Herceg Novi (Херцег Нови in Montenegrin, Castelnuovo in Italian)
is a small coastal town at the entrance of the Kotor bay, not far from the border to Croatia. The city dates back to 1382, when a fortress was built by the first King of Bosnia. It was ruled by the Turks between 1482 and 1687, then by the Venetians and the Austrians. Since 2006 it is part of an independent Montenegro.
Herceg Novi is a small city with a nice historic core, which is dominated by the Turkish Kanli Kuli fortress. In the old town there are a number of churches and old buildings. Along the sea there are a few small beaches.
How to get to Herceg Novi
The only way to access Herceg Novi is by road, either by car or by bus.
There are countless hotels, pensions and other accomodation, easily bookable via online portals.