA (grand flora- from the Magnolia family) is an evergreen tree which was brought from North America to Europe in 1737. According to some geological research the ancestor of magnolia existed 80-100 million years ago. It has nice pyramidal tree, smooth and shiny upper side of leaves and hairy and reddish lower side of leaves. This variety of magnolia has very big fragrant flowers with 10-12 petals and red stamen and it can be 12m high. It blooms in May. The flower of magnolia is a flower symbol of Tivat.

MIMOZA (acacia dealbata) is an evergreen tree and was brought to Mediterranean from Australia. It belongs to Mimosaceae family. It has well-develop tree top and it grows up to 14 m. It has bilateral pinnate leaves and golden yellow grape-like flowers. The flower has distinctive fragrance. It usually blooms from January to March.

AGAVA (agava americana) was brought in 1561 from the east of Mexico. It has acclimatized so well that it has become a part of Mediterranean landscape. It blooms only once between the 10th and 20th year of age depending on climate. After blooming the plant withers but a new one sprouts from the roots. The flower comes from the centre of the plant rising for several meters.

BUGENVILIJA (bougenvillea) – known as bogumila is one of the most beautiful climbing plants. It originates from Brazil. It can be seen at many balconies, facades, walls etc. The blooming period is very long even more than five months. The flowers appear at the end of leafless shoots with beautiful showy red and purple bracts. It can grow up to 7 m.

KAMELIJA (camellia japonica – from tea family) is ornamental evergreen shrub plant from Japan and China. It has rose like flowers in different shades of white red or pink and it blooms from December to April.